TAG Burger Bar
1222 Madison Street
Part one of my interview with Drew Archer, chef of TAG Burger Bar, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat.
Most memorable meal you've ever had: We never really ate out much growing up, so I don't have man ... More >>
Mark Antonation was in the car last week -- perhaps cruising Federal Boulevard for the next installment of A Federal Case -- when he heard former CU Buffs quarterback and current 104.3 FM morning sports guy Joel Klatt wholeheartedly endorse the food of New Orleans, site of the Super Bowl, over that ... More >>
As the Rackhouse Pub gets ready to host the Strange Days Beer Festival this Sunday (also known as Save Our Strange), the trademark dispute between Denver's Strange Brewing and a similarly named homebrew shop in Massachusetts doesn't appear to be going away anytime soon. The sold-out fest includes be ... More >>
Editor's note: Mustaches are de rigueur on uncles, cops and closing pitchers, but they've also become a fixture on the upper lips of the young and the hip. In fact, it's hard to imagine a time since the Civil War when razors were so ignored. But the look can be polarizing, and Westword contributors ... More >>
Ken Feinberg, the "special master" of the Aurora Victim Relief Fund, stood Thursday night in a suit and tie before a couple dozen theater shooting victims at the Aurora library and explained his idea for doling out the more than $5 million in donations to the fund: The "bulk of the money" to the fam ... More >>
There were about a dozen of us, all wrapped around a long narrow table, groaning. Sergio Romero, the exec chef of Le Grand Bistro and Oyster Bar, and the forthcoming Punch Bowl - Social Food & Drink, which opens next month in Baker, had decided to host a menu tasting -- a BIG menu tasting -- of some ... More >>
"It's going to be blast," says Herb Brodsky, who co-founded Novo Coffee ten years ago, and is hosting a birthday party at the roasting facility this Saturday. "Last year over 500 people showed up -- everyone is welcome!" he says.
And there's much more on the culinary menu this week. Here's a taste:
Oh, sweet baby Jesus! The search has ended. I think I've finally found my soulmate. Isn't she a beauty? Only problem is she's a little pricey. Anybody have a spare $10K lying around that they can spot this card-carrying member of the KISS Army? C'mon! Can't you just see the two us cruising around? M ... More >>
Marczyk Fine Foods
770 East 17th Avenue, 303-894-9499
5100 East Colfax Avenue, 303-243-3355
This is part one of my interview with Pete Marczyk. Part two of our chat will run tomorrow.
Bread head, wine geek, cheese gigolo, butter junkie. Ask Pete Marczyk, the ... More >>
Should abused and neglected boys be allowed to live at a facility for juvenile delinquents? That's the question explored in this week's cover story, "Bad Company." The facility in question is Ridge View Youth Services Center in Watkins, which can hold up to 500 boys and prides itself on its focus on ... More >>
Denver may be landlocked, but our ship occasionally comes in -- loaded with fresh fish. Yesterday we served up Denver's five best seafood restaurants.
I can totally back this list. Refreshing change from most Denver diners' choices like The Fresh Fish Company, Pappadeaux, Oceanair ... More >>
This is what happens when you go into the basement of an old haunted hotel in New England.At only 31 years old, filmmaker Ti West has quickly made a name for himself by challenging audience expectations and assumptions about the horror film genre with movies like 2009's the House of the Devil. His l ... More >>
Flickr photoThere's something so sweet about sweet. The cavemen knew it, and were willing to risk limbs and whatever other body parts weren't covered in hair in order to grab honey from beehives. Over many, many thousands of years, the preferred form of sweet evolved from honey to all kinds o ... More >>
Photo by Jonathan ReedAnne Makepeace and Allie Humenuk filming with Wampanoag IndiansAnne Makepeace is quick to tell people that the Wampanoag is the tribe that greeted the Mayflower. After all, what better way to quickly illustrate how forgotten this tribe is? Almost everyone in America know ... More >>
Happy Place: Oceanaire Seafood Room, 1400 Arapahoe Street, 303-991-2277.
The Hours: Sunday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. to close.
The Deals: $3 draft beer; $4 wines by the glass; $5 specialty cocktails; $6 martinis; $5-$8 small plates.
Were we happy? Flip the page to find out ... More >>
Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them, and cook up a feast.
Ge used to it, says Ba ... More >>