Each year, after the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, a feast of piggish proportions follows, namely Grand Cochon, a swine showdown that gives the pork entourage the opportunity to stuff as much pig down their gullet as possible. Ten chefs compete in the battle, all of whom have won Cochon competitions ... More >>
Back in early March, we reported that Restaurant Kevin Taylor and Prima Ristorante, the two in-house restaurants at the Hotel Teatro, were closing to make way for a multimillion-dollar renovation -- a renovation that would include a new restaurant, operated by the hotel. And yesterday, the Hotel Tea ... More >>
Martin Campos Comida Cantina 3350 Brighton Boulevard 303-296-2747 eatcomida.com This is part two of my interview with Martin Campos, exec chef of Comida at the Source; part one of our interview ran yesterday. Your three favorite Denver restaurants other than your own: Bourbon Grill, because, wel ... More >>
On Thursday, January 9, the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum will present a special screening of Chris Anthony's documentary Climb to Glory: The Legacy of the 10th Mountain Ski Troopers at Vilar Performing Arts Center at Beaver Creek. Anthony's film featuring interviews with 10th Mountain Division ve ... More >>
Darren Pusateri Gallo Di Nero 1135 Bannock Street 303-825-1995 gallodinero.com Darren Pusateri, clad in a heavy coat with an ebony scarf swaddled around his neck, shakes off a shiver as he slides into one of the booths at Gallo Di Nero, the Golden Triangle restaurant where he's now the executive ch ... More >>
The annual Food & Wine Classic that takes place in Aspen every June is known in industry circles as the epicurean equivalent of the Olympics. And given that the festival features more than 72 hours of pure excess, one certainly needs to be in peak physical form in order to go the distance. But late ... More >>
A well-known figure in the Aspen area, Peter Nardi previously ran an eatery named for him and is currently the day manager and bartender at a local restaurant. But these days, he's making news well outside the foodie realm. Nardi's been accused of a sex assault involving a woman with whom he was onc ... More >>
"Hunter [Thompson] was always asking me and other people to read his work aloud," remembers Matt Moseley, friend and fellow freedom fighter with Thompson in the controversial Lisl Auman case. "He wrote his work to be read aloud. When he was working on a new piece he'd say, 'Read a couple of paragrap ... More >>
The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, which celebrated its thirtieth anniversary this year, is the gastronomic and vinous equivalent of every foodie and wine lover's mecca; it's our golden fleece, our Holy Grail, our industry's version of the Olympics.
It's not too late to head for the hills. On Friday, November 28, the Hotel Jerome will reopen two dining venues: The Library (a wine bar with a small-plates menu) and the Century Room (fine dining). And in honor of their reopening, on Friday both hotel guests and local residents will get a  ... More >>
Clash of the Titans brawls into Denver.
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Anne Slemmons took Michael Wise's money and ran for the border.
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