While it's true that a venue can make or break the show regardless of the talent on stage, this is doubly true with comedy. Location, comfort level, atmosphere, drink prices and, yes, quality of performers all play a large role in whether a comedy fan will Google your location when making Saturday n ... More >>
People are still talking about the 2012 Nan Desu Kan convention that filled the Marriott at the Denver Tech Center with camaraderie and costumes earlier this month. Bree Davies was there for the entire weekend of anime and gaming of all eras, tropes and worldly origins -- where she heard conventione ... More >>
Nan Desu Kan, Colorado's annual anime convention, took the Marriott Hotel in the Denver Tech Center by storm (and in costume) this past weekend as fans from across the state flocked there to to live out their fantasies. Dreamers representing all walks of fiction made the three-day fest a circus of s ... More >>
Vance Johnson, one of the Three Amigos on the Denver Broncos in the late '80s, is about to open his second restaurant on the Western Slope. He already has VJ's Outlaw Ribs in Parachute, the town where he now lives. And soon he'll open Vance's Epicurious in Grand Junction. Vance's Epicurious will b ... More >>
Picking the Best Vegetarian Dish in a Non-Vegetarian Restaurant for the Best of Denver 2012 was a tough task. The owners of omnivorous restaurants have really gone above and beyond lately to cater to lacto-ovo vegetarians and totally plant-based eaters alike. In no particular order (save for number ... More >>
Kendra AndersonPinot...yummy.Our wait was finally over. Last night, exactly 365 days after our first, utterly unforgettable evening with eight Ã¼ber-talented winemakers known as the Pinot Posse, we saddled up and ventured into the wilds of the Denver Tech Center for another wine-drenched homa ... More >>
The Denver Tech Center is "an area distinctly lacking in interesting ethnic food," I said in last week's review of Street Kitchen Asian Bistro. In fact, I almost expanded that sentiment to cover everything south of Hampden Avenue, an area filled with fast-casual and upscale chains that tend to over ... More >>
After ten years as executive chef at the McCormick & Schmick's in the Denver Tech Center, Jeff Mahony left his post in May and flew over to The Perfect Landing, the destination restaurant located on the second floor of the Denver Jet Center at Centennial Airport. The move was prompted by Maho ... More >>
Keenu TiymeWhen homicide detectives questioned him in 2008, shortly after the discovery of his ex-wife's battered and slashed corpse in a hotel room, Keenu Tiyme had trouble recalling his phone number and address. This afternoon, a Denver jury will be asked to decide where he'll reside in the ... More >>
The Larkburger burger has come a long way since it was first featured on the bar menu of Larkspur Restaurant in Vail. In fact, that burger has proven to be the sandwich that launched a thousand ships. Or at least four.
Photo courtesy Baker St. Pub & GrillFat Tire and fried shrimp are a winning combination in chef David Spirito's book.Beer pairings aren't the newest movement on the culinary scene, but how about an entire menu full of pairings -- dessert included -- numbering some sixty all told? That's how ... More >>
It's American Craft Beer Week - seven days that Congress designated for an official celebration of microbrews, and only microbrews - and in Colorado, which has more than 115 breweries, this week is almost a state holiday. Here are ten ways to toast the occasion:
A Flickr photoChanging its approach to business, Desert Moon Vineyards has relocated its Palisade winery to the Front Range. A tasting room and 2,000-square-foot winery are now open at 12656 East Jamison Place in the Denver Tech Center.
H Burger will serve these up on Saturday. Really.H Burger Denver is opening tomorrow. Really. After a three-day delay, the party at 1555 Blake Street (entrance on the 16th Street Mall) will start at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 13, and end at 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 14. If all -- fin ... More >>
We know: the Broncos were pure suck last Sunday, and for me it was double-suck, because I was in a bar with sucky food (but a good beer selection). A tailgating party would have been a lot more fun, and the food a whole lot better -- especially if it had come from Morton's of Chicago, which h ... More >>
Chef Steve Vice is trading in fin for furSteve Vice, the exec chef at McCormick's Fish House and Bar, 1659 Wazee Street, is leaving that house of aquatics at the end of this week to make the leap to meat. Specifically, Vice has been tapped as the opening chef of Shanahan's Steakhouse, which ... More >>
Morton's the Steakhouse just launched Morton's the Cookbook: 100 Recipes for Every Kitchen, and tonight, Morton's Denver Tech Center, 8480 East Belleview Avenue, is hosting Klaus Fritsch, the author of that cookbook and co-founder of the Morton's steakhouse chain. The signing, which is $59 p ... More >>
Truth be told, plenty of us have personal obsessions that would convince people uninterested in our particular thang that we need to get a life. It's just that these pastimes differ from individual to individual -- and some are quirkier than others. Witness the just-completed 35th annual Coca-Cola ... More >>
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