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    September 29, 2014

    Five of the Best -- and Worst -- Pumpkin Spice Foods This Year

    Pumpkin spice season gets earlier and earlier every year, much like the Xmas shopping holiday, and somewhere around mid-August the traditional pumpkin spice goodies appeared on shelves. The beloved PSLs have been shooting through Starbucks drive-throughs like nutmeg-scented balls from a seasonal-fav ... More >>

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    September 4, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Ice Cream from Little Man

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Little Man On Whe ... More >>

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    July 21, 2014

    The top five weirdest new fetish foods

    We all never seem to run out of wacky ideas for off-beat eats and drinks, and the beauty of social media is that every time Oreo brings forth some fresh-hellish cookie flavor, an R & D team creates new waffle-things, or some mad distiller concocts tomato booze, we get the photos, the descriptions, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Effing adorableness alert! Denver Zoo welcomes new Malayan tapir baby, Baku

    If Malayan tapirs were cookies and not animals, the adults would be Oreos and the babies would be a sort-of reverse Fudge Stripe. Don't believe us? Take a look at these adorable photos of tapir Rinny and her new baby, Baku -- both of whom live at the Denver Zoo.

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Videos: The ten athletes who endorse the least healthy food -- including Peyton Manning

    This season, there's been nary a discouraging word said about Broncos QB Peyton Manning, who's on one of the most spectacular runs in NFL history. But the medical journal Pediatrics is an exception to this rule. A new study just shared in the publication evaluates athlete endorsements in food market ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Five most gay-friendly food and drink products

    Guido Barilla dipped his noodle in boiling water this week when he told an Italian radio show that the Barilla pasta company "likes the traditional family," which means we won't see any gays in Barilla's advertising -- and if they don't like it, he said, "they can always go eat someone else's pasta. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Mellow Mushroom is high on Thai this month

    All three Denver locations of Mellow Mushroom (1201 16th Street, 2154 East Commons Avenue in Littleton and the new spot at 9721 Park Meadows Drive in Lone Tree) are offering a special "High on Thai" menu. The munchies will be available through Sunday, July 14. Keep reading for a look at the menu. S ... More >>

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    June 27, 2013

    Dessert at lunch? How sweet it could be at The Universal

    I didn't think much about dessert at The Universal, which I review this week, until I'd finished my tempeh banh mi. "Will that do it for you?" the server asked as she came to clear our plates. When we inquired about sweets, she said they didn't have any. I knew that the kitchen bakes the occasional ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    The ten best places to go for ice cream this summer

    Today's weather should seal the deal: It's summer. Whether we're going for a single scoop or a decadent sundae, one of our favorite ways to celebrate the summer is ice cream. Here are the ten best places -- both tried-and-true neighborhood favorites and a few exciting new joints, listed in no partic ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    From burnt eggs to brown cheese: Five more terrible foods -- and how we got stuck with them

    Like everyone else who eats and drinks, I have a list of certain grubs and sips that are so foul that I won't go near them, and it is a constant source of curiosity for me that other people would -- to the point that some of the grossest edibles are actually quite popular. Here are five more terri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Reader: Praise the lard! Shortening ruined Oreos

    The Oreo turned 100 last year, which means that the cookie has had its lovers and haters for a century. Count Jenn Wohletz among the latter; she included Oreos on her list of five terrible foods. Although many readers love the cookie, one says it's even worse than it used to be. See also: - From ... More >>

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    April 12, 2013

    From Oreos to margarine: Five terrible foods -- and how we got stuck with them

    There are some foods that are so vile that it defies belief that they ever got created -- let alone stuck around through always-changing markets and tastes. Necessity is the mother of invention, in some cases with shortages and substitutions, but imitation can be flattery, or just cooked up to make ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013
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    December 17, 2012

    Five holiday party tips: Getting high, being schwasted and other dos and don'ts

    While I was sitting on the toilet the other day reading a months-old copy of The Atlantic, something caught my eye in its annual "Ideas List" -- the notion that employers should hire introverts. As one of those annoying extroverts, I immediately got upset and irritated that the article wasn't about ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012
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    December 11, 2012

    Five holiday party tips: Getting high, being schwasted and other dos and don'ts

    While I was sitting on the toilet the other day reading a months-old copy of The Atlantic, something caught my eye in its annual "Ideas List" -- the notion that employers should hire introverts. As one of those annoying extroverts, I immediately got upset and irritated that the article wasn't about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Pie, the food trend of 2011, is still hot at these Denver spots

    Pies used to be seen as the either the coup de grace on Thanksgiving or snarky protesters' tool of choice. (Remember when Ann Coulter, Ralph Nader and Jeff Skilling, former president of Enron, were all pied?) Then in 2011 the lattice-topped treat hit the big time, and Nation's Restaurant News declar ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012
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    October 8, 2012

    Great American Beer Festival week: Here's how to get a Monday head start

    Every November, I cook a turkey. Not on Thanksgiving, but a couple of weeks early. This way, I can get a taste of Turkey-Day excitement early and not have to stuff myself on the actual day, ending up in a tryptophan-induced coma. The same plan also helps you survive Great American Beer Festival week ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    Video: Ten best Peyton Manning commercials

    So the Broncos' year hasn't started off exactly like we hoped. That's okay: It's a long season. But if you still need some cheering up, you've come to the right place. As longtime fans of the NFL know, Peyton Manning can't say no to a good (and often bad) commercial opportunity. Below are our ten f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Five foods that are just fine to waste -- starting with Oreos

    We Americans waste food -- and lots of it. A recent report by the Natural Resources Defense Council's food and agriculture program determined that Americans discard 40 percent of the food supply every year, and the average American family of four annually throws away an equivalent of up to $2,275 in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Just in time for summer, Steuben's introduces a "boozy" milkshake menu

    Steuben's bar manager Ryan Layman is ushering in the heatwave with a new "boozy shake" menu featuring classic milkshakes creatively infused with alcohol. "It fits the vibe at Steuben's," says Layman. "They're fun, lighthearted and unique. We rolled the shakes out last week and people love them."

