No. 63: Braised Brisket Sandwich from Masterpiece Deli 1575 Central Street 303-561-3354 Masterpiece Deli has been chugging along, serving destination-worthy sandwiches to a neighborhood crowd, since 2008 -- almost an eternity in LoHi years, where some of the hottest restaurants can measure their li ... More >>
Fried Chicken from the Post Brewing Co. 105 West Emma Street, Lafayette 303-593-2066 Fried chicken should be easy. After all, there are only two things to get right: the chicken and the breading. But the truth is, fried chicken is one of the easiest dishes for a restaurant to get wrong. It's rare t ... More >>
A popular trope in horror movies involves a family that finds out a just-purchased house is haunted -- and then can't get anyone to buy it. In the real world, such properties wind up on the market, too...hopefully with less dreadful consequences for purchasers than those in, say, The Conjuring. TopT ... More >>
Czech Potato Pancakes from Sobo 151 Bar & Grill 151 South Broadway 303-778-1560 Sobo 151 isn't known as a culinary destination, but those with a hankering for hockey and hearty Czech fare will always head here. When you're watching the Avs -- or playing billiards or trivia, or even listening to liv ... More >>
Shoo-fly Pie from the Long i Pie Shop thelongipie.com The Long i Pie Shop isn't really a shop, it's a mobile vendor based out of a 1966 Airstream trailer named Stella. You can order pie on the bakery's website and pick it up at any number of locations; delivery is also an option. The pie varieties ... More >>
No. 67 Ronnie's Favorite at Rosenberg's Bagels and Deli 725 East 26th Avenue 720-440-9880 By now, the story of of Josh Pollack, owner of Rosenberg's Bagels and Deli, and his water-treatment system set up to mimic the chemistry of New York City's bagel-perfect H2O is practically the stuff of legend ... More >>
No. 68 Ham and Cheese Tartita at Maria Empanada 1298 South Broadway 303-934-2221 Almost every country has its version of a portable dough pocket filled with savory ingredients: Polish pierogies, Welsh pasties, Indian samosas. In Argentina, empanadas are the snack of choice in cafes or on the go, w ... More >>
No. 69 Charred Tahini Cauliflower at Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs2148 Larimer Street 720-746-9355 Jim Pettinger, the "Biker Jim" behind two restaurants, a cart and a food truck, didn't get to where he is by serving vegetables. He didn't impress celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain with a salad. He did it w ... More >>
No. 70 Venezuelan Tostadas at Empanada Express Grill 4301 West 44th Avenue 303-955-8362 We're fans of the namesake Venezuelan savory pastries from Empanada Express Grill; we also have a soft spot in our hearts for the mouthwatering arepas made with griddle-crisped corn flour. But it's a hybrid dish, ... More >>
No. 71 Oysters at Jax Fish House Glendale 650 South Colorado Boulevard 303-756-6449 Now that we're back into months containing the letter "r," it's safe to eat oysters again, right? That old superstition hasn't held much water since the advent of modern refrigeration, but there's some truth to the ... More >>
No. 72 Pickled Lake Michigan Perch at Trillium 2134 Larimer Street 303-379-9759 Upper Larimer's Trillium brings Scandinavia to Denver, by way of the Great Lakes. Chef-owner Ryan Leinonen grew up in Michigan, where Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish influences shaped the food he grew up with. This shows ... More >>
You may not be familiar with Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, but in Wisconsin, he's a big deal. In the early 1800s, the botanist, geographer and explorer traveled through the state in search of the source of the Mississippi River. He eventually found it in 1832 (it's Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota); thro ... More >>
The ongoing Black Forest fire in El Paso County has destroyed 483 homes at this writing, as well as killing two people -- and we're fortunate that the loss of life wasn't nearly great enough to land it on this Wikipedia's list of noteworthy wildfires. The page is an awful record of scorched land and ... More >>
Part one of my interview with Adam Watts, chef de cuisine at Jax Boulder, ran on Wednesday; this is part two. Adam Watts Jax Fish House Boulder 928 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-444-1811 www.jaxboulder.com If you only had 24 hours in Denver/Boulder, where would you eat? I'd start out with brunch at B ... More >>
Adam Watts Jax Fish House Boulder 928 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-444-1811 www.jaxboulder.com This is part one of my interview with Adam Watts, chef de cuisine at Jax Boulder. Part two of our chat will run on Thursday. Cycling makes you hungry, says Adam Watts. The former professional pedaler, who ... More >>
FlickrWe're number two! Denver has the second-best water in the nation, according to the American Water Works Association, which held a blind taste test with the liquid assets of more than twenty municipalities last month in Washington, D.C.
I've been a fan of Frontier since its first incarnation, when the in-flight mag featured the "From the Cockpit" column by Captain Chick Stevens -- a more reassuring mascot than the animals that took off with Frontier's reincarnation. But still, Republic was wise to stick with the high-flying ... More >>
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