Landry's Restaurants Inc.

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Coming of age with 21 drinks: A bone-dry martini at the Cruise Room

    What was your first cocktail? Ever since Cro-Magnon man decided to mix his pond water with Noilly Prat, mankind has sought to mix beverages with other, different beverages. And ever since I turned 21, I've been thrust into the dazzling, intricate and occasionally fussy world of Denver booze. So now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Photos: Renovated Cruise Room and McCormick's dining room are decked out for the holidays

    The update of the restaurant facilities at the Oxford Hotel was supposed to start eighteen months ago -- but the sale of McCormick & Schmick's, which runs those facilities, to Tilman Fertitta of Landry's Restaurants late last year put the plan on hold. But Landry's picked up the project this fall, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Cruise Room gets a facelift -- but the history remains

    Developer Dana Crawford remembers the first time she saw the Cruise Room. It was in the '50s, and the Oxford Hotel, a once-elegant Victorian establishment that welcomed visitors getting off the train at Denver's Union Station, had become a "flophouse," she recalls. "The people who lived there were r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Landry's CEO makes a bid for McCormick & Schmick's -- including McCormick's Fish House

    McCormick's Fish House & Bar stays in the LoDo swim.​Denver could soon be awash in places owned by Landry's Restaurants. On Monday, Tilman Fertitta, chairman and CEO of Landry's (who has a 10.1 percent ownership of the company, according to the Houston Chronicle), made an all-cash offer for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Oceanaire gets swallowed up by Landry's

    ​Oceanaire Seafood Room's Chapter 11 bankruptcy woes have finally come to an end, with news that the upscale nautical chain has been sold to Landry's Restaurants, Inc., the parent company of nearly 100 branded restaurants, including Simms Steakhouse, Willie G's Seafood & Steak, the Chart Hous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    The truth about the Downtown Aquarium's poorly confined piranhas

    As you may have read last week in "Denver Aquarium Unequipped to Handle Piranha Attacks or Reporter Queries," on a recent visit to the Downtown Aquarium I was disturbed to discover just how easy it would be to stick my hand into the open-top piranha tank -- and even more disturbed by my irrational d ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 22, 2005

    Finding Nemo

    I'm in way over my head at the Aquarium.

  • Calendar

    July 14, 2005

    Fish Shtick

    The new, tastier Downtown Aquarium opens with some mouth-watering temptation.

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    Mobbery, Robbery and Snobbery
    August 14, 2003

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    Last Line

    Denver's streetcar named survival stars on Elimidate.