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.
2 days ago | Activism
Just over a month ago, Sloan's Lake Tap & Burger hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Puerto Rican victims of Hurricane Maria. Owner Juan Padro, who is Puerto Rican, used the proceeds — more than $100,000 — to distribute aid on the island with t...
5 days ago | Chef and Tell
At the start of November 2017, Dave Query’s Big Red F group rolled out its fourth location of the Post Brewing Co., bestowing on downtown Boulder a fried-chicken joint that also brews its own beer. And it’s not likely to be the last outpost, says ...
6 days ago | Open and Shut Cases
Taos-native Hosea Rosenberg always wanted to do a New Mexican restaurant, his wife, Lauren Feder says, but until the historic space nestled next to Boulder's Ideal Market fell into his lap, he had no plans to move forward on that desire. In fact, ...
10 days ago | Food News
It's been nearly a year since Helliemae's Caramel maven Ellen Daehnick first rolled out Post Oak Hall in the Wheat Ridge building at 6195 West 44th Avenue where she makes candy. There, she sells her caramels — mainstays like sea salt and the Whisk...
10 days ago | Booze
Nearly three years have passed since word first came down that Williams & Graham and Occidental owner Sean Kenyon was teaming up with Matchbox proprietors Justin Anthony and Lisa Vedovelli to open American Bonded in a defunct catering spa...
18 days ago | Food News
Tavernetta — the much-anticipated Denver debut from Frasca Food & Wine's Bobby Stuckey, Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson, Peter Hoglund and partner Mark Falcone — was barely a week into service when tragedy struck: a fire broke out during...