Lori MidsonIt's 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, the crowds at Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza have finally thinned, and owner-chef Mark Dym is exhausted. "I was up at 4 a.m. yesterday morning so I could make 800 fucking pounds of chicken wings," he says, before quickly adding that he's "not complainin ... More >>
Mark DymThis is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Mark Dym, the owner-executive chef of Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza. You can read the first part of Midson's interview with Dym here. Culinary inspirations: No question, Roberto Caporuscio, a fantastic pizzaiolo from Campania who's been liv ... More >>
There's a pizza battle brewing at Belmar and Virgilio Urbano, the owner of Virgilio's Pizzeria, which is across the street from Belmar at 7986 West Alameda Avenue in Lakewood, is right in the thick of it. Seems that Virgilio's has been denied acceptance into Belmar's Festival Italiano, the ... More >>
Lori Midsonâ€‹Well, that sucks. Just called Johnie's Bar-B-Cue, the new, late-night smokehouse at 5280 West 25th Avenue in Edgewater, only to get a voicemail greeting announcing the following: Thank you for calling Johnie's Bar-B-cue. At this time we are sad to announce the closing of Johnie's Bar-B ... More >>
Turns out that real-world crime fighters -- folks such as the Colorado-based Wall Creeper, profiled in the Westword story "X" -- do more than just rid the world of evildoers. They also review movies. In this case, not just any movie, but Watchmen, the new film adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave G ... More >>
A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantet's schoolhouse drama
Believe it or not, art actually looks good in the Hamilton Building.
Pious Phil Anschutz rides the light with Narnia, the latest in his movie quest.
A surprising portrait of an aging godfather deserves a place of honor with the Corleones.
From the week of October 17, 2002
Jazz singer Nnenna Freelon has touched the “devil's music” with her own world-class style.
Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.
While other downtown malls died, Boulder’s was a real success story. But then came the chains and other Block-busters.
From the week of July 9, 1998
Over fifty years after these boys first set sail, their ship has finally come in.