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.
19 hours ago | Breakfast and Brunch
When you imagine a traditional Easter brunch you probably picture a stuffy hotel buffet with the post-church crowd bathed in a slew of florals, pastels and oversized hats. Zzzz. How about instead of the tired, overpriced eggs-traveganzas, this yea...
4 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
It may not be your traditional hair of the dog (or any type of hangover cure for that matter), but by our estimation, a glass of wine with breakfast on the weekend offers just the right buzz to put some pep in your step and get a move on the...
7 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
With a special Beer Brunch series launched over the weekend, Lou's Food Bar offers a three-course tasting menu paired with brews from a different local brewery each month for $30. The series kicked off with porters and Kölsch from Elevation B...
13 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
The Ale House at Amato’s, part of the the Breckenridge Brewery family, epitomizes the LoHi scene with its brand of upscale pub food, extensive outdoor seating and dizzying array of local suds. With a mantra of “good food, good drink and good cheer...
20 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
Known primarily as a gaming emporium, lumbersexual hangout and place to pick up bros, what Punch Bowl Social should be known as is your next brunch destination or Sunday cocktail stop. Since chef Jeff Grimm joined in late fall, the focus as b...
25 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
While brunch itself is a celebratory occasion, restaurants that offer nothing more than food and drinks on weekend mornings are really getting by with the bare minimum. Denver’s finest haunts committed to serving the breakfast-lunch mid-morning hy...