Lauren Hope Collective

Really Good Places to Eat

I really love exploring and supporting the small businesses and restaurants in Colorado Springs, and I am always on the lookout for truly good food to share with my family and friends. I hope you will join me as I share my favorites, and that you will let me know your favorites too. 

Recent Restaurant Reviews

Miguel’s Mexican Grill

Miguel’s Mexican Grill Colorado Springs Restaurant Review After a long morning of coaching for my Real Estate business, I treated home inspector Jeff Marshall to a new restaurant for both of us – Miguel’s Mexican…

May 19, 2022
Lolley’s Ice Cream

Check out this Monument, Colorado spot for homemade ice cream, baked goods, and warm drinks with Lauren and her friend Kristin. Lolley's hit it out of the park as a fun dessert stop in the…

May 6, 2022
Brakeman’s Burgers

Brakeman’s Burgers Colorado Springs Restaurant Review Bottom line up front – Brakeman’s is so good, it is going in my regular rotation of restaurants. I was surprised and delighted to see a train whiz by…

April 29, 2022
L.E.A.P. with Lauren Hope Collective

Let me explain what L.E.A.P. Meet-ups are all about and how I came up with the idea. I hope you will join me in my mission to try a new restaurant every week in Colorado…

April 5, 2022
Perry’s Pizza

Join my family and I as we check out local pizzeria Perry's Pizza. We have passed by Parry’s Pizza on Nevada, just South of Downtown, for far too long. Pizza and wings are a family…

March 22, 2022
Paris Crepe

Paris Crepe Colorado Springs Restaurant Review Off the beaten path, Paris Crepe is a restaurant treasure that has been on my ‘wish to try’ list for far too long. I enjoyed crepes during my trips…

March 18, 2022
Rosie’s Diner

Join me as I make a new friend and find a fun nostalgic diner right here in Colorado Springs that has a wide selection of entrees sure to please anyone. Rosie’s Diner is kitchy and…

March 11, 2022
Shuga’s Restaurant | Bar

Shuga’s Restaurant | Bar Colorado Springs Restaurant Review Allow me to introduce you to Suzie Helm of Land Title, closing extraordinaire! Remember how I mentioned that military spouses are better connected than Kevin Bacon? I…

March 4, 2022

Join me to explore Colorado Springs

Let's Eat & Play

I am on a mission to try out every local restaurant on my very extensive list here in Colorado Springs and I would love for you to join me. Interested? 

Reserve your spot today for one of our next L.E.A.P. (Let’s Eat & Play) meet-ups. 

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