Aw, shucks! Last night Jax Fish House and friends threw a great party at the Boulder Theatre for a great cause: Veteran's Expedition, which helps returning vets. The annual oyster celebration started sixteen years ago at the Jax in Boulder; this year it morphed into the first annual High West Oyste ... More >>
The action's in Boulder tonight. Mateo, 1837 Pearl Street in Boulder, is hosting a French-inspired, four-course wine dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. tonight. The paired menu costs $65 and focuses on the cuisine of Southern France; check Mateo's Facebook page to view the menu; and call 303-443-7766 for rese ... More >>
Announcement: We have a winner of our Jax Fish House High West Oyster Fest contest. Congrats to kayodo, who guessed 10,887 oysters. The correct number is 11,932. (Sorry, CRGWKM, but as I said, if you don't leave an e-mail address, you can't win.) Kayodo, we'll send you can e-mail about you can claim ... More >>
Cafe Society served up four Guess Where? contests last week, ranging from a still-unidentified pupusa from a new joint on Federal Boulevard, to a hearty plate of ham, eggs and pancakes from Breakfast King, to a decadent lobster roll from a new seafood shack and fish market. For correctly identifyi ... More >>
Cafe Society dished up four Guess Where? contests last week ranging from an uninspiring, watered down watermelon cocktail from T|ACO, to a mound of Cajun spice-dusted tater tots from Uber Sausage, to a feast of clam strips served at a joint better known for its hot dogs.
Perhaps I'm in the minority, but lobster, unless I'm sitting at a beach shack in Maine, has never particularly appealed to me, but the lobster roll at this amazing seafood-focused restaurant may very well be the lone lobster dish that saves me the airfare. Can you guess where I'm eating? Special ... More >>
Before Saturday's Broncos-Ravens playoff game, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock made a friendly wager with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. If Denver won, Rawlings-Blake promised to send a platter of broiled crab cakes. If Baltimore won, Hancock agreed to mail a box of dry-aged "cowboy cut" rib ... More >>
It's a tricky time for plan-ahead, chain-dining daters. They have six weeks to figure out which where to make Valentine's Day reservations, and despite the fact that dining out on February 14 is way more hassle than it's worth (big waits even with reservations, crowded dining rooms, flustered staff, ... More >>
The kid wanted crab legs; my dad wanted somewhere quiet. We settled, mistakenly, on this shrine to shitty seafood and fish, which was definitely quiet, presumably because everyone but us realized how much it well and truly sucks. And those crab legs? $28 of sea garbage. #canihavemymoneyback? Can yo ... More >>
Denver may be landlocked, but our ship occasionally comes in -- loaded with fresh fish. Yesterday we served up Denver's five best seafood restaurants. Says UncleDave8: I can totally back this list. Refreshing change from most Denver diners' choices like The Fresh Fish Company, Pappadeaux, Oceanair ... More >>
Pete 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. Ge used to it, says Ba ... More >>
Pete 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. Yesterday was the summe ... More >>
It's Memorial Day weekend, which means lots of people will be cooking out -- and if you're already sick at the thought of a weekend full of burgers, brats and beer, head to the Fresh Fish Company, which will present a Memorial Weekend Lobster Festival with specials on Maine lobster dinners th ... More >>
Lori MidsonGuy Fieri puts his mayo where his mouth isExactly thirteen minutes after Guy Fieri ended his animated commentary of Steuben's, spotlighted last night on the Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, the phone at Steuben's rang. It was a caller who had just watched exec chef Bra ... More >>
Guy Fieri stops by Steuben's for a Lobster Roll.For years, Coloradans have longed for Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives to focus on some of our state's worthy spots. We've served up list after list of suggested diners, drive-ins and dives to D3, but somehow, Guy Fieri and company managed to pass u ... More >>
J. WohletzBaked Brie with figs and toasted almonds After being rescheduled thanks to yet another Jackson Street substation outage, the "Scrumptious Holiday Appetizers" workshop finally took place last night at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Instructor Susan Evans of Chrysalis Herbs taught stude ... More >>
Our recent story on the cost of Denver's street food brought out plenty of snarky opinions, as you debated the value of lunch from a truck. Most of you seemed okay with paying prices between $5 and $10, but the Mexican feast and the $20 lobster roll, especially, were the subjects of contentio ... More >>
Lori Midson A month after closing Gelman's at 2911 West 38th Avenue, owner Michelle Gelman just reopened the space as Boston Fish Shack, a New England-inspired grubbery that's doling out classic seafood shack plates like fish and chips, cioppino, Maryland crab cakes, lobster rolls and New En ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week went so swimmingly at Oceanaire, the seafood restaurant at 1400 Arapahoe Street, that the deal's been extended through Friday. For $52.80, you can still get a dinner for two that includes your choice of clam chowder, Caesar salad or a crab cake slider; Icelandic Arctic Char fi ... 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 >>
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