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Katie Mullen

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    March 17, 2014

    Five lucky bets for St. Patrick's Day

    Denver started celebrating St. Patrick's Day last week, partied hard through the weekend -- and the fun isn't over yet. Bars and restaurants around town are featuring St. Patrick's Day deals and parties today -- some starting as early as 7 a.m. Keep reading for five of our favorites. And if you know ... More >>

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    March 14, 2014

    St. Patrick's Day 2014: Ten ways to be green and celebrate in Denver

    St. Patrick's Day is almost upon us, and since the holiday falls on a Monday this year, it means a whole weekend's worth of celebrations. Whether you want to down some pints of Guinness or explore Irish cuisine and culture with your family, there are plenty of options. Here are ten great food and dr ... More >>

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    January 29, 2014

    Best places to watch the Broncos sink the Seahawks on Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday is quickly approaching, and Denver is abuzz with optimistic anticipation. For those who don't plan on watching the game at home, there are plenty of options around town. Many of Denver's favorite bars are throwing viewing parties or serving up specials to make the big game even mor ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    Beer meets confession at Theology on Tap

    A priest walks into a bar. This isn't beginning of a joke. On Monday night, Reverend John Riley walked into Katie Mullen's Irish Restaurant and Pub for the Catholic Archdiocese of Denver's monthly Theology on Tap gathering. On loan from the Archdiocese of Arlington, Virginia, Reverend Riley, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    The St. Patrick's Day party list: Where to drink and get your green on in Denver this weekend

    Get your rest. We officially start celebrating St. Patrick's Day tomorrow. The party kicks off with KTCL's Keggs & Eggs at LoDos, and it continues after the parade on Saturday at ShamRock & Roll, our massive party at the Viewhouse with Bop Skizzum, Rachel & the Kings, Calder's Revolvers and Monroe M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Reader: You know exactly what to expect at an Irish bar -- which is why I pretty much hate them

    Recognize this spot? You won't soon. This is the former Rockstar Bar, which the owners of Katie Mullen's will soon turn into an Irish pub -- adding to the 55 restaurants/bars/coffeehouses already in the LoHi neighborhood. And the news brought another round of responses in the Highland/hipster debat ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    Katie Mullen's crew takes over former Rockstar Bar

    The folks behind Katie Mullen's have taken over the former Rockstar Bar location at 3358 Mariposa in Highland, a space that couldn't be more of a contrast to the big, swank Irish bar (four bars, actually) that Paul Maye opened downtown almost four years ago. But construction has already started to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Denver Beer Fest dominates and Lala's turns two

    A Flickr photo​Don't pretend like you didn't know this week marks the start of the Denver Beer Fest. We'll be covering it extensively, so check back for updates on what hoppy happenings are taking place. But, believe it or not, that's not all that's going on this week in culinary events. Keep ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010
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    June 10, 2010
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    December 23, 2009

    Update: The restaurant for my final review

    ​First off, thanks to everyone for their suggestions on where I should eat my last review dinner in Denver. The comments have been excellent, the suggestions helpful, and the current leader seems to be Casa Bonita -- which I assume is rising fast because so many of you just want me to die be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    The List: Top ten pubs with good grub

    Mark MangerArgyll's food is far from average pub fare.​Argyll might have saddled itself with the horrible label "gastropub," but by any name, Robert Thompson's new place is a pretty sweet bar, with seriously great food. But while the menu at Argyll, which I review here, is more ambitious than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    From the Pour House Pub in LoDo to the Archive Room in Arvada

    Where were you then? That's the question the new Archive Room will ask diners.​ Neil Arnold, Jeff Arnold and Storm Ireland, the owners behind the Pour House Pub at 1435 Market Street, will bring some LoDo fervor to Arvada in early November when they open the Archive Room at 5601 Olde Wadsworth Bou ... More >>

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    July 22, 2009

    Cooking Dirty, the book-signing: Round two

    I had a pretty good turn-out for my first book signing at Katie Mullen's a couple weeks ago.  There was a good crowd, plenty of drinking, lots of laughs.  Surprisingly, lots of people seemed to be very excited about finally getting their hands on a copy of my book (Cooking Dirty: A Story o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Smoke 'em if you got 'em

    As reported here -- a lot -- Westword restaurant critic Jason Sheehan had a book-signing at Katie Mullen's last evening. And that just happened to be the bar where Ward Churchill and attorney David Lane went after their day in court, where they'd told Judge Larry Naves why Churchill deserves to ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Tonight: Meet the very tall, dark and handsome Jason Sheehan

    Lori MidsonOhmigod. That's Jason Sheehan in CROCS! So...if you haven't already heard about Jason Sheehan's new memoir, Cooking Dirty: A Story of Life, Sex, Love and Death in the Kitchen, then your reading catalog clearly consists of titles that you should keep between yourself and your therapist. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Live from Sheehan's book signing

    We're at Katie Mullen's for the official release of Jason Sheehan's book, Cooking Dirty, and get this: There are actual people here! And they have his book! And they want him to sign it! And someone just took a picture of him! Perhaps this shouldn't be surprising, but it's always strange when peopl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Wide open spaces: Is downtown Denver experiencing a restaurant recession?

