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Brasserie Felix

  • Dining

    March 1, 2012
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    February 29, 2012

    Photos: Axios Estiatorio, the subject of this week's review

    This week's review took me to Axios Estiatorio, the restaurant Telly Topakas opened on Tennyson Street when Brasserie Felix closed last year. Royce Oliveira runs the kitchen here, and it was quickly obvious that the chef, who never trained in a Greek kitchen, wasn't exactly interested in adhering st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    It's Greek to me at Axios Estiatorio

    It was a sad day for Francophiles in this city when Brasserie Felix shut its doors on Tennyson Street. The charming French bistro served, among other things, one of our favorite renditions of coq au vin. But when it folded, it left a prime piece of real estate on a busy block, so it didn't take long ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Estiatorio AXIOS, a Greek restaurant, will open Thursday in the former Brasserie Felix space

    Lori Midson​When news dropped that Brasserie Felix, the French restaurant at 3901 Tennyson Street, had gone dark, Francophiles sobbed in their snails while restaurateurs all over town ogled the space, which resides on a stretch of pavement with a robust restaurant scene. But Telly Topakas too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Tennyson Street: Merchants say mismanaged construction threatens their businesses

    Big pic below.​To the average person, Tennyson Street between 38th and 44th avenues is an inconvenient mess of construction. To business owners, it's a badly mismanaged city project that threatens their livelihood. Over the last few years, the northwest Denver street has become flush with shop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Brasserie Felix says au revoir

    Mike Hoffman​Husband-and-wife team Danielle Diller and Gilles Fabre opened Brasserie Felix three years ago on Tennyson, bringing neighborhood French bistro to an area that had supported mostly bars. Today, the Berkeley neighborhood supports a raft of restaurants, everything from a new ice cre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Denver's five best French restaurants

    ​Happy Bastille Day, Denver. We'll grab just about any excuse to pop open a bottle of French wine and chow down on baguettes, but the storming of the Bastille on July 14 may be the best excuse we'll find all year. While one of our favorite spots for a French feast, Brasserie Felix, closed ear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Over the Weekend: A whirlwind First Friday tour to kick off Denver Arts Week

    At Niza Knoll Gallery on Santa Fe Drive.​No one in their right mind would normally try to hit four art walks all in one night, but last Friday wasn't any old First Friday, it was Denver Arts Week's Know Your Arts First Friday and, courtesy of Visit Denver flak Rich Grant, I got to do it in sty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Brasserie Felix will soon hustle steak frites from a food truck

    ​Next week, Wade Gunn is heading to Texas to buy a truck. But not just any truck: The executive chef of Brasserie Felix, the French-food temple at 3901 Tennyson Street, is gunning for a truck that's eighteen feet long and comes equipped with a full kitchen -- a kitchen on wheels that will turn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Tonight: Shazz harvest dinner and Tasting Tennyson

    ​No need to cook tonight -- head to northwest Denver instead. Get a taste of several excellent restaurants in the neighborhood at "Tasting Tennyson: A Gourmet Progressive Dinner." It starts at 6 p.m. at Parisi, 4401 Tennyson Street, then moves on to Tastes Wine Bar, House and Brasserie Felix. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: St. Germain cocktails, Tasty Colfax and teen cooking classes

    ​There are plenty of dinners and tastings for oenophiles this week -- plus some beer and St. Germain action thrown in for good measure. Here's a taste of what's to come: Monday, July 26: Frasca Food and Wine, 1738 Pearl Street, presents its weekly Monday Night Wine Dinner. This week, winemak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Tonight: Tasting Tennyson, a progressive dinner

    A Flickr photo.​Tennyson Street is like a little garden of good eatin' tucked away in a historic neighborhood. You can explore that area tonight, starting at Parisi, 4401 Tennyson Street -- and Firenze a Tavola downstairs -- before heading to Tastes Wine Bar, House and Brasserie Felix for Tas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Hops & Pie will be joining fellow new kids on Tennyson Street

    ​How happening is Tennyson Street these days? The pay-what-you-want Comfort Cafe opened at 3945 Tennyson Street a couple weeks ago and The Hole, a doughnut house, is slated to open any second (though by the looks of it, it's probably more like any week) at 3877 Tennyson.

