Jenna Johansen joins the crew at Trillium, 2134 Larimer Street, tonight for the latest in the restaurant's Scandinavian dinner series. The paired menu will feature courses inspired by the cuisine of Denmark.
- Jenna Johansen talks frankly about her boot from Around the World in 80 Plates
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Bácaro Venetian Taverna
921 Pearl Street, Boulder
Part one of my interview with Aaron Bennett, exec chef of Boulder's Bácaro Venetian Taverna, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat .
Favorite restaurant in America: Probably Le Bouchon. When I ate ... More >>
478 Vail Valley Drive, Vail
Part one of my interview with Thomas Salamunovich, exec chef of Larkspur and Larkburger, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat.
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We recently saw something on a Denver restaurant wine list that made us do a double take: A total of eleven -- you read that right, eleven -- Colorado wines available by the glass. Crazy, right? It gets even crazier: Four of those local wines were from a single producer, and it's one we're betting y ... More >>
With only a few days to go until Christmas, it's time to 'fess up: Have you been naughty or nice? For goodness' sake, here's hoping you've been on your very best behavior this year -- because then you're fully deserving of these six stupendous bottles.
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Much like the little elves busy helping Santa at the North Pole, we've spent the better part of the year hard at work. tasting of hundreds of wines -- all so that we can serve up this listing of bottles worthy of only one thing: drinking your way through the most stressful wonderful time of t ... More >>
Jax Fish House Denver
1539 17th Street
This is part two of my interview with Amos Watts, exec chef of Jax Fish House-Denver. Part one of my interview with Watts ran yesterday.
Favorite restaurant in America: Next in Chicago. It's a really new an ... More >>
Madison Street is a good-looking restaurant, made better by its wine list. Why is it that so many of Denver's more moderately priced (referred to in the industry as "fast casual") restaurants have wine lists that make the oenophiles among us want to just give up and order a beer? It's as if t ... More >>
It's a well-known fact in the wine industry that the majority of consumers decide which bottle of fermented grape juice to spring for based solely on their attraction to the label. If you'd count yourself as a member of that particular buying demographic, we feel compelled to tell you're gen ... More >>
Last month we attended the first annual Colorado Winefest - Denver, and for the first time tasted a number of truly delicious, locally produced wines we could recommend to you without pause. So you can certainly understand how we were legitimately fired up about an already scheduled wine-tast ... More >>
Have you ever gotten the impression that Colorado wines kinda suck? If you're really, really honest with yourself, you probably answered yes - and you're not the only person who feels that way. A glance at the wine list of many of Denver's top-rated dining destinations routinely reveals fewer ... More >>
A little pre-flight salumi and riesling takes the edge off an irritating delay.Thanks to the years I spent traveling for work, I've got my airport routine down to a science: I usually show up with barely enough time to make my flight, so as to minimize the minutes spent on any concourse -- an ... More >>
Last week I threw down a challenge: taste an old world wine next to its new world counterpart and judge for yourself whether old world wines truly deserve their reputation as best in class. Even though I screwed up and included tasting notes from a Rhône wine instead of the Burgundy I was t ... More >>
Valentine's Day came early for Ben Parsons, winemaker/owner of The Infinite Monkey Theorem winery. Not in the form of chocolate-covered corkscrews or any other such frippery; the gift he received was something every Colorado winemaker has been pining away for: a Wine Spectator score of 88 poi ... More >>
The wine will be flowing this week, at events ranging from Grand Junction's VinCO 2011 to the Pinot Posse Tag Team Winemaker Dinner. But there's more on Colorado's culinary plate this week: everything from workshops, to dry-sausage and hog-slaughtering events. Here's a taste:
With only a few days to go until Christmas, it's time to 'fess up: Have you been naughty or nice? For your sake, here's hoping you've been good enough throughout the year to merit yourself worthy to partake of some seriously good juice between now and the new year.
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