"Hapa" is "a Hawaiian term that describes a harmonious blend of Asian and American cultures," according to the Hapa Sushi menu. And this homegrown, four-restaurant chain is devoted to making moving between those cultures easy -- and delicious. Those unfamiliar with sushi will find Hapa a comforting ... More >>
The three tall sculptures at the Arapahoe at Village Center light-rail station look like they could fit together as a puzzle. But as it turns out, there's nothing puzzling about the concept behind this piece: Sculptor Michael Clapper created it to represent Greenwood Village itself. He recently talk ... More >>
The first Modmarket opened in 2009 in Boulder, a town that seemed ideally suited for its seasonal ingredients and farm-to-table philosophy set off by a sleek, fast-casual setting. But in the three years after that, owners Rob McColgan and Anthony Pigliacamto opened three more stores in metro locatio ... More >>
A new restaurant has taken root on the second floor of the Hyatt Regency in the Tech Center. Root25 Taphouse & Kitchen is a big step up from the standard chain-hotel restaurant, with locally focused fare, barrel-aged cocktails and a healthy kid's menu. Partnering with such local vendors as Haystack ... More >>
Next Monday, despite threats of a lawsuit, the Denver City Council seems all but certain to impose a ban on medical marijuana outdoor advertising -- a proposal that seems to have been almost entirely motivated by antipathy toward sign spinners. If the council lowers the boom, how will these MMJ spi ... More >>
Kelsey Whipple's post about an Occupy Denver protest at Snooze over the weekend has produced lotsa strongly expressed opinions on both sides of the issue. Here's a comment from a reader who understands why Snooze supports an urban camping ban.
The Great Harvest Bread Co., 5910 South University Boulevard in Greenwood Village, is having a one-year anniversary celebration in honor of its new owners, who took over the spot last February. The joint will be offering family activities -- face painting and balloon animals -- from 3 to 4 p.m. toda ... More >>
Gridiron Grille is set to open Friday at 5650 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard in Greenwood Village. The address, which was formerly occupied by the Royal Gorge, was taken over by local sports fans Tony McGuinnis and his sister-in-law, Audra Jackson Powers. The two plan to offer an affordable menu featur ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week began this past Saturday (prompting some words of wisdom from Matt Selby, chef of Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's) and continues through Friday, March 9. Participating restaurants are offering prix-fixe meals for $52.80 per couple or $26.40 per individual. Visit the w ... More >>
YaYa's Euro Bistro, 8310 East Belleview Avenue in Greenwood Village, will host the Pinot Posse dinner at 6:30 p.m., when winemakers and owners of a variety of wine companies will be on hand. The event costs $15; for more information, call 303-741-1110 or visit www.yayasbistro.com. For inform ... More >>
A Flickr photo.The brand-new zpizza, at 1695 29th Street in Boulder (and also 4940 South Yosemite Street in Greenwood Village), will offer free samples of its Provence pizza to celebrate Bastille Day from 11 a.m. to noon and again from 4 to 5 p.m. today. For more info, call 303-545-5222 or vi ... More >>
The news that Cafe Berlin is moving to the 16th Street Mall reminded us that it was time to check in on the status of another longtime German restaurant, Chinook Tavern. When the Georg family closed their restaurant at 265 Detroit Street back in June 2008, they promised that Chinoook would re ... More >>
There is no movie theater in Denver like the Landmark in Greenwood Village. Popcorn and fountain drinks come free with your ticket, there's a full bar and VIP seating, some of the highest-quality screens in town and much better movie offerings than their megaplex peers. The current selection ... More >>
The Kitchen Table, 5375 Landmark Place, Suite 105 in Greenwood Village in Englewood, presents Simply Spain: Valencia, a regional foods class, from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is $95; call 303-220-9769 or visit www.kitchentablegv.com. For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit ... More >>
A Flickr photo.If your New Year's resolution is to eat healthier and you want a head start, head to the Kitchen Table, 5375 Landmark Place in Greenwood Village, which presents Meatless Mondays every Monday. Tonight, you can learn about vegetable dishes that originated in Tuscany, everything f ... More >>
Dozens of restaurants are hosting special New Year's Eves dinners -- but there are other culinary specials this week, too. Here's a taste of what's on the menu:
If you were planning on blowing $150 on a bottle of wine at dinner in the next couple of nights -- or if you've been dreaming about drinking luxurious Napa Cabernet Sauvignon or racy Bordeaux in steakhouse digs -- you might consider making a reservation at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse ... More >>
A new Asian restaurant will soon replace an old Asian restaurant at 10440 East Arapahoe Road in Greenwood Village. Volcano, which is going into the space formerly occupied by Carlos Miguel's and the wanly-named Sushi Club, will feature a sushi bar, hibachi and "modern Chinese food," as well ... More >>
Get your sleeping bags out, early birds. Sunflower Farmers Market is opening its tenth Colorado location two weeks from today, and if the past is any indication, things could get a little crazy. A Sunflower representative says lines started forming at 3 a.m. for the Albuquerque store's June ... More >>
