During this weekend's "A Taste of Art" festival, Boulder will explore the intersection of art and food with chef competitions, a food photography exhibit, food-themed films, workshops, performances, exhibits, demonstrations, tastings and more. The festival gets cooking tonight with "Artful Hors d'oe ... More >>
Wine dinners this week will transport you from Larimer Square to the South Rhone, and from Boulder to Italy. And at a special spirits tasting at the Museum of Colorado Denver on Wednesday, you can celebrate drinking right here at home: MCA will feature Denver-based Leopold Bros. at the event. Keep r ... More >>
Matt Lewis Bones 701 Grant Street 303-860-2929 www.bonesdenver.com This is part one of my interview with Matt Lewis, exec chef of Bones. Part two of our conversation will run tomorrow. "Every time I walked through the door of my Italian grandmother's house, even if it was after dinner, the first ... More >>
Lori MidsonIt's been a busy few weeks for kitchen magician Jensen Cummings, who stepped behind the line of Row 14 Bistro & Wine Bar just three weeks ago after leaving behind his chef de cuisine position at TAG to fill the shoes of Arik Markus, the executive chef who originally opened Row 14. ... More >>
Lori MidsonWhere to eat right now: Linger had one of Denver's hottest recent restaurant openings.Quick, what are the hottest restaurants that have opened in Denver since the last time Eater did a heat map of our fair city, chronicling where to eat right this very second?
Marc PiscottyTwo weeks ago, when we broke the news that more than a dozen staffers from TAG, Troy Guard's restaurant in Larimer Square, had walked out the door or submitted their two-week notice as a result of personal issues between Troy and his wife (soon to be ex-wife) Leigh Sullivan, peop ... More >>
Mark MangerThe shrimp diavolo at Row 14.In this week's Westword, I review Row 14, a sleek spot in the Spire, a new downtown high rise. Arik Markus, the restaurant's chef and co-owner -- his cohort is front-of-the-house man David Schneider -- has put together a menu that's as polished as the e ... More >>
Mark MangerOne of downtown Denver's newest architectural assets is the Spire, a skyscraping complex of sleek condominiums located directly across from the Convention Center. In addition to stylish condos, the building houses a handful of restaurants, including the posh Row 14, which holds dow ... More >>
Arik MarkusSeveral weeks ago, Esquire Food scribe (and restaurant critic) John Mariani sank his teeth into the Colorado food climate, noshing his way through Denver, Boulder and the mountains to get a taste of what's cooking in Colorado. And he clearly has a sweet tooth, because he just compi ... More >>
Lori Midson Arik Markus Row 14 891 14th Street 303-825-0100 www.row14denver.com This is part two of my interview with Arik Markus, executive chef of Row 14. In part one of that interview, Markus dishes on crashing kitchens, the day he was fired by Eric Ripert and the echo of Daniel Boulud. ... More >>
Lori Midson Arik Markus Row 14 891 14th Street 303-825-0100 www.row14denver.com This is part one of my interview with Arik Markus, executive chef of Row 14. Part two of my chat with Markus will run in this space tomorrow. Arik Markus is the chef equivalent of Iron Man on steroids. He races ... More >>
Row 14 debuts Taco Tuesday in its elegant Spire spot.Along with all the usual suspects offering Tuesday night taco deals in this town, you can add a less conventional spot: Row 14 just announced Taco Tuesdays, when it will add a board of tortilla-wrapped meats and salsas to its usual list of ... More >>
Lori MidsonRow 14 opens tonight in the Spire "I've spent the last month as a babysitter, as a life coach and as a hustler," quips Arik Markus. "Now, I finally get to do what I should be doing -- cooking and feeding people."
The wine will be flowing this week, at events ranging from Grand Junction's VinCO 2011 to the Pinot Posse Tag Team Winemaker Dinner. But there's more on Colorado's culinary plate this week: everything from workshops, to dry-sausage and hog-slaughtering events. Here's a taste:
Next year, sometime in February, the SPIRE, downtown Denver's new 42-story, skyscraping structure that's currently home to residents and, soon, Organic Pizza Company, will introduce fervent gastronauts to Row 14, a joint venture between David Schneider, a part-time server at Rioja and restaur ... More >>