Cuidado Denver, you're getting a second Cinco de Mayo this summer: tomorrow is National Tequila Day. Americans drank a little over 13 million gallons of tequila last year -- and that number will be surpassed this year. There are a lot of great places in Denver to consume the spirit of the agave; we' ... More >>
UPDATE: We have a winner of our Top Taco contest, in which we asked Cafe Society readers to answer this question: How many Stella's pork carnitas tacos did Comida Cantina at the Source sell during the month of May? Congratulations to lydianew204, who came the closest with a guess of 3,200; the actu ... More >>
On Thursday, June 26, 24 local restaurants will battle it out for taco supremacy in the inaugural Top Taco Denver showdown, a benefit for the Colorado Restaurant Association's Education Foundation ProStart scholarship program. The event, which unfolds in Sculpture Park, located just behind the Denve ... More >>
The Lucha Libre & Laughs showcase is clearly a labor of love from producer Nick Gossert. Gossert, a filmmaker, comedian, and bumbling referee, is responsible for not only booking the funniest comics in Denver, but also juggling the schedules of all the wrestlers involved, renting the ring i ... More >>
Over the years, Denver has generated a wide variety of memorable television commercials. But until recent years, spots tended to live on only in memory -- like the Tree Farm jingle ("Take I-25 to exit 235, and five miles west to the Tree Farm") that was impossible to forget no matter how hard viewer ... More >>
Steuben's has become a go-to Denver staple, thanks to its streamlined approach to classic American diner food and spot-on bar program -- and the two (very different) patios don't hurt, either. Whether you plan on doing some prime people-watching on the front patio along East 17th Avenue, or would ra ... More >>
As you know, we're currently gearing up for our annual Best of Denver issue, which will hit streets and computer terminals near you next week. How best to get you geared up for our latest opus? By sharing the funniest award-winners from 2012. Who has Denver International Airport penis envy -- and wh ... More >>
No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. This recipes blends two cuisine styles for the best of both worlds: We're taking the English tradition of eating baked beans on toast a ... More >>
If you're looking to get your dance on along with your drink and your partying this weekend, you have lots and lots of options. Tonight, Colette's taking on Bar Standard with her deep Chicago house sound, and the following night 3Deep kicks off its latest Soiree at the club, while Casselman's Bar & ... More >>
Denver's Del Norte Brewing debuted a new beer, El Guapo, last night at all 25 Old Chicago locations in Colorado. The 5.6 percent ABV beer is a hoppier answer to Bohemia, the Czech-style Mexican pilsner, says Del Norte co-owner Joe Fox. "We were looking through our portfolio and we didn't have a hopp ... More >>
You've counted down the days. May 1, May 2, May 3... Now it's here. Cinco de Mayo -- the biggest one-day holiday that spans dos días of food, drinks and fun in downtown Denver. On the big day on Saturday, the Cinco de Mayo Parade returns for its 19th annual walk-through -- after a two-year ... More >>
Carne en su jugo at El OlvidoAlmost two months after Jorge Pingarron first told Cafe Society that he was opening a "Mexican, but not Mexican" restaurant on South Broadway, the native of Acapulco has made good on his word: El Olvido opened last night with a fiesta, and when we stopped by today ... More >>
The area around Broadway as it heads into SoBo is booming, what with El Diablo joining a mix that already includes Deluxe and Delite, Karma, Sweet Action and Beatrice & Woodsley. And it will just become busier next year when Robert Thompson of Argyll opens Punch Bowl, his bowling alley/diner- ... More >>
Shela BurgessBenny's patio is a popular hot spot.A sunny Cinco de Mayo -- what are you still doing inside on a computer? Below are ten places, listed in no particular order, where you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo and enjoy the weather. (And if you know of other good celebrations, please shar ... More >>
Jimmy Zanon grew up in Oregon, and in 1998 moved to Colorado for college. He fell in love with both his future wife and the restaurant business here and decided to stay in Denver, where you can currently find him behind the bar at Lola. Now serving: Jimmy Zanon.
The good people at Mezcal (3230 East Colfax Avenue), Tambien (250 Steele Street) and Sketch (101 Broadway) have declared a state of happy hour emergency, which is often the case when the streets and sidewalks are canvasses of white. And so long as the snow continues to fall, all three water ... More >>
NEWSED is turning Santa Fes biggest First Friday into a party.
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There's a lot to love at Juanita's.
A "special edition" of Manual High School's student newspaper delivers a little something extra.