3 days ago | Chef and Tell
The year was 2006, and Kristofor Lofgren liked what he was hearing about sustainability and the farm-to-table movement. But why, he wondered, was the conversation always centered on terra firma? What about applying similar principles to the sea? N...
10 days ago | Chef and Tell
Mary Nguyen is no stranger to tough decisions. After pursuing a career in finance, she woke up one day and realized it wasn’t for her. “I found myself spending more time reading books about food and downloading recipes off the Internet than learni...
17 days ago | Open and Shut Cases
Lonni Byrd, chef and co-owner of Love, Peace & Sol Cafe, could use a little love right now. Byrd – the subject of last week's Chef and Tell interview — just received notice from her landlord that her lease at 3435 Albion Street in Park Hi...
17 days ago | Chef and Tell
Unlike certain high-profile bakers in Colorado and Oregon, Sam Slade, owner of the recently opened Valhalla Cakes, is clear about one thing: She wouldn’t shy away from making a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. In fact, she doesn’t shy away from...
24 days ago | Chef and Tell
Vegan soul food? Isn’t that concept a little odd, like baseball without a seventh-inning stretch, or a backyard barbecue without beer? Not to Lonni Byrd, chef and co-owner of Love, Peace & Sol Cafe, a vegan soul-food restaurant that opened in ...
1 month ago | Chef and Tell
Denver isn’t the one-horse steakhouse town it used to be. But excitement over this city’s culinary coming of age didn’t make it any easier for Dan Kane to handle the closure of Sullivan’s Steakhouse a year ago. “It was emotional, standing in an em...