The Daily Meal released its annual list of the 50 Best Craft Breweries in America -- as voted on by readers -- last week, and it included seven in Colorado. They are: New Belgium Brewing (ranked 7), Oskar Blues (ranked 9), Avery (ranked 12), Epic (ranked 16), Great Divide (ranked 18), Odell (ranked ... More >>
The Lowry Beer Garden, 7577 East Academy Boulevard, has partnered with three Colorado craft breweries for a series of Oktoberfest festivities. The first begins today and runs through Saturday, September 14; Prost Brewing will be taking over the taps from 6:30 to 10 p.m., and there will be live music ... More >>
In recent days, we've shared the Internet Movie Database's ten most popular performers from Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs and Aurora. But there's a lot more state out there, and plenty of other notables from places beyond these four cities -- like, for instance, Greeley, Conifer, Longmont, Crest ... More >>
Courtesy of No Shame ProductionsJeremy Make and Andy Raney stand with Christine, the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang of vintage golf karts.Call it a quarter-life crisis: Andy Raney does. Because before watching the documentary that resulted, it's slightly difficult to imagine why two adult males -- Raney an ... More >>
Lori Midson Robert McCarthy Rialto Cafe 934 16th Street 303-893-2233 www.rialtocafe.com This is part one of my interview with Robert McCarthy, exec chef of Rialto Cafe. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow. Robert McCarthy shakes his head in aggravation and rolls his ey ... More >>
Dan Brown is about to be up to his neck in tacos. Brown, a former Denver chef, submitted the winning name for Pinche Tacos' 16th Street Mall street food cart (necessitated by the rejection of the R-rated name by a downtown business district). The new name? Tacos Borrachos. Pinche Tacos' own ... More >>
The Streets at SouthGlenn, which is fast becoming a food utopia, thanks to restaurants like Pho 95, The Oven and Restaurant Home, is about to yield another new restaurant: Hodson's Bar & Grill will open at 6851 South Gaylord Street in early June. "Our main focus is on rotisserie cooking, mo ... More >>
Derek Vincent Smith, who performs under the Pretty Lights moniker (due tonight at the Boulder Theater), has announced plans to release three new EPs, the first of which, Making Up a Changing Mind, was just posted to his site last week. With three albums already under his belt that have rec ... More >>
Celebrate the wines of South America at Rialto CafĂ©, 934 16th Street, from 5 to 7 p.m. today, March 18, when exotic wines will be paired with chef-created specials. The event, $25, is part of Rialto's Wine Club; for more details, go to www.rialtocafe.com. And over at Parisi, 4401 Tennyson Street, ... More >>
Breathe Carolina, a band that tours so often these days that it almost doesn't seem like a Denver band anymore (seriously, with the exception of April and May, the act is going to be on the road from now until at least the end of August; check out the list of tour dates on the next page), recently p ... More >>
This Friday night in Philadelphia, DeVotchKa is kicking off a fairly exhaustive eight week tour that will take the band across the country from New York to San Francisco to Austin -- not during South By Southwest, surprisingly -- back up through the midwest before culminating in Cleveland on Saturd ... More >>
Every Tuesday through the end of March 2009 (when we unveil the Best of Denver 2009) we'll be posting a list of some of our favorite Denver dishes/restaurants on Cafe Society. Have a request? A comment? Post it below. Jason Sheehan just reviewed Elway's Downtown, which he says is no fun a ... More >>
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