Pacific Rim

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Review: Stoic & Genuine Is a Keeper

    Stoic & Genuine 1701 Wynkoop Street Aside from the name, everything about Stoic & Genuine shouts seafood. In the raw bar, oysters and crab legs glisten on ice. Emerald-glass floats, salvaged from fishing nets, fill a case by the hostess stand. Light bounces off mirrored panels like moonlight on sil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    Aloha Hawaiian Barbecue: Hello and goodbye to Thornton

    For more than a year, Mark Antonation ate his way up Federal Boulevard. With that journey done, he'll now explore different cuisines from around the globe right here in metro Denver, one month at a time, in Ethniche. First up: Hawaiian food. It's a long drive from my neighborhood to the rolling hil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Masa Asian Kitchen: a Pacific Rim shot

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard - south to north - within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on thi ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Aurora theater shooting survivor Carli Richards says online harassment has quieted down

    Back in April, we told the story of Aurora theater shooting survivor Carli Richards -- whose victimization didn't end when she escaped the Century 16. In the months after the shooting, Richards was harassed online by people who labeled her a liar, a publicity seeker and a pawn in a government conspi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Science-fiction film: Are we on the cusp of a golden age?

    Welcome to a new column called Geek Speak, in which we take on an aspect of geek culture each week. Pacific Rim, a movie about giant robots fighting giant monsters, is about to open in hundreds of theaters nationwide, released by a major studio and accompanied by a gigantic ad campaign. It's at lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    The ten best geek events in Denver in July, from King Kong to Kinetics

    If fireworks and baseball games aren't your thing, July has plenty of geek entertainment on tap -- whether you're looking to flex your gaming muscles, get the latest book in the classic Shannara series signed by the author or just sit in the blessedly cool air-conditioned embrace of a movie theater ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Tonight: take a hike at Wynkoop Brewery

    Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, presents Beers Made By Walking from 5 to 8 p.m. today. The mini-beer fest will feature ten beers that were made over the past summer by nine well-known breweries around Colorado; each includes some sort of edible or medicinal plant that was discovered along ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    My top five full-service chain restaurant meals

    Popular chain restaurants may have their faults, but they also have their benefits -- consistency primary among them. It's comforting for customers to know that they can count on uniform, no-surprise dishes at certain chains. And I definitely have my consistent favorites. Here's a list of my top f ... More >>

  • Film

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Troy Guard expands TAG|RAW BAR, unveils the new TAG Underground and reveals plans to open a taqueria

    Troy Guard, the chef/owner of TAG, TAG|RAW BAR and Madison Street, is, like hundreds of other chefs, in the throes of Restaurant Half Month, and he had hoped to complete an expansion of the diminutive TAG|RAW BAR before last Saturday night, when the two-week feeding frenzy kicked off. But while the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    The 20 greatest moments in Colorado Rockies history

    Ubaldo Jimenez.​If mediocrity was a woman, she would have a restraining order on the current Rockies team. The only thing notable about this team is that Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez are both battling nagging injuries. So why not look back on the good times? On the twentieth anniversar ... More >>

  • News

    December 23, 2010

    Return to Sender

    What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Six stellar Thanksgiving wines to savor on Turkey Day

    ​You can try to deny it all you want, but Thanksgiving is a mere nine days away. That's right: In exactly one week and two days, you'll be up to your eyeballs in gravy, green bean casserole and drama. If your family is anything like mine, you'll wise up and plan to face the day armed with cop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2008

    Forbidden Fruit

    It’s really surprising, the number of food items that are illegal to import into the United States. What’s maybe even more surprising (and no doubt troubling to the food police) is how easy it is for a crafty gastronaut to lay hands on most, if not all, of these proscribed eats. Raw milk and, ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 24, 1998
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    June 8, 1994