Lori MidsonThe second outpost of Jack-n-Grill is now open at 2630 W. Belleview Ave. "We had a super soft opening on Monday and it went well," says Jack Martinez, referencing the second, much larger location of Jack-n-Grill that took up residence at 2630 West Belleview Avenue in the space that had ... More >>
Lori MidsonInterstate Kitchen & Bar made its debut on Thursday, September 10, at 901 West Tenth Avenue (the former Santa Fe Tequila Company space). It's a kitschy urban roadhouse bedecked with utilitarian shelving -- a la Home Depot -- and a psychedelic robin's egg blue paint palette. In the ... More >>
Lori MidsonThe future home of Jack-n-Grill dos Just got word from Jack Martinez, the patriarch behind Jack-n-Grill, the New Mexican joint at 2524 Federal Boulevard, that he's opening a second outpost of his chile shrine at 2630 West Belleview Avenue. That's the vacated space bordering the banks o ... More >>
First, El Taco de Mexico spruces up its digs with a new patio, and now, two blocks up the street at 901 West Tenth Avenue, brothers Aaron and Andre Lobato and their good friend Joseph Newman are turning the former Santa Fe Tequila Company space, which dried up late last year, into an ass-kickin', fo ... More >>
We know it's tough to track all the restaurant openings and closings in town, but given the level of vehemence in the comments following our December 29 Santa Fe Tequila Company blog, a follow-up on this post from December 16, you'd think everyone in town would know by now that ... More >>
A couple weeks back, I looked into the bloody implosion of the Santa Fe Tequila Company's two-outlet chain. And while talking with partner William Kennedy and getting the inside story on exactly how and why this concept had failed so spectacularly and so quickly, I also got from him a persona ... More >>
I have done my time at Table 6. Under the old owner and old chef and with the new kids in place. I've been there for drinks when, already drunk, I've worn out my fun elsewhere and stopped in for a hit of warmth and comfort. I've seen [Aaron] Forman on the floor--pressing the flesh, ... More >>
Last month, the Santa Fe Tequila Company at 901 West Tenth Avenue (shown above)abruptly closed its doors -- shortly after opening a second outlet in Littleton. Although Jason Sheehan wasn't a big fan of the original spot, which was close to empty when he visited it this summer, he's no fan of clo ... More >>
I knew the news was going to be bad as soon as I got William Kennedy, one of the two partners at Santa Fe Tequila Company (along with Joe Falco), on the blower this afternoon. It was in his voice, in the defeated slump of his shoulders that I could actually hear over the phone. I asked him how ... More >>
Only eight blogging days until Christmas. Today in Cafe Society: • The List: Best hotel restaurants. • Happy fifth birthday to Mezcal, which will soon get a sibling. • Is the second Santa Fe Tequila Company drying up? • Smashburger is a smash in Wichita. Today in Backbeat Online: • Eri ... More >>
Tough times have hit the Denver location of the Santa Fe Tequila Company. The restaurant, at 901 West 10th Avenue, has closed temporarily, according to its website, just about a year after opening and just five months after a review in Westword. But a manager at the restaurant's secon ... More >>
Letters from the week of 7/17/2008
Order in the courtyard.
An empty restaurant leads to idle thoughts.
Lawmakers introduce a liquor loophole.
Take a run through the jungle.
Country with a capital C.
Santa Fe Tequila Company