Ben Jacobs

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Months after filming, three Colorado spots are finally showcased on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

    Bang!The owners of Bang! with Guy Fieri last November.​Last November, Food Network personality Guy Fieri rolled into town with a camera crew, making pit stops at Tocabe, Bang! and The Sink in Boulder, where he joked with staffs and sampled dishes for the show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Near ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Tocabe's fry bread sizzles in the national spotlight

    Fry bread in the works at Tocabe.​Tocabe, the native American fast-casual restaurant at 3536 West 44th Avenue that Ben Jacobs and Matt Chandra opened in December 2008, is the focus of a new Atlantic story headlined "Fry Bread Nation." While the piece looks at the increased hunger for native ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Northwest Denver restaurateurs: If you can stand the heat, get on council

    Tocabe's Ben Jacobs could have Denver rolling in dough.​If you own a restaurant and have lived in Denver City Council District 1 for at least a year, the Colorado Restaurant Association wants to hear from you. Rick Garcia, the current rep for that district, is moving on to a federal job, so t ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Tocabe inspires a fry bread confessional

    Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery does Chipotle one better -- with fry bread.Like whiskey and the music of the Pogues from the Irish, tortillas from the Mexicans, prosciutto from the Italians and mother sauces and threesomes from the French, fry bread is the Native American people's proud contributi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Tocabe liquor license hearing today

    Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery has been open less than two weeks, but the sleek restaurant at 5356 East 44th Avenue has already gained a loyal following with its native American twist on fast-casual food. And that following could grow -- fast-- if the liquor-license hearing scheduled for 9 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Tocabe brings Native American food to the Denver dining scene

    Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery opens tomorrow at 3536 West 44th Avenue, and even in a city stuffed with restaurants, it has the potential to set itself apart. The creation of Ben Jacobs, a member of the Osage tribe whose home is in northeast Oklahoma, Tocabe (the word is Osage for "'blue", ... More >>