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Crepes on the terrace and more

    ​This week in culinary news, Breckenridge Brewery celebrates its anniversary, different venues around town offer Tour de France specials, Le Central launches a Wednesday night crepe special through July -- and much more. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Tuesday, July 6: Le Central, 112 East 8 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Comfort Cafe begins serving comfort food today at a price everyone can afford

    ​The Comfort Cafe has been a dream more than 20 years in the making, and today, that dream became a reality when the restaurant opened for lunch at 3945 Tennyson Street on a tree-lined stretch of sidewalk in Berkeley Park that includes Big Hoss Bar-B-Q, Kyle's Kitchen and Brasserie Felix. ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010
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    November 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    House at home on Tennyson's restaurant row

    Lori MidsonHouse now occupies the former home of Gemelli's.​Tennyson Street north of 38th Avenue is one of the city's five Denver Neighborhood Marketplace Initiative corridors, part of a Denver Office of Economic Development pilot program pushing business in these areas. And from 5 to 7:30 p.m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Tonight: Bastille Day bashes at Bistro Vendome, Brasserie Felix and Le Central

    Bistro VendomeToday is Bastille Day, and while the really cool parties will no doubt take place on the streets of Paris, we've got plenty of celebratory bashes to storm right here in Denver, beginning with Bistro Vendome, the Frenchified spot at 1420 Larimer Street that's encouraging habitues to "si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, July 14 edition

    Photo by David BarberJohn Baxter and Matty Clark play skins and skins. In the flesh. Today in Backbeat Online: • Westword Music Showcase Awards Wrap Up. • Q&A with Asher Roth. • Deejay Diabolic competing to spin at Lollapalooza. • Fake Problems cancels Larimer Lounge date. • Tickle Me Pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Parisi rolls out a new summer menu and four Denver restaurants rally for charity

    Parisi, 4401 Tennyson Street, marks the real start of summer tonight by introducing a four-course, hot weather menu at Firenze A Tavola: panzanella salad; tagliatelle pasta with asparagus, wild mushrooms and truffles; Milanese breaded pork chop with lemon aioli; wilted arugula with grilled fennel, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Arrivederci, Alto

    The rumors were rampant over the weekend that Alto, Greg Goldfogel's northern Italian restaurant at 1320 15th Street, had shuttered. Turns out it wasn't a rumor: Alto's web site, which was still accepting reservations yesterday, is now entirely devoid of content, except for a mere seven words that a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Ask the Critic: Where's the town's best Continental breakfast?

    Breakfast of championsThe last couple of weeks, our regular Ask the Critic time-waster has been concerned with moms and dads and holidays and other assorted domestic questions.  This week, we're getting back to the core mission of our Monday-morning discussion with an actual question by a reade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Get happy tonight at Irish Snug

    "Happy on the Hill," a monthly celebration of the stretch of Colfax that heads east from the Capitol, will convene at the Irish Snug, 1201 East Colfax Avenue, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13. The Snug will have snacks and drink specials available; for details, call 303-839-1394. Across town in nort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    The List: The best new restaurants of 2008

    Many great restaurants opened in 2008, as I discovered while researching the Best of Denver 2009. Root Down, which I review in this week's paper, was not one of them. My favorites:1) Bones2) Shazz (same goofy philosophy, same kind of ridiculous name, much better food.)3) Venue 4) The new 8 Rivers

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Best of Denver 2009: Counting down the minutes

    The Best of Denver 2009 will be released today, and as I've done over the past couple of days (with discussions of the city's best bread and places to go on a first date), I'm talking yet again about the process by which Denver's best restaurants are chosen. The category in question today?  The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2009

    Bring out your Best in 2009!

    Want a taste of the town's best restaurants? We're whetting your appetite by publishing our Best of Denver 2009 Readers' Poll earlier than ever -- in this week's paper and right here online. What's the best new restaurant in town? In the Best of Denver 2008, Izakaya Den took that honor. But a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    The List: Vive la France!

      This has been a tough year for French restaurants. French 250, which Jason Sheehan raved about when he reviewed it last spring; closed abruptly this fall after just a year in business -- and at the same time, La Chaumiere bid adieu after more than thirty years in Lyons. But there are st ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 18, 2008
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    December 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Doing Lunch at Brasserie Felix

    "You know what they call French food in Paris?" the chef asked, repeating his shtick. "What, chef?" I responded, my fingers sore and shredded from peeling hard-boiled eggs under tap water, my brain numbed from hours of prep. I'd heard the question before, as well as the answer, but that didn't matt ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 13, 2008
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    August 28, 2008
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    August 7, 2008
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    August 1, 2008
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    July 21, 2008

    Brasserie Felix, a New French Spot on Tennyson, Should Open This Month

    In the most recent Bite Me, I mentioned that Brasserie Felix would open soon at 3901 Tennyson Street. But since the restaurant's windows were covered with paper, I didn’t know much more. Last week, though, I got word from owner Danielle Diller, who said she and her husband, Gilles Fabre, are scram ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008

    The Westword.com Blog Shortcut, July 21 Edition

    We're chock full o' blogs again today. Try a free sample below. Backbeat Online has the skinny on the inaugural Mile High Music Festival, with reports devoted to both day one and day two (when Rose Hill Drive, pictured, cut loose). Also on tap: live reviews featuring Yerkish, Andy Falconetti, Valom ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 17, 2008

    On the Town

    Tracking the latest, from bun bo to burgers.

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