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Sheila Lucero

  • Dining

    May 8, 2014
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    May 8, 2014

    Want to try oysters? Don't forget the training wheels...

    Eating oysters is like learning to ride a bike: It's best approached with training wheels. More than taste, the texture is what really gets people -- which is why Sheila Lucero, executive chef of the four (and counting) locations of Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar, recommends sandwiching oysters between ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014
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    February 26, 2014

    Sustainable seafood at Jax Fish House & Oyster -- with recipes!

    Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar is definitely in the swim when it comes to sustainability. The restaurant recently announced its partnership with Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch, a program that encourages consumers, restaurants and distributors to make friendly choices for healthy oceans. See also: ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Dishes of DISH: Bulgogi lettuce wraps from Dae Gee Korean BBQ

    On Sunday, September 22, DISH will dish out food and drinks from dozens of Cafe Society's favorite restaurants and trucks, as well as Best of Denver readers' winners, in the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The crew from Dae Gee Korean BBQ will be setting up shop there, serving ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    Wayne Conwell, Gerard Strong, Iain Chisholm and Sheila Lucero dish on culinary trends

    The signature signs of a city that's on the culinary fast track reside in its willingness to take aggressive risks, push infinite boundaries and continually adapt to a fickle dining public whose expectations are always on the upswing. Denver is that city -- a major metropolis that refuses to slow do ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    A pop-up dinner with the Denver Five, a sweet sixteen at Vesta and more on the calendar this week

    Chef Ian Kleinman of the Inventing Room is spearheading a Willy Wonka-themed dinner at Roth Distributing, 17801 East 40th Avenue in Aurora, this evening at 6:30 p.m. The seven-course dinner is the latest collaboration from the Denver Five (Matt Selby, Brian Laird, Ian Kleinman, Sean Yontz and Jorel ... More >>

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    September 14, 2012

    Culinary Calendar for the weekend: Summer's not over yet

    There's a cornucopia of culinary events this weekend -- from farm celebrations both urban and rural to beer olympics, wine festivals, a toga party and more. Here's a taste of what's on the menu:

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    July 5, 2012

    Round two with Adam Watts, chef de cuisine at Jax Fish House Boulder

    Part one of my interview with Adam Watts, chef de cuisine at Jax Boulder, ran on Wednesday; this is part two. Adam Watts Jax Fish House Boulder 928 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-444-1811 www.jaxboulder.com If you only had 24 hours in Denver/Boulder, where would you eat? I'd start out with brunch at B ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    Round two with Pete Marczyk, chef-owner of Marczyk Fine Foods

    Pete Marczyk Marczyk Fine Foods 770 East 17th Avenue, 303-894-9499 5100 East Colfax Avenue, 303-243-3355 www.marczykfinefoods.com This is part two of my interview with Pete Marczyk; read part one of Pete Marczyk's interview Rules of conduct in your kitchen: Show up; try hard; think; keep making it ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    Lola hosts Dos Casas benefit for Brent's Place

    On Wednesday night, Lola hosted its fifth annual Dos Casas event benefiting Brent's place -- but the diners packed into every corner of the restaurant were the real beneficiaries, since they got to enjoy the fare of some of Denver's top chefs, who all donated their efforts. Here's what they cooked ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    April 7, 2011
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    April 4, 2011

    Tonight: Renegade Genius Wine Dinner at Jax

    ​Jax Fish House will present the Renegade Genius Wine Dinner at 7:30 p.m. tonight, when Abe Schoener will join forces with chef Sheila Lucero for a three-course wine dinner with six selections from the Scholium Project. Tickets are $65 each; call 303-292-5767 or go to www.jaxfishhousedenver.co ... More >>

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    April 4, 2011

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Wine dinners, Breckenridge Beer Festival and more

    ​There are dozens of wine events taking place this week -- which you can finish off with a brewski at Breckenridge's annual Beer Festival. Here's a taste of what's ahead:

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Jax Fish House Boulder rolls out a new menu under new chef de cuisine Adam Watts

    ​We've long been fans of happy hour at the Boulder outpost of Jax Fish House, 928 Pearl Street, where we can put down dozens of cold, briny oysters at just a dollar a pop. But if it's seafood you're after, the kitchen once run by Top Chef Season 5 winner Hosea Rosenberg is probably your best b ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010
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    October 21, 2010

    Tonight: Cook for the Cause fights against breast cancer

    ​Since this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is overflowing with events to support breast-cancer causes. The most delicious event, though, will definitely be Cook for the Case, tonight at Kimball Distributing, 1400 West Third Avenue, and billed as "a delicious way to help fight the ba ... More >>

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    June 7, 2010

    Tonight: Small plates at Vesta to benefit Urban Peak

    ​The annual Plates for the Peak fundraiser, tonight at Vesta Dipping Grill, 1822 Blake Street, is a delicious highlight of the summer fundraising scene, featuring contributions by many of Denver's top chefs. From 6 to 10 p.m., enjoy small plates created by Brian Laird (Barolo Grill), Keegan G ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010
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    May 13, 2010

    Tonight: Wine and food fests at Four Mile and Balistreri Vineyards

    A Flickr photo.​Four Mile Historic Park, 715 South Forest Street, uncorks Corks and Cuisine -- the seventh annual -- featuring local artisans (Ben Kelley, Cory Van Zytveld, Pete Radliff, Bentina Works and Jaala Jewels), Denver's finest caterers, and wines from Bonacquisti, Augustina's, Dithyra ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    Tonight: Women Cook! and raise funds for Work Options for Women

