If there's hardly any beef, then why not go vegan?Taco Bell has been sued by Alabama-based law firm Beasley Allen, which claims the chain was using too little beef in its "beef." And because this country loves meaty litigation, Taco Bell turned around and sued right back, claiming that not on ... More >>
Eating local all for naught?This year, restaurateurs nationwide surprised us by naming gardens, not food trucks, the number one trend in a poll by the National Restaurant Association. That call is testament to how firmly the locavore movement has taken hold, which is further evidenced by the ... More >>
Pizzeria Basta's patio gardenThe patch of earth in the alley planted with herbs and produce may not be as flashy as the mobile vendor cruising down the street hawking banh mi and pork belly, but according to 2,000 restaurateurs across the country, that plot of land is trendier. One third of t ... More >>
With great power comes great responsibility....
That was the message from First Lady Michelle Obama to the professional food corps at the National Restaurant Association earlier this week. In the quest to fight childhood
obesity, the motive behind her national "Let's Move!" campaign, Obama u ... More >>
Colorado rack of lamb, Chase Wilbanks' fourth course at HushChase Wilbanks, executive chef at La Tour in Vail, came down from the mountains to cook up six courses (and display an awesome crab tattoo that you can see here) at the third Hush Denver dinner on April 24. Up to this point, Hush -- ... More >>
Allen Toussaint.This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Democratic National Convention, an event that made Denver the center of the media universe for several unforgettable days. To mark the occasion, we'll be offering selected flashbacks of Westword coverage. First up: An on-site cou ... More >>
Misery loves company, and if the National Restaurant Association's annual forecast -- released on Friday, December 19 -- is correct, Coloradans will still be getting out of the house and into restaurants in 2009.
According to the 2009 Restaurant Industry Forecast, Colorado will place third in t ... More >>