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Artopia through the eyes and ears of a virgin

    Aaron ThackerayYonnas Abraham of BLKHRTS at Artopia 2012. Looking over the schedule for Artopia, it quickly becomes clear that it is impossible to see everything. Choices must be made and none of them are easy. To wait until the end of the set; or make sure that you catch the beginning of the next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Man loses 27 pounds on the Twinkie diet

    Get skinny-- eat Twinkies​Popular diets speak to our society's insatiable desire to pin blame for the saddlebags and love handles on some evil type of food. But if you think stuffing yourself with meat and cheese (since you're cutting carbs) is a surefire way to get thin, you're probably not g ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010

    Part two: Z Cuisine's Charles MacDonald destroys Oreos

    Lori Midson​ Charles MacDonald Z Cuisine 2239 West 30th Avenue 303-477-1111 Don't miss part one of Lori Midson's interview with Charles MacDonald, the chef de cuisine of Z Cuisine. Rules of conduct in your kitchen: Less grammar, more hammer. I say that a lot in the kitchen, ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    Sweet Action: I scream, you scream, is there beer in your ice cream?

    ​ Sweet Action Ice Cream, 52 Broadway, which is scooping up acclaim left and right, is hosting its second annual Colorado Beer Ice Cream Fest with six flavors of the creamy stuff made with local beers. Last year, Sweet Action used brews from Great Divide, Breckenridge, Fort Collins Brewing, S ... More >>

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    September 1, 2010

    In search of Denver's best cupakes: A photo diary of one man's journey

    By Ryan DeWitt The inspiration for this venture stemmed from getting burnt out on the city's ice cream/froyo/gelato scene -- specifically from eating far too much of it all. Essentially, I needed something else to appease my sugar and sweets addiction. Enter cupcakes. My thinking was this: Cupcake ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Top five products we'd put in Boulder's vending machines

    ​Lazy Pennsylvanians can now grab a bottle of their favorite vino out of a vending machine, right after scoring some Rolos and Gardettos. With the recent introduction of wine to some vending machines in that state, the alcoholic beverage joins the elite ranks of Funyuns, Nibs, temporary tattoo ... More >>

  • News

    October 8, 2009

    Are you Westword's new pot critic?

    Some lucky writer is waiting to inhale in the really Mile High City

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    June 18, 2009

    The Meat of the Matter

    Get saucy at Frisco’s Colorado BBQ Challenge.

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    April 2, 2009

    IACP Conference Report: Food writers are good in bed

    For those of you not yet hipped to the big foodie news in Denver this week, the International Association of Culinary Professionals is in town -- a kind of traveling circus show of food writers, food editors, food pimps, chefs, authors, wine gurus and associated tradesmen. And, of course, Jason Shee ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    The List: Breakfast kings and queens

    Since I discovered DJ's Berkeley Cafe (right), I've had breakfast on my mind. Here's a list of the best places in town to get your morning fix.Breakfast King, 300 West Mississippi Avenue. Still the king, always the king. And it's just been tagged by Esquire magazine as one of the best places to eat ... More >>

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    January 21, 2009

    Tim Tams Make Their American Debut

      When a good friend returned from her semester abroad in Australia our junior year of college, she brought with her something that would forever change our lives: Arnott's Tim Tam biscuits.  They seemed simple enough in concept--a chocolate sandwich cookie, filled w ... More >>

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    January 19, 2009

    Milking It: Honey Graham Oh!s

    Honey Graham Oh!s Quaker Rating: three spoons out of four Cereal description: Supersized, light-tan ovals made mainly of corn, rice, wheat and oat flour, with assorted chunks, flakes and nuggets occupying the center gap. Looks sort of like a mutant bird's nest -- but in a good way.

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    December 15, 2008

    Still Wingin' It...but smaller

    Wingin' It, a local wing joint boasting 26 different wing sauces made from scratch, recently closed two of its four locations: 6860 South Lincoln Court in Greenwood Village and 7541 South University Boulevard in Centennial. But you can still get Wingin' It's deep-fried Twinkies, candy bars and Oreo ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 18, 2007


    You’ll flip for these flapjacks.

  • Dining

    May 22, 2003

    Life Before Frisee

    A meal at Bang! takes you back to simpler times -- and tastes.

  • Dining

    October 31, 2002

    Drink of the Week

    Pineapple Sake-Infused Martini

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    April 4, 2002
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    December 27, 2001

    Fighting the Good Food Fight

    Season's eatings from a year's worth of meals.

  • Dining

    February 8, 2001

    Pulling Up Steaks

    Grazing with the herd at Trail Dust Steak House.

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    The Dogfather Speaks

    Chuck Green howls into the night.

  • Dining

    July 6, 2000

    Mumbo Gumbo

    While Petra's is a party, Pappadeaux gets a blackened mark.

  • Dining

    January 27, 2000

    You've Got to Be Kidding

    Ed Debevic's and Mimi's proves that a little eater-tainment goes a long way.

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    August 5, 1999
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