"The guys from Pour Kids are great at opening sports bars and taverns, and Table 6 is great at fine-dining and service, so let's take what we all do -- the fun of sports and the amazing food and service of Table 6 -- and meld them into one." That's the idea, says Brian Midtbo, behind Table to Tavern ... More >>
After nearly ten years behind the line at Table 6, executive chef Scott Parker is leaving to open a yet-to-be-named restaurant in Platt Park from the crew behind Breckenridge-Wynkoop, who took over the former Izakaya Den space, which recently relocated across the street. Parker, whose last day at T ... More >>
Delicious bottles of wine. Hand-selected for you by industry pros, based on your personal palate's preferences. Shipped directly to your door, every month, for less than $40. Welcome to the club -- that is, Club W. See also - Four ways to give the gift of wine (and buy local) this holiday season - ... More >>
Three and a half years ago, I moved to Denver because I wanted to work in restaurants. This city's restaurant scene, I reasoned, was growing. It would afford opportunities to dig in and help build something, and when the city inevitably rose to culinary greatness, I could proudly say I was a part of ... More >>
It's hard to ever really recover from losing a spelling bee: You remember the terror as you tentatively said another letter, that awful buzzer sound, the eternal shame that you misspelled the word "satellite." But now the the first annual Denver Bee this Saturday night is offering a way to put to re ... More >>
There's no limit to our love for salted and cured meat, so we're as happy as pigs at the feeding trough that some variation of the charcuterie plate has worked its way onto just about every menu in this town. But as more and more restaurants fill out their menu with piles of salami and ham, some spo ... More >>
Actually, let's stay away from the word "resolution." Because we all know how well those New Year's resolutions tend to work out, don't we? For 2012, we'd like to recommend you take a radical yet stunningly simple approach when it comes to drinking wine: Make it a lifestyle.
The more I travel, the more I'm impressed by the barmen and barwomen of Denver -- many of the beer, wine and spirits professionals in our city can stand with any other bartender in the world. They're professional and knowledgeable, and they pour some pretty awesome drinks. Without a doubt, I had som ... More >>
With all the talk lately about Occupy This and The X Percenters, if you're like us, you're wondering how to align your gift giving instincts with your urge to support businesses hustling to make ends meet just like you are. And since we can't imagine a better way to spread a little joy this ... More >>
Imagine an evening wherein eight of the coolest, most talented and down-to-earth pinot noir producers present their hand-picked selections for you to taste -- and by taste, we mean consume liberal amounts of -- while you soak up stories about how the grapes looked at harvest and why the weath ... More >>
Jennifer Jasinski Executive chef/owner: Rioja and Bistro Vendome Unless you've been in self-imposed isolation or mandatory lockdown, you've no doubt heard the news: Jennifer Jasinski, executive chef/co-owner of Rioja and Bistro Vendôme, is just months away from opening Euclid Hall Bar and ... More >>
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