A string of pizza joints opened in LoDo last year, in a neighborhood that already included the Wazee Supper Club and Two-Fisted Mario's, with Mellow Mushroom and Marco's Coal-Fired Pizzeria just a few blocks outside of LoDo. Wazee Wood-Fired Pizza was the first to open -- and also the first to close ... More >>
Several much-anticipated restaurants opened in Denver last month, including Ace, a neighborhood hangout/ping-pong hall created by the folks behind Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's. But August also saw the end of a few local institutions, including Pagliacci's. Keep reading for our restaurant roll c ... More >>
Charlie Palmer, the celebrated New York-based chef and restaurateur who owns and operates dozens of restaurants across the country, will close Charlie Palmer's District Tavern and Wazee Wood-Fire Pizza at the end of dinner service -- less than a year after he first rolled into Denver. Did he misjudg ... More >>
Charlie Palmer, the celebrated New York-based chef and restaurateur who owns and operates dozens of restaurants across the country, said his final goodbyes to Denver last night, just hours before announcing that Charlie Palmer's District Tavern and Wazee Wood-Fire Pizza, the two restaurants he opene ... More >>
That month at Children's, Luca was surrounded with thoughtful, caring nurses. Nurses who talked him through the wires coming out of his head and the tubes coming out of his arms. Nurses who thoughtfully explained the video monitors and the bathroom protocol and the litany of medicines. Nurses who ha ... More >>
It's only Wednesday, people. But it's already been one helluva week for the Colorado Urban WineFest.
Several new brewpubs rolled out this month, as well as the Lowry Beer Garden -- and there are many more beery spots brewing. But the gang isn't all beer: Last month saw dozens of other eateries open, which specialize in everything from upscale street tacos to vegan tamales to breakfasts to burgers.. ... More >>
Six months after District Meats opened in a space that hsd already swallowed up a big-time national restaurant operator (the Chodorows, who'd brought Big Game to Denver as well as an outpost of Il Fornaio), another big-time national restaurateur has stepped in to change up his LoDo spot. "I'm renami ... More >>
"So, to what do I owe the privilege?" That's what rolled off my tongue earlier today when I picked up the phone and heard the booming voice of star chef and restaurateur Charlie Palmer on the other end, calling from New York with an update on what's transpiring at District Meats, the restaurant he ... More >>
Jeff Russell District Meats 1625 Wazee Street 303-623-1630 www.charliepalmer.com This is part two of my interview with Jeff Russell, exec chef of District Meats. Part one of our chat ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: Surprisingly, it's a very small place in Chinatown in ... More >>
Jeff Russell District Meats 1625 Wazee Street 303-623-1630 www.charliepalmer.com This is part one of my interview with Jeff Russell, exec chef of District Meats. You can read part two of our chat in this space tomorrow. Dinner was bonding time, Jeff Russell recalls. "Food was the thing that brough ... More >>
All those eatery employees who survived Denver Restaurant Week deserve a break -- and District Meats, Charlie Palmer's spot that opened last fall, will provide just that with tonight's Denver Restaurant Week Industry Wind Down Party. The bash runs from 8 to 11 p.m and will feature complimentary app ... More >>
Lori MidsonWazee Wood-Fire Pizza, Charlie Palmer's tribute to New York-style pies, opens today at 11 a.m. downtown at 1631 Wazee Street, directly next door to District Meats, which the New York-based star chef unleashed in October.
Frasca Food and WineThe area around Union Station has recently gained several high-profile restaurants, including Coohills and Charlie Palmer's pair of spots, District Meats and Wazee Wood-Fired Pizza (opening next week), with The Kitchen and the Squeaky Bean coming next year. Now Union Sta ... More >>
Lori MidsonWazee Wood Fire Pizza, Charlie Palmer's new piehole emporium, opens Monday, December 12, directly next door to District Meats, Palmer's shrine to off-cuts that he opened November 21 in the former Big Game space at 1631 Wazee Street.
Lori MidsonCharlie Palmer and Jeff Russell, the chef at District Meats, which officially opens tonight in LoDo.District Meats, insists Charlie Palmer, is not a steakhouse. It is, however, a meat-centric fortress of flesh, where, says Palmer, a New York-based chef and restaurateur who's unlea ... More >>
Lori MidsonWhat a month for restaurant openings. Coohills, a French-influenced restaurant from Tom and Diane Coohill, flung the doors open to the public last Wednesday; Ambria unlocks its doors tomorrow, with chef Jeremy Kittelson presiding over the kitchen; District Meats, New York restaura ... More >>
Lori MidsonThere are nearly a half-dozen pizzerias slated to pop up all over Denver within the next several months, including Wazee Wood-Fired Pizza, a new joint from celebrated New York chef and restaurateur Charlie Palmer that's taking over a portion of the former Big Game space. In additi ... More >>
Charlie Palmer in the kitchen -- but not of 1631 Wazee Street.Bill MilneCharlie Palmer will be opening two restaurants in the spot at 1631 Wazee Street that most recently had been home to Big Game (and Il Fornaio before that). District Meats will be taking over about two-thirds of the space, ... More >>
The loft of the Wazee Supper Club has overlooked LoDo for 37 years.Any way you slice it, LoDo is soon going to be rolling in pizza dough. Charlie Palmer, the New York-based chef and restaurateur whose portfolio of restaurants across the country includes such big names as Aureole, Charlie Palm ... More >>
Charlie Palmer wants to know how the weather is in Denver. "Is it raining? Snowing?" he asks. "No, it's beautiful," I tell him. "That's one of the reasons why I like Denver so much," says the New York-based chef and restaurateur, whose portfolio of restaurants, which spans the country, includes big ... More >>
Not that Charlie Palmer needs much of an introduction: The world-renowned, James Beard award-winning master chef, whose progressive American cooking, stylized with classic French techniques, has generated accolades all over the country, presides over an extraordinary number of restaurants, f ... More >>