Neapolitan pizza peeps Pizza Republica has completely exploded its happy hour menu. Before, you could just get discounted pizzas, but the Greenwood Village pizzeria recently expanded its happyt-hour offerings to include mussels, meatballs, mushroom ravioli, flatbread, bruschetta and panini s ... More >>
Mark MangerFogo de Chao unleashed its love of meat on Denver in '09.Dozens of restaurants closed in the metro area over the past year, ranging from such old-timers as the Trail Dust Steak House, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and Chez Jose to newcomers like XO, which both opened and closed in 2009. ... More >>
Okay, so maybe the new location for Yanni's Greek Restaurant isn't quite this pretty, but it is certainly a step up -- a move from a slightly rattletrap strip mall on South Monaco Parkway to a space smack-dab in the middle of the Landmark development's throbbing retail heart, right next door ... More >>
Pam Savage Sims is a talented singer and a talented chef, but she's focused on the latter while she and her husband, Curt Sims, have built their chain of Lime restaurants. From 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, though, she'll be concentrating on her pipes, not her pans, when she sings at Sublime, the cl ... More >>
Lori MidsonGB Fish & Chips opened a second location on the last day of November.RESTAURANTS OPENING IN NOVEMBER Aboba, 5810 West Alameda Avenue Archive Room, 5601 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada Beaver Dam, 7545 East Iliff Avenue Buckin' Harleys, 1451 Cortez Street Cafe Colorado, 287 Colu ... More >>
Learn how to prepare warm winter meals at "The Secrets of Soups: Legumes," a class that will offer up recipes for white bean and cheddar soup, Appaloosa bean medley soup, and charred minestrone. The lesson runs from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at the Kitchen Table, 5375 Landmark Place in Greenw ... More >>
The Taste of Greenwood Village kicks off at 5 p.m. tonight at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center, 7800 East Tufts Avenue, with 32 restaurants, more than 30 wineries and a silent auction to benefit the Beacon Center, a Denver child-advocacy nonprofit. Ticket prices range from $50, which include ... More >>
Once you're done carving that awesome jack-o-lantern, what the hell do you do with the insides? The Kitchen Table Cooking School, at 5375 Landmark Place in Greenwood Village, has the answer: pumpkin custard tarts, pumpkin chocolate-chip brownies and pumpkin roulade cake. Learn how to make all ... More >>
Denver's two Wine Loft outposts -- in the Landmark project at 7600 Landmark Way in Greenwood Village, and at 1527 Wazee Street --host wine tastings every Wednesday evening.But the real deal is on Tuesday, when both Lofts offer half-price bottles of wine.Find more details on the wine-bar chain's webs ... More >>
Troy Guard's TAG is now open in Larimer Square.RESTAURANT OPENINGS IN MAY Belemonti's Pizzeria, 644 Santa Fe Drive Otto's Grill, 2200 Market Street Pho on 6th, 1312 East Sixth Avenue Olivea, 719 East 17th Avenue Buffalo Wild Wings, 15570 West 64th Avenue, Arvada Recovery Room, 819 Colorado Boulev ... More >>
Baking isn't easy a mile above sea level, but you should be able to rise to the occasion after taking "Baking Fundamentals," a six-week series whose first session runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m. tonight at the Kitchen Table Cooking School in the Landmark project in Greenwood Village. Tuition is $55 for t ... More >>
Danielle Cyrot, chief winemaker for St. Clement Winery in the Napa Valley, will host a wine-tasting at Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street tonight at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30, and a portion benefits the Women's Bean Project; for reservations, go to www.stringsrestaurant.com. From 7 to 8:30 p.m. on March ... More >>
Back in 1996, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers moved its national headquarters to Greenwood Village. And while other chains are scaling back (or disappearing altogether), those based in Denver seem to be doing fairly well. There's Chipotle, of course, which is moving into London this year. And on Monday, R ... More >>
Wingin' It, a local wing joint boasting 26 different wing sauces made from scratch, recently closed two of its four locations: 6860 South Lincoln Court in Greenwood Village and 7541 South University Boulevard in Centennial. But you can still get Wingin' It's deep-fried Twinkies, candy bars and Oreo ... More >>
People have been raving about Palazzo Verdi since the office building housing the Madden Museum of Art as well as the Atrium event space debuted last month. And now Mangia Bevi is giving them more reason to applaud. The European-style cafe, created by Larry DiPasquale and run by his E ... More >>
There have been lots of problems at the Landmark project in Greenwood Village -- prices up, tenants out. (At one point, Sparrow was going to not only open a second restaurant in the development, but a market -- but then the restaurant on Seventh Avenue closed, and Sparrow Market Cafe flew the coop, ... More >>
Delish Demure celebrates its grand opening with a fashion show.
Guess who's coming to dinner? We were enjoying a Labor Day weekend grilling of fresh salmon with Palisade peach salsa on the wraparound deck of a friend’s house in Centennial, just a few blocks from the retail mecca of Orchard and University. Suddenly, from the wooded ditch behind the house came ... More >>
Here's the deal of the day: Charlie Huang, owner of Jing in the Landmark project at 5370 East Greenwood Village Plaza in Greenwood Village and Little Ollie's at 2363 East Third Avenue, will donate 100 percent of all proceeds from lunch and dinner at both restaurants to today to victims of the earth ... More >>
Jump-start the Christmas spirit at WinterWorld.
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