Cafe Society dished up five Guess Where? contests last week, parading everything from a jar of pickled vegetables from Gallo di Nero to a plate of nachos at El Tepehuan to a way overdone burger from a steakhouse that you'd think would know the difference between crimson and ashen. Alas.
Ruth's Chris Steak House returned to Denver this week, opening in a 10,000 square foot spot on 15th Street just seven blocks away from the location the New-Orleans-based chain left five years ago. Mayor Michael Hancock was on hand to cut the ribbon -- and the steak. "Welcome back to Denver," he proc ... More >>
It was back in 2009 when Ruth's Chris Steak House, a national chain of beef emporiums, shuttered its downtown Denver space at 1445 Market Street, an address that's now occupied by Chloe. At the time, the shrine to steak had defaulted on taxes owed to the City of Denver, which resulted in an auction, ... More >>
After a massive renovation/building project, ViewHouse Eatery Bar & Rooftop will finally open to the public tomorrow. But you can see it today at a Ballpark Neighborhood benefit that will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (tickets are $40). What's left of the original building at 2015 Market Street long ... More >>
Denver is going very Euro. IKEA, with its 550-seat, meatball-rolling restaurant that will provide sustenance for all those furniture shoppers, officially opens Wednesday. And last Friday, Chloe Mezze Lounge made its long-awaited debut -- and in both concept and crowd, the hipper-than-hip Chlo ... More >>
From the billboards to the Twitter posts, there's has been a bit of a buzz for the last few months about Chloe, Francois Safieddine's new high-profile club and restaurant, which is slated to open Friday, July 22 in the former Ruth's Chris Steak House space at 1445 Market Street. The spot mark ... More >>
Lori MidsonRobert Bogart Elway's Downtown 1881 Curtis Street 303-312-3107 www.elways.com This is part one of Lori Midson's interview with Robert Bogart, executive chef of Elway's Downtown. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow. Robert Bogart, a former Marine who becam ... More >>
Francois Safieddine has done well with clubs like Suite Two Hundred, 24K, Oak Tavern and 5 Degrees, and he'll soon be expanding his club empire. Safieddine recently signed a multi-million dollar lease for Ruth's Chris Steakhouse at 1445 Market Street in a building owned by the Denver Metro C ... More >>
Mark MangerFogo de Chao unleashed its love of meat on Denver in '09.Dozens of restaurants closed in the metro area over the past year, ranging from such old-timers as the Trail Dust Steak House, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and Chez Jose to newcomers like XO, which both opened and closed in 2009. ... More >>
Lori MidsonGoose Sorensen, exec chef/owner of SoleraIn 1992, Goose Sorensen, then 23, was living in Casper, a fine Wyoming town with bars and brawls and women, but there was something missing, something that Sorensen was longing to have but didn't. That something was -- wait for it -- Benniga ... More >>
New Chamber head Kelly BroughThe Denver Department of Excise and License has received an application to transfer ownership of a liquor license at 1445 Market Street in LoDo. That's the old home of Ruth's Chris Steakhouse -- but it's also the building that houses the Metro Denver Chamber of Co ... More >>
Troy Guard's TAG is now open in Larimer Square.RESTAURANT OPENINGS IN MAY Belemonti's Pizzeria, 644 Santa Fe Drive Otto's Grill, 2200 Market Street Pho on 6th, 1312 East Sixth Avenue Olivea, 719 East 17th Avenue Buffalo Wild Wings, 15570 West 64th Avenue, Arvada Recovery Room, 819 Colorado Boulev ... More >>
A few weeks ago, I reported that Ruth's Chris Steakhouse had gone dark at 1445 Market Street. Now, according to the website of Schur Success Auction Services, the late temple of testosterone has "defaulted on taxes owed to the City of Denver," which means that if you're in the market for champ ... More >>
Photo by Aaron ThackerayTrent Nails it. Will you be game tonight? Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night: Jane's Addiction and Nine Inch Nails at Fiddler's Green. • An extended conversation with Tim Pourbaix. Today in Cafe Society: • Eight is enough at chef's table dinner at Strings. • Bu ... More >>
Just got off the phone with Ray Gross, who handles investor relations for Ruth's Chris Steak House -- a chain that, until yesterday, had a Denver outpost at 1445 Market Street. "Basically, Marcel Taylor, the franchisee of the Denver location, closed it for personal reasons," explained Gross, adding ... More >>
Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.
...is also good for Denver diners, as evidenced by Solera.
Someone's in the cocina with Jason.
Ruth's Chris Steak House