David Lee

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Win tickets to see Datsik at the Ogden Theatre

    Update, 6/14/13: Contest is over. Congratulations to @Rachel Davis and @David Lee. You've won a pair of tickets to see Datsik at the Ogden (Friday and Saturday, respectively). Please check your email for details. Datsik is bringing his monstrous sound to the Ogden Theatre this weekend, and we got o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Nuggets' playoffs disaster: How did it all go to hell so quickly?

    The Nuggets have made reaching the playoffs only to lose in the first round a tradition during the George Karl era. That was all supposed to change this year, though. Most wins in a single season since the Nugs joined the NBA. A third seed. Home court advantage against a team -- the Golden State War ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    Ty Lawson and Nuggets' challenge to make a damn free throw in game two versus Warriors

    Denver blog posts run hot and cold. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein on the departure of David Lee, the expected return of Kenneth Faried, and what the Nuggets must do to take a 2-0 lead over the Warriors in tonight's playoff game. The folks at Colorado Pols spotlight ex-Denver mayor Bill Vidal's t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Denver Nuggets: Five reasons they will beat the Golden State Warriors

    It's been an exciting NBA regular season for a lot of reasons, including the Miami Heat's 27-game winning streak and the epic battle between Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant for the scoring title. But don't overlook the Denver Nuggets, who had one of the best season's in franchise history. The team ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics: The Complete list

    Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    The worst rock/pop lyrics of all time: 20-11

    Join us as we go further down the rabbit hole of cringe-worthy rock lyrics, making our way through an underselling David Lee Roth, a culture war waged by Avril Lavigne, a melodramatic suicide note from Blink 182, some lumpy Black Eyed Peas and Chinese food that makes LFO sick, while Bob Dylan and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Bye, bye xiao long bao: Tao Tao Noodle Bar goes dark

    I'm not happy, and if she were still here, outgoing Westword restaurant critic Laura Shunk wouldn't be happy either. And if you, like us, bowed in gratitude to the xiao long bao (named Best of Denver in 2012) at Tao Tao Noodle Bar, an excellent Chinese joint in Aurora that opened in March of last ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Denver's ten best new restaurants

    At the end of last year, we published our list of the ten best restaurants that had opened in 2011 -- as we saw them at the time. Over the next few months, though, as we prepared for the Best of Denver 2012, we had a chance to really digest what the 300 new restaurants had brought to the city, and o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Denver's ten best Chinese restaurants

    Today marks the Chinese New Year, which is a good reason to go forth into one of this city's excellent Chinese joints and feast on meats and vegetables loaded with Szechuan peppers, a vat of soul-warming beef noodle soup, dumplings or something much, much stranger -- duck tongue, pig's blood or shar ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Denver's five best Chinese restaurants

    Mark MangerThe seafood hotpot at Tao Tao Noodle Bar.​It's frighteningly easy to go very, very wrong with Chinese food in this city: for every Szechuan, Taiwanese or dim sum gem, there are at least two dollar-a-scoop joints, fast food outposts and restaurants that proffer nothing more than bast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Food porn: Tao Tao Noodle Bar

    Mark Manger​For this week's review, I headed out to Tao Tao Noodle Bar in Aurora, where David Lee and May Sung have resurrected many of the dishes they had on the menu at the original Chopsticks China Bistro on Federal and Mississippi. Not only did I like everything I ordered, I also had some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Review Preview: Tao Tao Noodle Bar

    Mark Manger​Chopsticks China Bistro held down the corner of Federal and Mississippi for four years, turning out stellar Chinese cuisine that spanned Szechuan specialties, Taiwanese soup dumplings and sandwiches. We loved the place, and we were sad to see it go when it ditched its digs on Feder ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Readers: Two new restaurants raise the bar -- TAG|Raw Bar and Tao Tao Noodle Bar

    The counter at TAG|Raw Bar is ready for you.​Two very new, very different restaurants are winning raves. The first? Troy Guard's TAG|Raw Bar, which opened yesterday in the newly remodeled Walkway at Larimer Square -- a few months behind schedule, but definitely worth the wait. Here's one ass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Former Chopsticks China Bistro owner opens Tao Tao Noodle Bar

    Lori Midson​When David Lee's Chopsticks China Bistro, in Greenwood Village, was seized by the state at the end of last year for non-payment of taxes, it left a major void in Denver's culinary scene; Chopsticks was one of the few places that served authentic, homemade xiao long bao -- dumplings ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Chopsticks China Bistro is seized for non-payment of sales tax

    Lori Midson​I was longing for hot and sour soup and soup dumplings yesterday, but when I pulled into the parking lot of Chopsticks China Bistro, 5117 South Yosemite Street, one of my favorite joints to get both, the dining room was dark and the front door and windows had been plastered with s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Chopsticks China Bistro won't move until September

    Lori MidsonThe future home of Chopsticks China Bistro​Chopsticks China Bistro, the great Szechuan Chinese on the corner of Federal and Mississippi, was supposed to pack up this month for a move to a tony new address at 5117 South Yosemite Street in Greenwood Village, but according to owner-chef Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Chopsticks China Bistro breaks from the pack

    Lori MidsonChopsticks China Bistro, the excellent Chinese restaurant whose name is a complete misnomer, insomuch that there is nothing remotely bistro-ish about it, is closing its location at 2990 West Mississippi Avenue in mid-August, only to open a few days later in the former Bourbon Street Pizza ... More >>

  • Goods & Services

    March 29, 2007
  • Music

    August 31, 2006

    The Legendary Shack*Shakers

    Tuesday, September 5, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Shacking Up

    Th' Legendary Shack*Shakers are on the rise.

  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    Diamonds Are Forever

    Anyone trying to steal the spotlight from David Lee Roth is asking for an ass-kicking.

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Play Ball!

    Younger, sleeker Rockies like their chances in 2000.

  • Calendar

    April 4, 1996
  • Culture

    September 28, 1994