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.
4 days 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...
7 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
If you’re an early riser, it’s tough to find places that serve brunch before 10 a.m. Tasked with the challenge because my friend had to work at 11 (thank you, Rockies game), we ended up at Sunny’s in Sunnyside. We hadn’t heard much about it since ...
14 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
If you’re tired of the standard American brunch: coffee, eggs, mimosa, repeat, let us introduce a new twist into your routine - dim sum. The Chinese take on a social morning meal, instead of ordering from a menu, you select what you want from temp...
26 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
In addition to its memorable name, Devil's Food Bakery &Cookery stands out as a unique gem in the Denver dining scene for its homey food reminiscent of an entirely different era that somehow manages to defy Wash Park pretension, its well-...
28 days 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...
1 month 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...