The ninth annual American Craft Beer Week, which runs through May 18, is in full swing right now as breweries, restaurants and craft-beer bars across Colorado and around the rest of the nation toast the craft-beer renaissance. "With more than 2,800 small and independent craft breweries and hundreds ... More >>
Dry Dock Brewing is one of the first -- if not the first -- brewery to obtain special permission from the federal government to put the United States flag on a beer label. The beer itself, Colorado Freedom Memorial Blonde, was brewed to honor Aurora's Colorado Freedom Memorial, in Springhill Communi ... More >>
Firefighters know from good chili -- they should, since they have to cook enough of it in the station house. So the competition should be heated today when firefighters face off to see whose chili recipe is the best. The Denver Firefighters Chili Cook-Off will take place at Larimer Square bet ... More >>
Chef Eduard Xatruch appears in El Bulli: Cooking In ProgressToday, the Denver FilmCenter launches FilmFeast, a new annual festival celebrating food and film -- and between Westword's own Dish event and potato, green chile and local-food festivals happening this weekend, we've got you covered ... More >>
Nothing says summer like ice cream, whiskey and sushi ... and beer dinners, train dinners and everything else taking place on this week's culinary calendar. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Matt and Mike Casarez have their hands full running Crook's Palace, the historic Black Hawk restaurant they opened in 2008 with a board of burgers and beer -- and a commitment to making what they could in house. "I have a passion for food and so does my brother," says Matt. "When we started ... More >>
Lori MidsonLast Friday afternoon, on Larimer Square, hundreds of hardbody firefighters from local and national fire and rescue units across the country battled it out in the 23rd annual chili cook-off, a spirited combat whose proceeds benefited the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The firefig ... More >>
If you missed the kick-off party for the 2011 Colorado Firefighter Calendar -- what were you thinking?! -- you have a second chance to see hot firefighters, and taste some hot chili, too. From 10:30 a.m, to 2 p.m. today, the firefighters will be at Larimer Square for the annual Firefighter Ch ... More >>
A Flickr photoDon't pretend like you didn't know this week marks the start of the Denver Beer Fest. We'll be covering it extensively, so check back for updates on what hoppy happenings are taking place. But, believe it or not, that's not all that's going on this week in culinary events. Keep ... More >>
Photos by Nancy Levine. See more after the jump. I am a creature of habit, and there are a few events I look forward to every fall. I’ve attended Oktoberfest since I was old enough to drive, although I’m still confused as to why it’s in September. And no sooner is Oktoberfest over than I sta ... More >>
Dad's in for a treat this Father's Day.
From the week of 3/8/2007
We're all just a home away from homeless.