In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on t ... More >>
Billy Lam, the chef behind Chef's Noodle HouseBilly Lam was born into restaurants: For forty years, his father owned a place in Can Tho called Hoi Ky. When Billy Lam left Vietnam and landed in this country in 1978, he didn't know English -- but he did know kitchens. "The only thing to do was ... More >>
Mark MangerAnother smiling customer at Pho 95 We all watched as the little girl with the blue leotard and blonde hair staggered on the mats. We all watched as she stood there, staring blindly out into the crowd, glancing up at the uneven bars, furrowing her small brows. Everyone in the plac ... More >>
RESTAURANT OPENINGS IN MARCH:My Pizza Peel, 1645 Stout StreetFull Belly, 2779 Iris Street, Boulder Tosh's Cantina, 8101 East Belleview Avenue Hi*Rise, 2162 Larimer StreetArvada Tavern, 5707 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada Barking Goat, 363 Village Square in Castle Rock (former Celtic Crossing) Sketch, ... More >>
We're working hard to stay on top of the restaurant industry news -- a challenging task in these uncertain times. Whenever we hear of restaurants opening or closing, we post it on this blog; now we're going to start summarizing the action at the end of the month. And there's been plenty of action i ... More >>
Bad news for you fans of serious Vietnamese food: Ha Noi Pho, my Best Taste of Hanoi, has been sold. This happened just yesterday, but already the joint is operating under another name: Can Tho Pho. At least according to the sign out front at 1036 South Federal. When I put in a call just a few minut ... More >>
In the contest of man and machine, I'll take Chef's Noodle House any day.