When you talk to Duy Pham, executive chef of Epernay, he sounds like a scientist, jazzed about everything from sous vide cooking to the way acids interact with certain foods. But Pham also has an artistic side, which comes across in his cooking. "I've always been into art and try to present my food ... More >>
Long before Linger and Bittersweet and Twelve, there was Tante Louise, a French restaurant at 4900 East Colfax Avenue that Corky Douglass ran for over three decades. There were many storied periods during this run, but one of the most lauded was when the kitchen was under the direction of Michael De ... More >>
Duy Pham Epernay 1080 14th Street 303-573-5000 This is part one of my interview with Duy Pham, exec chef of Epernay; part two of our chat will run tomorrow. epernaylounge.com We're boat people," chuckles Duy Pham -- but he's dead serious. Born in Saigon, Pham snuck out of Vietnam with his father, ... More >>
Suffice it to say that I eat out more than the general population, unless, of course, the general population can catalogue more than 450 restaurant meals in a year -- which is about the number of breakfasts, lunches and dinners that I stomached in 2012. Pathetic, isn't it? But all those food dates a ... More >>
For the last several months, Duy Pham, who solidified his cooking prowess years ago at the long-departed, French-inspired Tante Louise, has been working on opening Epernay, a splashy new downtown restaurant and Champagne lounge near the Denver Center for the Performing Arts -- a restaurant with a sm ... More >>
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