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Jamey Fader

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    April 16, 2014

    Dos Casas at Lola tonight features good food for a good cause

    Dos Casas, the fundraising dinner featuring some of the town's top chefs at Lola tonight, is almost completely sold out, but if you work fast, you may be able to grab a seat at the bar or that last-four-top and enjoy good food for a very good cause. "Brent's Place, and all the great things they do t ... More >>

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    June 22, 2013

    First look: Jax opens in Glendale on Tuesday

    Ask Dave Query what excites him most about the new Jax-Glendale, which opens for dinner on Tuesday in the City Set project at Cherry Creek Drive and Colorado Boulevard, and his answers might surprise you: a dumb waiter, a fish file and a floor urinal in the men's bathroom -- not necessarily in that ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    Dos Casas is sold out, but you can still enjoy Lola's house party tomorrow

    Dos Casas, the fundraising dinner at Lola tomorrow night, is completely sold out. "Brent's Place, and all the great things they do to help cancer patients, is extremely near and dear to everyone at Lola, and to all the chefs who participate in this event," says Jamey Fader, the culinary director of ... More >>

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    December 14, 2012

    Exclusive: Dave Query and Big Red F opening a brewery and chicken joint in Lafayette

    For the past several weeks, the brass from Big Red F -- owner and chef Dave Query, culinary director Jamey Fader and Brett Smith, the current exec chef of Zolo Grill -- have been on a chicken crawl, traversing the country in search of America's best fried chicken and rotisserie chicken. It's all par ... More >>

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    June 13, 2012

    Big names on the menu for tonight's Hot Rocks Griller Challenge at Elway's

    The fourth annual Hot Rocks Griller Challenge heats up this evening at Elway's Cherry Creek, 2500 East First Avenue. The party, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m., pits fifteen of Denver's top chefs against each other in a friendly competition benefiting the Denver Health Foundation.

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    April 12, 2012
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    September 30, 2011

    Reader: Who's the real tool in the kitchen?

    Lori Midson just served up round two of what Denver chefs consider their favorite tools in the kitchen, a list full of tips about knives, pasta machines, souvlaki machines, band saws... And then there was this lovely response from Jamey Fader, the man behind Lola: Favorite kitchen tool? My wife, G ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011

    James Beard House will host The Five -- and dinner prepared by ten Denver chefs

    Jamey Fader and Tyler Wiard are back at the James Beard House.​Lori Midson is off on a mouth-watering mission: She's winging her way to New York City, where she'll attend tonight's dinner at the James Beard House being prepared by the Five -- which now comprises ten local chefs. The Five con ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    A new Jax Fish House anchors in Fort Collins

    ​"I had nothing to do with it, other than drinking at the bar last Tuesday night," claims Jamey Fader, the culinary director of Big Red F, the Dave Query restaurant group that operates numerous dining dens in Denver and Boulder, including West End Tavern, Lola, Zolo Grill, Happy, Centro and J ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Make a pig of yourself at Lola's Roast to Spring

    Jamey Fader rolls out the barrel at Lola.​Bars and restaurants across town will celebrate Cinco de Mayo tomorrow -- but you'll have to go pretty far to beat the celebration planned at Lola. For the third annual "Picnic of the Pig: A Roast to Spring," which runs from 5 to 11 p.m. on May 5, Lo ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    More predictions, rants and raves from local chefs on the culinary trends of 2011

    Sustainably-farmed fish will be a big trend in 2011, say local chefs​Yesterday, several local chefs -- Michael Long (Aria and Opus); Eric Skokan (Black Cat); Brandon Biederman (Steuben's); Brad Rowell (Colt & Gray); and Troy Guard (TAG and TAG Raw Bar) -- dished on the culinary trends that wou ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Lola's Jamey Fader wants to know where to eat in the DTC

    Jamey Fader, out of the DTC​ "Does anyone know of a restaurant in all of the Tech Center that 1) doesn't serve pre-packaged/out of the bag/straight from the can ingredients; 2) actually uses fresh ingredients which is sort of like #1; 3) makes food in the kitchen as opposed to having it made f ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010

    The Denver FIVE host their last bash of the year tonight at the James Beard House

    ​Tonight, while the rest of us will be grubbing and imbibing at Dish, Westword's annual bash dedicated to Denver's dining culture, the chefs who comprise the Denver FIVE -- Jamey Fader, Troy Guard, Brian Laird, Matt Selby and Tyler Wiard -- will be bringing down the storied James Beard House i ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    Tonight: An Evening of Decadent Delights at Lola

