This week, Gretchen Kurtz explored the Mediterranean fare at Yaffa's Savory, 2200 South Monaco Parkway, where chef-owner (and former educater) Yaffa Hanouna is living her dream as a full-time restaurateur. And Lori Midson caught up with Marty Steinke of Linger about his decision to drop out of his l ... More >>
SLOW HANDS @ NORAD | SAT, 5/11/13 There are plenty of DJs out there who are skilled at crafting upbeat dance sets to high-tempo music -- after all, it's easy to keep the dance floor moving when you keep the beats-per-minute at a fast-paced 160-180. Even dubstep only slows the tempo to around 140 BPM ... More >>
If you were living in Denver thirty-four years ago this week, the Rainbow Music Hall would've been the talk of the town. After a grand opening gala featuring Jerry Jeff Walker, who performed three sets on two back-to-back nights at the venue, suddenly, the humble movie theater multiplex at the corne ... More >>
Several new brewpubs rolled out this month, as well as the Lowry Beer Garden -- and there are many more beery spots brewing. But the gang isn't all beer: Last month saw dozens of other eateries open, which specialize in everything from upscale street tacos to vegan tamales to breakfasts to burgers.. ... More >>
Thanks to a certain Time magazine cover photo, breastfeeding is a hot topic -- one 7News localized with the story of a Metro State student who said her grade was docked for taking time out of class to pump breast milk. But a Metro spokesman says the school was tackling the issue before being prodded ... More >>
The new year got off to a fast start, with Pearl Street claiming another casualty: Ototo. And that was just the start of the closings. But while Mo's is no more on Broadway, Moe's now has one more store in Boulder. And several new pizza joints sliced off a piece of the dining market. Here's our res ... More >>
Bento Japanese and Asian Cuisine, which opened just last fall, has closed at 890 South Monaco Parkway -- an address that's already swallowed up a Silver Mine Subs outpost, Grilled Skewer Vietnamese and a Famous Philly Cheesesteak. And Bento wasn't the only restaurant to open and close in just a few ... More >>
If ever there was an appropriate time to celebrate, it's New Year's Eve. We know you want to party like a rock star as you kiss 2011 goodbye, so here's our list of the ten best nightlife options for ringing in the new year. You're welcome.
Lori MidsonPinche Taqueria, the brick-and-mortar version of the popular Pinche Tacos carts, made its debut on October 31 -- the last in a potentially record-breaking roster of thirty-plus restaurants to open in a month. Here's our restaurant roll call for October:
This place sucks.In a turn of events I cannot describe, I ended up at the Magic Laundry on South Monaco Parkway and Iliff Avenue last night at 10 p.m. Positioned in the back, shabby corner of a dead strip mall left label-scarred by its now-vacant anchor store, King Soopers, sits the 24-hour l ... More >>
An employee of the Monaco Grocery on East Colfax is dead after being shot last night during an attempted robbery.
The cupcake trend appears to be gasping its last breath in a fully saturated market, and national eat blogs and food writers are having a heyday with bidding farewell. Dessert must go on, though, and Jezebel just polled its readers on what sweet they thought would become the post-cupcake tre ... More >>
The homicide that took place yesterday afternoon two blocks east of Monaco on 39th Avenue, near Martin Luther King Park, is turning into a pretty open-and-shut case. Police responding to a call about two men in a loud argument arrived at the scene only to find one of the men shot -- he was p ... More >>
What would Cyndi Lauper think? A new pizzeria with a name reminiscent of one of the '80s-era pop singer's most notorious tunes opened up shop last week at 1175 Walnut Avenue in Boulder featuring "affordable, sustainable Southern Italian dining and drinks for eco-conscious Boulderites." Boul ... More >>
Okay, so maybe the new location for Yanni's Greek Restaurant isn't quite this pretty, but it is certainly a step up -- a move from a slightly rattletrap strip mall on South Monaco Parkway to a space smack-dab in the middle of the Landmark development's throbbing retail heart, right next door ... More >>
Pam Savage Sims is a talented singer and a talented chef, but she's focused on the latter while she and her husband, Curt Sims, have built their chain of Lime restaurants. From 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, though, she'll be concentrating on her pipes, not her pans, when she sings at Sublime, the cl ... More >>
LoHi SteakBar raised the bar last month RESTAURANTS OPENING IN JUNE Giovanni's Italian Cafe, 3355 South Yarrow, Lakewood Pho-Yo, 2179 South Parker Road, Aurora Simm's Steakhouse, 11911 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood Johnie's Bar-B-Que, 5280 West 25th Avenue, Edgewater Choppers Custom Salad Works, 530 ... More >>
As Jason Sheehan reported yesterday, sometime this summer Yanni Stavropolous will move Yanni's, his Greek taverna, from the strip mall at 2223 South Monaco where it's been for eighteen years to the Landmark development in Greenwood Village. But not all of the equipment is making the move. The Squea ... More >>
The 88 Drive-In Theatre For me, there are certain experiences that remind me inexorably of this time of year -- madeleines of spring and summertime, if you will. The smell of sunscreen, for example, and the song of the ice-cream truck echoing through the neighborhood. Over the past couple of years, ... More >>
The synagogue's former home could be replaced by condos.
Denver's strip-mall restaurants explore new territories.
Yanni's shows why great Greek cooking is better than a cuisine.
Lucile's bring food, glorious food to the heart of Denver.
For the week of November 24
Café Monaco at the Colorado Athletic Club
Why do these restaurants serve Mexican food? It's Greek to me.
Lisl Auman had met Matthaeus Jaehnig only that morning. By day's end, he and a cop were dead--and her life was over.
Mar. 12 - 18, 1998