Charles Dale

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    James Mazzio hosts an inaugural pop-up dinner series at Studio F

    By 8:30 p.m. Saturday night, the crew was on its sixth dinner in three nights, the wine was flowing, and everyone was getting giddy. But then, James Mazzio had reason to celebrate: He'd just taken over the space in the Icehouse that was formerly occupied by Mise en Place cooking school a little over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Red Star Deli, pop-up dinners and a chef series all part of chef James Mazzio's vision for Mise en Place Cooking School

    It's been an interesting past few years for James Mazzio, whose culinary career took a giant leap forward in 1999, when the then-Boulder chef of the long-gone 15 Degrees, snagged a Food & Wine magazine Best New Chef crown. Since then, Mazzio has cooked in numerous kitchens throughout the state, incl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Part Two: Chef and Tell with James Mazzio

    Lori Midson ​This is part two of James Mazzio's Chef and Tell interview. To read part one, click here. What you'd like to see more of in Denver from a culinary standpoint: More chefs going out on their own and expressing their individual culinary talent rather than working for chain restaur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Chef and Tell with James Mazzio

    Lori Midson​James Mazzio sneaks a look at his ticker. He's doing a dinner for a hundred people in less than three hours and his cooks need him on the line. It's the final hurrah in his three-month stint at Le Chateau, the French restaurant where he's been cooking since last October. "They let ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 18, 2007

    The Rules

    When you’re ready, you’re ready.

  • Dining

    April 7, 2005

    Bite Me

    Eyes on the Prize

  • Dining

    June 7, 2001

    Check, Please!

    Readers give our food critic something to chew on.

  • Dining

    May 3, 2001

    Snout on the Town

    Tracking down the fungus among us.

  • Dining

    April 5, 2001

    Tapas the Rockies

    Creative combinations and intense flavors make Triana the area's best new restaurant.

  • Dining

    April 5, 2001

    In Search of Umami

    Is it an “ineffable something” -- or nothing but hype?

  • Dining

    December 14, 2000

    The Spain Course

    James Mazzio shows why he's the tapas.

  • Dining

    September 11, 1997