Bistro Barbès 5021 East 28th Avenue 720-398-8085 It was early when we arrived at Bistro Barbès, a French-inspired 32-seater that opened this spring in the former home of Pary's on 28th (and, before that, Satchel's Market). Still, it would be another hour before guests outnumbered the good folks m ... More >>
Steve Scott Babettes 3350 Brighton Boulevard 303-993-8602 cbabettes.wix.com/babettes This is part two of my interview with Steve Scott, owner of Babettes at the Source; part one of our conversation ran yesterday. Are there any current trends or innovators in the bread world that you find particul ... More >>
I've been to Brittany, the homeland of crêpes; I've been to Paris and Provence, where there are crêpe carts on every corner. Hell, I've even eaten crêpes in Mexico City. But these crêpes, sheeted with something that's billed a creamed spinach sauce, ballooned with crappy ingredients and plated w ... More >>
The Denver Art Museum gave its outdoor plaza a Parisian makeover this week, complete with café tables, streetlamps and even a few local artists painting in the courtyard. The transformation was designed to announce the start of public ticket sales for DAM's fall exhibit, Passport to Paris, and a fi ... More >>
At the heart of the RTD system, the Civic Center bus station, is a shiny mural that represents friendship, business deals, introductions and Douglas Kornfeld's inspiration for the piece: reunions. Kornfeld's "Welcome!" transforms as you get closer to the work, and he took a few minutes to talk about ... More >>
We were beginning to despair of spotting any interesting womenswear -- but then we spotted singer Agau Bior boarding the D-line train this week. Keep reading to learn her favorite film genre, her style icons and where she shops. See also: - Womenswear Wednesdays: Concierge Gillian Kumm on her arti ... More >>
Paris isn't widely associated with street food, but some of my favorite food moments in France happened not in restaurants or bistros but at crepe stands. One crepe cart would set up outside the Odeon movie theater near my apartment; I preferred him over all the others because rather than cooking ... More >>
Fabio Flagiello PastaVino 1043 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-955-8791 www.pastavino.com Part one of my interview with Fabio Flagiello, exec-chef owner of PastaVino, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat. Favorite restaurant in America: Le Bernardin, in New York. For me, eating at Le Bernardin i ... More >>
Down to your last ten dollars? Don't worry, there are plenty of things you can do this weekend that cost a Hamilton or less. Gawk at a performance artist living in a box, usher in summer at a dance party, or pretend you're in Paris at a Francophile craft party. You might even have some money left ov ... More >>
Last week we celebrated the official first day of summer, and the veritable heat wave that followed only served to drive the point home. Several days of 90 degree temps later, we found ourselves forced to confront what surely must be the most pressing question of the season: What sort of win ... More >>
Drawing inspiration from eccentric 1950s bandleader Spike Jones, as well as from found sounds and field recordings, Sean O'Neal (aka Someone Else) is an experimental minimal techno and house producer who is really doing his own thing. Having performed at the world's greatest nightclubs, including ... More >>
Lori Midson Spencer Lomax Snooze, an A.M. Eatery Four locations in Colorado www.snoozeeatery.com This is part one of Lori Midson's interview with Spencer Lomax, culinary director of Snooze. Part two of this interview will run tomorrow. I spent pretty much every summer break through high sch ... More >>
Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them half co ... More >>
Caught Nouvelle Vague last night at the Bluebird and want to know more about the act? Your wish is our command. We recently caught up with Marc Collin and fired a few questions at him about the projects musical goals, the act's artistic approach to re-contextualizing songs and how the studio project ... More >>
At 5 p.m. tonight, Z Cuisine, 2239 West 30th Avenue, hosts the last installment of the Z Cuisine Wine Tasting Series, which has followed the Tour de France. This final leg will take you from the wine varietals of Tonnerre through Annecy, Alsace and Savoie, and finish in Paris. The price is $4 ... More >>
I tore through Jonathan Safran Foer's book, Eating Animals, and then sat back and watched the weak-willed and easily influenced suddenly declare their vegetarian sovereignty with a blood-streaked smile on my face and a bloody rare cheeseburger in my hand. Novella Carpenter's Farm City was ... More >>
Update: Just received word that U2 will be bringing its 360° tour to Denver on Saturday, June 12, at Invesco Field. Oh happy day! No word yet on when tickets will go on sale, but they Tickets go on sale on Friday, November 6, and will reportedly range from $55 to $250 online at the Invesco Field bo ... More >>
The Free Boutique leaves Lakewood for the streets of Denver.
Well always have Lannies for an elegant overseas experience.
"You know what they call French food in Paris?" the chef asked, repeating his shtick. "What, chef?" I responded, my fingers sore and shredded from peeling hard-boiled eggs under tap water, my brain numbed from hours of prep. I'd heard the question before, as well as the answer, but that didn't matt ... More >>
Francophiles gather at Starz to watch a festive French film.
Mary Starkey Mary Louise Starkey, head of the Denver-based Starkey International Institute of Household Management, lately has been spending almost as much time in court as she does teaching her butlers-in-training. In June, she was in Denver District Court, where she pled guilty to assaulting one ... More >>
Z Cuisine A Cote
Isle be seeing you at this great Jamaican joint.
The Arcade Fire is one of the exciting and inventive acts to come out in the few years. Inventive instrumentation, and plugs from people like David Bowie, made their debut album Funeral a Cinderella success story and overnight they became the next it band. And they've capitalized on that success and ... More >>
New York State of Mind
This bistro is a beauty.
Hookah Cafe will hook you.
Bistro Adde Brewster knows that to succeed, you must fry, fry again.