Uno Mas, a new taqueria and cantina, opens at 5 p.m. today on South Pearl Street in Platt Park, and while this city is dotted with taquerias, especially on Federal Boulevard, Uno Mas, which means "one more" in Spanish, isn't a carbon copy of those -- it's better, says Patrick Mangold-White, who owns ... More >>
Cinque Soldi Salumeria, the Italian deli and market that was originally co-owned by Denver meat man Mark DeNittis (who left the restaurant last year), has shuttered; the space is now slated to become Aiko Pops, a gourmet popsicle shop, Denver Eater reports. See also: - Mark DeNittis bows out of Cin ... More >>
Izakaya Den and Sushi Den aren't the only sibling restaurants on Old South Pearl Street -- or the only family-owned enterprise that's growing along that stretch. Patrick Mangold-White is slated to open Uno Mas, a taqueria, in the former home of Budapest Bistro, on Sunday -- so it seemed like a good ... More >>
Uno mas. The Spanish verbiage translates to "one more," and for Patrick Mangold-White, that's "one more tequila, one more taco, one more for the neighborhood and one more 'What the hell are you thinking?'" Years ago, when I first met Mangold-White, who also owns Kaos Pizzeria (he co-owns Gaia Bistr ... More >>
Budapest BistroThe Budapest Bistro has closed after more than twenty years on South Pearl Street; the space will become a Mexican restaurant that will share ownership with nearby Gaia Bistro and Kaos. This is just one of the many changes on this strip of South Pearl; Izakaya Den left its home last S ... More >>
After more than two decades at 1585 South Pearl Street, the Budapest Bistro has closed its doors. The restaurant owned by Anna Hellvig, who was also the chef, had updated its look several years ago -- but with all the other changes on South Pearl Street, the time looked right to now close altogether ... More >>
This year has seen some random -- and downright nutty -- food heists. Stealing enormous amounts of edibles is a strange crime, especially since rarely are the thefts committed to feed starving people or to make significant political statements. What sort of greedy, soulless riffraff steals pilfers f ... More >>
Do people care about schnitzel? You're darn Teuton! As a side to her review of Cafe Berlin, Gretchen Kurtz served up the five best restaurants for a schnitzel fix -- and her list has taken a pounding. Where is Cafe Prague? Sobo 151? And where's that umlaut? See also: - Five best restaurants for a ... More >>
Reno Divorce (due tomorrow night at the Marquis Theater) began in the middle '90s when frontman and guitarist Brent Loveday founded the outfit while still living in Orlando, Florida. Some early, glowing press came the way of the band's 7-inch. But it wasn't until Loveday relocated to Denver and disc ... More >>
The action continues on South Pearl Street, where Sexy Pizza will be opening a second store in March -- although Kayvan Khalatbari, who opened the original Sexy Pizza in Capitol Hill four years ago, just signed the deal yesterday. "So we're a little busy at the moment," he told Laura Shunk. ... More >>
We almost choked as we typed the words "tired of rosé" just now. While there's simply no other wine we'd rather drink on a sultry summer evening, we're willing to concede that not everyone is as equally enamored as we are. More optimistically, we prefer to consider alternative scenarios to t ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with 25 years behind the bar, including at some of this town's most liquid assets, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduat ... More >>
You can call me Franz.This week the world mourns the death of Otto von Habsburg, who championed world unity, opposed the Nazi movement, served as a member of the European Parliament and was the last Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary. You know, back when Austria and Hungary were hyphenated, in 1 ... More >>
Lori MidsonMoments after I'd pulled over to take the above snap, somewhat excited that South Gaylord Street -- the street on which I live -- was getting a new restaurant (and, suggestively, a liquor license), I opened my mail, only to find a full page rant, penned by the South Gaylord Neighbo ... More >>
Mark HolthusenDavid Eugene Edwards Wovenhand (due at The Marquis Theater tomorrow night with Git Some) is the current musical project of David Eugene Edwards. In his early bands, Bloodflower and The Denver Gentlemen, Edwards was developing an aesthetic that some consider synonymous with all ... More >>
Look on the bright side of fare increases and service changes... Denverites pay a lot of money to vacation abroad. With the new service reductions going into effect, overcrowded RTD buses will make the trip from Park Hill into downtown seem like an exotic adventure in Budapest or Mumbai. Belo ... More >>
Piece of pigs masquerading as sheep are the latest delicacy in New York. For the astounding price of just $82.99 a pound, you can sample a creature that looks like a cross between a sheep and a pig and tastes like pork, but has a shaggy coat. The fur keeps these pigs wallowing in fatty goodn ... More >>
After twenty years, the Budapest Bistro at 1585 South Pearl Street has made some changes -- in both decor and hours. Budapest Bistro is owned by Anna Hellvig, who's also the chef, getting only occasional help in the kitchen from her daughter. The restaurant's manager is Anna's son, Mark, ... More >>
Like all eleven of the children in the Tillemann-Dick household featured in a July 10 Westword cover story, 24-year-old Charity Sunshine followed her bliss – right into opera, in her case. A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, she’s recently been studyi ... More >>
From the week of 3/22/07
For some, the search is never over.
A pair of events included in Saturday's Denver Film Festival slate ran the qualitative gamut. Things started on a positive note with a tribute to Vilmos Zsigmond, 76, a Hungary-born cinematographer who made some of the most visually distinctive American films of the 1970s, and is still active today ... More >>
Time for some cow-tipping -- and tippling.
Skankin' it up with Bucket Hingley of the Toasters.
The subways of Budapest provide a rich setting for Kontroll.
Murphy and Wilson fool around with formulaic fun.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
Conjuring up food flavored with memories.
Ilona of Hungary building