    ​It's one of the great culinary paradoxes: While most household-name chefs are men, in most households, women are the ones wearing the aprons. But the annual fundraiser for Work Options for Women -- a nonprofit enterprise that teaches impoverished women the skills they need to become gainfully ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010
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    April 7, 2010

    Tonight: Lola hosts a blowout benefit for Dos Casas

    ​Lola, 1575 Boulder Street, has pulled out all the stops for tonight's Dos Casas fundraising event, which offers three options: a five-course dinner at 6:30 p.m., paired with wine, for $75; the dinner plus exclusive patio seating and a chef meet-and-greet for $125; or an after-hours party star ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    March 19, 2010

    Sunday's hot food ticket: Chefs Up Front

    Lori Midson Matt Selby at the 2009 Taste of the Nation event in Denver​More than twenty of Denver's star chefs will converge on the Colorado Convention Center this Sunday, March 21, for Chefs Up Front, a culinary bash to benefit Operation Frontline Colorado, a local nonprofit that fights hunge ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010
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    January 15, 2010

    Cafe Society: Week in review

    ​What you may have missed this week on Cafe Society while you were getting your morning groove on at the new Rise & Shine Biscuit Kitchen and Cafe, which opened right around the same time as the Denver Biscuit Company. Cupcakes: out; biscuits: in. After hyping and hyping and hyping the two- ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    Chef and Tell with Sheila Lucero from Jax Fish House

    Lori MidsonSheila Lucero and her kitchen crew​"I get such an adrenalin rush when I'm in the kitchen and there's great satisfaction in making it all happen in a very small and hot environment and having people leave happy about their decision to eat here," says Sheila Lucero. The newly promoted ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Tonight: Denver's top female chefs light the fire at Jax Fish House

    Lori MidsonSheila Lucero, exec chef of Jax Fish House​"A few years ago, during a brainstorming session, I came up with an idea to create an all-female chef cooking event, something that would bring together some of the best female chefs in Denver," says Sheila Lucero, executive chef of Jax Fis ... More >>

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    January 7, 2010
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    November 4, 2009

    Tonight: March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

    ​Tonight, the Colorado Chapter of the March of Dimes will host its annual Signature Chefs Auction at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Denver, 650 15th Street. Tickets to the event are $150 per person and include small plates from many of Denver's top chefs, as well as live music and an auction th ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009

    Chef and Tell: Jamey Fader of Lola and Big Red F

    Jamey Fader​I've kept company at the bar with Jamey Fader more times than I can count, laughing as he tells me stories about the hippies camped out in their caravans just outside Lola during the DNC, simultaneously shaking and nodding my head while he divulges his latest - and usually crazy - ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    It's a big weekend for local food and wine events

    It's gearing up to be a big food and wine weekend, kids. On Saturday, Ace Hardware, Alameda Station, 417 South Broadway, is holding its first-ever "Big Green Egg" grilling competition, a smoking and grilling face-off between students from the Art Institute of Colorado and other participating hope ... More >>

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    May 4, 2009

    Women Cook!, you eat

    Tonight is the fifth annual Women Cook!, Dining for a Difference, a benefit for Work Options for Women, the nonprofit that prepares women coming off welfare for a career in the food industry -- and just opened Cafe Optionslast month. The event includes a silent auction and walk-around dinner featur ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009

    Dos Casas at Lola tonight

    Tonight's Dos Casas, a benefit for Brent's Place, will bring seven of the town's best chefs - Jamey Fader of Big Red F, Sheila Lucero of Jax Fish House Denver, Matt Selby of Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's, Tyler Wiard of Elway's in Cherry Creek, Goose Sorenson of Solera, Sean Yontz of Mezcal and ... More >>

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    March 16, 2009

    Aw, shucks: Jax kicks off oyster week in Denver

    Slurp this: On Sunday, March 15, Jax Fish House in Boulder hosted its eleventh annual oyster-eating contest. Today the fun moves to Denver, where Jax Fish House at 1539 17th Street is kicking off its own oyster week, with a $35 prix fixe menu by chef Sheila Lucero, eleven oysters for $11, and other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2009

    Chefs go up front today for Operation Frontline

    Chefs Up Front, a benefit for Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline, brings twenty top chefs to the Colorado Convention Center at 5:30 p.m. today, March 15. The participating restaurant/chef combos include Andrew Lubatty of Avenue Grill, Pete List of Beatrice & Woodsley, Sean Huggard of Black Pea ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 23, 2008
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    October 21, 2008

    Swimming in gluttony at Jax Fish House

    With Sheila Lucero in the kitchen, a meal at Jax goes swimmingly. Once again, I find myself wishing I were a big fat man, one of those renowned, infamous gastronomes of old. I wish I were James Beard, who could put away a dozen oysters, a pound of Gulf shrimp, a whole chicken and maybe a few ... More >>

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    May 2, 2008

    Quite a Ride

    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 >>

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    April 24, 2008

    Lola Love

    We love the brunch at Lola, the coastal Mexican restaurant at 1575 Boulder Street that won Best Brunch in the Best of Denver 2008, but we love this event even more: On Wednesday, April 30, Lola is hosting Dos Casas, a charity event benefiting Brent's Place, a haven for young cancer patients and th ... More >>

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    February 24, 2005

    Cinéma de Aliment

    Food on Film is so much more than popcorn.

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    October 28, 2004

    Meals That Heal

    Too Many Chefs has a recipe for support

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    April 8, 2004
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