It's not like Geeks Who Drink, the Denver-based, bar-style trivia juggernaut that got its start here in 2005, needs much celebrity power: Over the past eight years, it's stretched to more than twenty states, and thousands of people turn out to test their nerdy knowledge each week at hundreds of wate ... More >>
Updated with new events: Tourists may go to Rome to see the Coliseum, but it's the side streets, the adventures and the hidden cafes that typically fill their cameras and their post-trip stories. The same is true of the week surrounding the Great American Beer Festival. The event is the centerpiece, ... More >>
"New York City is the culinary mecca of our country, if not the world," declares Hosea Rosenberg. "It's a place like no other, where ingredients and techniques of every conceivable style congregate. It's where the best chefs on the planet come to shine." See also: - The Denver FIVE culinary stars w ... More >>
The Great American Beer Festival sold out in minutes -- possibly seconds -- this year, stealing the breath away from many beer fans and crashing plans. But the festival-related events that surround the annual beerstravaganza, October 11-13, have risen to a level in the past two years that now equals ... More >>
The crowning burger at Wednesday night's Denver Burger Battle, at least according to the restaurant industry judges -- Hosea Rosenberg, Jenna Johansen, Daniel Asher and Max MacKissock -- was the meat candy from Larkburger, Thomas Salamunovich's fast-casual empire of artisan burger joints that got it ... More >>
Earlier this year, Leigh Sullivan Enterprises -- a hospitality-industry marketing, brand-management and public-relations consulting firm helmed by Leigh Sullivan -- announced its fifth crop of chefs to fill out the ranks of the Denver FIVE, an organization that's "a culinary group whose main goal is ... More >>
Zolo Southwestern Grill, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder, will host a dinner tonight that benefits the Autism Society of Boulder County. Guest chefs include Dave Query and Mark Monette from the Flagstaff House, John Platt from Q's, Riff's, Top Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg and Jen Bush of Bitter Bar. ... More >>
The Top Chef crew came to Denver this week, auditioning chefs for the tenth season of the Bravo show. "We've had auditions before in Denver, but never a proper casting call, and it was time to see what the city's chefs really had to offer," Hunter Braun, Top Chef's senior casting producer, told Lori ... More >>
Leigh Sullivan founded FIVE, a group of Denver chefs who cook across the country, back in 2008; the lineup, like Sullivan herself, has gone through some changes over the years. Sullivan recently relaunched her own marketing/public relations company, Leigh Sullivan Enterprises, and just announced the ... More >>
If you've been wondering how Leigh Sullivan, the ex-wife of Troy Guard, who owns TAG and TAG|RAW BAR, is doing since the couple split last year, the answer is "better than ever."
Lori MidsonTop Chef Hosea Rosenberg and star bartender James Lee are collaborating on a farm, catering company and restaurant.Hosea Rosenberg is a ham. The former exec chef of Jax-Boulder -- and victor of Top Chef season five -- has hijacked my computer, typing "Hosea is soooooooooo handsome ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Halloween is next Monday, and the restaurant industry is celebrating in force -- but that's not all that's on the menu; there's also a Hush dinner (with Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg), food films and much more. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Lori MidsonJames Lee, a bartender at Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar, is teaming up with Top Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg to open a new restaurant -- but first, they'll spotlight their drinks and dishes at a HUSH event at mise en place. For the past several months, Phil Armstrong, Denver's princ ... More >>
When Laura Rice and Top Chef Season 5 winner Hosea Rosenberg started hawking sexed up versions of global street food last year from their tricked-out Airstream trailer in Boulder , they had plans to take their concept national. "Street food is the next fastcasual," Rice told us at the time. ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Creating fine tequila is an art in and of itself, and when fine tequila is paired with special dishes designed to match the alcohol, it takes the much-maligned margarita staple to a whole new level. Tonight at 7 p.m., El Diablo, 101 Broadway, will host a five-course tequila din ... More >>
We've long been fans of happy hour at the Boulder outpost of Jax Fish House, 928 Pearl Street, where we can put down dozens of cold, briny oysters at just a dollar a pop. But if it's seafood you're after, the kitchen once run by Top Chef Season 5 winner Hosea Rosenberg is probably your best b ... More >>
Get in the swim tonight at a seafood dinner at Jax Fish House in Boulder, which is hosting another Hosea Rosenberg monthly dinner, or Jax Fish House Denver, which is hosting its own seafood dinner. And across the street, McCormick's Fish House & Bar also has a multi-course dinner planned.
Sometime between February of last year and now, Hosea Rosenberg, the Boulder cooker who won Top Chef: New York, got himself a Girl Friday personal assistant, name of Rachel Bachman, who doesn't approve of our photo choices -- specifically the photo below, which I snapped during a viewing party at th ... More >>
The Great American Beer Festival has snagged Boulder chef and Top Chef Season 5 winner, Hosea Rosenberg, who will give a presentation on street-food trends and beer. Rosenberg recently partnered with Laura Rice to open StrEAT Chefs, a tricked out Airstream trailer that cruises Boulder, servi ... More >>
Hosea Rosenberg heads back to home base. Each month, Jax Fish House, 928 Pearl Street in Boulder, has been welcoming back Top Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg for the aptly named Hosea Rosenberg Monthly Dinner Series. June's theme: "New Found Love for New Orleans." Dinner starts at 6 p.m. tonight ... More >>
The Airstream trailer that will hawk Top Chef Season 5 winner Hosea Rosenberg's tricked-out street food has yet to hit the road, but his business partner, Laura Rice, already has bigger plans. Think global, eat mobile, urges the Streat Chefs website.
