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    November 17, 2014

    First Look: Pho Duy Owners Open Wonderbowl Vietnamese Restaurant on Federal Boulevard

    Wonderbowl Vietnamese Restaurant opened last week on South Federal Boulevard after an extensive remodel of what used to be a KFC. Wonderbowl is a sister restaurant to Pho Duy in the same shopping center and features a few house specials not common to Federal's Vietnamese scene along with a typical a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2014

    Reader: Sad to See Dunkin' Donuts in Former Johnny's Diner

    Dunkin' Donuts returned to the Denver area over the past year, opening stores from Denver International Airport to Edgewater, Boulder to Colorado Springs. Fans of the chain on the East Coast have welcomed Dunkin' with open arms (and mouths, and wallets), while others just wish they'd go home. Here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Captain D's is better than Long John Silver's -- but still stuck on the shore

    A lone Captain D's Seafood Kitchen somehow stays afloat in metro Denver -- at 605 South Havana Street in Aurora. But while there are four more Captains in Colorado Springs and one in Pueblo, Long John Silver's has fourteen locations in Denver alone. Why all the local love for Long John, when the Cap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Ten best plates of fried chicken in Denver

    Saturday, July 6 is National Fried Chicken Day. But fried chicken could really replace the bald eagle as America's national bird, because every day is a great day for fried chicken. And fortunately, metro Denver has some spots where the fried chicken really flies. Here, in no particular order, are t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Tommy Lee, exec chef of Uncle, on yakitori, Yelp and stinky tofu

    Tommy Lee Uncle 2215 West 32nd Avenue 303-433-3263 This is part one of my interview with Tommy Lee, exec chef of Uncle; part two of our chat will run tomorrow. At 4:45 on a Saturday afternoon, a swarm of restless ramen geeks congregates around the door of Uncle, Tommy Lee's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Five Internet first-date horror stories, batteries included

    The days of Internet dating being the domain of basement dwellers, antisocial misanthropes, virgins and folks who are unlucky in the looks department (mix and match any and all of these) are effectively over, and today it seems like everyone is meeting and dating -- and venting about meeting and dat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Matthew Tello's schmucky explanation for trying to strangle cop: "I'm drunk, it's my birthday"

    Over our many years of chronicling schmucks, we've noticed that a lot of them were blitzed when they committed the acts that got our attention. But while that might be a good excuse under certain circumstances, it apparently didn't persuade a certain Boulder police officer. Who Matthew Tello allege ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Culver's deserves that consumer's choice award

    Culver's, home of the ButterBurger, was recently named the number-one fast-food chain for food and beverage on Chain Restaurant Consumer's Choice Award list. And with nine Colorado locations for Culver's, if you haven't yet indulged yourself with one -- or more-- of its hand-spun frozen custard conc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Exclusive: Dave Query and Big Red F opening a brewery and chicken joint in Lafayette

    For the past several weeks, the brass from Big Red F -- owner and chef Dave Query, culinary director Jamey Fader and Brett Smith, the current exec chef of Zolo Grill -- have been on a chicken crawl, traversing the country in search of America's best fried chicken and rotisserie chicken. It's all par ... More >>

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    July 26, 2012
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    April 24, 2012

    Draw Something takes another smart friend away with every lewd sketch

    I've never played Draw Something for the same reason I've never tried cocaine: I know that if I did, I would become immediately addicted, drop out of society and ruin what's left of my life. If you're not familiar with Draw Something, it's an app that, according to the App Store, is "the most popul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    SXSW travelogue: Morning Clouds do laundry and play college flophouse

    Thursday, March 15: Thousands of bands were packed into stages around town, fans were going nuts on every street corner. How'd the Morning Clouds spend their off day? Doing laundry. We're pretty rock like that. With piles of clean undies and non-smelly socks back in our room, we managed to catch a g ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012
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    January 26, 2012
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    July 7, 2011

    Denver's five best plates of fried-chicken

    Lori MidsonFried chicken at The Pinyon.​We'll eat fried chicken any time of the year, but we really crave it during the summer, sided with coleslaw, cobbler, mac and cheese or watermelon. We credit that yearning to a subconscious association with picnic season. But instead of unpacking a bucke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Five Thanksgiving traditions that need improvement, American-style