    A Flickr photo​Some of Denver's top chefs are participating in tonight's aptly named Evening of Decadent Delights at Lola, 1575 Boulder Street. Alex Seidel (Fruition) will create the passed hors d'ouevre; Sean Yontz (El Diablo) is tapped for the appetizer course; Goose Sorensen (Solera) will w ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    This weekend: Crested Butte hosts the Denver FIVE and more

    A Flickr photo​The Crested Butte Annual Arts Festival kicks off today and runs through Sunday, August 1; among the fabulous culinary offerings are cocktail seminars, gourmet dinners and free demonstrations. But the real draw is tonight's five-course dinner prepared by the infamous Denver FIV ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    Eat your heart out during the Cherry Creek Arts Festival

    The chefs of Denver FIVE will cook this weekend at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival ​Ready, set, sizzle! You know that summer's in full swing when the sun beats down on the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, which kicks of its three-day crowd-burst tonight at 7 p.m. on Clayton Street, between Second an ... More >>

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    July 1, 2010
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    June 16, 2010

    Tonight: Strike it while it's Hot Rocks Griller Challenge at Elway's Cherry Creek

    Lori Midson Vesta Dipping Grill executive chef Brandon Biederman and Lola and Big Red F executive chef Jamey Fader at the 2009 Hot Rocks Griller Challenge at Elway's Cherry Creek​ A swell of Denver's top kitchen masters are playing with fire tonight at Elway's Cherry Creek, 2500 East First Av ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010
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    June 3, 2010
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    May 24, 2010

    Tonight: The Denver FIVE get down at Lola

    The chefs of Denver FIVE​The cast of the Denver FIVE -- chefs Matt Selby (Steuben's and Vesta Dipping Grill), Troy Guard (TAG) and Tyler Wiard (Elway's Cherry Creek) -- is joining forces with Big Red F culinary director Jamey Fader tonight at Lola, 1575 Boulder Street, for a six-course dinn ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010
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    April 28, 2010

    Tonight: Elway's, Wynkoop, Parisi, 8 Rivers events

    A Flickr photo.​Some of Denver's favorite restaurants are hosting special events tonight, featuring everything from rum to Wynkoop beer to five of the town's best chefs. First up: The Five -- Troy Guard of TAG, Jamey Fader of Lola, Matt Selby of Steuben's and Vesta, Brian Laird of Barolo and ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    TAG, Elway's and the Denver FIVE, or, thanks to a tenacious PR type, just FIVE™

    From left to right: Matt Selby, Tyler Wiard, Troy Guard, Jamey Fader and Brian Laird ​Earlier this week, Tyler Wiard (Elway's Cherry Creek), Jamey Fader (culinary director of Big Red F Restaurant Group), Matt Selby (Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's) and Brian Laird (Barolo Grill) all convene ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    February 4, 2010
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    February 2, 2010

    Feast on the story of 50top

    Mark MangerJamey Fader dishes out one of the 50top dishes.​At 5:15 p.m. on a chilly Thursday, Jamey Fader, clad in black, with a plaid cap pulled low over his forehead, is balancing on a box in the corner of a back-alley warehouse. "Welcome to whatever the fuck this is," he deadpans. What do ... More >>

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    October 21, 2009

    From the Yucatan to northwest Denver

    Nancy LevineRoberto Solis's deer with ashes sauce​ Outside, the temperature was dropping -- but inside Lola, we might as well have been on a beach in Mexico. That's because chef Jamey Fader and guest chef Roberto Solis were hosting a Yucatan dinner, full of the tastes of that region Solis's l ... More >>

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    October 20, 2009

    From northwest Denver to the Yucatan, in one dinner

    Jamey Fader, your host at Lola​I was at Lola, 1575 Boulder Street, twice on Sunday -- for brunch (the chicken-fried pork special) and dinner (the Sunday paella special). And you'd think I might have had my fill of Lola for a while -- but you'd be wrong. Because tonight, Lola is hosting a Yuc ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    Tonight: The Denver Five converge at Elway's for a "partio"

    The Denver Five: Keegan Gerhard, Troy Guard, Matt Selby, Jamey Fader and Tyler Wiard​The Denver Five -- Tyler Wiard, Keegan Gerhard (D Bar Desserts), Troy Guard (TAG), Matt Selby (Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's) and Jamey Fader (Lola and Big Red F Restaurant Group) will convene tonight at E ... More >>

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    September 14, 2009

    Snaps from the Denver Food & Wine Classic

    Lori MidsonTyler Wiard, Jamey Fader, Troy Guard and Matt Selby​The three-day Denver Food & Wine Classic wrapped up on Saturday, September 12 with a Grand Tasting on the wet and sloppy grounds (thanks, rain) of Metro State College. To see a slideshow of all the fun, including some action snaps ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    Tonight: Denver Five dinner at TAG with local winemaker Ben Parsons

