Laura Shunk was Westword's food critic from 2010-2012, and since returning to Denver in 2016, she's been a contributor covering food and news. A former food editor of the Village Voice and a former dining columnist in Beijing, the hardest assignment she's ever taken 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.
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1 day ago | Chef and Tell
Rum might be an island spirit, but Ryan Max Riley, who grew up in Colorado, was convinced it fit well in this state, so he built the Ski Bum Rum distillery in a Golden office park, where he began turning out silver rum, spiced rum and coconut rum ...
3 days ago | Activism
When Slow Food Nations descended on Denver, the international organization brought with it nationally known power players in the sustainable food movement who convened seminars to share knowledge and inspire food lovers across geographical regions...
6 days ago | Construction Watch
When CEO Chad McWhinney and his firm MCWHINNEY began plotting the Dairy Block development at 18th and Wazee Streets (a collaborative effort with Sage Hospitality and Grand American, Inc.), they knew a key component would be activating the all...
7 days ago | Crowdfunding
The short documentary "Mixed Up" will delve into the experience of being a mixed-race person in the United States.
8 days ago | Open and Shut Cases
On Monday, July 17, Frank and Jacqueline Bonanno will unlock the doors to French 75 at 717 17th Street, bestowing downtown Denver with their rendition of a French bistro. This is a project that's been officially in the works for three years, when ...