Shaun Motoda TAG|RAW BAR 1423 Larimer Street 303-996-2685 tagrawbar.com This is part two of my interview with Shaun Motoda, chef de cuisine of TAG|RAW BAR; part one of our conversation ran yesterday. Favorite Denver/Boulder restaurant(s) other than your own: I love the Cherry Cricket because their ... More >>
Could what is basically a carbon copy of Colorado's Amendment 64 help make the Aloha State the next one to pass laws legalizing the cultivation, sale and possession of marijuana in small amounts? If Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki is successful, it just might.
Labor Day weekend packed a peck of pickled parties, but for the holiday outing's best costumes, look no further than Saturday's 1950s Tiki-Exotica Ball. Held at the Millenium Harvest House in Boulder, the event featured historic fashion, Polynesian pageantry and vintage music for a night dedicated t ... More >>
A short time ago, John Ingold, a courts and crime reporter for the Denver Post, used his Twitter account to make a hilarious request of scofflaws in the immediate area. The gist: The paper's crime staff is shorthanded right now, so if you're planning something big, could you postpone it for a few d ... More >>
Big pics below.Hawaii Five-0's executive producer has apologized to members of Denver's The Greatest Generations Foundation, whose members were "unintentionally offended" when a ceremony on the seventieth anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor coincided with filming. But the event's host, ... More >>
Mark Monette Flagstaff House 1138 Flagstaff Drive, Boulder 303-442-4640 www.flagstaffhouse.com This is part two of my interview with Mark Monette, executive chef of the Flagstaff House. Part one of that interview, in which Monette talks about cooking with Thomas Keller and his disdain for ... More >>
Mark Monette Flagstaff House 1138 Flagstaff Drive, Boulder 303-442-4640 www.flagstaffhouse.com This is part one of my interview with Mark Monette, executive chef of the Flagstaff House. Part two of my chat with Monette will run in this space tomorrow. While Boulder today is renowned for ... More >>
God save the queen?Hawaii is probably the weirdest U.S. State, as Sarah Vowell observed when she interviewed with our Amber Taufen on Friday: The U.S. basically annexed it over the course of a summer, and even today, native Hawaiians recognize a strong loyalty to the former monarchy -- someth ... More >>
At 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sarah Vowell will sign copies of her latest tome, Unfamiliar Fishes, at the Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th Street. We caught up with Vowell about her inspiration for the book, what she learned and how this book fits into her previous body of work.
Somewhere between the literary obsessiveness and the heroin-haze that, together, consumed his life, William S. Burroughs developed a technique called cut-up writing, which uses fragments of preexisting works and rearranges them to create something new. The results, generally, are dizzying and non ... More >>
Michael Huttner.As part of the August 2009 launch of 50 Ways You Can Help Obama Change America, Michael Huttner, the book's co-author, as well as founder and CEO of ProgressNow.org, promised to give away a trip to Hawaii to the person with the best idea to improve America. Over two years late ... More >>
Photo via www.JenniferFigge.comAspen swimmer Jennifer Figge is going the distance.Jennifer Figge, the Aspen-based endurance athlete who swam the Atlantic (from the Cape Verde Islands to Trinidad) in 2009, then did it again in 2010 just for kicks, is now swimming the Pacific. She dove in from ... More >>
Lori Midson Clint Wangsnes Zengo 1610 Little Raven Street 720-904-0965 www.richardsandoval.com/zengodenver This is part one of Lori Midson's Chef and Tell interview with Clint Wangsnes, chef of Zengo. To read part two of that Q&A, check back here on Friday. "I truly love food, and the high ... More >>
Sarah Vowell is in town tonight for The Denver Post Pen & Podium lecture series at Newman Center for the Performing Arts, following the success of her book The Wordy Shipmates. We caught up with her for a quick interview just after she'd put the finishing touches on her next book, Unfamiliar ... More >>
CBS4Colorado Springs Police haven't ID'd the woman and two teens found dead yesterday in cases being investigated as homicides. But the residence in question was reportedly occupied by the Ogdens: parents Tommy and Rene, kids Olivia and Chase. And in a Reunion.com post, Rene portrayed their l ... More >>
In "Mile Highs and Lows," Westword offers a no-holds-barred look at what goes on behind the locked doors of marijuana dispensaries, whether they resemble swanky bars or a dope dealer's college dorm room. See our updated dispensary list here, and keep reading for William Breathes's review of H ... More >>
Speaking of getting back after it: If you haven't heard yet, DJ Nutmeg -- crowned Best DJ by us in 2004, who picked up stakes and moved to Hawaii the following year -- is back in town, and duder has wasted no time getting back into the, uh, mix. Tonight at the, ahem, Mix Music Lounge (see w ... More >>
"I learned it by watching you!"Kids' shows have always had small jokes designed to go over the heads of the little ones and appeal to the parents in the audience. Or if not the parents, at least to the creative teams on the shows themselves, as they try to stave off serious depression after ... More >>
Bid on mountain retreats, city escapes, spa treatments, a five-day stay in Hawaii, trips to Arizona or Beverly Hills, basketball shoes, a 2010 Road King Classic Touring Motorcycle from Harley Davidson and more while you munch on samples from twenty food stations at tonight's Delightful Dishes ... More >>
That shirt looks kind of Hawaiian, doesn't it?After the closure of the Rocky Mountain News last February, E.W. Scripps CEO Rich Boehne publicly promised a job to Rocky editor/publisher/president John Temple -- but he turned it down to explore other opportunities. Since then, he's consulted a ... More >>
Does this man need your help?Having trouble finding work? You're not alone. Follow Jobbed every week as we troll for the weird, the wacky and the worst of what the recession-era world of job ads has to offer. The Job, as seen online: Personal assistant to high-profile television personality ... More >>
If you're not a student lucky enough to have a snow day, or a grown-up who's wisely decided to stay home and watch movies, you've either already been on the roads during today's storm or you're about to venture out onto them. And while Colorado drivers can present their own issues, out-of-staters ri ... More >>
"You're the first person who's asked for hot sauce since I opened," says Troy Guard. The owner and executive chef of TAG, a three-month-old restaurant in Larimer Square, isn't quite scolding me, but he's made it perfectly clear that his steak tacos, a plate of which sits in front of me, don't ... More >>
Averaging 200 shows every year for the past eight years, the members of Pepper have earned a reputation for being as dedicated as they are hedonistic. With five full-length albums under their belt and the development of their own record label, the Hawaiian-bred members have demonstrated an int ... More >>
Turn May Day into Lei Day at this Hawaiian celebration.
Add some $2 rice and you've got a very expensive $16 plate lunch at 8 Islands. As my brother said on our way to Boulder this weekend, "It's pretty hard to fuck up a plate lunch." We were driving to check out 8 Islands, an eatery that specializes in the uniquely Hawaiian culinary phenomenon known a ... More >>
Once again, SPAM -- everyone's favorite potted meat product -- is in the news. And this time, there's a Colorado hook: Ron Pearman of Colorado Springs won the grand prize in the Great American SPAM Championship. (Read Melanie Asmar's interview with the champ here.) The contest, held at state a ... More >>
Parenting off the grid â and eventually off the reservation â in the altâfamily portrait Surfwise.
Two local athletes move From Tragedy to Triumph.
DJ Nutmeg is moving out of the house, but its foundation is still strong.
There's little merit to The Big Bounce.
Meth: It's not just for the white-trash crowd.
Rocky Mountain News
Roy's Cherry Creek
Is the media to blame for Tom Sanchez's dismissal?
Kekoa Franconi's theme night might seem outrageous, but the little girls (and boys) understand.
January 28 - February 3, 1999