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.
2 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
Sometimes, bottomless mimosas get a little out of control; to encourage safe brunching and to help you avoid morning Uber fees, Lala’s Pizzeria & Wine Bar has teamed up with Turin Bicycles for a weekly summer bike to brunch series. The new Sat...
9 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
Sometimes, you just want to get dolled up and splurge for brunch. And the place to do that? Panzano, located in the swanky Hotel Monaco downtown. This timeless Italian rendezvous has been garnering accolades a Mile High since opening more than fif...
16 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
Brunch at Angelo’s Taverna is much more than a standard weekend meal — it's more of a summer Sunday soirée, complete with one of the restaurant's main attractions: $1 oysters. If happy hour and late-night happy hour aren't enough (hey, we’re not c...
23 days ago | Lists
Despite food trend watchers' declarations that bacon is dead, Americans are still eating plenty of the porky stuff. When surveyed (by the obviously biased Smithfield pork company), 65% of us said we support bacon as our "national food." While baco...
30 days ago | Breakfast and Brunch
On a weekend with so much going on downtown – the Urban Slide, Denver Flea, the Urban Dare Scavenger Hunt, and the general mayhem of a Colorado summer day with no clouds in sight — the goal was a quick brunch to fuel our day somewhere close to the...
1 month ago | Breakfast and Brunch
A little bit UK, a little bit kitsch, and a lot a bit boozy, Argyll is your friendly neighborhood gastropub that’s been transported across the pond. The place to brunch with a British twist, grab a traditional English breakfast, enjoy the people w...