LoHi is a hot restaurant neighborhood, and things got really hot yesterday, when Jonathan Greschler, who'd been the general manager of Old Major since long before that restaurant opened at the end of February, learned that he was out. In her post reporting the news, Lori Midson quoted both Greschler ... 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.
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Jeff Bauman and his brother, Marc, have closed Pig & Block Charcuterie, their small but mighty cured meat and butcher shop, directly next door to Old Major, that opened in October of 2011 in Highland. Jeff, who also pimped wine, dried pastas, a collection of salts, salumi and fresh meat, including s ... More >>
The local booze blog Denver Off the Wagon will celebrate its second birthday this weekend with a three-day extravaganza that celebrates the drinking culture around town. The festivities kick off Thursday with a six-course booze-paring dinner (involving beer, wine and spirts) at Joney's Eatbar (ticke ... More >>
Tivoli Brewing, which owns the trademarks to several historic Denver beer brands, has released its second beer, Sigi's Wild Horse Buck Beer, based on the recipe for an incredibly popular beer that was first brewed in Denver 139 years ago.
New Belgium Brewing is releasing Rampant Imperial IPA this m ... More >>
Stout Month is in full effect right now at the Vine Street Pub in Denver, as well as the Mountain Sun and Southern Sun pubs in Boulder. The twentieth annual version of this awesome display of the dark arts features many of the stouts that Mountain Sun has become famous for, along with new brews, lik ... More >>
What will be the big culinary trends in 2013? As we prepare for a new year in gastronomy, we posed that question to dozens of people in the local food business, everyone from chefs and pastry magicians to restaurant brokers and PR consultants, from brewers and grape gurus to realtors and pig farmers ... More >>
The Kitchen Boulder & [Upstairs]; The Kitchen Denver
1039 Pearl Street, Boulder; 303-544-5973
1530 16th Street, Denver; 303-623-3127
This is the second installment of my chat with Hugo Matheson, exec chef of The Kitchen. Read part one of Matheson's intervi ... More >>
The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, which celebrated its thirtieth anniversary this year, is the gastronomic and vinous equivalent of every foodie and wine lover's mecca; it's our golden fleece, our Holy Grail, our industry's version of the Olympics.
Delis are the ideal spot for a quick lunch: An efficient crew assembles sandwiches, salads and sides for those who have only a few minutes to grab a meal, wrapping everything in butcher paper or plastic and handing over a portable package. But while Denver delis are usually quick, they're rarely goo ... More >>
Long story short: Daniel Kuhlman, who abruptly shuttered Roam two days ago, leaving fourteen staff members bereft of jobs (including his former exec chef Tony Clement), and flipped out when yours truly photographed the crew he'd left high and dry, has sold the space to Gary Hvizda, one of the origin ... More >>
The text from Mandi Clement read, "Please call me when you get a moment. Fairly urgent."
Thirty minutes later, I was at Roam, the Uptown restaurant that Daniel Kuhlman owns with his wife, Kristel -- the same restaurant that originally opened as Wild Catch, an upscale sustainable seafood den that we ... More >>
1033 East 17th Avenue
This is part one of my interview with Tony Clement, exec chef of Roam. Part two of our chat will run in this space tomorrow.
A few months ago, when the former Wild Catch temporarily shuttered after then-executiv ... More >>
Lori MidsonThis is part one of my interview with Rob Lawler, former chef and the sovereign of cheese at the Truffle. Part two of my chat with Lawler will run tomorrow.
2906 East Sixth Avenue
When you actually want someone to cut th ... More >>
Lori MidsonJust got off the horn with Mandi Clement, who, along with her husband (and ex-Mizuna chef) Tony, are now consulting at Wild Catch, the former sustainable seafood restaurant that Daniel Kuhlman opened in August -- and subsequently shuttered -- several weeks ago when then-chef and c ... More >>
It's hard to really screw up a sandwich, since it requires just enough skill to slap a couple of slices of meat and maybe a little cheese between two pieces of bread.
But by the same token, it's also hard to elevate the sandwich into something truly extraordinary. There are a few spots in D ... More >>
Want to stir things up in 2011? There are plenty of cooking classes, parties, special dinners and festivals to help you keep (or kill) whatever resolutions you've made. Here's a taste of what's on Colorado's culinary calendar: