Le Chateau Inc.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Chef and Tell with James Mazzio

    Lori Midson​James Mazzio sneaks a look at his ticker. He's doing a dinner for a hundred people in less than three hours and his cooks need him on the line. It's the final hurrah in his three-month stint at Le Chateau, the French restaurant where he's been cooking since last October. "They let ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Q&A with the Don'ts and Be Carefuls

    ​In 2008, the whole dance punk phenomenon, with few exceptions, seemed worn out and irrelevant to anything genuinely exciting. But it was in the spring of that year that The Don'ts and Be Carefuls started putting together its songs and playing its first show shortly after solidifying its line-up. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Chefs for the Cause canceled

    Sergio Romero will not be cooking dinner at Chefs for the Cause -- and neither will anyone else.​Chefs for the Cause sounded like a philanthropic foodie's delight -- six of Denver's top chefs creating delicious food to help raise money for the Denver affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Staffing Up: My dream team for Ondo's

    ​Yesterday I kicked off "Staffing Up," with some free advice for how Mark & Isabella can get its act together. But the idea doesn't have to be confined to restaurants that need a swift, motivating kick in the ass; reading through these blog posts for the last few days, I realize that we can a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    James Mazzio has a new ooh la la chef gig at Le Chateau

    ​"I've just become the chef of Le Chateau," writes James Mazzio, one-time Food & Wine magazine Best New Chef winner and until recently the exec at the Icehouse Tavern, 1801 Wynkoop Street. But that stint ended early this month when the "high-powered" Mazzio was turned loose by powers higher th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    The name game continues at Hickory Prime

    Gallagher's held down the corner of 15th and Arapahoe for a decade. But one day last fall, the steakhouse pulled the franchise, and building owner Bruce Rahmani replaced Gallagher's with the locally operated (by J.G. "Lupe" Gonzales) 5280 Steak House, which quickly changed its name to Hickory Prime ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Roll call: Restaurant openings and closings since January 1

    We're working hard to stay on top of the restaurant industry news -- a challenging task in these uncertain times. Whenever we hear of restaurants opening or closing, we post it on this blog; now we're going to start summarizing the action at the end of the month. And there's been plenty of action i ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    From Gallagher's to 5280 to Hickory Prime

    Driving down Arapahoe Street Wednesday, I almost crashed my car when I saw that the restaurant at the corner of 15th had changed its name. Again.For years, this space was the home of the execrable Gallagher's, where I once had a very long night with then-Westword restaurant critic Kyle Wagner and Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    French twist: La Fondue now Le Chateau

    First Gallagher's turned into 5280 Steak House. Now the spot next door at 1040 15th Street has been transformed from La Fondue to Le Chateau, a French restaurant that still features a fondue section on the menu.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    The blog shortcut, February 5 edition

    I am the blog of hellfire! Today in Cafe Society: • Michel Wahaltere moving on. • French twist: La Fondue now Le Chateau. • French twist redux: A Cote to expand its hours. • Lakeside Waffles opens up next to the Oriental. • Veggie Girl: Taki's. Today in Backbeat Online: • Q&A with ... More >>