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John Platt

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Dave Query on the end of Q's and the start of Big Red F

    Q's Restaurant in the Hotel Boulderado closed last week; it's turning into Spruce. To understand that name, you need only look outside the circa 1909 hotel, which is located at Spruce and 13th streets in Boulder. The explanation of the name that's being abandoned is a little more complicated: Those ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    Photo: Denver Post copy editor goodbye cake spells journalism changes

    The photo above -- featuring a cake served at a goodbye party for copy editors leaving the paper -- shows that the folks still employed at the Denver Post haven't lost their sense of humor. However, they have lost their copy desk, in a change whose full impact can't be fully calculated yet.

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    April 12, 2012

    Seven of Hearts wine dinner at Q's this evening

    Q's, 2115 13th Street in Boulder, is hosting a dinner tonight featuring wines from the Seven of Hearts winery located in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Winemaker/owner Byron Dooley will be on hand to discuss his wines, which will be paired with a five-course, seasonal menu from chefs John Platt an ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012

    Benefit dinner at Zolo Southwestern Grill

    Zolo Southwestern Grill, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder, will host a dinner tonight that benefits the Autism Society of Boulder County. Guest chefs include Dave Query and Mark Monette from the Flagstaff House, John Platt from Q's, Riff's, Top Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg and Jen Bush of Bitter Bar. ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    Round two with Rob Lawler of the Truffle

    Lori Midson​ Rob Lawler The Truffle 2906 East Sixth Avenue 303-322-7363 www.denvertruffle.com This is part two of my interview with Rob Lawler, former chef and the sovereign of cheese at the Truffle. Part one of my chat with Lawler ran yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: I really do ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Foodography: Flagstaff House celebrates forty years in Boulder with an anniversary gala

    Lori MidsonLast night, Boulder's best chefs cooked at the fortieth anniversary gala for the Flagstaff House.​Mark Monette, executive chef/co-owner of the Flagstaff House, stands in his kitchen, beaming like a kid who just got his first video game. "These are all guys I know -- guys who I respe ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Riffs Urban Fare is now open in Boulder

    When the beloved Book End Cafe shut its doors on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder after a twenty-year run, owners Phil and Christine Shull didn't give up the space. Instead, they teamed up with John Platt, the chef-owner of Q's Restaurant in the Hotel Boulderado to create an entirely new concept.

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    September 3, 2009

    Part two: Chef and Tell with Tyler Wiard of Elway's

    Tyler Wiard​This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Tyler Wiard, the executive chef at Elway's Cherry Creek. You can read the first part of Midson's interview with Wiard here. Proudest moment as a chef: When I won the National Pork Award in May of 2008. I had won the state pork compe ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009
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    September 2, 2009

    Chef and Tell: Tyler Wiard of Elway's

    Lori Midson​"I got my ass kicked, but man, did I learn a lot," recalls Tyler Wiard, talking about the early '90s and his days as a line cook for Dave Query and John Platt at Q's Restaurant in the Hotel Boulderado. He must have been up to the task, because Query pulled him off that line and int ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 9, 2003

    Bite Me

    Kevin Taylor says au revoir to Nicois.

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    April 20, 2000

    Mouthing Off

    Pioneering pizza men make up the upper crust.

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    March 23, 2000

    Check-Out Time

    Even if you live in Denver, you may want to visit these hotel restuarants.

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