Denver is about to get several restaurants whose names each link two words. Partners Delores Tronco, Tony Maciag and Dana Rodriguez will open Work & Class at 2500 Larimer Street on January 29, right across the street from Troy Guard's new Los Chingones. And Guard has another new restaurant opening i ... More >>
While some people puzzle over the readers' pick for Best Fried Chicken, Leah wants to know the specific dish readers voted for when they awarded Euclid Hall the prize for Best Vegetarian Dish in a Non-Vegetarian Restaurant. "They have pretty much nothing vegetarian on their menu," she writes, "so if ... More >>
Communal tables like the ones at The Populist, which I review this week, are "in," and from a restaurant's perspective it's not hard to see why. A long table accommodates more people than a string of two-tops, and open space between tables doesn't generate much rent, either. What's harder to underst ... More >>
Chefs toss around a lot of confusing terms: sous-vide, brown braise, macerate, sweat (when it comes to onions, at least), etc. But when it comes to describing restaurants, here's a word we all understand: neighborhood. Or do we? Neighborhood restaurants used to be places that attracted us as ... More >>
Work Options for Women, a local -- and laudable -- non-profit that enables impoverished women to work in the food service industry by giving them hands-on job training, is always cooking up new ways for chefs and foodniks in the community to become involved, and beginning in February, WOW will roll ... More >>
Lori MidsonIt's with a heavy, heavy heart that we bring you the tragic news that Noel Cunningham, the beloved chef/owner of Strings, passed away unexpectedly yesterday afternoon at 62, leaving behind his wife, Tammy, and their twin daughters. Born in Dublin in 1949, Cunningham, an unapolog ... More >>
Last weekend, Jennifer Jasinski and Max MacKissock, two of Denver's best -- and most beloved -- chefs got hitched in California. Jasinski, who owns Euclid Hall, Bistro Vendome and Rioja, where she's the executive chef, and MacKissock, the exec chef of the Squeaky Bean, met several years ago, and the ... More >>
Seattle has a beer week. So do Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. San Francisco's and Philadelphia's are famous world wide. Hell, even Eugene, Oregon; Louisville, Kentucky; and the entire state of Alabama have beer weeks. Denver has the Great American Beer Festival and the surrounding Denver ... More >>
Both BrewDog beers are served in paper bags.Oskar BluesSink the Bismarck, the highest-alcohol beer in the world, has finally made it to Colorado. The "quadruple IPA," at 41 percent alcohol by volume, is made by Scotland's controversial and attention-seeking BrewDog brewery, the spot also res ... More >>
With great power comes great responsibility.... That was the message from First Lady Michelle Obama to the professional food corps at the National Restaurant Association earlier this week. In the quest to fight childhood obesity, the motive behind her national "Let's Move!" campaign, Obama u ... More >>
Elise Wiggins pours it on at PanzanoPanzano is slated to reopen for dinner on Thursday, January 28, after a major renovation of the eleven-year-old space tucked into the Hotel Monaco. The remodeling project was designed by the Puccini Group, an award-winning restaurant design firm out of San ... More >>
"You're the first person who's asked for hot sauce since I opened," says Troy Guard. The owner and executive chef of TAG, a three-month-old restaurant in Larimer Square, isn't quite scolding me, but he's made it perfectly clear that his steak tacos, a plate of which sits in front of me, don't ... More >>
A whole slew of downtown Denver restaurants - Organixx, Ice House Tavern, Bistro Vendome, Vesta Dipping Grill, Dixons, The Palm, Morton's, Wazee Supper Club, McCormick's Fish House & Bar, the Wine Loft and the Wynkoop Brewing Company (that's the short list) -- are participating in tonight's L ... More >>
ESPN Zone's departure adds to the empty restaurant space downtown.When Fogo de Chao opens at 1513 Wynkoop Street in mid-July, the Brazilian steakhouse chain will occupy -- wait for it -- 14,000 square feet, enough footage to house nearly 600 cows, at least by my mathematical calculations, where are ... More >>
Al and Lauren MarcoveThere are myriad reasons to remember Al Marcove, the restaurateur, caterer, hamburger guru, mentor and unofficial "Mayor of Cherry Creek Mall," who died April 22.But Marcove's greatest legacy is almost assuredly that he celebrated life by treating people -- employees, acquaintan ... More >>
Houston's promo card shows a crowd, but they're not your average CreekersAn hour after getting all the appropriate permits, the long-awaited Houston's finally opened this past weekend at 303 Josephine Street. This sibling of the Cherry Creek Grill and other restaurants in the Hillstone chain has an ... More >>
Lori MidsonWomen rule the world (or at least the kitchen) at Cafe Options, a new breakfast and lunch spot that opened last week at 1650 Curtis Street on the bottom level of the U.S. Bank Tower building. The cafe, a fast-casual concept courtesy of of Work Options for Women, a non-profit focused on pr ... More >>
While Sparrow looks for a new home, Denver chefs head to New York City.
Meat and potatoes of Denvers restaurant scene.
Think globally, eat locally at Piatti Locali.
Kevin Taylor rebuilds his empire.
Denver chefs take a bite of the Big Apple.
Baby, It's a Wiard World
How a local burrito joint wrapped up the nation's fast-casual food market.
A Moveable Feast
May 15, 2003
The Wynkoops hoping to get all decked out.
Table that motion
A judge's ruling beefs things up in the West University neighborhood.
Out With the Old, In With the New
For whom the Bella tolls.
Tante Louise's Duy Pham is the real thing.