Mitch Mayers Black Pearl 1529 South Pearl Street 303-777-0500 www.blackpearldenver.com Part one of my interview with Mitch Mayers, exec chef of Black Pearl, an yesterday; this is part two of our conversation. Favorite restaurant in America: Morimoto, in New York City. When I ate dinner there, Mori ... More >>
Now who's hiding from voters! That's part of the message from campaigners for Representative Mike Coffman, who is criticizing challenger Joe Miklosi for not attending a congressional debate on Monday. The attack comes after opponents' accusations that Coffman is unavailable to constituents. But Mi ... More >>
As the nation debates the role of government programs and taxes in the American economy -- in response to a leaked video of Mitt Romney -- Colorado taxes are now at the center of a vicious back-and-forth between two candidates battling for a local congressional seat. Yesterday, the re-election campa ... More >>
Update below: The time has come to question whether many liberal arts degrees are really worth it. So says Representative Mike Coffman in a recent newsletter, in which he also admits to regretting his own political science major and notes that he probably would've been better off primarily studying ... More >>
Beau Simmons Jonesy's EatBar 400 East 20th Avenue 303-863-7473 www.jeatbar.com This is part one of my interview with Beau Simmons, exec chef of Jonesy's EatBar. You can read part two of our chat tomorrow. Beau Simmons stretches out in his garden, his face tickled by the leaves of his heirloom-toma ... More >>
Pete Marczyk Marczyk Fine Foods 770 East 17th Avenue, 303-894-9499 5100 East Colfax Avenue, 303-243-3355 www.marczykfinefoods.com This is part one of my interview with Pete Marczyk. Part two of our chat will run tomorrow. Bread head, wine geek, cheese gigolo, butter junkie. Ask Pete Marczyk, the ... More >>
Rachel Thoele of Flipper (due tonight at the Lion's Lair) got her start in the Bay Area punk scene in her first band God (or G.O.D. aka Girls On Drugs or Girls Over Dosed). But the first band she was in that many people got to see was Frightwig, the legendary art punk band from the '80s that was oft ... More >>
Tom Coohill Coohills 1400 Wewatta Street 303-623-5700 coohills.com This is part two of my interview with Tom Coohill, exec chef/owner of Coohills. Part one of my chat with Coohill appeared in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: Hangawi in New York City has the most interesting ve ... More >>
Author Benjamin Percy has his feet in pretty much every pair of shoes on the writing track: he's a novelist, a short story writer and an essayist, he's worked on graphic novels and short films and he teaches on top of all that. Since he's in town tonight at St. Cajetan's Center, we took the o ... More >>
Man does not live by bread alone but you could come close here.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Jesse Morreale's basement tapes.
I have reservations about hotel restaurants, including Panzano.
Showdown (Stag Records)
Empty House (Bloodshot)
The Cream Puffery is on the rise.
From the week of November 14, 2002
A media column about secondhand smoke stirs up a cloud of controversy.