Chubby Aiello

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Is Blue Parrot the oldest family-owned restaurant in metro Denver?

    Chipotle Mexican Grill may have marked the twentieth birthday of its original location this past weekend -- but many restaurants in Denver are much, much older. And while they may not have inspired outposts around the world, some of them are still in the hands of the original owners....or at least t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    New in the neighborhood: Patsy's Pizza

    ​ Patsy's has been promising pizza for almost a year now. When the venerable red-sauce joint at 3651 Navajo Street was sold last fall to Kim DeLancey and Ron Cito (second cousin of founder Chubby Aiello), one of the managers there told me that pizza -- a return to something that Patsy's had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    The List: Real Colorado Italian

    This week's review of Locanda del Borgo got me thinking about other spots in town where the view of Italy stops at the door -- which exist wholly as Colorado restaurants that just happen to serve Italian food. What follows is a list of those places which most closely hew to that nativist line and le ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 4, 2005

    Bite Me

    Ital Do

  • Dining

    December 2, 1999

    Case Cloved

    Patsy's serves pasta pure and simple.