Several restaurants closed early this year for renovation projects: Jax in LoDo executed an amazing two-week transformation; Parisi completely updated its space; Tamayo spent a million-dollars on its month-long redo -- and the Jelly in Capitol Hill closed for a month and a half to replace its floor. ... More >>
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This is part one of my interview with David Payne, executive chef of Jelly Cafe; part two of our chat will run tomorrow.
My mom," sighs David Payne, "wasn't a good cook. At all." Pep ... More >>
In 2012, requests for emergency food assistance increased in cities across the country -- and a new report shows that in Denver, the need was especially high. Over the past year, requests jumped by 56 percent in Denver, the U.S. Conference of Mayors says, and the city was unable to meet roughly twen ... More >>
And...the wait is over. This morning, Christina Smith and Josh Epps opened the second Jelly Cafe, a year and a half after bestowing the Capitol Hill neighborhood with the original Jelly Cafe, arguably the hamlet's most popular breakfast joint for pancakes, eggs Benny, hashes and bloody Marys.
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Mark MangerJelly packs in crowds on the weekend, when it seems that everyone living in a reasonable radius jams the front of the restaurant, sipping peppermint schnapps-laced cocoa and red beer while they wait for a table. It's proof that owners Christina Smith and Josh Epps knew what they we ... More >>
Mark MangerWhen Christina Smith and Josh Epps prepared to open Jelly in Capitol Hill earlier this year, they were banking on the fact that Denverites were craving a more vibrant breakfast culture, and that those people would be drawn to restaurants offering the prospect of more than just the ... More >>
Lori Midson"We didn't want to open fast; we wanted to open right," says Christina Smith, who, along with her partner, Josh Epps, had hoped to un-jar Jelly, a new breakfast joint in Capitol Hill, on the first day of 2011 -- just in time for the drunks to wobble in at 6:30 a.m., which is when ... More >>
Lori MidsonFor those of you who will wake up with a colossal-size hangover on the first day of 2011, having damaged your brain and battered your belly the night before with too many vodka and soda pours, flutes of champagne, or worse, shots of vile Jägermeister, there will be a new breakfas ... More >>