9 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
More than 100,000 people moved to Colorado last year. Is that good news? Depends on whom you ask. Rapid growth is good for developers, who are turning forgotten pockets of town into hot real estate. It’s good for the economy, with dollars flowing ...
23 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
The only thing I want when I’m eating tacos is more tacos, and maybe another margarita. I’ve never once thought, “Wow, I wish I had a slice of pizza right now.” Yet there I was, doing what everyone around me at Mas Kaos was doing: chasing a few ch...
1 month ago | Restaurant Reviews
Denver has lost a number of old-time red-sauce joints recently, including Patsy’s, which closed last month after nearly a century. Taken together with the rise in gluten-free dining, you might think it’s time to say arrivederci to Italian food. In...
2 months ago | Word of Mouth
When I put away my wigs (as if!) and pseudonyms at the end of 2015, I thought I was retiring as restaurant critic. I loved the job, but after nearly five years of reviewing, both at Westword and a previous publication, it was time for a break. My ...
2 months ago | Restaurant Reviews
When I travel, I plan my days around meals, not sights. Doesn’t a lemon granita, with lemons plucked from a nearby grove and turned into a tart slushie, say as much about the gentle breezes of Sorrento —and the lifestyle of those lucky enough to c...
2 months ago | Chef and Tell
Several years ago, Jeremy Kittelson found himself at a crossroads. After his departure from Ambria, the Iowa native realized that the best way to move up was, paradoxically, to go down. “I came in [to Root Down] with no title or role, took way les...