William Breathes's post about a federal court that rejected current evidence of marijuana's medical benefits brought a strong response from one of our readers.
His post contrasts American policy on this issue to that of other places around the globe.
Places like Saj Mediterranean Grill, at 6955 South York Street in the Streets at Southglenn, can seem intimidating to the uninitiated. Anytime you have to line up to place an order, there's the potential of an extensive, awkward interaction with the person behind the counter to determine exactly wha ... More >>
When I called to order take-out from this Middle Eastern restaurant (no, it's not Jerusalem!), I couldn't make a decision, so the incredibly patient man who answered the phone suggested that I just throw caution to the kitchen and let the staff decide what to put on the plate. They didn't let me dow ... More >>
Disgusted with the re-election of George W. Bush in 2005, Firewater ringleader Tod A left New York -- where he'd lived for the previous two decades and where he'd fronted Cop Shoot Cop -- and headed out of the country on a three-year journey that took him to the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent ... More >>
Westword caught up with Flobots frontman Jonny 5 (aka Jamie Laurie) for a track-by-track breakdown of The Circle In the Square, the new record. If you've bought the record and you're listening right now wondering what the songs are about, wonder no more. You've come to the right place Page down to s ... More >>
Even on off-hours on most weekdays, the patio is half-full and there are several occupied tables inside the tiny restaurant -- which indicates that Jerusalem is either near a university or is really tasty. Or, in this case, both.
In last week's Chef and Tell interview with Joe Freemond, the executive chef of Cellar Wine Bar, he admits that as a kid, he wasn't remotely interested in wieners or burgers. In fact, his favorite restaurant was Sushi Den, the logical choice of a five-year-old.
He also grew up on Jewish foods, inc ... More >>
Jef OtteGrant Israel and Cole Rudy have been playing together for a long time -- over eight years, in fact -- and the intricate guitar interplay they've developed together over the years was a focal point of this week's feature on Kitezh, their most recent project together, which releases its ... More >>
Udi's Pizza Cafe Bar
Udi's Bread Cafes (four locations)
This is part one of my interview with Robin Baron, executive chef of Udi's Pizza Bar, Udi's Bread Cafe and the soon-to-be-open Pickled Lemon in Boulder. Part two of my interview with Baron will r ... More >>
To say that New Orleans collective My Jerusalem (playing the Larimer Lounge tonight with Michael Kingcaid and Sour Boy, Bitter Girl) is a supergroup would be a mild understatement. Led by Jeff Klein, the group features members who have played in bands such as Cursive, the Twilight Singers, th ... More >>
Back in 1994, Udi Baron started a ready-to-eat sandwich business with his wife, Fern. Since then, and with the help of additional family members, that shop has spawned a bakery that supplies home pantries and restaurants, a catering company, a granola-maker, a national gluten-free line, a han ... More >>
‚ÄčKnow for some insanely explosive shows, Israeli rock monsters Mononotix often move their shows into the crowd, creating sweaty pits of madness. On Where Were You When It Happened?, the band's first full-length, released this week on Drag City, guitarist Yonatan Gat says the band captured some of ... More >>
An image from Waltz With Bashir.
A couple of weeks ago, I had a choice: either catch up on several hundred non-spam e-mails then clogging my inbox or attend a Denver Film Festival press screening of Waltz With Bashir, an autobiographical animated film by Israeli director Ari Folman about a horr ... More >>