Jonathan Greschler's departure from Old Major last week came as a shock to those who'd watched his partnership with chef Justin Brunson survive the shuttering of Wild Catch, and then find a new home over in the Lower Highland neighborhood. But it looks like Old Major owner Juan Padro -- who is also ... More >>
No matter what horse won the Kentucky Derby, everyone who attended Industry Denver's benefit for Colorado Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign on Saturday came out a winner. The event included a three-course, Kentucky-style supper and paired cocktails, prepared by Matt Selby of Corner House, ... More >>
Twenty-four hours from now, the Best of Denver 2013 will start hitting the street -- and the web. This year's edition is packed with more than 400 winners (we're still counting). The the very last category in our Food & Drink section was one of the toughest picks this year: Best New Restaurant. In ... More >>
Denver lost a piece of its dining history when Leo Goto recently passed away. His Leo's Place was one of the most popular places in town after it opened in 1970; Goto went on to turn the Wellshire Inn into a fine-dining restaurant. And his smiling presence was a constant. See also: - R.I.P., Leo Go ... More >>
Just shy of a month ago, Paul Attardi, the familiar front-of-the-house face of Fruition, Alex Seidel's (still) spellbinding restaurant on Sixth Avenue, parted ways with his sidekick after a ten-year business partnership. And now, what may very well be the best front-of-the-house job in a Denver rest ... More >>
Laura Shunk, who chose Fruition for a farewell dinner with her parents and a last review in this week's Westword, isn't the only one who considers that restaurant a go-to spot. Foodies from Chicago who've eaten around the world focused on Fruition as their number-one dining destination in Denver, an ... More >>
It was just over five years ago that chef Alex Siedel and maitre d' Paul Attardi joined forces to open Fruition in an intimate two-room space on East Sixth Avenue.
Jason Sheehan is gone -- he wrote his last review for Westword two years ago -- but certainly not forgotten in this town. He's mentioned in our Letters to the Editor column this week, and yesterday, his name popped up in an Eater Denver "The Gatekeeper" interview with Paul Attardi, partner and gene ... More >>
Otis Taylor may or may not be one of them.In its five years of existence so far, the Curious Theatre Company has lured some pretty prodigious figures into its annual Denver Stories production, where it pairs local celebrities with playwrights and has them produce autobiographical short plays; ... More >>
Jennifer Jasinski Executive chef/owner: Rioja and Bistro Vendome Unless you've been in self-imposed isolation or mandatory lockdown, you've no doubt heard the news: Jennifer Jasinski, executive chef/co-owner of Rioja and Bistro Vendôme, is just months away from opening Euclid Hall Bar and ... More >>
Hungry, thirsty dietitians before hitting Denver restaurants The annual American Dietetic Association Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo is drawing to a close in Denver. One of the world's largest organizations of food and nutrition professionals, the ADA focuses on the latest food-service t ... More >>
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