Row 14 was ambitious -- perhaps too ambitious for its location right across from the Colorado Convention Center, where business was either feast or famine, depending on which group had been booked into the facility. When visitors are eager to try Bubba Gump's, you know a more upscale restaurant is g ... More >>
If you're looking for a good steak at a relative bargain, the tony and staid Morton's Steakhouse is offering a deal in celebration of the chain's 35th anniversary. Although the LoDo branch is considerably younger (it replaced an earlier version at the Tivoli), our sole metro Morton's is joining the ... More >>
JJ GREY & MOFRO at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 2/21/14 This show at the Fillmore offered a full night of funk in various forms, from the cowfunk stomp of Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers to the slick and polished Motown meets Shel Silverstein funk of Keller Williams, culminating with JJ Grey and Mofro's down ... More >>
There have been so many chef shuffles lately that one swam by almost without notice. Matt Mine, the affable exec chef who'd stayed on when Denver's Oceanaire was swallowed up by Landry's, is no longer with the downtown restaurant. John Robinson is now the executive chef/managing partner there. See ... More >>
History Colorado bills Denver A to Z as a "lighthearted and interactive exhibit" from Adrenaline to Zombies. Zzzzz. "Near and Dear" mountains for "N"? It's hard to come up with a smart alphabet-shtick variation; I try and fail in this week's column. And I already have a correction: "A" should be for ... More >>
The Downtown Aquarium's Nautilus ballroom was filled with all sorts of foodie-fun -- perfect, medium-rare steak; disgustingly good chocolate mousse layer cakes with edible pearl accents; mermaids and a guy in a giant shrimp suit -- last night for a Landry's showcase of the dining and entertainment v ... More >>
Late last week, Tilman J. Fertitta, who owns Landry's, Inc., closed a deal to purchase McCormick & Schmick's, a nationwide restaurant chain that has two locations in Denver, including one in the Oxford Hotel. That spot has been serving up cheap happy hour deals and oysters since 1986 -- before LoD ... More >>
Cassandra KontnickMcCormick's Fish House & Bar landed in LoDo in 1986.Denizens of lower downtown thought their ship had come in that day in 1986 when McCormick's Fish House & Bar opened in the Oxford Hotel, bringing fresh seafood and an incredible happy hour -- known to all as "cheap time" -- ... More >>
McCormick's Fish House & Bar stays in the LoDo swim.Denver could soon be awash in places owned by Landry's Restaurants. On Monday, Tilman Fertitta, chairman and CEO of Landry's (who has a 10.1 percent ownership of the company, according to the Houston Chronicle), made an all-cash offer for th ... More >>
The Taste of Colorado, which opens at 11:30 a.m. today in Civic Center Park, serves up much more than turkey legs, snowcones, kettle corn and roasted nuts -- although those classic snacks are available, too. But there are also restaurants, gourmet carts and other culinary companies with bo ... More >>
Kevin Taylor steps into the Limelight.
Zima tries to avoid going down the drain.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market
Breckenridge has a bad-boy image, but is there truth in advertising?