We've followed Benny Armas since he was cooking up Mexican food in the kitchen of the old Oak Alley (that building is now home to Hanson's). In the '80s, he finally opened his own place at 225 East Seventh Avenue (now Mizuna), then moved across the street to a bigger space, once home to Chef Henri, ... More >>
While we finish compiling our Restaurant roll call for June -- a compilation of all the openings and closings over the past month -- Cafe Society has also been checking up on the status of some projects announced long ago.
Botto Italian Grill, for example, which was originally supposed to op ... More >>
Benny's has a new menu -- don't fold it!Benny Armas got his start more than three decades ago, cooking in other people's kitchens. But from the moment he opened Benny's, his own place in central Denver, it's been a Denver institution, growing bigger (moving from its original spot at 225 East ... More >>
One of my first columns was about the way green chile changes on the way from southern New Mexico to Denver -- from the pure verde kick in Hatch to the thin, soupy sauce of Albuquerque, and the steady thickening as you travel north along the green chile trail until you reach the gelatinous go ... More >>