"We set out to do a small, simple restaurant, not to blaze any trails," Alex Seidel, chef-owner of Fruition, told Westword two years after he opened that award-winning restaurant."The positive reaction has been fantastic, but we never expected this kind of attention. I'm just a simple chef who cooks ... More >>
A bustling tourist restaurant, Old Fisherman's Grotto in Monterey, California, really rankled some parents when it recently posted a sign prohibiting strollers, high chairs, booster seats, loud kids and crying babies. Restaurant owner Chris Shake says if customers don't like the rules, they can go s ... More >>
A number of restaurants are uncorking wine dinners tonight, featuring vintages from California, New Zealand and even Spain -- all paired with dishes from local kitchens. Coohills will feature wines from California vineyards tonight at a reception that starts at 6:30 p.m., and then continues with a ... More >>
Drew Watson has his slice of Denver.Drew and Leah Watson have lived in five cities in ten years, moving from coast to coast, following each others' careers in the restaurant industry. But whether it was upscale eateries in Cape Cod or Boston, Napa or San Diego, one thing held true. "We love ... More >>
It's been at least a week since our fair state made it on any Most Livable, Charming, Fittest or Drunkest list. So thank heavens for the folks at ForbesTraveler, the "luxury travel authority from inspiration to reservation." Its latest ingenious and largely predictable compilation of "America ... More >>
Larkburgers, fries and shake made with renewable energy Larkburger is making a name for itself with such menu items as hand-cut fries seasoned with parmesan and truffle oil -- but Larkburger president Adam Baker hopes that with the switch to wind power for 100 percent of its energy use, the c ... More >>
Fresh, salty chips, burning hot salsa and maybe the best vegetarian red chile in Denver -- these are just a few of the reasons that I frequent Taqueria Patzcuaro at 2616 West 32nd Avenue. An even bigger draw, though, is the chile relleno burrito, an absolute genius invention that starts with a torti ... More >>
The Mexican wraps up the great tortilla debate.
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
The latest nightlife news.
The departure of Rocky Mountain News editorial employees who took the tabloid's most recent buyout offer hasn't stopped the march of workers toward the exit. Scribes are splitting on a regular basis, with the two most recent being Darrell Proctor, who's held assorted editing and Web-oriented positio ... More >>
Monk 'Round the World (Hyena Records)
Hotfoot Danica Patrick proves ladies love the fast lane.
From the week of February 20, 2003
A Denver panel explores the common flavors of the immigrant experience.
Denver readies itself for a bio-bomb — but is the federal program behind this exercise a dud?
From the week of May 11.
LoDo may not be big enough for both of them.
QBert and the Invisibl Skratch Piklz put a new spin on the DJ craft.
A family recipe for success (and, of course, chili) lives on at Sam's No. 3.
We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.