Julie Pech

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    August 28, 2014

    Mile High's Hottest Budtenders and More Best of Denver 2014 Pot Winners

    Who are the Denver area's hottest male and female budtenders? That's just one of the important questions we consider in our latest Best of Denver edition. See the two winners and a slew of other marijuana-related (and sort-of-marijuana-related) tributes below, complete with photos and the original b ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    Andrew Starr and Jennifer Spielman of Black Star Chocolates win at the Colorado Chocolate Festival

    This year's Colorado Chocolate Festival, held at the Denver Merchandise Mart this past weekend, had everything a chocolate lover could want: Over eighty vendors from all over the country offered cakes, cookies, fudge, toffee, coffee, frozen red wine slushies -- and, of course, all the chocolates and ... More >>

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    May 10, 2012
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    May 5, 2011
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    April 7, 2011

    Tonight: Two wine-centric events around town

    ​Colorado Free University will host a Chocolate and Wine Pairing class with Julie Pech at its Lowry Campus, 7653 East First Place; it runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight and costs $29 to $41, plus a $10 materials fee. Call 303-399-0093 or visit And Gaetano's, 3760 Tejon Street, ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    February 7, 2011

    Tonight: International Chocolate and Wine Pairing

    ​It almost seems wrong that two of the best things in the world -- wine and chocolate -- are so high in antioxidants. Wrong but delicious. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tonight, Hudson Gardens, 6115 South Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, will be the site of the International Chocolate and Wine Pairi ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Pumpkins, cider and pig roasts

    A Flickr photo.​Fall is in the air, and food events are reflecting the change in season, with pumpkin and cider celebrations as well as classes, wine-tastings and more. Here's a glance at what's on the menu:

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    August 31, 2009

    Tonight: It's all about wine and chocolate

    ​Tonight at 6:30 p.m., self-described chocoholic and local book author Julie Pech, who penned The Chocolate Therapist: A User's Guide to the Extraordinary Health Benefits of Chocolate, is the featured guest at the International Chocolate & Wine Pairing seminar at Arapahoe Community College, 5 ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009

    Totally Sweet

    You’ll melt for the Colorado Chocolate Festival.

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    February 5, 2009

    A Sweet Deal

    Arvada offers some good old-fashioned chocolate therapy.

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    July 11, 2008

    Candy Girls: The Chocolate Therapist

    When the Candy Girls caught wind of a chocolate therapist in town, we knew this was something we were destined to investigate. Turns out Julie Pech is an author and lecturer living in Denver who has launched a career speaking to groups about the health benefits of chocolate. Additionally, once a m ... More >>

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    May 8, 2008

    Death by Chocolate

    Dana Cain's festival celebrates the sweetest thing.

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    October 5, 2007
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    October 4, 2007

    Dark Magic

    Chocolate plays well with others.