Think about the last time you were in an Ikea store. Whether you loved or hated the experience, you probably noticed a difference between the flow at Ikea and at other home-goods store, including arrows and signs attempting to steer you in the direction you needed to go in order to complete your sho ... More >>
Take it slow. At 11 a.m. today, Slow Food Denver will host a tasting at History Colorado, in conjunction with the current show Food: Our Global Kitchen. At 5 p.m., Slow Food Denver will go global itself when it hosts a free lecture by acclaimed Sicilian chef Fabrizia Lanza at Fuel Cafe. Then at 6:30 ... More >>
Eat Denver's fifth annual Big Eat was the biggest and best yet. More than three dozen of Eat Denver's 86 members -- all independent restaurant operators in the metro area -- were featured at the Thursday night bash at the Galleria at the Denver Performing Arts Complex . The event was a sell-out, wit ... More >>
There are some great shows this week. That new Phantogram record is excellent, and Shakey Graves is the Real Deal by most any definition. But let's not kid ourselves. The main event this week is Sunday. Why Sunday? I can't figure it out. Easter, I think. Must be Easter. A few more of this week's h ... More >>
The Scandinavian dinner series at Trillium concludes tonight with an homage to the food of Denmark. Starting at 5 p.m., chef Ryan Leinonen will offer a four-course, pre-fixe meal complete with beverage pairings; tickets are $70, plus tax and gratuity. To reserve a spot, call 303-379-9759. See also: ... More >>
Jesper Jonsson Randolph's at the Warwick Hotel 1776 Grant Street 303-318-7272 randolphsdenver.com This is part one of my interview with Jesper Jonsson, executive chef of Randolph's at the Warwick Hotel; part two of our chat will run tomorrow. Bill Cosby, Clint Eastwood, Victor Borge, Caroline Ken ... More >>
The evenings are getting cooler -- but summer is far from over. With everything from an Endless Summer beerfest to a chef's challenge at the Broomfield farmers' market, It's a great week to get out and get a taste of this town's culinary scene. Here are just some of the event highlights: See also: ... More >>
Chef Ian Kleinman of the Inventing Room is spearheading a Willy Wonka-themed dinner at Roth Distributing, 17801 East 40th Avenue in Aurora, this evening at 6:30 p.m. The seven-course dinner is the latest collaboration from the Denver Five (Matt Selby, Brian Laird, Ian Kleinman, Sean Yontz and Jorel ... More >>
Update: We have a winner of our Trillium Norway dinner! Last week, we asked Cafe Society commenters to guess how many pounds of gravlax, on average, chef Ryan Leinonen serves in a month at Trillium. Congrats to sixfeetofsnow, who guessed fifteen pounds of gravlax. The actual number is thirty, a lot ... More >>
BOB SEGER @ PEPSI CENTER | TUES, 4/2/13 While Bob Seger might be immortalized by his long-running Chevy ads that featuring "Like a Rock" and the scene in Risky Business where Tom Cruise sings along to "Old Time Rock and Roll," there's a lot more to the guy than that. He's carved out a spot in the ro ... More >>
Bad news for Animal Collective fans. We just received word that the band will not be coming to Denver as planned this Friday, March 22. The reason: Avey Tare (aka David Portner) is suffering from a severe case of strep throat and is unable to perform. No word yet on when the date will be rescheduled ... More >>
Colorado legislators have formed a body to help craft legislation based on recommendations of the governor-appointed Amendment 64 task force, which wrapped up February 28 and released its findings this week. The Joint Select Committee on the Implementation of the Amendment 64 Task Force Recommendati ... More >>
Earlier this month, eight former DEA administrators wrote a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder encouraging him to crack down on new marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington, in part because they see the measures as violating international treaties regarding drugs. Officials in at least on ... More >>
Jenna Johansen joins the crew at Trillium, 2134 Larimer Street, tonight for the latest in the restaurant's Scandinavian dinner series. The paired menu will feature courses inspired by the cuisine of Denmark. See also: - Jenna Johansen talks frankly about her boot from Around the World in 80 Plates ... More >>
Josh Barhaug Fired Up 1135 Bannock Street 303-825-1995 www.gtfiredup.com Part one of my chef interview with Josh Barhaug, who mans the line -- and pizza oven -- at Fired Up, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat. What you'd like to see more of in Denver/Boulder from a culinary standpoint: ... More >>
Auraria has been around for a long time -- longer than Colorado has been an actual state -- but it's changed quite a bit since 1858. It started out as Auraria Township, a pioneer settlement that served as a popular destination during the gold rush; the root of the name comes from the Latin word for ... More >>
See Also: Sunday: Anthrax at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Joey Belladonna talks about Married...With Children and rejoining the band Scott Ian on Worship Music, comic books, Doctor Who and interviewing Ozzy Photos: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/19/11 Review: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/18/10 ... More >>
LUCINDA WILLIAMS at PARAMOUNT | 11/12/11About a halfway through Lucinda Williams' two-hour set on Saturday night, it felt somebody hit a switch at the Paramount Theatre and all the sudden the place was electrified. For the first hour, the crowd of mostly middle-aged folks sat fairly complacen ... More >>
Friday, October 21, Ogden Theatre, 1-888-929-7849.
Trentemoller.Have plans yet for Friday, October 21? Maybe we can help with that. Copenhagen-based minimalist techno impresario Trentemoller will be throwing down a set at the Ogden Theatre; it's definitely something you'll want to plan ahead for, since minimalist techno seems to be gaining po ... More >>
Alberte KarrebaekIceageIceage from Copenhagen, Denmark (due tonight at Rhinoceropolis) are all under the age of 22 but in its relatively short time together, the band has garnered a buzz for the sonic savagery of its live shows and the harrowingly resonant emotional tenor of its music. Its de ... More >>
After spending two-and-a-half years and a boatload of money on research, Molson Coors learned that women don't drink beer. At least, 79 percent of the women they studied don't drink beer. And since that represents a sizable market untouched by the brewing industry, the company decided to craf ... More >>
Is Jamie Oliver one of world's most influential people? Every year, TIME magazine (which seems to get smaller each month) holds a little poll full of big names -- names that, according to those at TIME, are the most influential people in the whole wide world. And from now until April 14, yo ... More >>
Lori MidsonWhen I reviewed the Squeaky Bean nine months ago, I was amused and delighted by what Max MacKissock was dreaming up in his tiny kitchen, playing with classic American dishes and making them into something new and unexpected. A reimagined shepherd's pie, light enough for a summer ev ... More >>
Rene Redzepi, the chef who led Noma to number oneIf this was a world in which the dining scene was scrutinized like professional sports, with gamblers placing bets on the what pastry will be the next cupcake, what technique will become the new foam or which chef is most likely to win a James ... More >>
If zipping off to Canada for some bathroom sex doesn't say "Happy Valentine's Day" to you, how about a fast trip to Scandinavia, where Valentine is one of the most popular saints? Consider these charming Scandinavian customs:
After last week's brief hiatus (I hope you missed me), Freaky Friday returns with a slice of vintage '70s cheese from the wondrous land of Denmark: Tommy Seebach's "Apache." The song itself is a silly disco throwaway based around a repetitive riff, some wakka-wakka guitar effects and a typically mea ... More >>
Although acclaimed behind the decks, this Danish DJ is ready to focus on his own music.
Thursday, May 24, Gothic Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.
Wednesday, January 17, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
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