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.
4 days ago | Food News
Given their brisk expansion and unstoppable rise, it's no surprise that the team behind Bar Dough, Highland and Sloan's Lake Tap and Burger and Señor Bear have been contemplating a fast casual spin-off of some sort for some time. "Juan [Padro] is ...
5 days ago | Chef and Tell
When Sheila Lucero started working at the Jax in LoDo two decades ago, it was one of the few fish houses in town. Now there's a whole school of seafood restaurants, but all five Jax locations are leaders in sustainable seafood.
10 days ago | Open and Shut Cases
When Mike Fogarty first conceptualized Choice Market a few years back, he dreamed of upending the convenience-store industry by scuttling the ubiquitous subpar foods and brands and replacing them with locally sourced grab-and-go options, premium i...
12 days ago | Chef and Tell
Jamie Shotton grew up in the western suburbs of Denver. Now he's opening restaurants in that area, to serve communities hungry for other eating options.
13 days ago | Open and Shut Cases
Rayme Rossello has steadily grown the Comida empire since launching the big pink food truck in Boulder County in spring of 2010: after opening a brick-and-mortar cantina in Longmont in 2012, she went on to build Denver and Aurora locations at ...
14 days ago | Dish
With rising real estate prices, a labor shortage and plenty of competition for diners, new restaurants face tough challenges in Denver. And those challenges become even tougher for optimistic entrepreneurs who’ve never owned a restaurant. Still, t...