• Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Get buttered up in the morning at Mmm...Coffee Paleo Bistro

    If you're not familiar with the Paleo diet by now, you're probably living in a cave. In a nutshell, it involves shunning grains, sugars and processed foods in favor of meats, eggs, vegetables, a little fruit and occasional nuts and seeds. Fat is good, especially if it's the kind of fat that nutritio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Photos: Ten more Best of Denver categories that are tough to win twice -- and the current champs

    Last month, in anticipation of our Best of Denver 2014 issue, coming March 27, we posted about the ten toughest Best of Denver categories to win twice. But that list just scratched the surface when it comes to our annual celebration of the Mile High City. Below, check out ten more Best of Denver ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Five things I've found in men's refrigerators that made me not want to date them

    We've all had the unique pleasure of visiting a date's domicile and opening the refrigerator door for the first time. This can be a very telling moment. I've been treated to sights in men's iceboxes that no human being should ever witness, and as if I didn't have enough good reasons for refusing to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Twenty f*cked up things people do at their relatives' house during the holidays

    ​We all do these things. Maybe not everything on the list every time, but what's the use of having relatives that we visit if we can't rifle through their crap, steal their personal hygiene items and exploit their imperfections to feel better about ourselves? Making them embarrassed and miser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Overheard in Boulder and other random observations

    ​Due to some obligations I had recently, I somehow ended up spending a ridiculous amount of time in Boulder. For two full weeks, I lived, breathed and shopped in the city of hippie and yuppie coexistence, and in getting to know the customs, I walked away slightly confused and utterly fascinate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Egg heads: The Food Channel's top ten breakfast trends for 2011

    Naughty dessert? Nope. Breakfast trend.​ If you hear it from the Food Channel, then it must be true. Every week, the network serves up another list, hoping that bloggers and other publications will bite. Which we did last week -- right before we gagged over the Food Channel's top ten breakfa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Chef and Tell, part two: Jorge de la Torre on vegetarians, knives and offal

    Lori Midson​ Jorge de la Torre Johnson & Wales University This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Jorge de la Torre, dean of culinary education at Johnson & Wales University. Part one of that interview ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: The She ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Jorge de la Torre, dean of culinary education at Johnson & Wales University, dishes on Denver's best hummus, his students and surly service

    Lori Midson​ Jorge de la Torre Johnson & Wales University This is part one of Lori Midson's interview with Jorge de la Torre, dean of culinary education at Johnson & Wales University. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow. "I'm a little worried about this in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Cafe Society: Week in review

    What you might have missed this week while chowing on local chocolate-covered bacon...What do you wish Denver's restaurant scene had more of?  Jason Sheehan wants your opinion.Pop-Tarts and Bagelfuls: The ten stupidest "breakfast foods" ever.Local brew Blue Moon makes it to the White House's be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    The Ten Stupidest "Breakfast Foods" Ever

    Somewhere between breakfast and a cup of coffee lays this middle ground of stupid -- food that isn't really food, but still seems appropriate to consume for the (allegedly) most important meal of the day. Jon Stewart and The Daily Show exposed the ridiculousness of the pancake-wrapped sausage years ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2008

    Milking It: Indiana Jones Chocolate Cereal with Marshmallows

    Indiana Jones Chocolate Cereal with Marshmallows Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: The main pieces consist of brown oat-and-corn puffs -- but the main attractions are the marshmallows, which come in four different shapes. "Indy's Hat" might more accurately be described ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2007

    Perkiness Overload

    The February ratings period is over, and if Channel 9's seemingly perpetual lead shrank a bit in several time periods, the margin between its broadcasts and those aired by competitors remains hefty. For instance, a Channel 4 press release boasts that ratings of its 6 a.m. newscast grew 71 percent in ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2007

    The Pleasures of Your Company

    These dudes turned late night into prime time.

  • Dining

    May 12, 2005

    Bite Me

    Get a 'Cue

  • Music

    September 9, 2004


    High on the Hog (Self-released)

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    Out of the Box

    Her parents kept her prisoner in a storage unit, but words set Jodi Jill free.

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    On the Road Again

    The path of parenting is never clear ­ except on a road trip.

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    RV or Not RV?

    Camping in a Wal-Mart parking lot is the natural thing to do.