While residents and users of Washington Park gear up for a fight over the proposed ban of 3.2 beer -- the only alcohol allowed -- from the park, another site of strife in the neighborhood seems relatively calm. It's been a couple of years since Brown Dog Pizza finally gave up on opening a pizza pla ... More >>
The writing was on the wall long before Il Vicino, a New Mexico-based pizza joint, posted the verbiage above, alerting the Washington Park neighborhood that it had shuttered. The pizzeria, which still occupies a location in Littleton, relocated from its original address on Broadway, now Pizzeria Loc ... More >>
Jon Robbins, the chef de cuisine at Mizuna, who shares the line with chef/owner Frank Bonanno, is departing that kitchen after four years to open his own. Robbins, whose last day cooking with Bonanno is March 9, is leaving to pursue a pop-up supper club called Gypsy Kitchen. See also: - Ten most r ... More >>
J. Michael Melton Zydeco's 1730 Wynkoop Street 303-293-2887 www.zydecosdenver.com This is part two of my chat with J. Michael Melton, exec chef of Zydeco's. Part one of our interview ran in this space yesterday. Favorite Denver/Boulder restaurant(s) other than your own: I eat at Tom's Home Cookin ... More >>
If Jean-Philippe Failyau, the owner of the original Park Burger in Platt Park, passes inspections tomorrow, his packed-to-the-rafters burger joint will reopen on Sunday with dozens of additional seats, new burgers, a free-standing bar and, God willing, waits that don't stretch to an hour.
Lori Midson Welcome to the end of another full week filled with fascinating, weird and scintillating food news. Here's what you may have missed while you were, I don't know, doing something else, like working, or slathering aloe vera on your sunburn.
Lori MidsonBrad and Libby Birky, owners of the SAME Cafe This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Brad Birky, chef/owner of the SAME Cafe. To read part one of this interview, click here. Greatest accomplishment as a chef: Starting SAME Cafe with really no kitchen experience to spea ... More >>
Lori Midson In less than an hour, Jean-Philippe Failyau, who owns Park Burger in Platt Park and a small interest in Osteria Marco, will lift the garage doors and fling open the front door of Park and Co, his new burger joint that took over the Bump and Grind plot at 439 East 17th Avenue.
While Jean-Philippe Failyau races to get Park & Co., a new burger barn at 439 East 17th Avenue, open by the first week in July, the owner of Park Burger, 1890 South Pearl Street, is basking in the accolades bestowed upon his Platt Park joint by Bon Appetit magazine, which, in its July issue, ... More >>
Bump & Grind in better daysWhen Bump and Grind, the Uptown breakfast and lunch joint best known for its wickedly crass drag queens who made weekend brunch worth the early rise, shuttered at the end of 2009, you could hear the collective cries of anguish all over the city. There was nothing - ... More >>
Lori MidsonFor the past several weeks, I've been poking around Park Burger, the new burger barn at 1890 South Pearl Street that's the brain kid of Jean-Philippe Failyau, Frank Bonanno's go-to guy at Osteria Marco in Larimer Square. Last month, Tyler Nemkov reported that Park Burger's opening had bee ... More >>
Make a pig of yourself at Frank Bonannos new place.
Things are looking up at Larimer Square.