Art Smith

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    Review: LYFE Kitchen Has Good Intentions, But Needs More

    LYFE Kitchen 8505 Park Meadows Center Drive, Lone Tree 303-706-9100 A meal at LYFE Kitchen isn't just supposed to fill you up; it's supposed to make you feel good. Founded three years ago in California by a pair of former McDonald's executives and an investment banker, this rapidly expanding chain, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    First Look: LYFE Kitchen opens June 6 in Park Meadows

    Next week, on June 6, Colorado's first LYFE Kitchen will open in Park Meadows, offering suburbanites, shoppers and eaters with a conscience a fast-casual concept that celebrates a healthy lifestyle rooted in a three-pronged philosophy: "Eat Good. Feel Good. Do Good." See also: LYFE Kitchen -- where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    LYFE Kitchen -- where everything is under 600 calories -- opening in Park Meadows

    When I was in my late twenties and early thirties, I avoided eating meat. The reasons why aren't important, but looking back on that phase, I wish I'd chosen a different time in my life to go meat-free, because I was living in Chicago, where militant vegetarians were few and far between. This isn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Top Chef D.C., round seven: peas and thank you

    Salmon in the disputed pea puree.​The challenges on Top Chef this week had a little more to do with food, and less with gimmickry. For the Quickfire, the chefs were to create a scrumptious morsel on a toothpick because, as guest judge Aaron Schock, a very young Republican Congressman from Illi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    First Josh Ozersky, now Art Smith: Will whoring out nuptials to corporate sponsors become a trend?

    ​About a month ago, TIME columnist Josh Ozersky scored some major d-bag points when he wrote a piece in which he threw conventional wedding catering under the bus to wax poetic on the chefs who provided food at his own special day -- while conveniently forgetting to mention the fact that those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    High-roller alert: Tickets for Aspen Food & Wine Classic on sale now

    ​No time like now, just four days before Christmas, for those of you blessed with holiday bonuses to blow some of that wad on tickets to the annual Aspen Food & Wine Classic, one of the biggest culinary blowouts of the year.Tickets went on sale last week for the three-day feedbag, which comes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    What's cooking at the White House? Maybe Denver chef Daniel Young

    The New York Daily News is reporting that three chefs are in the running for the new White House chef job: Art Smith, personal chef to Oprah Winfrey and owner of Chicago's Table Fifty-Two; Rick Bayless, owner of Rick Bayless Topolobampo and Frontera Grill, two restaurants in Chicago; and Daniel You ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 13, 2001

    The Bite

    Season's Eatings