Food companies pair creativity with marketability -- along with a little luck -- to score "the next big thing" in food trends. There are some amazing ideas for new foods and drinks out there, but at the same time, some new products never really take off. Some aren't appealing to consumers, aren't in ... More >>
Labor Day is Monday, bringing with it a long weekend to celebrate the last days of summer. And there's plenty to do both in the mountains and here in the city. A Taste of Colorado will be taking over Civic Center Park, you can head to the hills for a couple of food fests...and a river of beer will b ... More >>
Nate Booth Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant 1101 Walnut Street, Boulder 303-444-3690 riograndemexican.com This is part two of my interview with Nate Booth, exec chef of the Rio, Boulder; part one of our chat ran yesterday. What cookbooks and/or food-related reading material do you draw inspiration f ... More >>
Last weekend, some of the staff from Marczyk's Fine Foods attended the Niman Ranch Farmer's Appreciation dinner in Des Moines, Iowa. "There were farm tours, lectures and the grand finale dinner, a six-course feast prepared by some of America's best chefs in honor of the farmers, now about 800 strong ... More >>
America's extremism with bacon mania continues this weekend, when more than 4,000 pounds of rashers will be hauled up to Keystone for the Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour, a two-day feast created for junkies who can't get enough of the salty, sweet swine. See also: - Bacon, beer and Justin Brunson: Denver' ... More >>
Havok, on tour in Europe right now with Cephalic Carnage, Suffocation and Fallujah, is preparing to release its new album, Unnatural Selection, on Tuesday, June 25. The ten-track album, the band's fourth release overall and the followup to 2011's Time Is Up, was produced by Havok frontman David Sanc ... More >>
10. SNOW THA PRODUCT @ ROXY THEATRE | SAT, 2/16 It may at first seem easy to dismiss Snow Tha Product as another Iggy Azalea or Kreayshawn-level gimmick because of her gender and unconventional appearance, but it gets harder and harder the more you listen to her. Make no mistake, Snow can ride a bea ... More >>
Taylor Swift fans -- and judging by the enormous first week record sales of Red, her latest platter released last week, that accounts for a great many folks -- will be rejoicing at news that Swift is heading back out on the road this spring (to wit, that means 58 shows in 45 cities in 29 states, 3 p ... More >>
See Also: - Tonight: Jason Anderson at the hi-dive - The members of Holophrase on working with Ikey Owens on Horizons of Expectation Jason Anderson's startlingly unvarnished yet well-crafted songs and his intimate and charismatic performance style evoke the sense of a compassionate and unpretentio ... More >>
On Wednesday, September 12, you'll have a chance to become part of history and help the Melvins weasel their way into the Guinness World Records book, which they hope to do by playing shows in all fifty states plus one in the District of Columbia in just 51 days. One can only imagine what sparked th ... More >>
Betcha the folks at the Boulder Valley School District are breathing a sigh of relief.... Nancy Sebring was reportedly a finalist for the BVSD's top job last year. Instead, she was slated to become the superintendent in Omaha, until her prospects were felled by the release of sex-obsessed e-mails, ... More >>
You've heard of running away from home. But author Jennifer Wilson, after losing her savings to the stock-market crash, gathered up her family in Des Moines and ran away to home, or at least that's the way she characterizes it in her memoir/travelogue Running Away to Home.
Update below: Reliable sources tell us there have been five layoffs this week at Lincoln Financial Group stations in the Denver market. Most prominent among them: Cruisin' Oldies' Hal Moore, a local radio icon, member of the Broadcast Professionals of Colorado Hall of Fame as well as the current ho ... More >>
Lori MidsonLance Barto started behind the burners at Strings three years ago, working his way up to the executive chef role in 2009 after then-lead chef Aaron Whitcomb left for YiaYia's Euro Bistro in Greenwood Village. Now, Barto's heading over to the line at Wild Catch -- the seafood rest ... More >>
Congratulations, Denver: You have officially been swallowed up whole by the Matrix. Men's Health recently came out with its list of the country's most socially networked cities, and Denver, of all places, came in third. Do we get a prize for this? Like a new FarmVille animal or something?
