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
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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 >>
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 >>
James Mazzio couldn't keep Neighborhood Flix from going dark.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 i ... More >>
Photo by Jonathan Shoup
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 ... 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 >>