When not blogging or brunching for Westword, Chicago native Lauren Monitz can be found managing the content and digital strategy for Travel Mindset and iExplore. She holds a BS in Advertising from CU and an MS in E-Business from Depaul and is very active in both alumni associations.
5 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
As a University of Colorado graduate, huge Buffs fan (which has been a little masochistic in recent years) and active participant in alumni organizations, I always feel like a bit of a traitor heading up to Fort Collins — a holdover from the rival...
8 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
Denver residents are crazy for brunch, so choosing just one spot to be crowned the best brunch destination is no easy feat. We look at every restaurant that offers more than the standard eggs, bacon and omelets to truly elevate and innovate their ...
12 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
Cinco de Mayo kicked off a couple of days early in Denver, so a Saturday that also featured the finest two minutes in American sports, the Kentucky Derby, was a fitting time to make brunch a Mexican affair. It was a good thing the Uptown outpost o...
19 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
Since it’s inception in 2011, Jelly has become a name synonymous with breakfast and brunch in Denver. Four years later, the place is just as hopping as ever, with hour-long waits at the original Capitol Hill location the standard anytime you go. W...
26 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
Axios Estiatorio, opened back in 2011, has become a Berkeley neighborhood mainstay among newer, trendier bars and restaurants that have folks flocking to the hopping stretch of Tennyson Street between 38th and 44th Avenues. Dinner is already a kno...
1 month ago | Breakfast and Brunch
The modern day Tupperware party? Brunch, booze and bags. At least that’s what industrial chic San Francisco brand Timbuk2 would have you believe. In honor of spring cleaning, a much needed girl’s day out or just a beautiful Saturday in Denver, Tim...