"I've been involved with food since I was six, and I've always dreamed of having a restaurant in an old building with a wooden roof and exposed brick -- a space to create whatever I want," says Pepe Aparicio, who, along with his brother, Gianfranco, will open Taita, a Peruvian restaurant housed in a ... More >>
Mark MangerChef Jeff Osaka debuts his December menuWhen I reviewed twelve a few weeks ago, sampling most of chef-owner Jeff Osaka's November menu, I noted that I was "already hungry for December, excited to see what Osaka will come up with next." Today marks the first day of that new menu, a ... More >>
Lori MidsonWhile Mike Shanahan, the former head coach of the Denver Broncos, is reportedly in talks with the Washington Redskins to become that team's next head coach, his eponymous steakhouse finally opened on Christmas Eve at 5085 South Syracruse Street after a series of test dinners. "Mik ... More >>
Non-traditional weddings are the new black. The bride wears whatever she wants, the wedding party jams to Kanye as they bebop down the aisle and beaches, backyards, and city parks have replaced chapels and churches. But a couple in Japan recently took the cake (or the sashimi, more appropriately) ... More >>
Barb MacfarlanePete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them, and cook up a feast. Pete an ... More >>
The Denver Post has a story today about how to have a clambake in your back yard. Even easier: head to Oceanaire, in downtown's back yard at 1400 Arapahoe Street, on Friday, August 14, when the restaurant will host "A Taste of Nantucket -- in a Bucket!" The traditional New England lobster a ... More >>
When the stretch Hummer limo emblazoned with a Hornitos sign -- commandeered by a tequila-loving pal -- pulled up in front of my house, I knew I was in for an unusual evening, one that would take a few twists and turns, not unlike that limo trying to maneuver the winding stretch that led from my hou ... More >>
Suddenly, Denvers swimming in seafood restaurants.
The owners of Steuben's have region to believe.
Bigger isn't always better.
The Chen Brothers offer a pan-Asian experience at Blue Moon.
This Fontana Sushi goes its own way.
A meal at Del Mar's is a real crab shoot.
Oyster-eating battle serves up slick competition
Royal Hilltop is a real neighborhood pub -- in a neighborhood that really needs one.
Long John Hickenlooper's
Cool River sells Denver diners down the river.
The Boathouse is not your typical sports bar.
Give our food critic something to chew on.
The sun also rises on Hemingway's Key West Grille.