Things you might have missed this week while using the PopTart setting on your toaster... July restaurant closings and openings.Seeing Jason Sheehan in person: Check out this video of a chat he had at the Denver Press Club.Jason asking where the best Rocky Mountain oysters can be found.Sketch losing ... More >>
Charle Master will soon be out of Sketch.Charlie Master -- well-known floorman-about-town and scion of the former Mel's restaurant empire -- is packing it in at Sketch, leaving his gig with Jesse Morreale and Sean Yontz to become the new FOH guy for Goose Sorensen at Solera. "I'm excited abou ... More >>
The Breathe boys.Who's gonna clean up this mess?
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Q&A with Kyle Evans of Breathe Carolina.
• Q&A with Krispy Kream of the Knux.
• Tip sheet: Meet Shel, our new favorite band.
• A first look at Pictureplane's new video.
• MP3 Freeloader: Joy Subtraction.
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Nancy LevineIt's a jungle out there! Charlie Master in the Sketch booth. The Denver Zoo hosted its twentieth annual Do at the Zoo last night, and Denver's party animals were out in force, sampling tidbits from dozens of restaurants and getting wild! See for yourself on our slideshow.
The original cast of characters at Brix.While Charlie Master is now ensconced at Sketch, his former restaurant, Brix, is slowly settling into history. Although the original Brix space at 3000 East Fillmore Street is again empty (Barron's died within weeks), the second Brix location, downtown at 220 ... More >>
When we first visited Sketch, the new wine bar tucked into the old 1st Avenue Hotel at 101 Broadway, we took note of its location facing Big Lots and its bar manager, Charlie Master, who'd injected much-needed humor into Cherry Creek with his white-trash specials at Brix, and immediately suggested t ... More >>
When I talked with Charlie Master over a month ago, he stated rather conclusively that he was getting out of the restaurant business for good once his parents, Mel and Jane Master, sold the last Mel's - whose former home at 1120 East Sixth Avenue is now occupied by Mojitos. (For more on that discus ... More >>