Last March, Food & Wine magazine introduced a "People's Best New Chef" competition to go along with its own yearly listage of the top ten best new chefs in the country, all of whom are introduced at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic in June. Max MacKissock, chef of the Squeaky Bean, was nominated as the ... More >>
501 16th Street
This is part one of my interview with Eric Uffelmann, exec chef of Marlowe's. Check back here tomorrow for part two of our chat and chew.
It's just past 4 p.m. on a Monday, and the bar at Marlowe's, t ... More >>
The Corner Office
1401 Curtis Street
This is part one of my interview with Will Cisa, executive chef of the Corner Office Restaurant Martini Bar. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow.
It's ... More >>
ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro
1555 Blake Street
This is part one of my interview with Lon Symensma, executive chef of ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow.
Lon Symensma talks faster than a ... More >>
The Empire Lounge & Restaurant
816 Main Street, Louisville
Pizzeria da Lupo
2525 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder
This is part one of my interview with Jim Cohen, chef/owner of The Empire Restaurant ... More >>
Alyson Tabb, a Westminster native, earned a Culinary Institute of America scholarship.The Culinary Institute of America's Cream of the Crop scholarship has been awarded to only about ten young chefs a year for the past twelve years. So the chance of someone who'd just started cooking and baki ... More >>
For about the next two weeks, the daylight hours will continue to get shorter, leaving little to do but contemplate the existential despair that comes with the gathering darkness, and maybe try to get some Christmas shopping done. Unless you're Jewish, in which case it's day six of Hanukkah, ... More >>
When head pastry chef Nathan Miller's last day at The Kitchen, 1039 Pearl Street, rolls around, it will mark, almost to the day, his sixth anniversary working at the restaurant -- six years of decadent sticky toffee pudding; six years of rich soufflé-like pot au chocolate; and six years of f ... More >>
Lori Midson Corey Cunningham, exec chef of Baur's Corey Cunningham
1512 Curtis Street
Corey Cunningham has cooked for Bill Cosby, former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, NASCAR and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- and he also onc ... More >>
Opus executive chef Michael LongThis is part two of my interview with Micheal Long, executive chef of Opus. To read part one of this interview, click here.
Culinary inspirations: Norman Van Aken. I'm a south Florida guy, so when I came out of CIA in 1990 and moved back to Florida, Norman wa ... More >>
Lori MidsonFrank Bonanno in the kitchen of Luca d'Italia
"Look, I see a lot of things in restaurants that I think are really unacceptable, and it pisses me off, because I think that Denver diners deserve a lot better than what a lot of places are doing, and if that view makes me seem too ou ... More >>