    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 >>

  • Dining

    June 25, 2009
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    June 24, 2009

    Cooking Dirty: A peek inside

    Guess who?While I have spilled gallons of virtual ink over the shameless self-promotion of my new book, Cooking Dirty, one thing I haven't yet managed to tell anyone?  What the damnable beast is actually about.  What, in fact, someone willing to lay down a little dough might get for their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Cooking Dirty: Eight days and counting

    Lev Grossman is my new best friend. Who is Lev Grossman, you ask?  Lev Grossman is the book critic for Time magazine.  And in Time magazine, Lev Grossman (my new best friend) just wrote a killer review of my book, Cooking Dirty. Yeah, that Time magazine.  And yeah, little ol' me and ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    Cooking Dirty: Fourteen days and counting

    And who, you may ask, is the handsome devil right there?  That's me, folks. No bullshit. No disguises.  The anonymous restaurant critic in the flesh and en clair. On Monday, June 15, at around 4 p.m. local time, my cover was finally, permanently blown.  That picture is the jacket phot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Fancy dancin' at Katie Mullen's

    It's already got four bars, a full menu, big crowds and, in my opinion, the best Guinness pour in the city.  It has a prime location (at 1550 Court Place) for foot traffic, a big patio and an entire hotel's worth of captive customers.  So what else could Katie Mullen's possibly need? Danci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, June 10 edition

    Photo by Autumn DeWildeBuilt to Spill. You think you're so smart.... Today in Backbeat Online: • Q&A with Built to Spill's Doug Martsch. • Mini Q&A with the Fluid's John Robinson. • A first look at FOE and Karma's "Tic-Toc" video. • Atmosphere, Bat for Lashes, Brad Paisley shows announced. ... More >>

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    April 27, 2009

    Ask the Critic: Where to go for a break-up date?

    He should have taken her to Katie Mullen's.It probably won't surprise you to learn that I haven't been on a lot of dates. Thus far, my personal history of socio-sexual relations has been divided into two very distinct categories.  Depending on the year, the place and my condition, I have either got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    DenverSportsRadio.com prepares to launch ambitious online station

    Dino Costa beside the new Denver Sports Radio logo. According to talk-show host Dino Costa, one of the principals behind DenverSportsRadio.com, a new online project that will be introduced at a press conference today in advance of its scheduled Monday, April 20, launch, the sports-radio offerings i ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009
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    April 4, 2009

    IACP Conference Report: Dispatches from the front lines

    For those of you not yet hipped to the big foodie news in Denver this week, the International Association of Culinary Professionals is in town -- a kind of traveling circus show of food writers, food editors, food pimps, chefs, authors, wine gurus and associated tradesmen. And, of course, Jason Shee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    IACP Conference Report: Drunk and in possession of press credentials

    IACPers apparently flocked to Denver's hottest noodle bar, Bones, on the conference's opening night. For those of you not yet hipped to the big foodie news in Denver this week, the International Association of Culinary Professionals is in town -- a kind of traveling circus show of food writers, food ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 2, 2009
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    March 17, 2009

    Go green at 8 a.m. today

    If you can't find fun today, you're not looking. A good place to start -- and end -- your St. Patrick's Day celebration is Katie Mullen's, the new - and giant - Irish pub at 1550 Court Place, which will be bringing in Irish entertainment all day after opening at 8:30 a.m. But beating Katie Mullen's ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 26, 2009
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    February 19, 2009

    Luck of the motherf%@$ing Irish

    The first numbers are coming in from Katie Mullen's Restaurant and Pub, which opened on Monday at 1550 Court Place, and they're huge. Yesterday, just two days after opening, they did 800 covers, give or take. This morning, the house was on a wait from the minute they opened the doors at 11 a.m. and ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 19, 2009
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    February 17, 2009

    Behind the scenes at Katie Mullen's

    So, a few weeks ago, I wrote this little piece titled "How to Create a Great Irish Bar." It wasn't something I put a lot of thought into. It wasn't something that groaned under the weight of background research (unless drinking counts as research). Really, it was just a way to vent a little a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    American Beauty: Dinner at Venue

    While employed in my last-ever cooking gig before coming here, I got to know grits pretty well, because I worked the night-shift at an Albuquerque Waffle House and one of my many responsibilities (along with tossing the drunks and cooking the hash browns and cleaning the grease traps) was fixing gr ... More >>

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    September 23, 2008
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