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Greenwood Village

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Does Pizza Republica rise to the occasion?

    Like many of you, I found myself downtown a lot over the holidays. But instead of grabbing a bite at the usual suspects on Larimer Street, I ventured farther afield and ended up at Pizza Republica, the restaurant that was built onto the Colorado Convention Center and opened last May. See also: Chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Marijuana: 24 Colorado cities (so far) have banned recreational pot

    The idea of recreational marijuana for sale in your hometown gets closer to reality for many individuals. For others, though, it just keeps getting pushed away. Castle Pines recently passed an ordinance banning the sale of recreational pot, by a unanimous vote from its city council last week -- and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Kitchen Table is now cooking in its new home -- you could be, too

    Kitchen Table Cooking School is now cooking in its new location, at 6380 South Fiddler's Green Circle in Greenwood Village. The new spot is close to light rail, but also has plenty of parking as well as a new incarnation of Espressolé Caffe, where you can enjoy a cup of handcrafted coffee as well a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Photos: Parry's is open in Greenwood Village -- and getting ready for a "Big Ass" tap takeover

    The fourth location of Parry's Pizzeria & Bar opened this month at 5970 South Holly Street in Greenwood Village. This new outpost started service just in time to partake in the homegrown chain's massive tap-takeover event -- a collaboration with Avery Brewing Co. featuring a total of over ninety bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Marijuana business ban in Lafayette includes cannabis-friendly coffee shop

    Lafayette City Council unanimously voted last night to pass an eight-month moratorium on all marijuana-related businesses, including the city's lone cannabis-friendly coffee shop. Veronica Carpio, owner of the Front Tea and Arts Shop -- which allows adults 21 and over to use vaporizers during certai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Round two with Matt Lewis, exec chef of Bones

    Matt Lewis Bones 701 Grant Street 303-860-2929 www.bonesdenver.com Part one of my interview with Matt Lewis, exec chef of Bones, ran yesterday. This is part two of our conversation. Favorite restaurant in America: My experience at Bouchon was amazing, even more so because the chef de cuisine cam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Superfood salad from Modmarket lives up to its name

    The concept behind Modmarket is fresh, seasonal, farm-to-table food served up fast. And it's caught on fast: After the original outpost opened in Boulder two years ago, the company quickly opened two more locations. We stopped by the restaurant at 8575 East Arapahoe Road in Greenwood Village yesterd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Larkburger coming to downtown Denver

    Larkburger, which got its start as a little stand-alone burger joint in Edwards in 2006, plans to open an eighth Colorado location -- this one in downtown Denver.

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Sushi Bay will open where the Hole closed

    If you've been following this blog, then you've no doubt read about the endless parade of pizza joints that are sweeping across the Denver landscape: Toppings started slinging pies in LoDo last Friday; Right Coast Pizza began tossing dough two weeks ago in Wheat Ridge; and Fired Up will open in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Kitchen Table has two meat-free classes on today's menu

    The Kitchen Table Cooking School is doing double duty on meatless Monday. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, it will offer a cooking class on "The Incredible Edible Egg"; from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, the course is "Meatless Monday: Contemporary Mexico." Each class is $80, and includes food; the school is l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Ten Colorado companies strut their stuff at the Consumer Electronics Show

    otterbox.com​ The Consumer Electronics Show, that yearly technology bacchanal, kicks off today in Las Vegas. It's an orgy of smartphones, tablets, Justin Bieber and ... gospel singers belting out tweets? You better believe it. A host of Colorado companies are there, showing and telling and (ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Meatless Monday options at Olivea, Duo and the Kitchen Table

    A Flickr photo.​It's no secret that we're fans of Meatless Monday, and today you can join the movement with minimal effort by eating at Olivea (719 East 17th Avenue, 303-861-5050) or Duo (2413 West 32nd Avenue, 303-477-4141), which offer vegetarian specials every Monday. If you're interested i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Red Car Wine Dinner at Ya Ya's

    ​Carroll Kemp, owner/winemaker of Red Car Wines, will be on hand for tonight's wine dinner at Ya Ya's, 8310 East Belleview Avenue in Greenwood Village. Six courses will each be paired with a Red Car wine. The dinner starts at 6 p.m. and costs $125; reservations are required. To make yours, cal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Restaurant roll call for September

