Artopia, Westword's eighteenth annual celebration of Denver's arts and culture scene, takes place this Saturday in the Golden Triangle. The event features live music and DJs, fine artists, poets, culinary artists and cocktail creatives at City Hall, the Living Room, Salty Dog and Bar Standard. Visi ... More >>
Robert Thompson is on a roll. The proprietor of Argyll, a splendid gastropub in Cherry Creek, and the brainchild behind Punch Bowl, which will open in November in the Baker 'hood, has just inked a deal, complete with a 25-year lease, to take over Baur's Ristorante, Jimmy Lambatos's elegant -- ... More >>
Right now, BALLS! A Holiday Spectacular, a variety show featuring comics, musicians and other performers from around the city engaged in some PG-13 holiday fun, is now at Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma Street.
And if you go to BALLS! tonight, your ticket benefits a good, food-centric cause: Sl ... More >>
Despite the lousy economy, last year saw an unprecedented number of impressive new restaurants opening in Denver - everything from Olivea to Squeaky Bean to TAG to Colt & Gray. But the team of eaters working on the Best of Denver 2010 were unanimous on which spot had earned the Best New Resta ... More >>
Inside Argyll, Denver's Best New Restaurant.Last year may have broken all records for restaurant openings in metro Denver -- despite the lousy economy. The roster literally ran from A to Z, with more than a dozen new spots all strong contenders for the Best New Restaurant award of the Best of ... More >>
Nancy LevineIt must be difficult to leave a great job that you've had for seven years for a new job that lasts all of two days. But some things just don't work out, like former Avenue Grill bartender Randy Layman's move to Jonesy's EatBar, which ended after one weekend.
You might expect La ... More >>
Lori MidsonBrendon Doyle, the new exec chef at Jonesy's EatBar"I love the gastropub concept, I love the word 'gastropub' and I love Leigh Jones," declares Brendon Doyle, the former exec chef of Campo de Fiori who's now in command of the kitchen at Jonesy's EatBar, the gastropub at 400 East ... More >>
See more of Lori Midson's photos at westword.com/slideshow. While I didn't buy the shirt straight off the bartender's back at last night's feel-good Share Our Strength-Taste of the Nation fundraiser at Jonesy's EatBar, the rowdy (in all the good ways) gastropub at 400 East 20th Avenue, I did purch ... More >>
Back in December, Robert Thompson (formerly of Brasserie Rouge, the Atomic Cowboy and B-52 Billiards) announced that his Chicago company, Seasoned Development, would open its first Noca Kitchen at 1433 17th Street
"Noca Kitchen is going to be a substantial growth vehicle for us in
Denver ... More >>