Eric Cimino Luca D'Italia 711 Grant Street 303-832-6600 lucadenver.com Like a lot of kids, Eric Cimino had a grand plan for when he arrived at adulthood. He wanted to be a psychologist, figuring he'd excel because he was the guy everyone hit up for guidance. He even graduated from Northern Arizona ... More >>
Uno Mas, a new taqueria and cantina, opens at 5 p.m. today on South Pearl Street in Platt Park, and while this city is dotted with taquerias, especially on Federal Boulevard, Uno Mas, which means "one more" in Spanish, isn't a carbon copy of those -- it's better, says Patrick Mangold-White, who owns ... More >>
Cinque Soldi Salumeria, the Italian deli and market that was originally co-owned by Denver meat man Mark DeNittis (who left the restaurant last year), has shuttered; the space is now slated to become Aiko Pops, a gourmet popsicle shop, Denver Eater reports. See also: - Mark DeNittis bows out of Cin ... More >>
Izakaya Den and Sushi Den aren't the only sibling restaurants on Old South Pearl Street -- or the only family-owned enterprise that's growing along that stretch. Patrick Mangold-White is slated to open Uno Mas, a taqueria, in the former home of Budapest Bistro, on Sunday -- so it seemed like a good ... More >>
Uno mas. The Spanish verbiage translates to "one more," and for Patrick Mangold-White, that's "one more tequila, one more taco, one more for the neighborhood and one more 'What the hell are you thinking?'" Years ago, when I first met Mangold-White, who also owns Kaos Pizzeria (he co-owns Gaia Bistr ... More >>
This week, Mark Antonat's travels up Federal Boulevard finally reached Lao Wang Noodle House, a spot already beloved for its soup dumplings -- but he found plenty of other crave-worthy dishes there. For Chef and Tell, Lori Midson interviewed Jimmy Bernat, who just opened Jimmy's Urban Bar & Grill in ... More >>
Budapest BistroThe Budapest Bistro has closed after more than twenty years on South Pearl Street; the space will become a Mexican restaurant that will share ownership with nearby Gaia Bistro and Kaos. This is just one of the many changes on this strip of South Pearl; Izakaya Den left its home last S ... More >>
After more than two decades at 1585 South Pearl Street, the Budapest Bistro has closed its doors. The restaurant owned by Anna Hellvig, who was also the chef, had updated its look several years ago -- but with all the other changes on South Pearl Street, the time looked right to now close altogether ... More >>
Do people care about schnitzel? You're darn Teuton! As a side to her review of Cafe Berlin, Gretchen Kurtz served up the five best restaurants for a schnitzel fix -- and her list has taken a pounding. Where is Cafe Prague? Sobo 151? And where's that umlaut? See also: - Five best restaurants for a ... More >>
Reno Divorce (due tomorrow night at the Marquis Theater) began in the middle '90s when frontman and guitarist Brent Loveday founded the outfit while still living in Orlando, Florida. Some early, glowing press came the way of the band's 7-inch. But it wasn't until Loveday relocated to Denver and disc ... More >>
The action continues on South Pearl Street, where Sexy Pizza will be opening a second store in March -- although Kayvan Khalatbari, who opened the original Sexy Pizza in Capitol Hill four years ago, just signed the deal yesterday. "So we're a little busy at the moment," he told Laura Shunk. ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with 25 years behind the bar, including at some of this town's most liquid assets, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduat ... More >>
Lori MidsonMoments after I'd pulled over to take the above snap, somewhat excited that South Gaylord Street -- the street on which I live -- was getting a new restaurant (and, suggestively, a liquor license), I opened my mail, only to find a full page rant, penned by the South Gaylord Neighbo ... More >>
Mark HolthusenDavid Eugene Edwards Wovenhand (due at The Marquis Theater tomorrow night with Git Some) is the current musical project of David Eugene Edwards. In his early bands, Bloodflower and The Denver Gentlemen, Edwards was developing an aesthetic that some consider synonymous with all ... More >>
Look on the bright side of fare increases and service changes... Denverites pay a lot of money to vacation abroad. With the new service reductions going into effect, overcrowded RTD buses will make the trip from Park Hill into downtown seem like an exotic adventure in Budapest or Mumbai. Belo ... More >>
After twenty years, the Budapest Bistro at 1585 South Pearl Street has made some changes -- in both decor and hours. Budapest Bistro is owned by Anna Hellvig, who's also the chef, getting only occasional help in the kitchen from her daughter. The restaurant's manager is Anna's son, Mark, ... More >>
Like all eleven of the children in the Tillemann-Dick household featured in a July 10 Westword cover story, 24-year-old Charity Sunshine followed her bliss – right into opera, in her case. A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, she’s recently been studyi ... More >>
From the week of 3/22/07
Monday, February 5, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Life is no Cabaret, my friends.
Chess uses music to play with our emotions.
The Matador helps Pierce Brosnan shatter his Bond mold.
Ichabod's gets a Jack Jensen makeover.
The subways of Budapest provide a rich setting for Kontroll.
Musty The Play's the Thing lacks zing.
Murphy and Wilson fool around with formulaic fun.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
The new Ron Judish Fine Arts opens to high praise.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
In Sunshine, three generations keep trying to escape the dark days of the twentieth century.
Denver produces a new crop of music.
Here's a tip for restaurateurs: Before you cut into your waitstaff's wages, check state regulations.
SEX IS BECOMING AN INCREASINGLY RISKY BUSINESS FOR YOUNG GAYS.