Hosea Rosenberg serves up a series.Jax Fish House, 928 Pearl Street in Boulder, kicks off a new dinner series tonight. Every month, Top Chef champion Hosea Rosenberg will host a dinner based on a different theme. Tonight's is "Found in Translation: Inspiration from Hong Kong." Dinner starts ... More >>
Zolo Southwestern Grill, at 2525 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder, wraps up its 151 Days of Tequila with El Jefe de Tequila, a dinner featuring tequila as an ingredient in each course prepared by chefs Brett Smith, Kelly Kingsford, Jaime Martinez, Hosea Rosenberg and Erik Rollings.
Lori MidsonSheila Lucero and her kitchen crew"I get such an adrenalin rush when I'm in the kitchen and there's great satisfaction in making it all happen in a very small and hot environment and having people leave happy about their decision to eat here," says Sheila Lucero. The newly promoted ... More >>
Lori MidsonTop Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg with fellow contestant Fabio VivianiOkay, so Jax-Boulder superchef Hosea Rosenberg wins Top Chef: New York and, along with the top title, gets $100,000 to blow on opening a new restaurant. Except he hasn't opened a new restaurant. In fact, as I rep ... More >>
As I reported earlier today, Jax-Boulder chef Hosea Rosenberg is the official grand marshal at the University of Colorado at Boulder's 2009 homecoming on Friday, October 30. And one of the perks (if you can call it that) of living in the residence halls, at least on Friday, is that the coll ... More >>
Jax Boulder exec chef and Top Chef New York winner Hosea Rosenberg isn't hanging out a whole lot in the People's Republic of Boulder these days. His Facebook page says he's "heading into San Fran to find the city's best Bloody Mary," but presumably he'll accomplish that goal before 6:30 p.m ... More >>
Picture this. Today in Backbeat Online: • Flier of the Week: Lipgloss. • Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of September 14, 2009. Today in Cafe Society: • Amnesia wins the Mix Master Bartender contest, appropriately enough. • Hosea Rosenberg hosts Colorado harvest dinner at ... More >>
Today marks the first day of the Wine Festival at Steamboat, a four-day food-and-wine event that includes cooking demonstrations, food and wine seminars, grand tastings, fly-fishing and mountain biking, food and wine day trips, and the uncorking of more than 800 domestic and international bot ... More >>
Lori MidsonJust in case you missed Hosea Rosenberg, the exec chef at Jax Fish House, Boulder (928 Pearl Street), drop his jaw in disbelief when he was crowned top cooker on the season 5 finale of Top Chef, or at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen last weekend, when he edged out Top Chef: Season 4 ... More >>
Lori MidsonTop Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg and knifed cheftestant Fabio Viviani By the time the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen ended yesterday afternoon, I'd already seen a whole posse of amateurs puke; another man suffer a seizure just after chef Michael Symor ended a fantastic cooking demo devoted ... More >>
A few weeks back, shortly after it was announced that Boulder chef Hosea Rosenberg had taken home the big prize and won this year's Top Chef prize on the Bravo reality show of the same name, Rosenberg mentioned in passing that he was already working with a local artisanal foods company, but wouldn't ... More >>
Hosea Rosenberg. Let it snow? Let it snow? Let it snow? Today in Cafe Society: • Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg spreads the wealth. • Updated: Other stirring events, now that "Soup for the Soul" is cancelled. • Desperately seeking volunteers for the IACP conference in Denver. • Co-op grocery lo ... More >>
The Big Red F restaurant group has been making some big noise in the past few weeks, what with Hosea Rosenberg of Jax winning Top Chef and the opening of Happy Noodle House. Now Centro Latin Kitchen, whose sous, Melissa Harrison, was also a Top Chef contestant, is hosting a Chilean wine dinner on Th ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week is over, but there are still plenty of good meals and deals out there. Jason Sheehan offers a rundown on the top seven spots to grab a bite to eat on Broadway in The List. A week after his win on Top Chef, Tyler Nemkov finally caught up with Hosea Rosenberg. Fast fo ... More >>
Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg is officially a very busy man. We all saw Rosenberg, the chef of Jax in Boulder, come out on top on Top Chef last week, and he's been on the talk-show circuit ever since. I tried to get into the West End Tavern for the final-episode party, but it was jammed. So instead, I de ... More >>
Well, at least someone in the restaurant industry has some money now... You've all heard that Colorado's own Hosea Rosenberg (chef at Dave Query's Jax Fish House in Boulder, at least for now...) won this year's Top Chef prize. He walked away with a slot at this year's Food Wine Festival in A ... More >>
CU-Boulder salutes womens work.
Seriously, dude? Canned crab? What the fuck was Hosea Rosenberg thinking? For those of you who missed the most recent episode of Top Chef: New York, let me catch you up. The chef-testants had to cook New American for fifty. The catch? They had to do it from the kitchen at Craft, judge Tom Col ... More >>
The premiere episode has run, the first two chefs have been booted, and while I know everyone in town was excited about having two locals in the game (Hosea Rosenberg, exec chef at Jax in Boulder and Melissa Harrison, sous at another Dave Query joint, Centro Latin Kitchen), how ‘bout us having thr ... More >>
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