I first met Matt Franklin through his cuisine...I wrote in April of last year, when I first visited Franklin's then-new restaurant, Farro. Under the neon, tile and blue Miami Vice lights at 240 Union in Lakewood, he made me amazing lobster corn dogs, served in a plastic basket with homemade ... More >>
Denver has many great Italian restaurants. As I wrote this week, Mark & Isabella's is not one of them. Here are ten of my favorites: Il Posto (2011 East 17th Avenue, 303-394-0100). Il Posto has an excellent location, crammed between other bars and restaurants, their patios shoulder to should ... More >>
Matt Franklin makes memorable meals at FarroIn my review of Farro, I talked at great length about the meals that Matt Franklin has cooked for me that I will carry with like baggage throughout my days. I also spoke less specifically about a handful of other dinners (or individual plates) I've had tha ... More >>
I met Matt Franklin through his cuisine -- screwjack Californian with a heavy dose of Colorado pride and a squirrelly streak of fusion that should've made me want to throw something at his head but, instead, kept his style fresh and surprising. Under the neon, tile and blue Miami Vice lights at 240 ... More >>
A full place is much more satisfying than an empty room.
Restaurants unwrap a few surprises.
Limón squeezes in more tables.
The state of 240 Union is very, very good.