We generally don't think much about who is narrating our stories, but in the case of Benjamin Hale's new novel, The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, we have to. Mostly because the narrator is an ape. Hale, who grew up in and around Boulder but who currently lives in New York, will be in town to ... More >>
Luca VenterAfter spending the better part of the past couple years touring with 3OH!3's as a sideman, Kamtin Mohager stepped away from his hired gun duties earlier this year, which has enabled him to focus all of his attention solely on cultivating his own band, the Chain Gang of 1974. To tha ... More >>
Last week, on the 101 freeway in downtown Los Angeles, a previously unknown rap-rock group called Imperial Stars stopped traffic so they could play an impromptu gig on the roof of the panel van. Appropriately, the Imperial doofuses performed a song titled "Traffic Jam 101." This über-lame, Airhea ... More >>
What's not to love?Bloggers in Denver continue to type their fingers to the bone. Here are three pieces that resulted from their toils. At Predominantly Orange, Kim Constantinesco concludes that Josh McDaniels's fondness for Tim Tebow represents his strongest episode of man-love since he enc ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
Although Moore has been together for over a decade, it has garnered very little press, mainstream or otherwise, despite being something of an institution in the local metal scene and having put out a handful of albums during its time together. In the last year and a half or so, Moore has been evo ... More >>
I want you... to make me a movie. Here's some money...Downloading of movies, music and other digital media has the entertainment industry in an uproar. All of a sudden, they're afraid those multimillion dollar budgets aren't going to be recouped, and they have families to feed! Okay, they hav ... More >>
A Flickr photoAnother day, another list ranking American cities -- the latest being a U.S. News & World Report survey pinpointing the ten top communities for raising children. Yes, Denver made the top ten. Its blurb reads: "Whether they prefer snowboarding in the Rocky Mountains, biking thro ... More >>
If you don't already have plans tonight for Valentine's eve -- like, say, seeing DeVotchKa at the Paramount -- it would be well worth your time to stop by the Bluebird to catch Gregory Alan Isakov & the Freight, with Oakhurst. By now, you're probably intimately familiar with the guy we named be ... More >>
Yerkish hamming it up. Denver Art Rock Collective Saturday, May 24, 2008 Toad Tavern Better than: The Des Moines Art Rock Collective. The Denver Art Rock Collective, a group of diverse local bands not easily pigeonholed into safe categories or genres, presented a sampling of the five acts in thei ... More >>
Now that the governor has banished this blue law, can 3.2 swill survive?
From big mouth to Mickeys wide mouth.
Jason Roth, Cap’n Fresh & the Stay Fresh Seals, and All Teeth And Knuckles August 27, 2007 Larimer Lounge Better than: Weeping into your Miller Lite over the incisive musings of another brilliant singer-songwriter. Tard-tronica. Electrobotomy. Hip-schlock. Call it what you will and make of it wha ... More >>
Perry Farrell's Satellite Party Ultra Payloaded (Columbia) It's been ages since Farrell's best work with Jane's Addiction. Today, he's more of a scenester and raconteur than a musician interested in pushing anything other than product, and he proves it on Ultra Payloaded, an exercise in alleged coo ... More >>
How the right cuisines could conquer the world.
Wednesday, April 20, Magness Arena, 303-830-8497.
Free at Last
The new Thai Basil has a way with translation.
An attempt to mingle two seafaring stories leaves viewers adrift.
Will LoDo ever be more than a playground for big kids?
XX (Universal/Filthy Hands)
Forget the gold. Olympians can be swimming in a million bucks.
A Goonie no more, Corey Feldman is searching for his soul as a rock musician.
Harvesting memories with the men of Wheat Ridge.
Leah Cohen Festival of Books and Authors
Denver's fabulous sports babes still struggle to score in the male broadcast world.