Photo by Brian Kraft PhotographyMitchell Alexander, the Green Fooder, at the Highland MiMa. Urbavore's Dilemma is an ongoing web series detailing city dwellers' commitment to urban homesteading. From May through September, Westword writer Joel Warner will get his hands dirty, covering everything fr ... More >>
Yesterday, Greeley's own JBS Swift Beef Co. recalled over 41,000 pounds of meat contaminated with O157:H7 E.coli bacteria, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. The stuff went out on April 21 to enterprises in Colorado and a dozen other states rangin ... 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 >>
The Sandwich: Italian Sub Where to get it: Summerhill Market (5614 East Cedar Avenue, 303-377-2979, www.mysummerhillmarket.com) What's on it: Capicola, ham, salami, provolone, lettuce and tomatoes, mayo, oil and vinegar, roasted peppers and sweet merlot onions on a baguette. How much: $5.99 There a ... More >>
The sandwich: Hoagie Philly Where to get it: Cheesesteak Connection What's on it: Chopped steak, melted American cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo (with sauteed onions and mushrooms added) How much: $5.49 There are few foods that I don't like, few styles that I can't develop an appreciation for on s ... More >>
At the bottom of this week's Bite Me, I wrote about my troubles getting a decent hoagie out of Taste of Philly -- specifically the one at 18121 East Hampden Avenue in Aurora, but I've had similar issues at other locations. Although every once in a while I'll get a good T.O.P. hoagie, over the years ... More >>
The sandwich: The muffuletta What's on it: Bologna, pepperoni, provolone, Greek slaw on a French roll. Where to get it: The Market Restaurant (1445 Larimer Square, 303-534-5140) How much: $7.65 The word muffuletta sounds cool no matter how you pronounce it. Moof-a-letta! Moof-a-lotta. Whatever. Sup ... More >>
I had to have some half-unexpected dental work done a couple of days ago. It was nothing terribly serious but it was serious enough, if you know what I mean. Lot of blood, stitches. An annoyance. And as I was getting finished off in the chair, my dentist (a miracle worker, and a nice guy to boot) s ... More >>
The Peking duck soars above other offerings on an eighteen-page menu.
The rules of the competition were simple: the first person to eat fifteen hot dogs (or "dawgs" to use the preferred spelling) wins a year's supply of these tubular meats. A two-hour time limit was enforced and all trips outside and to the bathroom had to be accompanied by a witness. Six guys stepped ... More >>
Make a pig of yourself at Frank Bonannos new place.
Anticipation on rye.
Culver's and Smashburger have other buns on the run.
An oldie but a goodie.
This Korean restaurant is a real reason to celebrate.
It’s weird how you people out there think. I mean, I can write the worst, most scurrilous things about some beloved local vegetarian restaurant and you let it go by without comment. I can pen a fawning crush note to some rinky-dink taqueria and if I hear anything from the other side of the curta ... More >>
Its not easy to find a tubesteak on the run.
A LoDo tradition stays true to the hood.
The South rises again.
Neighborhood fusion at its best.
Everything's better with bacon.
Steuben's is dedicated to regional specialties -- and that's both good and bad.
Think globally, eat locally at Piatti Locali.
After a century, the Buckhorn Exchange is still pleased to meat you.
I brake for barbecue.
Head for Whole Foods.
Castle Cafe knows how to comfort me with fried chicken.
My wife's an Old Fashioned girl.
Elway's sells both the sizzle and the steak.
Sam'l P. Arnold is still holding down The Fort.
Ham on Wry
War is hell. Cafe Bisque proves that.
In this heat, only a cheeseburger will do. A great one, like the cheeseburger at Bud's.
What's old is new again at Emil-Lene's.
Get Your Goat
The time is right for Bastien's.
Chedd's alert: This time the revolution will be televised, you betcha.
Man does not live by bread alone -- it's what's sandwiched inside that counts.
Returning to true north at the Northwoods Inn.
Grazing in the Grass
Taste of Philly
Whether in New York or Italy, Boulder or Denver, it's the meat that matters.