    Restaurant openings far outweighed closings last month, with the long-awaited Charcoal heating up the scene. Here's our Restaurant roll call for September:

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Review Preview: Tao Tao Noodle Bar

    Mark Manger​Chopsticks China Bistro held down the corner of Federal and Mississippi for four years, turning out stellar Chinese cuisine that spanned Szechuan specialties, Taiwanese soup dumplings and sandwiches. We loved the place, and we were sad to see it go when it ditched its digs on Feder ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Eggs and More serves up morning meals in Greenwood Village

    ​MJ Sadeth has spent over twenty years in the restaurant business; she once owned House of Kabob, Shiraz and the now-defunct Saffron, restaurants she sold four years ago. So when she started building Eggs and More in Greenwood Village, she drew on what she'd learned over the course of two deca ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Larkburger looking to add a fifth beef barn in West Washington Park

    Lori Midson​Larkburger, the gourmet burger barn that started in the high country -- specifically, Edwards -- and spawned siblings in Greenwood Village, Boulder and Fort Collins, is bringing its Black Angus beef to West Washington Park, taking over part of the behemoth square footage that belo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Saigon Landing closed after fire

    South Metro Fire District​Business has been hot at Saigon Landing, which opened last November in Greenwood Village, but no one wanted it this hot: Late Sunday, the building at 6585 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard caught fire -- firefighters suspect lightning -- and was heavily damaged.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Asian restaurants around town are offering $16.80 meal deals through mid-June

    ​You're in luck: A number of area Asian restaurants are offering prix fixe menus at a great price in honor of Asian Restaurant Month. It's sorta like Denver Restaurant Week, but just for Asian restaurants. Whereas Denver's restaurant week features two-person meals for $52.80, restaurants pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Tom Tancredo serves no sour grapes

    ​Yes, that's Tom Tancredo's name on a "Save the Date" invitation for a VIP opening celebration at the new Water 2 Wine winery in the Shops in Greenwood Village next month. But don't think the former congressman is trading rabble-rousing for a career as a mild-mannered businessman. Once Tancred ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Don't know how comforting Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre's new name is, but it certainly has teeth

    Aaron Thackeray​How do you take a venue that's already not all that appealing in the first place and make it even less so? How about hanging a handle on it that fans can't say (or even think about, really) without spitting out their soda? If you haven't heard yet, word came down this morning t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Chinook could be gone with the wind

    ​When the Georg family closed Chinook, their longtime restaurant at 265 Detroit Street, in the summer of 2008, they promised to relocate within a few months to the new Landmark project. But now, more than eighteen months later, it looks like Chinook will never open in Greenwood Village. The ... More >>

  • Music

    December 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    New menu for Chad Clevenger at Mel's

    ​ I had a rough time of it when last I found myself under chef Chad Clevenger's care at Mel's Restaurant in Greenwood Village. But my experience was nothing compared to how Clevenger and his crew must've felt once my review of the restaurant came out. Still, I have to give the guy credit fo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 24, 2009
  • Music

    July 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Zpizza opens today in Greenwood Village

    It's too late to grab the free pizza that Zpizza was handing out last night, but you can buy a pie today, when Zpizza officially opens for business at 4940 South Yosemite in Greenwood Village. Lori Midson got a taste of the chain when she was in California a couple of weeks ago.

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 14 edition

    Open wide... Love bites. Today in Cafe Society: • Zpizza to open z doors in Greenwood Village. • Uncork at Four Mile Historic Park tonight. • Get a job! Jesse Morreale's job fair. • Our Weekly Bread: Jersey Mike's. • Drinking with Pete at Union Station. • The Maker's Mark Mint Julep: D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Jet's Pizza Republica ready for takeoff

    After a few delays, Jet Entertainment Group is slated to open Pizza Republica, its restaurant in the Landmark project in Greenwood Village, on May 8. According to the optimistically present-tense description on Jet's website, "Pizza Republica focuses on homemade cooking using local and organic produ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    Today's featured event: Dip your toes into a wave of Spa Week bargains

    We're all in the same boat here, ladies: The Spa Week website is off the hook! Hotter than Kilauea when it blows its top! Just be prepared to stand by for information, because the glorious week in spring when spas across the nation, including several here in Denver, offer introductory treatments on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    If you're looking to build an office building, read this blog

