Westword's Best of Denver issue is starting to hit red kiosks all over the city, and will soon be up on westword.com. The indispensable issue, our thirtieth anniversary edition, is our yearly sonnet to the people, places and things that we love most about this city, thick with page after page after ... More >>
Cory Treadway Wynkoop Brewing Company 1634 18th Street 303-297-2700 wynkoop.com This is part two of my interview with Cory Treadway, exec chef of the Wynkoop; part one of our conversation ran yesterday. Your five favorite local restaurants other than your own: Oak at Fourteenth in Boulder is doin ... More >>
Jeremy Thomas Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar 1512 Curtis Street 303-534-1155 www.legranddenver.com This is part two of my interview with Jeremy Thomas, chef of Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar; part one of our conversation ran yesterday. What's never in your kitchen? Green peppers. When I worked at Sacr ... More >>
James Van Dyk Lucky's Cafe 3980 Broadway, Boulder 303-444-5007 This is part two of my chat with James Van Dyk, exec chef of Lucky's Cafe in Boulder. Part one of our interview ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: Just one: Momofuku Ssäm Bar in New York. David Chang's food ... More >>
Mark Monette Flagstaff House 1138 Flagstaff Drive, Boulder 303-442-4640 www.flagstaffhouse.com This is part two of my interview with Mark Monette, executive chef of the Flagstaff House. Part one of that interview, in which Monette talks about cooking with Thomas Keller and his disdain for ... More >>
Lori Midson Lon Symensma ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro 1555 Blake Street 303-353-5223 www.cholon.com This is part one of my interview with Lon Symensma, executive chef of ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow. Lon Symensma talks faster than a ... More >>
Last week, we noted that old-school restaurateur Leo Goto was back in the biz with a restaurant and events center in Littleton. This week we took a closer look at his new digs, poked around the kitchen, caught up with executive chef Andrea McGrath -- who is about to have a baby -- and spent ... More >>
Cliff Young, back behind the bar.When Cliff Young's opened back in 1984, it was the hottest restaurant in town -- a beautiful space on East 17th Avenue that was full of beautiful people eating beautiful food. After that run ended in '93, Young wound up moving to France, where he bought an old man ... More >>
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