Kevin Grossi of Lola Mexican Fish House may have grown up in New Jersey and Michigan, but he fell in love with Mexican cuisine early, spurred on by the beauty and passion of a fellow student. "My first experience with cooking Mexican cuisine was back in my culinary-school days," he remembers. "Our t ... More >>
Ask Dave Query what excites him most about the new Jax-Glendale, which opens for dinner on Tuesday in the City Set project at Cherry Creek Drive and Colorado Boulevard, and his answers might surprise you: a dumb waiter, a fish file and a floor urinal in the men's bathroom -- not necessarily in that ... More >>
The second week of September is full of culinary events; and there's something for everyone -- especially if you're free on Sepember 15. Here's a taste of what's on the menu:
Adam Watts Jax Fish House Boulder 928 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-444-1811 www.jaxboulder.com This is part one of my interview with Adam Watts, chef de cuisine at Jax Boulder. Part two of our chat will run on Thursday. Cycling makes you hungry, says Adam Watts. The former professional pedaler, who ... More >>
True confession: We rarely go to Jax Fish House in search of amazing wine. That's not to say that we never go there. In fact, we've had more meals at Jax than you can shake a fish stick at. Way back in the day when folks were still a bit skeptical about the availability of fresh, quality seafood in ... More >>
Paul Reilly may no longer have his own restaurant -- after a last hurrah Sunday brunch, he shuttered Encore last month when he and the landlord couldn't agree on lease terms -- but he has the support of plenty of Denver chefs, many of whom will gather on Sunday for Eat Drink Give, an annual benefit ... More >>
Denver's top female chefs cooked up a storm last night at Temple Emanuel, the stamping grounds for WomenCook, an annual benefit for Work Options for Women, a local non-profit that provides hands-on cooking instruction to disadvantaged women who have hopes of working in the food industry. Hundreds ... More >>
"I'm really, really passionate about food, and we have so many food events in Denver that fly under the radar that I wanted to create a way to capture people who might want to be in the know about those events." That's the premise behind Food Events in Denver, a Facebook page created by Jer ... More >>
Two months ago, Chris Cina exited his gig at Timberline Grill, a steak house at the Ameristar Casino in Black Hawk, to set sail for Jax-Denver, where he was tapped as the seafooder's new chef de cuisine. His first day on the Jax line was June 16; his last day was yesterday.
Chef Christopher Cina will be cooking at Jax Denver in JuneChristopher Cina, who's done hard time in galleys all over the metro area, including the Fourth Story, Aubergine Cafe, Tuscany, Zenith and Twig's Wine Bar and Pickles Deli in Tipsy's, a Goliath-size liquor store in Littleton, and is ... More >>
There's a lot going on in food this week: The West End Tavern is releasing the long-awaited Pappy Van Winkle seventeen-year bourbon; the Green Route Restaurant Tour kicks off at 1515 Restaurant; and the Denver Central Library's Food Fight: Retaking Our Plates, a Fresh City Life Film Series, w ... More >>
I'm leaving for a girls weekend in New Orleans on April 30 and hoping to make it out of the Big Easy with no permanent tattoos and both kidneys, so I was trying to stay off the cocktail circuit for the rest of April. But there's that COBG contest I'm judging on April 26, and the April 29 Dos Casas e ... More >>
Suddenly, Denvers swimming in seafood restaurants.
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