1837 Pearl Street, Boulder
This is part one of my interview with Nate Bychinski, exec chef of Mateo; part two of my interview with Bychinski will run tomorrow.
"I didn't play with knives, but I definitely did my fair share of cooking," says Na ... More >>
TAG Burger Bar
1222 Madison Street
Part one of my interview with Drew Archer, chef of TAG Burger Bar, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat.
Most memorable meal you've ever had: We never really ate out much growing up, so I don't have man ... More >>
Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar
1512 Curtis Street
This is part two of my interview with Jeremy Thomas, chef of Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar; part one of our conversation ran yesterday.
What's never in your kitchen? Green peppers. When I worked at Sacr ... More >>
Some of the best food I've had this year came from the kitchen of Ambria, a Mediterranean-New American restaurant on the 16th Street Mall, whose line was built -- and quarterbacked -- by Jeremy Kittelson, a brilliant kitchen magician whose culinary background is more than impressive: He cooked at Vo ... More >>
1201 16th Street
This is part two of my chef and tell interview with Jeremy Kittleson, exec chef of Ambria. Part one of our chat ran yesterday.
Favorite Denver/Boulder restaurant(s) other than your own: I really like going to Euclid Hall. ... More >>
1201 16th Street
This is part one of my chef and tell interview with Jeremy Kittleson, exec chef of Ambria. Part two of our chat will run tomorrow.
Before Jeremy Kittelson opened Ambria in mid-November, he conducted a tasting, and while h ... More >>
Jeremy Kittelson, right, with Mario Batali Jeremy Kittelson, the former executive chef of Restaurant Avondale at the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Avon (which, by the way, was recently sold to Richard Sandoval, who owns La Sandia, Tamayo and Zengo in Denver and Venga Venga in Snowmass Vil ... 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 >>
Lori MidsonEric Skokan
1964 13th Street, Boulder
This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Eric Skokan, owner/chef of Black Cat in Boulder. Read the rest of Lori Midson's interview with Skokan.
Favorite restaurant in America: Rincon Per ... More >>
Lori MidsonAvenue Grill executive chef Andrew Lubatty
The Avenue Grill
630 East 17th Avenue
This is part two of Andrew Lubatty's Chef and Tell interview. To read part one of that interview, click here.
Culinary inspirations: When I was fourte ... More >>
Denver has just bagged one of the sexiest chefs on the culinary planet. Lon Symensma, a former New York kitchen magician with a helluva lot of kitchen street cred and pedigree, is leaving the Big Apple, where he was the former chef of Buddakan, to open ChoLon Bistro in LoDo.
"I have decid ... More >>
While having dinner recently, I overheard a woman trying to familiarize her dining companion with Jean-Georges Vongerichten. In an attempt to jog her memory, the friend asked, "What show is he on?"
It's an interesting state of affairs, more obviously a sign of the times. In a ... More >>
Lori MidsonSean Yontz with his wife AlexaThis is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Sean Yontz, executive chef of Mezcal, Tambien and Sketch. You can read part one here.
Culinary inspirations: Ferran Adrià, the chef at El Bulli, because of the way he's completely changed people's perc ... More >>