Overweight for most of her life, local trainer Tarrah Lee received a heartbreaking wake-up call when her father passed away from a heart attack. At 25, Lee herself was looking down at a lifetime of unhealthy eating, and the life event moved her to make a serious change. Now a personal trainer and ce ... More >>
I'm not at all sorry I missed being an adult in the 1970s. There were terrible fashion trends with bell bottom pants and clogs with heels, and worse hairstyles with that feathered look; the porn was all sweaty and hairy, and the food trends were...well, Irma Rombauer's Joy of Cooking came out and fo ... More >>
Ed Kammerer Highland Pacific Restaurant & Oyster Bar 3934 West 32nd Avenue 303-477-6644 www.highlandpacific.net This is part one of my interview with Ed Kammerer, exec chef-owner of Highland Pacific Restaurant & Oyster Bar; part two of our chat will run tomorrow. If your kid is a picky eater, Ed K ... More >>
If New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on sugary drinks is enacted, it will give the health department the authority to slap fines on restaurants, movie theaters, food carts and sandwich shops that try to sell sodas larger than 16 ounces. Bad idea? Maybe on the surface -- for those ... More >>
In the name of all that is holy, do not search "Denver" on Urbandictionary.com. Most of what you'll find -- and what we did find -- are what we'll simply call very open-minded sexual acts, but that is a different list entirely. Instead, Westword did the dirty (dirty) work for you, delving into the d ... More >>
Kelsey WhippleMeet Coca-Cola's freestyle soda fountain: 100 flavors to choose from before you still opt for Dr Pepper.The Qdoba at Sixth and Grant has housed Coca-Cola's 100-flavor freestyle soda fountain for three weeks now, but the Terminator of the carbonated world is still creating lines ... More >>
If beer is art, then the next great gallery is about to open in the Santa Fe Arts District. Renegade Brewing, at 925 West Ninth Avenue, will roll up its garage door this Sunday at 2 p.m., welcoming people who appreciate the finer things in life -- things like craft beer.
Is the concept of students bringing lunch from home dying a hideous death -- just like live social interaction and Gilbert Gottfried's career? At Little Village Academy on Chicago's west side, students are not allowed to bring lunches from home unless they have a medical excuse, so they have ... More >>
Banksy: The John Dillinger of street artists.Far more often than is at all warranted, a bill proposing to "crack down" on graffiti -- like the one shot down in committee by the state legislator yesterday -- comes up in some form of government, promising to eradicate the scourge of people scri ... More >>
Lori Midson Welcome to the end of another full week filled with fascinating, weird and scintillating food news. Here's what you may have missed while you were, I don't know, doing something else, like working, or slathering aloe vera on your sunburn.
2 Girls 1 Cup may be the most notorious internet porn video of this generation, portraying two girls doing hideously disgusting things with one cup and some unsavory bodily functions. Seriously NSFW (Wikipedia link). Google it in private if you must. So when a Glasgow woman found out that h ... More >>
It's American Craft Beer Week - seven days that even the United States Congress felt should be set aside for drinking micro brews. But Colorado's beer culture is worth a deeper look, since 100 craft breweries operated here in 2008, producing 75,000 barrels of delicious beer. Of particular interest ... More >>
We Candy Girls do love us a good gummy candy, so the Starburst GummiBursts seemed like a promising choice. Starburst as a brand has proven to have a strong-enough flavor that it transfers itself with some success to other types of candy; the Starburst jellybeans, for example, are favorites for their ... More >>
It's been three weeks since I wrote a word about this season's Top Chef on Bravo. Know why? Because it has been so boring and so contrived and so stupid that the episodes themselves were painful to watch -- making me less than excited about the notion of then rehashing them here. There w ... More >>
This past baseball season, I wrote "Taco Bell Giveaway a Dinger," yet another in a seemingly unending chain of hard-hitting, What's So Funny exposé pieces, which got all up in the guts of a Taco Bell promotion promising four tacos for a dollar from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. the day after your Colorado Roc ... More >>
Squirt some Binaca, pucker up and apply a fresh coat of that Dr. Pepper lipgloss because, after almost exactly one year, we're gonna be making out every day! That's right. As of today, right now, this instant, the Mile High Makeout is a daily event. No more will you have to suffer and pine for days ... More >>
Enjoy a free Dr. Pepper, thanks to Guns 'N' Roses finally getting their shit together Here's a guide to all the excellent content you might have overlooked on Backbeat Online this week, while you were busy dealing with the dual shocks of hearing that not only would the eternally delayed Guns 'N' Ro ... More >>
With Liz away on maternity leave, it was left to Aubrey to find willing test subjects to try her latest Walgreen's find: Brach's Soda Poppers soda flavored filled hard candies. The task proved harder than you might think, since it seems there are a lot of hard candy haters out there and most people, ... More >>
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The Disco Biscuits give fans of electro-jam fusion something to snack on.
Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters.
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