Denver bartenders Jason Patz and Allison Widdecombe, both of Williams & Graham, traveled to New York City last month for World Class U.S., a nationwide bartending competition. Considered the biggest and most celebrated mixology competition in America, World Class U.S. matched Patz and Widdecombe aga ... More >>
Adelitas Cocina y Cantina will host a special Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal Dinner tonight with Ron Cooper, Del Maguey owner/producer. Yes, it will put create some challenges for the popular Taco Tuesday, but Cooper doesn't come to town every day. See also: Win two general admission tickets to W ... More >>
With spring come changes -- and those changes are popping up like little flowers on cocktail lists across town, especially as mixologists switch up menus to include seasonal ingredients. At Williams & Graham, bar manager Jason Patz took us on a tour of some of the new and exciting concoctions availa ... More >>
Last night, in Los Angeles, Jason Patz and Allison Widdecombe, both of whom are behind the stick at Williams & Graham, emerged as finalists in World Class 2014, the esteemed United States Bartending Guild cocktail competition that's sponsored by Diageo, the world's largest producer of spirits, inclu ... More >>
According to Williams & Graham barman Sean Kenyon, who was also the MC at last night's Espolón Tequila Cocktail Fights, Bryan Dayton, bar manager at Acorn, is "pretty." Very, very pretty. And, as Kenyon pointed out multiple times, Dayton was on the cover of GQ magazine. Kenyon was full of quips, co ... More >>
Since floods devastated parts of Colorado two months ago, there have been an abundance of fundraisers helping those who lost so much -- everyone from farmers to musicians. Tonight the Business Marketing Association Colorado will dedicate its annual B2BSeen event to raising funds for flood relief. Th ... More >>
Twelve local bartenders -- Randy Layman (ACE), Ryan Layman (Steuben's), Ken Kodys (Breckenridge-Wynkoop), Alex Kady (Epicurean Catering and Entertainment), Derrick Mund (Breckenridge-Wynkoop), Anika Zappe (Coohills), Les Baker (Tom's Urban Diner), Mark Baldini (Cruise Room), Chad Gray (Lou's Food Ba ... More >>
Ghost chiles, Thai chiles, smoked jalapenos, wasabi powder, habanero peppers, cayenne peppers and shishito peppers made a hot day even hotter during yesterday's heatwave that resulted in scorching sunburns for anyone outside, including the throngs that gathered on the rooftop at Linger for the Viva ... More >>
An appreciative crowd of convivial drinkers bellied up to the bar last night at Ghost Plate & Tap, the site of Industry Denver's first Winter Talent Showcase, a cocktail-centric bash that pimped the mad mixology skills of several Denver bartenders, including Dante Reesman, Melissa Durant, Matty Durg ... More >>
On Monday, November 5, Colt & Gray will be the stamping ground for a bartender's dream, especially those who have an affinity for cognac -- very good cognac. Six local cocktail magicians -- Melissa Durant (Green Russell); Carla Chang Sandoval (Hillstone Group); Anthony Giovanni (Gaetano's); Jason Pa ... More >>
Creating a great cocktail is a true art. And so the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver will be raising awareness of what makes a good drink -- and raising the roof in general -- at its rooftop bar all summer. But tonight kicks off a particularly important show: the Bartender in Residence program, in ... More >>
News first broke that Williams & Graham would plant a 1920s-themed bar in a bookstore at the edge of Highland back in April, and Todd Colehour, former executive at Kona Grill, and Sean Kenyon, Squeaky Bean and Euclid Hall barman and Westword's "Ask the Bartender" contributor, had planned to s ... More >>
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