When Denver craftsman Corbin Clay launched his own custom furniture company a few years back, he saw an opportunity to make stylish, affordable pieces out of an abundant resource: the vast stands of dead lodgepole pines left by Colorado's raging beetle epidemic. It was a shrewd move; among thousands ... More >>
The first Denver Startup Week got off to a roaring start, with Mayor Michael Hancock telling a packed luncheon that "we're going to knock out Silicon Valley.... We're going to become Silicon Mountain." To help in that effort, he announced the launch of Denver Capital Matrix, a resource directory of ... More >>
In October 2011, entrepreneur Jim Deters founded Galvanize, an organization dedicated to "growing start-ups through capital, community and curriculum." Over the last twelve months, he's definitely put his money where that motto is. Today, the most recent manifestation will be unveiled when Galvanize ... More >>
via someecards"Clear Thinking," this week's cover story on Spring44, details the rise of vodka -- a rise due, in part, to the spirit's lack of flavor: Because it tastes like nothing, it's easy to mix with everything. How, then, do you evaluate vodka for taste? And furthermore, don't all vod ... More >>
The annual Plates for the Peak fundraiser, tonight at Vesta Dipping Grill, 1822 Blake Street, is a delicious highlight of the summer fundraising scene, featuring contributions by many of Denver's top chefs. From 6 to 10 p.m., enjoy small plates created by Brian Laird (Barolo Grill), Keegan G ... More >>
Nancy LevineAfter stints at LoHi SteakBar and Caldonia's, Maura Schuster is now behind the bar at Ernie's Bar & Pizza. The place is new, but the bar is old-school, complete with a back bar salvaged from the old Armory in Greeley. And Schuster is an old-school bartender, "not a big performance ... More >>
Nancy LevineLeigh Jones, behind the bar at Jonesy's EatBar.Leigh Jones, the woman behind Jonesy's EatBar and the Horseshoe Lounge (with partner Margaret Moore), was also the co-owner and designer of the Dish, B-52 Billiards, Brasserie Rouge, Atomic Cowboy and Buffalo Billiards in Nashville an ... More >>
After twelve years, Dixons Downtown Grill, at 1610 16th Street, is finally introducing a happy hour. And it's really making up for lost time. The happy hour, which starts today, will run from 3 to 6 p.m. seven days a week, and feature cocktail specials ($3 Ketel One John Daly or a pitcher for $15; ... More >>
Beginning at 5 p.m. tonight, and continuing through Monday evening, when the Denver Nuggets take on the LA suckers Lakers at the Pepsi Center, Dixons Downtown Grill, the LoDo watering hole at 1610 16th Street, is offering a hoop of Nuggets-inspired dinner and drink specials to keep everyone in winni ... More >>
This time of year can be so draining for everybody, what with the before-Christmas frenzy -- so why not find a secular reason to celebrate the season? Here's a good one for all you seafood addicts out there: Jax Fish House Denver is celebrating its twelfth anniversary, and hence is offering 12 Days ... More >>
Jax Fish House Denver, whch netted a rave review from Jason Sheehan this fall, moved into the old Terminal Bar at 1539 17th Street back in 1996. And while Jax doesn't feature three happy hours, the way the Terminal once did, it is offering twelve days of specials that run through T ... More >>
If your bank account isn't on the rocks, the Capital Grille has just the holiday item for you: a $1,000 martini. But this drink, officially named the Share Our Strength Charity Martini, comes with a real twist: a white topaz and diamond caviar rope bracelet, a limited-edition, custom piece by desig ... More >>
Great hash -- and making hash out of a critic's anonymity.
Ling & Louies Asian Bar and Grill
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I have tasted the future…and it's green apple.
Japanese Pear Martini
Vodka Cranberry Lemonade
Blue Footed Booby
Old Man and the Sea