Joy Wine & Spirits's second annual Chili Cook-off will take place this Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. in the parking lot behind the shop at 1302 East Sixth Avenue. The family-friendly block party and competition features an impressive lineup of local restaurants: Fruition, Barolo, Mizuna, Table 6, Potag ... More >>
After last year's listeria scare that wrongly targeted cantaloupes from Rocky Ford, the now trademarkedRocky Ford Cantaloupe™ is making a comeback.
That's largely due to the efforts of the Rocky Ford Growers Association, which banded together to adopt new safety procedures, build a state-of-the-a ... More >>
Last year's listeria breakout gave all Colorado cantaloupes a bad name, even though the contaminated ones came from Jensen Farms in Holly rather than Rocky Ford, which has a long and proud melon tradition.
So this year, the state and Rocky Ford growers are reminding Coloradans that our sweet, delic ... More >>
Forget Top Chef. Safeway's Next Chef Competition is looking for local talent, and there's not a moment to waste, since the deadline is March 7.
So fire up your skillet (yes, that's an intrinsic part of the project) as you read the contest announcement:
It's the perfect time of year for chili, and MaxFund's annual Chili Cook-Off will be a great place to taste red, green and vegetarian chilis on Sunday. In the meantime, there's the all-important Valentine's Day and much more happening; here's a taste of what's on the menu:
The city of Lafayette has been hosting the Quaker Oatmeal Festival since 1996. This annual celebration starts with an oatmeal breakfast, which leads into an oatmeal baking contest, a health fair and a 5k run, and ends with hundreds of people getting plenty of fiber in their diets -- and free, full-s ... More >>
Chef Eduard Xatruch appears in El Bulli: Cooking In ProgressToday, the Denver FilmCenter launches FilmFeast, a new annual festival celebrating food and film -- and between Westword's own Dish event and potato, green chile and local-food festivals happening this weekend, we've got you covered ... More >>
Rudi's gluten-free bread at last year's Root Down dinner.Although gluten intolerance is gaining mainstream attention, Rudi's bakery has long been on the bandwagon, having rolled out its own version of gluten-free bread last year. And from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Restaurant 4580 in Boulder wi ... More >>
You've counted down the days. May 1, May 2, May 3... Now it's here. Cinco de Mayo -- the biggest one-day holiday that spans dos días of food, drinks and fun in downtown Denver. On the big day on Saturday, the Cinco de Mayo Parade returns for its 19th annual walk-through -- after a two-year ... More >>
Temple Micah, 2600 Leyden Street, will host its annual Top Latke Cook-Off and Chanukah Party, featuring a silent auction, kids' activities and the ever-popular latke cook-off, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. tonight. For more info, call 303-388-4239 or go to www.micahdenver.org.
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