    The Denver Five: Keegan Gerhard, Troy Guard, Matt Selby, Jamey Fader and Tyler Wiard​ To celebrate the fact that the Taste of Colorado won't be back for another year, the Denver Five, a cartel of homegrown chefs that get together every so often in each other's restaurant kitchens, are cooking ... More >>

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    August 21, 2009

    Cafe Society: Week in review

    What you might have missed this week on Cafe Society while celebrating Andrew's reopening and wondering about Brandon's...Chef and tell: an interview with Lola and Big Red F's Jamey FaderThe 10 worst lunchboxes and what they say about the kids who carried them.  Did yours make the list?Pete Mar ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009
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    August 19, 2009

    Chef and Tell: Jamey Fader of Lola and Big Red F

    Jamey Fader​I've kept company at the bar with Jamey Fader more times than I can count, laughing as he tells me stories about the hippies camped out in their caravans just outside Lola during the DNC, simultaneously shaking and nodding my head while he divulges his latest - and usually crazy - ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, August 19 edition

    Natasha Khan.​Improve your Batting average. Today in Backbeat Online: • Q&A with Natasha Kahn of Bat For Lashes. • Q&A with Bob Crawford of the Avett Brothers. • Q&A with Dalton Rasmussen, co-curator of the Rocky Mountain Low comp. • Flier of the Week: Church of the Snake at Rhinocero ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    Tonight: The Denver Five dish it out at D Bar Desserts

    ​ The Denver Five, a platoon of five local chefs who cooked together earlier this year at the James Beard House in New York City, and then decided that they'd like to cook with one another -- yet again -- in each other's hometown restaurant kitchens, gathered at Lola two weeks ago for the firs ... More >>

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    June 15, 2009

    Partake in tonight's Plates for the Peak at Vesta Dipping Grill

    One of the best food events of the year, Plates for the Peak, a small plates fundraiser and silent auction to benefit Urban Peak, a non-profit that saves kids from the jaws of homelessness, returns for a sixth year to Vesta Dipping Grill, 1822 Blake Street, tonight from 6 to 10 p.m. The star-st ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    Drinking with Pete at Union Station

    All aboard! Over the past few months a crew of chefs -- "a band of misfits," as Jamey Fader describes them, as remarkable for their appreciation of each other's work as for their own considerable talents -- have hosted a series of underground dinners for their biggest fans. The third 50 Top, as ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009

    Dos Casas at Lola tonight

    Tonight's Dos Casas, a benefit for Brent's Place, will bring seven of the town's best chefs - Jamey Fader of Big Red F, Sheila Lucero of Jax Fish House Denver, Matt Selby of Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's, Tyler Wiard of Elway's in Cherry Creek, Goose Sorenson of Solera, Sean Yontz of Mezcal and ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    Sweet talk from Keegan Gerhard and other tasty events

    There's quite a smorgasbord of food-related fun tonight. "Taste Test: Random Encounters in the History & Science of Food" returns to the Lab at Belmar, 404 South Upham in Lakewood, at 6 p.m. today, March 12, when the focus will be on...sugar. Keegan Gerhard, pastry chef, Food Network host,owner of ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Today's bite of Cafe Bites

    If you get Cafe Bites, our weekly newsletter, you know the routine: Ignore the following, because you learned all this yesterday morning. For everyone else:At 6:30 p.m. today, Lola, at 1575 Boulder Street, hosts the next in its "Pull Up a Seat" dinner series; special guest chef Tyler Wiard of Elway ... More >>

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    December 2, 2008

    Let there be light! Chefs cook for a cause

    How do chefs find time to run their own kitchens? Last night, Brandon Biederman (of Steuben's), Jamey Fader (of Lola, shown at right) and fast fill-in Paula Lueske (Goose Sorenson was stuck at Solera) met in the big demonstration kitchen of Mise en Place, the cooking school in the Ice House that's ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    Salud! The naked truth on Lola's Partida Dinner

    Jamey Fader, with pants. “Tequila is a very expressive spirit,” says Sofia Partida, whose family tequila was first introduced to this country in Colorado in 2005. “That’s why we get so expressive when we talk about it.” And how. “Tequila has its fun side,” says chef Jamey Fader ... More >>

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    May 2, 2008
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    October 8, 2007
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    October 8, 2007
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    January 13, 2005

    Bite Me

    Survivor!

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    March 6, 2003

    The A List

    Lola's fans have discovered the joy of Mex.

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    August 22, 2002

    Bite Me

    Get a 'Cue

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