Westword's inaugural Whiteout Fashion Show hits the runway at 7 p.m. tonight at the McNichols Building, 144 West Colfax Avenue. In addition to the couture on the runway, there will be eats and treats from Denver Pizza Company, iFish, El Camino and The Shoppe.
- Meet the eight local design ... More >>
Bryan Dayton and Steve Redzikowki, the team behind Oak at Fourteenth, in Boulder, are opening a new restaurant in Denver next year. The duo, who spent months rebuilding Oak after a devastating fire all but gutted the acclaimed restaurant in March of 2011, will open Acorn in The Source, a 26,000 squa ... More >>
Michael Cerretani, barman at Boulder's Bitter Bar, has been bartending off and on for about a decade, but he didn't start down the craft-cocktail path until he landed a job at Bitter Bar a few years ago.
Lori Midson'Tis the season to get obliterated with family members and co-workers, and just in time for those special events, Food & Wine has released its list of the fifty best bars in the country. And while you're sure to find it a useful guide if you're headed out of state, you don't have t ... More >>
Sarah CowellBusiness at Boulder's six-month-old Oak at Fourteenth was on fire when the restaurant actually caught fire last spring, forcing owners Bryan Dayton and Steve Redzikowski to shutter their spot so that they could gut it and rebuild it from the ground up. It was a long road back, but ... More >>
After six months in business, Oak at Fourteenth was really building momentum this past spring, nabbing accolades from around the country that culminated in its listing in the March Food & Wine as one of the country's best new bars. That honor arrived the same week that a fire erupted in the flue of ... More >>
Bryan Dayton, owner of Boulder's Oak at Fourteenth (which is under construction after a fire there this spring), flew to Vegas this fall and outdid dozens of mixologists from around the country to bring home a big first prize: He was named GQ Bombay Sapphire's most inspired bartender in the country. ... More >>
I just returned from a week in Manhattan (New York, not Kansas), where I worked at the BAR 5-day program. The BAR 5-day is a masters'-level spirits and mixology course taught by six men -- F. Paul Pacult, Steve Olson, Andy Seymour, David Wondrich, Doug Frost and Dale Degroff -- who are icons in our ... More >>
Lori MidsonThe third time was the charm for Bryan Dayton, owner of Boulder's Oak at Fourteenth, which is currently being rebuilt after a spring fire: In his third national cocktail competition of the year, the bartender bested 47 other top-notch professionals from across the country to take h ... More >>
Colorado's bartenders keep upping our state's cocktail credibility, competing in national contests and besting some of the country's most formidable spirits professionals to bring big prizes home to the Rocky Mountains.
The latest accolade? Burton Daniel, a bartender at Boulder's Bitter Bar ... More >>
Lori MidsonIn the months since a massive fire consumed Boulder's Oak at Fourteenth, requiring a remodel that would strip the property to its studs, owner Bryan Dayton hasn't exactly been idling. The former president of the Colorado Bartenders' Guild has kept up with staff trainings, continued ... More >>
Cubeb seared big eye tuna, chick pea salad, green curry cucumber sauce with a Jakarta Mule - Bombay Sapphire with homemade lemongrass ginger beer
Last night's Bombay Sapphire Spirit of Exploration dinner at Elway's Cherry Creek was definitely an exploration -- of some seriously fantastic worl ... More >>
Elway'sChef Tyler WiardThere are few things more enjoyable than an evening of fantastic food artfully paired with cocktails, which is exactly what's on tap tonight at Elway's Cherry Creek Bombay Sapphire Spirit of Exploration dinner.
Exec chef Tyler Wiard is preparing a five-course dinner wi ... More >>
A Flickr photo.As spring rolls inexorably into summer, the wine starts flowing, the music starts playing and workshops on everything from soup to Asian cuisine start filling up. What will your week look like? Here's a taste of what's out there:
Monday, May 10:
Frasca presents its Monday Nig ... More >>
Anika Zappe is on a tear. Yes, she still has her band, Hemi Cuda, although its last show is coming sometime this year. "Had to make more time for cocktology," she says. Zappe has been Root Down's bar manager since the restaurant opened in December 2008, and the bar is doing great business. So ... More >>
colfaxavenue.comShe's #1: Anika ZappeMembers of the Colorado Bartenders Guild took first, second and third at the Bombay Sapphire regional cocktail competition on Tuesday night.
Coming in third, Mike Henderson of TAG; second, Sean Kenyon of Steuben's and Vesta Dipping Grill.
And in first place? A ... More >>
A Flickr photoBank One Ballpark circa 2003.Have you ever had one of those days when, for whatever karmic reason, the forces of nature conspired specifically in your favor? Like life just decided to comp your tab that day? The season-opening series between the Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamond ... More >>