Golden Moon Distillery is hosting an open house this weekend, offering provide guests samples of its hand-crafted herb liquors made in the same artisan fashion that originated in the mid-to-late 1800s. Although deeply rooted in traditional, old-school booze, these distillers are hip to the cocktail- ... More >>
Ian Clark BRU handbuilt ales & eats 5290 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder 720-638-5193 bruboulder.com This is part one of my interview with Ian Clark, exec chef and head brewer of BRU Handbuilt ales & eats; part two of our chat will run in this space tomorrow. More than a decade ago, when he was still in ... More >>
Everyone remembers the classic tale of friendship, spelling and loss in E.B White's Charlotte's Web. And if you were not convinced to become a vegetarian by either the book or the film, you might want to sign up for tonight's Some Pig & Some Beer dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Q's Restaurant in the Hotel B ... More >>
The streets of downtown are packed with pretzel-wearing Great American Beer Fest fans. And today, beer enthusiasts will roll their obsession around town on the first Barrel-Aged Bike Ride with Avery Brewing Company, a day of bike touring and beer tasting from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ride (bikes are requi ... More >>
Restaurateur Noel Cunningham was the heart and soul of Strings, the restaurant he'd opened at 1700 Humboldt Street in February 1986, and after he took his life in late 2011, the life seemed to go out of the place. Finally his widow, Tammy, closed the restaurant at the end of April; longtime restaura ... More >>
Q's Restaurant, 2115 13th Street in Boulder (in the historic Hotel Boulderado), is featuring a three-course beer dinner for $26 this weekend. Service begins at 4 p.m. today and tomorrow.
The culinary calendar is full of tasty events this week, including plenty of excuses to enjoy the summer weather. Here's the rundown:
James Van Dyk Lucky's Cafe 3980 Broadway, Boulder 303-444-5007 This is part one of my chat with James Van Dyk, exec chef of Lucky's Cafe in Boulder. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow. Back in the '60s, when James Van Dyk was growing up on the East Coast with a single worki ... More >>
When the beloved Book End Cafe shut its doors on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder after a twenty-year run, owners Phil and Christine Shull didn't give up the space. Instead, they teamed up with John Platt, the chef-owner of Q's Restaurant in the Hotel Boulderado to create an entirely new concept.
A Flickr photo.There's one week till Valentine's Day, and you'd better believe the restaurant industry knows it; our calendar is packed to overflowing this week with chocolate, wine and intimate dinners. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
A Flickr photo.Helping the unfortunate rarely tastes this good -- and because the Fourmile fire hit so close to home, this is the perfect time to put your money where your mouth is. Tonight, Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th Street in Boulder, hosts the Fourmile Fire Benefit featuring a four-course ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Fall is in the air, and food events are reflecting the change in season, with pumpkin and cider celebrations as well as classes, wine-tastings and more. Here's a glance at what's on the menu:
"Everyone is asking about the menu, but my main concern is that we have good quality food," said Steve Abo when I spoke to him back in October about Circle, the new restaurant he opened this week at 1035 Pearl Street in Boulder. If Abo's name sounds familiar, that's because he's the eponym b ... More >>
Lori Midson"I got my ass kicked, but man, did I learn a lot," recalls Tyler Wiard, talking about the early '90s and his days as a line cook for Dave Query and John Platt at Q's Restaurant in the Hotel Boulderado. He must have been up to the task, because Query pulled him off that line and int ... More >>
Have some teacakes with your history and eat them, too.
New Year's Eve is almost upon us, which means it's time for you and all your friends to argue endlessly about what to do, building the night up so much that it can only turn into a major letdown. But! It doesn't have to be that way. Here, 10 events that may not totally suck and make you regret goin ... More >>
Don't feel like mashing potatoes, thickening gravy and overcooking a turkey this year? There are a few restaurants in the Denver area that will be doing the hard work for you. We'll be updating this category -- and another with places serving the needy. If you know of others, email us or pos ... More >>
Take a trip down under.
Kevin Taylor says au revoir to Nicois.
The fixe is in at Micole.
Pioneering pizza men make up the upper crust.
Even if you live in Denver, you may want to visit these hotel restuarants.
Table Mountain Inn puts more than hospitality on the menu.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
January 21 - 27, 1999
Lionel Young uses a violin to deliver the blues.