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    June 5, 2012

    Shiraz rules the Tech Center's Middle Eastern cuisine scene

    The southern I-25 corridor has not been known for its proliferation of fantastic eateries -- but as Laura Shunk noted earlier this year, things are looking up lately, and Shiraz is one of many good spots we've found in the Tech Center.

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    February 17, 2012

    Top five reasons why people love Trader Joe's so f*@%ing much

    ​The prayers, pleas and entreaties of Coloradans have been heard, and we are finally getting a Trader Joe's store at the Twenty Ninth Street mall in Boulder in 2013. The hoopla surrounding this blessed event -- akin to the birth of the Christ child -- has some uninitiated locals wondering why ... More >>

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    January 17, 2012

    Eat your words! There are plenty of ethnic restaurants near the Tech Center

    The Denver Tech Center is "an area distinctly lacking in interesting ethnic food," I said in last week's review of Street Kitchen Asian Bistro. In fact, I almost expanded that sentiment to cover everything south of Hampden Avenue, an area filled with fast-casual and upscale chains that tend to over ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    Gary Vaynerchuk takes notice of Colorado wines, and so does the Washington Post

    ​Gary Vaynerchuk, New York Times-bestselling author and host of the Daily Grape video podcast, has real power with wine purchasers. And when he said that the 2007 Guy Drew Vineyards Metate, from a vineyard in Cortez, was "surprisingly good," the viewers that regularly leave 700-plus comments o ... More >>

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    March 7, 2011

    Eggs and More serves up morning meals in Greenwood Village

    ​MJ Sadeth has spent over twenty years in the restaurant business; she once owned House of Kabob, Shiraz and the now-defunct Saffron, restaurants she sold four years ago. So when she started building Eggs and More in Greenwood Village, she drew on what she'd learned over the course of two deca ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010

    Hey, Cafe Society, where can I find Persian food in Denver?

    Shiraz RestaurantThe lamb shank at Persian restaurant Shiraz​A few days ago, we got a call from Tom, a reader who was interested in trying Persian food but didn't know where to find it. "Is there any restaurant in the metro Denver area serving Persian food?" he asked. For him, and for others ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    Oh My God! Double rainbow YouTube video inspires mind-blowing beer

    Trinity BrewingThe initial label concept for Double Rainbow Saison​"Oh My God! Oh My God!" What's more amazing than a double rainbow? How about a double rainbow beer. "What does it mean??!!" Trinity Brewing in Colorado Springs has decided to brew Double Rainbow Saison, a Belgian-style beer ... More >>

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    May 25, 2010

    Swirl Girl: Three reasons why wine tops give a good screw

    Enjoy a good screw​The wine world has been buzzing all month over the latest issue of Wine Spectator magazine, which has finally acknowledged that not only are screw tops (aka Stelvin closures) perfectly acceptable for wine, they actually fared better than traditional and synthetic cork in te ... More >>

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    February 23, 2010

    Swirl Girl: Cozy up with a few winter comfort wines

    ​There's nothing like snowy, blustery weather to conjure up images of classic cold-weather comforts like snuggling in front of a roaring fire with a warming bowl of steaming-hot chili. But as the saying goes, "man cannot live by bread alone," so channel your inner oenophile and find yourself a ... More >>

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    July 11, 2008

    Candy Girls: The Chocolate Therapist

    When the Candy Girls caught wind of a chocolate therapist in town, we knew this was something we were destined to investigate. Turns out Julie Pech is an author and lecturer living in Denver who has launched a career speaking to groups about the health benefits of chocolate. Additionally, once a m ... More >>

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