It's above 80 degrees right now in Denver, which means that for the past several hours, we've been doing nothing but daydreaming of our favorite patios, counting down the minutes until we can shut down the computers and head outside for a drink. Adding urgency to our mission is the fact that it's su ... More >>
No sooner had husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane opened Marczyk Fine Foods at 770 East 17th Avenue than people started asking when they would open a second store -- usually begging them to open one in their neighborhood. Nine years later, the couple (now joined ... More >>
The seventh round of the Mayor's Design Awards was presented last night, to a whopping seventeen projects around the city -- some old, some new, all interesting. The program was started in 2005, when John Hickenlooper was mayor; Mayor Michael Hancock did the honors last night, awarding prize ... More >>
BittersweetBittersweet's patio-side beds.When Olav and Melissa Peterson drew up plans for the former gas station that would become Bittersweet, they focused on two patios that, in addition to seating, would provide them ample room to grow their own produce.
Mark MangerOlav Peterson plates halibut.This week I review Bittersweet, Olav and Melissa Peterson's six-month-old restaurant that features a menu of artisanal, old world cuisine with a modern twist. I spent a particularly pleasant evening on the eatery's patio recently, surrounded by a kitche ... More >>
Lori MidsonBittersweet will take a summer break.Converting an old gas station into a restaurant, Bittersweet was a major undertaking for Olav and Melissa Peterson, and construction problems have plagued them since the start of the project. Unexpected issues with the build-out pushed back th ... More >>