New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins will debut a new series of seasonal beers this year, most of them focused on a new or unsual variety of hops. The Hop Kitchen beers, as the series is called, will be sold only in 22-ounce bomber bottles and on draft.
"People want what is new and what is fresh, so ... More >>
The father-and-son team of Andy and Jack Diebolt plan to give north Denver's Sunnyside neighborhood its second brewery this year, when they open Diebolt Brewing in a small warehouse building at 3855 Mariposa Street sometime in late spring or summer.
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The wine world's practically been doing head spins over the past six months as notable hip-hop players Nelly, Drake, Kanye West, and even poor, misbegotten Lil Kim spit verses praising moscato, a fairly under-the-radar wine known by most as a sweet wine from Italy. It seems that a few vaunted membe ... More >>
Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them and cook up a feast.
Not that any of us here at Cafe ... More >>
Lou's Food Bar
1851 West 38th Avenue
This is part two of my interview with Mike Peshek, exec chef of Lou's Food Bar. Part one of my chat with Peshek ran earlier this week.
Favorite restaurant in America: Pizzeria Regina in Boston. The service is terrible, t ... More >>
Apart from rosé, is there any wine more universally misunderstood and underappreciated than riesling? There simply aren't enough column inches allotted us to spout off the multitude of reasons this varietal is one of only three whites worthy of being classified as a "noble" grape, but its ye ... More >>
Men: You don't have to get Sideways, but you should be able to navigate a wine list.True story: We recently made the acquaintance of the creator of a local website dedicated to all things male. After we inquired about the topics typically featured on the site, the author responded with someth ... More >>
Robert Thompson is on a roll. The proprietor of Argyll, a splendid gastropub in Cherry Creek, and the brainchild behind Punch Bowl, which will open in November in the Baker 'hood, has just inked a deal, complete with a 25-year lease, to take over Baur's Ristorante, Jimmy Lambatos's elegant -- ... More >>
You know how hard you've been working to master the basics of food and wine pairing? Well, if you've been reading the same handful of recent articles we have, then you might be wondering if all that effort has been a big fat waste of time. The flames of this controversy have been fanned by a ... More >>
975 Lincoln Street
This is part two of this week's Chef and Tell. Read the rest of Lori Midson's interview with Jay Spickelmier, executive chef of Japoix, here.
Favorite restaurant in America: Osaki's Sushi & Japanese Cuisin ... More >>
Pork is having a moment. Meals featuring bacon in every form imaginable -- including chocolate-dipped -- have become de rigueur. Restaurants of every stripe are showcasing menus littered with sausages, charcuterie, salumi, pork belly and suckling pig. And perhaps one day, if you are very, ver ... More >>
A Flickr photo.If you failed to sign up for the Tour of BoulDurango, take a moment tonight to cry into your beer -- and say farewell to the bikers who were savvy enough to register in time. Don't worry; there's plenty more happening in town, including wine walks, Kyle's Brew Fest and much mor ... More >>
With spring officially sprung, it's time to switch up your clothing, eat bushels of asparagus, and yes, drink wines that conjure up images of everything we love about spring. Look at the next three months as the perfect season for drinking wines that are as cozy as they are refreshing, as lay ... More >>
At 5 p.m. tonight, Z Cuisine, 2239 West 30th Avenue, hosts the last installment of the Z Cuisine Wine Tasting Series, which has followed the Tour de France. This final leg will take you from the wine varietals of Tonnerre through Annecy, Alsace and Savoie, and finish in Paris. The price is $4 ... More >>
Enjoy a plethora of pulled pork at Steuben's.While the year draws to a close, you can find something special at just about every one of your favorite foodie spots, plus sign up for charity events that will help kick 2010 off to a great start. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
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Tonight at Frasca, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, winemaker Etienne Hugel will present the wines of Hugel & Fils at a Monday Night Wine Dinner devoted to the flavors of Alsace. Dinner is $45 per person, with optional wine pairings extra; for reservations, call 303-442-6966.
Osteria Marco, 1453 Lari ... More >>