The signature signs of a city that's on the culinary fast track reside in its willingness to take aggressive risks, push infinite boundaries and continually adapt to a fickle dining public whose expectations are always on the upswing. Denver is that city -- a major metropolis that refuses to slow do ... More >>
Porchetta po-boys with bacon jam; bacon and cashew caramel corn; bacon macaroni and cheese; bacon fat potato chips; bacon chocolate chip cookies; bacon and pork belly Reuben; bacon and ramen; bacon and oyster chowder; bacon fat duck sliders; bacon-strangled flying pig belly; candied bacon; bacon, go ... More >>
It's been several months since Bravo's Around the World in 80 Plates was filmed in cities spanning the globe, but the memories for hometown chef and contestant Jenna Johansen, who made it through seven countries -- and countless challenges -- before she was given the boot in last night's Thailand ep ... More >>
Beginning Saturday, May 5, Bob Blair, the owner/executive chef of Fuel Cafe, will add weekend brunch to his repertoire, pumping out a menu that zigzags from chilaquiles to sausage and brioche bread pudding to smoked white fish with bagels, and just for fun, boda bags, courtesy of bar magician Jonath ... More >>
Jeff Russell District Meats 1625 Wazee Street 303-623-1630 www.charliepalmer.com This is part one of my interview with Jeff Russell, exec chef of District Meats. You can read part two of our chat in this space tomorrow. Dinner was bonding time, Jeff Russell recalls. "Food was the thing that brough ... More >>
If you've been wondering how Leigh Sullivan, the ex-wife of Troy Guard, who owns TAG and TAG|RAW BAR, is doing since the couple split last year, the answer is "better than ever."
Lori MidsonIt was just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday when the car dropped me off at the James Beard House, the unassuming West Village brownstone that's the former home of the legendary late American chef and cookbook author, deemed the "dean of American cookery" in the New York Times, whose qu ... More >>
Today, Colorado marks a major milestone: The state is celebrating its 135th birthday, and in honor of the anniversary, we're giving shout-outs to ten of our favorite food and drink products made in our own backyard.
Lori Midson Theo Adley The Pinyon 1710 Pearl Street, Boulder 720-306-8248 www.thepinyon.com This is part two of my interview with Theo Adley, executive chef/owner of the Pinyon in Boulder. Part one of my chat with Adley ran yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: I'm just gonna say that ... More >>
Lori MidsonThe cognoscenti of the food world -- 5,000 strong -- descended upon Aspen this past weekend for the 29th annual Food & Wine magazine Classic, one of the most heralded culinary jubilees in the country, It was a whirlwind weekend of unparalleled gluttony, hangovers, pig parties, cele ... More >>
Lori MidsonWhich little piggy will take home the top prize at Cochon 555? In exactly 37 days, the third US Tour of Cochon 555, a nationwide traveling pork orgy that spotlights five local chefs, five heritage breed piggies and five winemakers, will hoof it to Denver, taking over a yet-to-be-de ... More >>
Lori MidsonMichel Wahaltere's head is hanging out the window of his paddy wagon parked in an abandoned lot on East Colfax, between York and Josephine, when he suddenly looks up, thrusts open the doors, grabs my hand and drags me around back. "See this?" he asks, panting and pointing to the n ... More >>
Lori Midson Jorge de la Torre Johnson & Wales University www.jwu.edu This is part one of Lori Midson's interview with Jorge de la Torre, dean of culinary education at Johnson & Wales University. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow. "I'm a little worried about this in ... More >>
Our culinary calendar is a day late this week -- but the events herein are certainly not a dollar short. Keep reading to learn about the Denver International Wine Festival, cooking classes, A Taste for Life and much more. Here's what's on the menu:
Lori Midson Jay Spickelmier Japoix 975 Lincoln Street 303-861-2345 www.japoix.com This is part one of Lori Midson's interview with Jay Spickelmier, executive chef of Japoix. To read part two of that interview, check back here tomorrow. Jay Spickelmier is wrist-deep in a large, deep, flat-bo ... More >>