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.
1 day ago | Chef and Tell
Blake Edmunds and his kitchen just rolled out several new dishes at Señor Bear; they’re adapting the three-month-old restaurant’s offerings for the season, and also for the neighborhood’s tastes.
8 days ago | Chef and Tell
It’s been thirteen years since the first Kitchen opened on the west end of Pearl Street in Boulder, where it quickly became a regional bastion for farm-to-table fare and launched a restaurant group that today has outlets across the country. In Aug...
15 days ago | Chef and Tell
In the four years since Shauna Lott Harman launched Long I Pie, the business has gone through a number of iterations. Today, it's operating out of a tiny kitchen at Fort Greene in Globeville.
21 days ago | Education
After Colorado legislators passed House Bill 15-1170, which changed the measurement for high school success to include any post-secondary schooling, districts around the state began laying the groundwork to make big changes. Many are now shifting ...
22 days ago | Chef and Tell
In our Chef and Tell interview with Dave Hadley, we covered the chef's plans to bring progressive Indian food to Denver, how winning an episode of Chopped impacted his career, and his plans to head to Thailand to work with Gaggan Anand, arguably t...
23 days ago | Chef and Tell
Dave Hadley made a splash earlier this year when he went on Chopped and, drawing from the southern Indian cooking he’d grown up eating, bested his East Coast competitors. Now Hadley has set his sights on bringing what he calls progressive I...