    Photo courtesy of Flickr. What's that? You want to build an $8.3 million, 51,000-square-foot office building somewhere along the Front Range? And you're wondering about building permit fees and estimated plan approval times in various cities and counties? Why, it's your lucky day! Colorado State ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2009

    Brats for a good cause, and other Saturday events

    Today, March14, Sunflower Farmers Market at 1980 East County Line Road in Highlands Ranch is hosting March Madness, firing up the grill and selling brats to benefit the Make a Wish Foundation. For info, call 303-243-5060. The Kitchen Table Cooking School at Landmark in Greenwood Village will put out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Sweet talk from Keegan Gerhard and other tasty events

    There's quite a smorgasbord of food-related fun tonight. "Taste Test: Random Encounters in the History & Science of Food" returns to the Lab at Belmar, 404 South Upham in Lakewood, at 6 p.m. today, March 12, when the focus will be on...sugar. Keegan Gerhard, pastry chef, Food Network host,owner of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Blue Ocean celebrates one year of new ownership

      Happy anniversary to Blue Ocean Asian Cafe! The restaurant, located at 8101 East Belleview Avenue in Greenwood Village, was purchased by current owner Guodong Hong in January 2008, but has managed to keep the same chef, Ji Gang Li, and the menu is relatively unchanged since Jason Sheehan's r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Diego Zhang's will blow your mind. As for the food ...

    On Saturday, I trekked out to Greenwood Village to watch playoff football at a friend's, and on the way, I swooped into the strip mall on the corner of Arapahoe and Peoria, looking for lunch. I expected to have to stomach something from the strip's foursome of ubiquitous dining options -- Noodles &a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Cracking the Egg Shell on Blake Street

    The Jet Entertainment Group may be the busiest boys in chow business. They picked up Nine75 (975 Lincoln Street) right after Jim Sullivan closed it this fall, and reopened it in a matter of days. They're finishing up a project at the Jet Hotel, at 1612 Wazee Street, to make room for XO, a noodle ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    Landmark rates the New York Times

    The Landmark project in Greenwood Village is still waiting for some of its tenants to appear, but the New York Times didn't wait to salute the development. In a November 9 story headlined "A Luxury Development Thrives in Denver," the paper asked "why is this project doing so well while elsewhere oth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    An ode to two-meal days. Or: Making you hungry on a Monday morning

    Start your next two-meal day at The Kitchen, in Boulder (Photo from thekitchencafe.com). Note: Writing this made the author extremely hungry and on pace for an 11:45 lunch break. Readers who brought Lean Cuisine to work should read with caution. I entertained an out-of-town guest this weekend. An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008
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    October 6, 2008

    Sparrow Market flies the coop

    The Landmark project in Greenwood Village will get a big boost this week, when Comedy Works South finally opens. But what was supposed to be one of the development's big tenants was grounded long ago: Sparrow was once going to open not just a second restaurant that played off the original (and overr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    The food at this theater sucks worse than a Woody Allen movie

    The menu at Landmark is as empty as Scarlet Johansson. Dinner and a movie…it sounds like such a good idea, right? A movie theater with a restaurant inside? A place where you can get something a little more substantial than a soggy bag of popcorn and a box of Goobers? Yeah. And let me tell you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2008

    Chinook: Gone With the Wind

    Timing is everything, and the Georg family picked a very good time to close their Chinook Tavern, a landmark at 265 Detroit Street for almost two decades. By closing up on Tuesday, they managed to avoid the chaos of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival. Now if they can just survive the chaos of moving in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2008

    Crown Jewel

    Concerts for Kids makes it easy to do the right thing.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008

    Coors Amphitheatre Back to Fiddler's Green

    Two decades ago, an outdoor amphitheatre was created in the heart of Greenwood Village. The gods saw that it was good and named it Fiddler's Green. In recent years, it's been known as Coors Amphitheatre -- even though a great many stubborn locals still called it Fiddler's. Well, good news for all yo ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 22, 2003

    Drink of the Week

    Streetcar Named Desire

  • Dining

    December 7, 2000

    Check, Please!

    Readers give our food critic something to chew on.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best new high-rise

    The Hines Tower

  • News

    April 30, 1998

    Burning Issue

    Firefighters in Denver's "money belt" enlist Broncos to help oust their governing board.

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