• Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    Wine dinners, wine tastings and the Big Beers Fest this week

    Resolve to eat more great food this year. The Monday night wine dinners are back at Frasca Food and Wine, and tonight's edition will feature a flight of deep red wines presented by Mike Joyce of the Natural Wine Company, located in Denver. Joyce, along with Frasca's Bobby Stuckey, will pour the wine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Coq au vin

    Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them and cook up a feast. Pete just celebrated his birthd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Part two: James Van Dyk, exec chef of Lucky's Cafe, weighs in on vegans and the missing fish

    James Van Dyk Lucky's Cafe 3980 Broadway, Boulder 303-444-5007 This is part two of my chat with James Van Dyk, exec chef of Lucky's Cafe in Boulder. Part one of our interview ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: Just one: Momofuku Ssäm Bar in New York. David Chang's food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Round two with Rob Lawler of the Truffle

    Lori Midson​ Rob Lawler The Truffle 2906 East Sixth Avenue 303-322-7363 This is part two of my interview with Rob Lawler, former chef and the sovereign of cheese at the Truffle. Part one of my chat with Lawler ran yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: I really do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    The twelve wines of Christmas 2010: Part two, the best of the rest

    ​With only a few days to go until Christmas, it's time to 'fess up: Have you been naughty or nice? For your sake, here's hoping you've been good enough throughout the year to merit yourself worthy to partake of some seriously good juice between now and the new year. Read on for the continua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Aspen restaurants stink, says Atlantic writer

    Pinons, the best of a bad lot in Aspen?​Zeke Emanuel admits he has no qualifications to review food, and that he's writing about restaurants for the Atlantic's website only because he "argued with Corby Kummer about the merits of molecular gastronomy and Alice Waters' cooking." Still, Emanuel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Swirl Girl: Upgrade your wine drinking habit, part deux

    ​Remember all that talk about how to break up with the same boring white wines you've been holding onto for years? Now it's time to dig out of the red wine relationship ruts you've been stuck in. If you've been obsessively buying Pinot Noir ever since you saw the movie Sideways, then it's prob ... More >>

  • News

    December 18, 2003

    This Does Not Compute

    Hey, Sparky, think it's time to pull the plug on the Bowl Championship Series wizards?

  • Dining

    July 30, 1998