Going, going, almost gone. Tomorrow Grand Lux Cafe will join the ranks of eateries that have closed in Park Meadows. Five years ago, not long after the giant restaurant opened, then-critic Jason Sheehan had what might have been the worst shrimp scampi ever...and he didn't find much there that was ... More >>
On Valentine's Day, professional ballers have a big job -- impressing spouses or lovers who sometimes get as much attention as they do...at least from the website PlayerWives.com. The significant others of numerous Colorado jocks are highlighted on the site, but we're focusing on five, including one ... More >>
"While President George H.W. Bush had been known for saying 'Read my lips,' I began urging colleagues and reporters to 'Read my pins.'" -- Madeleine Albright.
That's the basic story behind Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection, an exhibit opening Sunday at the Denver Art Museum. A showca ... More >>
The Big Draw: magnetic attraction.
There is really no way to forget 9/11 on its tenth anniversary, but there are ways to acknowledge it and maybe move on, some small act that we can do. What remains important is people -- people communing with other people, shoulder-to-shoulder, possibly in ... More >>
We know it's kind of torturous of us to keep showing you the new trailers for this year's forthcoming ski and snowboard porn in the middle of July, but we just can't help ourselves. Keystone and Breckenridge get some love in The Grand Bizarre, this year's film from Poor Boyz Productions, whic ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with 25 years behind the bar, including at some of this town's most liquid assets, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduat ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with almost 25 years behind the bar, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduate of the prestigious Beverage Alcohol Resource ... More >>
Have you ever gotten the impression that Colorado wines kinda suck? If you're really, really honest with yourself, you probably answered yes - and you're not the only person who feels that way. A glance at the wine list of many of Denver's top-rated dining destinations routinely reveals fewer ... More >>
Moving into the second week of her 100 Days Project, local artist Karen Bozik, whom we first visited with here last Monday, found herself running into mental and academic roadblocks. The aesthetics are there, she acknowledges, but in terms of a complete package, she's unwilling to speed throu ... More >>
Frank Berta was given a diary when he was ten, and his very first entry read: "today we had chicken and it was delicious."
That youthful love of food spawned a lifetime interest in cooking. And after years of owning his own contracting business, he's giving up remodeling to take that intere ... More >>
http://www.curedboulder.com/When Boulder was named America's foodiest town by Bon Appetit last year, it won the honor despite the fact that Boulder has no specialty cheese shop.
For the last few years, anyone looking for a unique cheese in this town would generally look for it at Whole Food ... More >>
Photo courtesy US Ski & Snowboard AssociationZach Stone (Canada), Rocco van Straten (Netherlands), and Michael Macho (Austria) on the podium at Denver Big AirMore than 14,000 snowboarding fans turned out for the LG FIS Snowboard World Cup Big Air competition on the Denver Big Air ramp in Civi ... More >>
Mark HolthusenDavid Eugene Edwards
Wovenhand (due at The Marquis Theater tomorrow night with Git Some) is the current musical project of David Eugene Edwards. In his early bands, Bloodflower and The Denver Gentlemen, Edwards was developing an aesthetic that some consider synonymous with all ... More >>
We just finished celebrating EatDenver's Harvest Week, where more than 40 independent restaurants fêted the harvest of the summer season's very best produce, alongside some outstanding Colorado meats, fish, and cheeses. Each participating chef put his or her own unique spin on the event, pr ... More >>
Lori Midson It was only a matter of time before urban street food went suburban, and first (that we know of, anyway) to bring the street food movement to suburban asphalt are bigwigs Chris Amato, Peter Kudla and Rob Kuck, the visionaries behind the Vallagio at Inverness, which will soon unma ... More >>
What's for dinner? Whatever the answer, it's probably got an ethnic origin--or a supposedly ethnic origin. Because many of the foreign foods that we all enjoy aren't really very foreign at all. In other words, you can cross these ten dishes off your list, because, frankly, they're all just as Americ ... More >>
A Flickr photoThis week, on top of the usual wine dinners and cooking classes, there are classes on preserving your summer harvest, the continuation of Empire Lounge & Restaurant's Jim & Julia Dinner Series, and much more. Here's a sampling of what's on the culinary calendar menu:
Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them half cocked and as ... More >>
On Friday night, I caught an entertaining, thought-provoking and extraordinarily heady bit of theater out at Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden. The play, directed by award-winning Denver actor and skilled chef John Arp, is called The Visitor. Written in 1993 by French playwright Eric Emmanuel-Schmitt ... More >>