Cucina Colore has occupied its quiet corner of Third Avenue in Cherry Creek North for twenty years, making a few changes along the way (like adding a happy hour with Venetian-style cicchetti small plates in 2010). But now there are signs of bigger activity afoot. See also: The Ten Best Old-School ... More >>
The Place: Cucina Colore, 3041 East Third Avenue, 303-393-6917 The Hours: Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. The Deals: $3.50 draft beers; $5 select wines and cocktails; $4-7 snacks Are we happy? Flip the page.
Another day, another street food truck. Denver chef and restaurant consultant Michel Wahaltere, who's had his spoon in way too many soups to mention (short list: 9th Door, SportsBook, 5 Degrees, MiniBAR, Cucina Colore,), is officially taking his skills to the streets. Wahaltere, along with ... More >>
Shela BurgessCucina Colore 3041 East 3rd Avenue 303-393-6917 www.cucinacalore.com
After resisting for years, Cucina Colore has caved to pressure and started a happy hour. They never really needed it, says general manager Chris Millette. Plus the "whole discounting concept" just didn't seem to pair well with the restaurant's upscale sensibilities. But all that changed Mon ... More >>
Cafe Society served up six Guess Where I'm Eating/Drinking contests last week, featuring everything from a bowl of chili at the renovated Mountain Ranch Club at Coors Field and white sangria at Cucina Colore to a fennel-stuffed branzino. For correctly identifying that dish as coming from Emp ... More >>
While Denver chef and restaurant consultant Michel Wahaltere scours the city for a space to open a new steakery, tentatively called Meet, he's also teamed up with Cucina Colore owner Venanzio Momo, who hired Wahaltere to tinker with the menu. "I've started to work with Venanzio to bring new ... More >>
This is part two of my interview with Olav Peterson, exec chef of Bistro One. To read part one, click here. Culinary inspirations: Whenever I go to Paris, I always come away with so many influences, whether it's from the art in the city or eating an iconic banana Nutella crepe off the stre ... More >>
Sergio Romero will not be cooking dinner at Chefs for the Cause -- and neither will anyone else.Chefs for the Cause sounded like a philanthropic foodie's delight -- six of Denver's top chefs creating delicious food to help raise money for the Denver affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. J ... More >>
This just in: The Icehouse Tavern at 1801 Wynkoop Street will be opening June 22, according to James Mazzio, the award-winning chef who ran the kitchen at the space's previous incarnation, Via, and who's taken a very active role in its transformation into the Icehouse Tavern.It's still owned by the ... More >>
Lori MidsonColore Pizzeria Moderna, the latest in a line of Italian cafes owned by the folks who run Cucina Colore at 3041 East Third Avenue and Cafe Colore at 1512 Larimer Street, is scheduled to open June 15 at 2700 South Broadway. When I dropped in on Friday and spoke with co-owner Caroline Momo- ... More >>
The action is heating up at the Icehouse, 1801 Wynkoop Street, where the Icehouse Tavern could open as early as June 1. It's another project by the Momo brothers, who'd owned Via, the previous occupant of the space, and run Cucina Colore in Cherry Creek. And James Mazzio, Via's last chef and a man ... More >>
To celebrate Colorado Architecture Month, the state chapter of the American Institute of Architects has paired up with local chefs for the Delicious Design program, creating desserts inspired by specific buildings in Colorado. Thursday's dessert was from Steuben's, Friday's featured design from Ca ... More >>
Have you ever stood outside a restaurant late at night, hazily looked up at the edifice, and thought, Yeah, this place looks good enough to eat! Well, now you can!...kinda.April is Colorado Architecture Month, and the Colorado chapter of the American Institute of Architects has come up with quite th ... More >>
No, Via's not coming back (although AOL sure made it look that way the other day, when it LoDo restaurant -- defunct for many months -- on its home page). But we hear the Momo family, which didn't find the commercial success with Via, even with famed chef James Mazzio in the kitchen, that they have ... More >>
In a town filled with good restaurants, Prima couldnt cut it.
You scream, I scream, we all scream for this ice cream.
Adam Malis peachy-keen idea.
Good neighborhood Italian isnt pasta point of no return.
A Cherry Creek mainstay is all talk, no action.
Chef James Mazzio brings Via back from the brink.
Via Italian Restaurant
Herz Tries Harder
New World Sangria
The Wynkoops hoping to get all decked out.