Laura Shunk was Westword's restaurant critic from 2010 to 2012; she's also been food editor at the Village Voice and a dining columnist in Beijing. Her toughest assignment had her drinking ten martinis and eating ten Caesar salads over the course of 48 hours. She still drinks martinis, but remains lukewarm on Caesar salads.
21 hours ago | Open and Shut Cases
Fort Collins is long on community gathering spots; breweries fill with neighbors on nights and weekends and locals turn out in force to support a vibrant live music scene. But until this week, it was lacking an upscale hub for business meetings an...
6 days ago | Best of Denver
Did you hear? In-N-Out Burger is planning its first Colorado location, which means you'll soon have access to all the double-double burgers, hand-cut french fries, and secret menu items you can stomach — no flight to the West Coast required, or ev...
6 days ago | Chef and Tell
On Thursday, December 7, the next season of Top Chef will debut on Bravo, featuring a pair of Colorado-based chefs: Brother Luck and Carrie Baird, who took the reins at Bar Dough in July. Read our interview with Baird here.
8 days ago | Fast Food
News came down last week that Steve Ells is resigning from the CEO position at Chipotle, closing the door on a nearly 25-year chapter during which he grew the burrito company from a tiny shop on Evans Avenue — originally intended to be a cash cow ...
12 days ago | Food News
The Wazee Lounge & Supper Club moved into an old plumbing shop at the corner of Wazee and 15th streets almost fifty years ago and has held court there ever since, standing as a reminder of a bygone era as lower downtown became LoDo and De...
13 days ago | Fast Food
When Steve Ells launched the first Chipotle in a former Dolly Madison ice cream parlor on East Evans Avenue nearly 25 years ago, it was the start of a revolution that would dramatically reshape the restaurant industry, making Denver the fast-casua...