    Hell yeah, America, let's do this up right.​Hundreds of years ago, America was not much to look at -- just a backwoods berg with a bunch of British prudes who wore clothes with too many buckles and couldn't make it through the winter without help from the local natives, to whom they returned t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    PETA's ten-worst publicity stunts -- until the chicken

    ​The City of Denver will decide today whether PETA can install a 250-pound, bloody and butchered chicken sculpture -- dubbed "McCruelty," but really looking like a worse-for-the-wear Foghorn Leghorn -- on the 16th Street Mall. This isn't PETA's first stunt, of course. Last year, Jason Sheeh ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010
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    December 23, 2009

    Chef and Tell with Goose Sorensen from Solera

    Lori MidsonGoose Sorensen, exec chef/owner of Solera​In 1992, Goose Sorensen, then 23, was living in Casper, a fine Wyoming town with bars and brawls and women, but there was something missing, something that Sorensen was longing to have but didn't. That something was -- wait for it -- Benniga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Behind the Bar: Ann Whitley of the Rio Grande

    Nancy Levine​ On Saturday, August 15, the Rio Grande will celebrate ten years of pouring on the fun -- and pouring out the booze -- in LoDo. This homegrown chain is a margarita powerhouse; with only six restaurants, the Rio Grande restaurant group claims to be the largest seller of Jose Cuervo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    PETA's ten worst -- actually, make that best -- publicity stunts

    Kiernan MaletskyPETA -- the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals -- is a lot of things.  It is a political organization dedicated to saving all the cute critters on the planet.  It is a finely-tuned donation-gathering machine that preys on weepy liberals who'd rather empty thei ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 19, 2009
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    January 8, 2008

    Quiznos Names New President

    On Monday, Quiznos announced that its executive management team transformation is complete with the appointment of David Deno as President. In a prepared statement, Quiznos CEO Greg Brenneman called Deno the final piece in the company’s strategy to bring in outstanding quick service management. De ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    Best of Denver Winners 1992

    In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>

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    August 14, 2007

    Sunday Best

    My host at Scum of the Earth Church on Sunday, August 5, spent a good part of the evening explaining to me why this so-called “emergent” congregation is less than newsworthy. Yes, the parishioners are mostly tattooed and pierced 20-somethings and yes, the pulpit band includes a bongo set. But ot ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 9, 2006
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    July 13, 2006

    Rocket Men

    The Street Soldierz feel the need for speed.

  • News

    March 2, 2006

    From Denver, With Love

    For American men tired of American women, Richard Beals knows how to Thai the knot.

  • Dining

    January 5, 2006

    Mama's House

    For Ghanaian immigrants, there's no place like home.

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Blood Ties

    With its haunting debut, the Arcade Fire keeps it in the family.

  • Dining

    November 18, 2004

    Bite Me

    Brasserie Blues

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    Slick Rick

    Friday, September 17, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.

  • Dining

    September 18, 2003

    Thank You!

    I brake for Jack-n-Grill, a temple to the taco.

  • Culture

    January 9, 2003

    Now and Then

    While Studio Aiello presents new work, RMCAD buys an old campus.

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002

    Roar of the Greasepaint

    Despite stunning stagecraft, the long-awaited Lion King follows Disney's formula.

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    Sideshow Swamp

    A Beck boy no more, DJ Swamp uses headbanger histrionics to blaze his way to the top.

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Wigged Out

    An Everlasting Piece finds its sharp humor amid the chaos of Northern Ireland.

  • News

    September 30, 1999


    How a private prison brought jobs-and violence, corruption and scandal-to Burlington.

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Captive Market

    Jobs. Gadgets. Profits. Crime pays big-time for the prison-industrial complex.

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    April 29, 1999
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    December 17, 1998
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    October 8, 1998
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    May 14, 1998
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    October 17, 1996

    The Boston Chicken Party

    Frank Erickson's revolutionary war: Fight the Golden-based chain's use of plastic.

  • News

    August 8, 1996

    This Jail for Hire

    Colorado's cheap solution to prison overcrowding has cost inmates plenty. It could cost the state millions.

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    February 14, 1996
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