Lisa Bailey

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Dos Casas at Lola tonight features good food for a good cause

    Dos Casas, the fundraising dinner featuring some of the town's top chefs at Lola tonight, is almost completely sold out, but if you work fast, you may be able to grab a seat at the bar or that last-four-top and enjoy good food for a very good cause. "Brent's Place, and all the great things they do t ... More >>

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    March 4, 2014

    D Bar is closing its original location and relocating to bigger quarters

    Keegan Gerhard and Lisa Bailey, the married couple who own D Bar, the diminutive storefront in Uptown that's renowned for both its desserts and savory dishes, is closing its original shop and relocating to what the couple describes as a "new location [that] will stay true to the core of D Bar but pr ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Photos: Denver's best female chefs strut their prowess at WomenCook!

    Denver's top female chefs cooked up a storm last night at Temple Emanuel, the stamping grounds for WomenCook, an annual benefit for Work Options for Women, a local non-profit that provides hands-on cooking instruction to disadvantaged women who have hopes of working in the food industry. Hundreds ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012

    D Bar breaks ground on its second San Diego

    Lisa Bailey and Keegan Gerhard have looked at several locations around town where they could put a second location of D Bar Desserts, the spot they opened on East 17th Avenue back in 2008. And now they've decided where to put it: not in Denver but in San Diego, where they've started construction of ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    An underground gathering of Denver's best chefs convenes at twelve

    Two years ago, when I did a Chef and Tell interview with Jeff Osaka, the owner/chef of twelve, I asked him what he'd like to see more of in Denver from a culinary standpoint. His answer was poignant, straightforward and inclusive: I want more chefs working to build camaraderie. Sure, we want to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Eleven favorite dishes from 2011 -- and one more to usher in 2012

    Lori Midson​It hasn't been a good year for our economy, but it's been a stellar year for the Denver restaurant scene, which continues to produce culinary heroes and push the envelope. I can't even begin to guess how many meals I've eaten in restaurants over the past year, but I'm fairly certai ... More >>

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    June 2, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes: Crue fries from D Bar Desserts

    Lori Midson​ No. 62: Crue fries from D Bar Desserts

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    May 20, 2011

    Calling all sinners: Five Denver restaurants where you must eat before the world ends tomorrow

    ​Even if you haven't come up for air this week, we assume you've still heard the farcical prediction by crazy Christian radio host Harold Camping -- namely that tomorrow is doomsday (some call if heaven) for at least 200 million of us. God forbid, it could be you! Or worse, me (although I'm in ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Master baker Keegan Gerhard looks to add more concepts to Denver -- and beyond

    ​"I don't want to over-promise and under-deliver." Those were some of the first words out of Keegan Gerhard's mouth when I spoke to him this morning about potential new concepts from the award-winning pastry chef, Food Network host and owner, along with his wife, Lisa Bailey, of D Bar Dessert ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010
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    December 4, 2009

    Denver's top ten ice cream shops

    ​Jason Sheehan guaranteed this week's cold snap by reviewing Red Trolley, 2639 West 32nd Avenue, which serves up all-natural ice cream with no high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavor, artificial color and trans-fats. Assuming you're not deterred by the ice on the streets, here are nine mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Sugar High: Cake and shake at D Bar Desserts

    Liz Kellermeyer​ Even though Keegan Gerhard and his wife, Lisa Bailey, opened D Bar Desserts, 1475 East 17th Avenue, just under two years ago, it took about two minutes for the sugar house to emerge as one of the city's premiere dessert spots. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner Monday through ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Top ten places to eat on 17th Avenue

    ​ When Olivea opened in May at 719 East 17th Avenue, it immediately earned a spot among the top ten restaurants on 17th Avenue, which has become a real restaurant row. Below, nine more places to brake for food along 17th.

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    July 20, 2009

    Sober and not-so-sober observations from the Taste of the Nation

    Lori MidsonStaff from Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben'sYesterday afternoon, Denver's best chefs rolled out the culinary red carpet and rubbed tongs with smitten admirers and other do-gooders who showed up in droves at Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation, a charity event that benefits anti-hunge ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 2, 2009
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    June 12, 2009

    In answer to your question, D Bar

    Earlier in the week, I put forth the question: When all the traditional choices have been burned through, where is the best place to bring your mom when she comes to town? I got a lot of great answers.  Potager, the Berkshire, Solera and Strings (no), Duo (I would've gone to Olivea first) and T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    D Bar Desserts celebrates its first anniversary with free cupcakes!

    Put a little sprinkle in your step this Saturday, May 23, when D Bar Desserts, the magnificent bakery, sugar shack and savory foods shop at 1475 East 17th Avenue, celebrates its first anniversary with free cupcakes -- just one of the attention-grabbers at the food-porn patisserie that chef (and Food ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    Sweet talk from Keegan Gerhard and other tasty events

    There's quite a smorgasbord of food-related fun tonight. "Taste Test: Random Encounters in the History & Science of Food" returns to the Lab at Belmar, 404 South Upham in Lakewood, at 6 p.m. today, March 12, when the focus will be on...sugar. Keegan Gerhard, pastry chef, Food Network host,owner of ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 25, 2008
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    September 18, 2008
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    July 31, 2008

    D for Denver

    Keegan Gerhard is a star -- and D Bar Desserts really shines.

  • Dining

    July 31, 2008

    D Bar Desserts

    Star Power

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    July 29, 2008
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    May 24, 2008

    Belly Up to the Bar

    Celebrity-starved Denver has a new star -- and he didn't arrive empty-handed. Pastry chef and Food Network personality Keegan Gerhard and his wife, Lisa Bailey, moved to Denver earlier this year, and today they'll unveil D Bar Desserts, their jewel-box of a bakery/dessert bar at 1475 East 17th Aven ... More >>