3 days ago | Second Helpings
If you’ve watched the rise and fall of pork belly, Brussels sprouts and kale, you know that foods swing in and out of style. The same is true for beverages, and right now the drink of choice is sour beer. Made in barrels with fermented yeast and b...
5 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Go big or go home. That seems to be the motto at Avery Brewing Company, which celebrated its 22nd anniversary this year by decamping to a new $27 million campus in Boulder. But the move did more than up Avery’s production capacity and give visitor...
11 days ago | Happy Hour
With strong cocktails and well-priced nibbles, happy hour turned out to be my favorite time of day at bubu Lowry, which I review this week. But happy hour isn’t always so happy. Earlier this summer I was meeting a friend for an early dinner at Cho...
12 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
If Troy Guard’s combination of Pop Rocks and yellowtail sashimi at TAG hinted that he was a magician, his treatment of TAG|Raw Bar just down Larimer Street confirmed it. One day the subterranean space was TAG|Raw Bar, and then, before we could bli...
25 days ago | Second Helpings
Even in a town like Denver where exotic meats are popular, there’s one that’s hard to come by: yak, a shaggy-haired, short-legged mammal first domesticated in Tibet. So when I saw the brothel burger with a yak patty on the menu at Ophelia’s Electr...
26 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Over the years, I’ve come to think of Justin Cucci as a mad genius, twirling his thumbs and cackling as he ponders what dominion to conquer next. Who else could take a gas station and some vegetables and make Root Down one of the coolest seats in ...