We Americans waste food -- and lots of it. A recent report by the Natural Resources Defense Council's food and agriculture program determined that Americans discard 40 percent of the food supply every year, and the average American family of four annually throws away an equivalent of up to $2,275 in ... More >>
Denver blog posts mean business. Denver Egotist shows off the giant shovel that makes the new Xcel Energy billboard on the downtown Marriott three-dimensional. Your and My True Stories asks: Did Bob Enyart fib about being a delegate on the radio? The Redheaded Slut wonders if everything has an ex ... More >>
Representative Jared Polis wants to introduce legislation that promises to reverse Congress's controversial decision to keep pizza lsbeled a "vegetable" in school lunches. "What Congress has done, believe it or not, is defied logic," Polis said in front of a crowd of lunchtime students at Louisville ... More >>
Ryan Tedder, the lead singer with One Republic and a Grammy-winner for his work in the recording studio, knows his music -- but does he know food? Tedder jumped on board at the Hell's Kitchen location of Justin Timberlake's Southern Hospitality, and now Tedder and his father are bringing the restaur ... More >>
Lori MidsonThree months ago, when Alex Stokeld revealed that he planned to open a third location of GB Fish & Chips in the former Deluxe Burger space next door to Mod Livin' at 5325 East Colfax Avenue, he told us he was aiming for a February 1 opening. And that's exactly when his new restaura ... More >>
Steve's Snappin' Dogs marks its six-year anniversary this month, but the festivities begin today, and while you can gorge on Twinkies and cupcakes for free as part of the celebrations, we're also giving away a pair of gift certificates: one to Steve's and a second to the Bull & Bush, which partnered ... More >>
Six years of slinging wieners! That's the milestone that Steve's Snappin' Dogs will mark this weekend, Friday through Sunday, when the hot dog hut on East Colfax celebrates its anniversary with lots of freebies, including Twinkies and cupcakes. "We've came a long way since our humble beginni ... More >>
Tom Coohill Coohills 1400 Wewatta Street 303-623-5700 coohills.com This is part one of my interview with Tom Coohill, exec chef/owner of Coohills. Part two of my chat with Coohill will appear in this space tomorrow. "This," confides Tom Coohill, "is too good to be on the menu. It's like buttah." ... More >>
J. WohletzNaughty, naughty chocolate sauce.Not all festivals are as interesting at the Colorado Chocolate Festival, which a Dana Cain creation that started out with chocolate-covered Twinkies, wine slushes, a guy dressed up like a box of Swiss Miss cocoa, some fine local chocolate makers kic ... More >>
Pavel Matela, "Parasites," 2010. RedLine Gallery. It wasn't First Friday or even Second Saturday, for that matter, but last Friday night was still art-heavy with receptions as the Month of Photography progresses. A lot of people, I found out, were over at Belmar, ringing in Feminine Influen ... More >>
Teal NippThirty years ago this month, Peggy Anderson and Diane Williams opened Annie's Cafe in a storefront attached to a drug store at Eighth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. "About ten people came that first day," Anderson remembers. But those ten customers turned into a crowd of regulars a ... More >>
How cold was it yesterday? So cold that this concession stand at the National Western Stock Show -- which specializes in funnel cakes, corn dogs and fried Twinkies -- turned off the fryer, with a sign noting that it was closed due to weather. The forecast sounds warmer today, so if at first ... More >>
Lori MidsonTAG executive chef/owner Troy Guard predicts that cheese will be the top food of 2011What does 2011 hold for the culinary world? We asked several local chefs to consult their crystal orbs, talk to the (whole) beast, bend their ears to the farmland and unearth a few trends that will ... More >>
Kyle GarrattToby Kieth's I Love This Bar & Grill set to open next TuesdayFor those of you sick of French Fries and more in the mood for Toby Keith's Freedom Fries, help is on the way. Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, 8260 Northfield Boulevard, is holding its soft opening on Tuesday, Nove ... More >>
Get skinny-- eat TwinkiesPopular diets speak to our society's insatiable desire to pin blame for the saddlebags and love handles on some evil type of food. But if you think stuffing yourself with meat and cheese (since you're cutting carbs) is a surefire way to get thin, you're probably not g ... More >>
Lori Midson Jay Spickelmier Japoix 975 Lincoln Street 303-861-2345 www.japoix.com This is part one of Lori Midson's interview with Jay Spickelmier, executive chef of Japoix. To read part two of that interview, check back here tomorrow. Jay Spickelmier is wrist-deep in a large, deep, flat-bo ... More >>
Spit-shine your cowboy boots and dig out your hats, y'all! In just two months, Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill is putting its shit-kickin' foot stomp on a 20,000-square-foot plot of land at Northfield Stapleton. According to Paul Sewell, the chain's corporate marketing director, the m ... More >>
Mmmmm, beer It's BrewGrass time on Old South Pearl Street, the kick-ass bluegrass block party that combines energetic guitar picking with dirty dancing, feasting and imbibing. The annual celebration, which rocks the 1200 block of Pearl, kicks off at noon tomorrow with suds from 15 breweries ... More >>
The Rockies are heading back to town, which means Coors Field is stocking up. In ascending order, here are the five most popular food items at the Denver ballpark (not including beer): 5. Peanuts 4. Nachos Supreme 3. Foot Long Brat 2. Super Dog 1. Rockie Dog The Rockie Dog is so popular ... More >>
In honor of the snow we're getting today, we thought we'd offer a video suited for the season we expect snow (yeah, we know it snows in March all the time in Colorado, it still feels wrong when we were wearing shorts just three days ago). That, and there was no way we could wait until next Ch ... More >>
Steve's Snappin' Dogs will celebrate its fourth anniversary at 3535 East Colfax Avenue by giving customers the presents -- free Hostess Twinkies and Cupcakes all weekend (or until the supply runs out). Steve's also hands out Twinkies and ice cream on birthdays and anniversaries -- and if you ... More >>
A bill has been introduced at our esteemed Colorado Legislature that will formally establish a Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council, the better for the advancement of healthy food policies. And to what do we denizens of Denver owe this piece of puff pastry? Is it because for the last hund ... More >>
Dull. Boring. Formulaic. Uniformly bland. Uninteresting. Calculated. Inoffensive. Forgettable. These are just a few of the adjectives that various critics from across the country have used to describe the Fray's self-titled sophomore release. As observed in this column last week, the band is clearly ... 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 Ore ... More >>
Rollin', rollin', rollin'. Keep them bloggies rollin'... Today in Cafe Society: • It's getting harder to find deep-fried Twinkies at Wingin' It. • A Milking It review of Lucky Charms with the New Hourglass Marshmallow Charm. • How we get from here to there on Urbanspoon. • Another spoonfu ... More >>
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