Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book Club, a weekly feature celebrating the books that inspire Denver artists ... More >>
Not only does RTD get you where you need to go, almost every stop features an art installation. At the Colorado light-rail station, you'll find a gigantic pair of Western boots created by Ries Niemi. In this first of a series on the art at light-rail stations, we asked Niemi a few questions about ... More >>
I had never eaten at aBonefish Grill, and I as I lurked the menu online on the way to the restaurant, I was unimpressed with what I saw: grilled meats and seafood that seemed pretty typical of any American seafood/steakhouse. These days our food-centric culture tends to steer diners toward craving - ... More >>
See also: - Deadmau5 disses Playboy model for her tweet joking about Batman shooting - Dark Knight Rises composer Hans Zimmer honors Aurora shooting victims - Tim McGraw and other musicians pay tribute to the Aurora shooting victims - Neil Diamond donates proceeds from merch sales to Aurora Victim R ... More >>
With no experience in accessory design prior to co-founding the jewelry company KORA in 2009, Maxandra Short took her inspiration in life experience. The world traveler was born in Singapore, lived in cities like Jakarta and Seoul, and eventually found herself in Los Angeles, working as a magazine w ... More >>
Spring is finally here, and that means that more people are touring this way, more patios are opening, and there are plenty more ways to get out and have fun. But just because you'll be going out more doesn't mean you have to part with your hard-earned cash. From '80s-themed burlesque to punk-art sh ... More >>
Last March, Food & Wine magazine introduced a "People's Best New Chef" competition to go along with its own yearly listage of the top ten best new chefs in the country, all of whom are introduced at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic in June. Max MacKissock, chef of the Squeaky Bean, was nominated as the ... More >>
Lori MidsonThis is part one of my interview with Simon Purvis, executive chef of EDGE at the Four Seasons. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow. Simon Purvis EDGE at the Four Seasons 1111 14th Street 303-389-3000 www.fourseasons.com/denver/dining Simon Purvis is siz ... More >>
It's safe to say the auction exceeded expectations. The only known photograph of William McCarty, alias Billy the Kid, was expected to draw bids around $400,000 over the weekend at Brian Lebel's Old West Show & Auction in Denver. Instead, it went for a jaw-dropping $2 million to oilman and ya ... More >>
Lori Midson Lon Symensma ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro 1555 Blake Street 303-353-5223 www.cholon.com This is part two of my interview with Lon Symensma, executive chef of ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro. In part one of that interview, Symensma rips on bird's nests, extols the virtues of lop chong ... More >>
Tiffany got jettisoned.Tiffany got sent home from Top Chef this week. I was a little distressed when Arnold was told to pack his knives a few episodes back, because his problems were the fault of mean-spirited Lynne, and also I expected him to come up with some interestingly piquant dishes ov ... More >>
Last week, we noted that old-school restaurateur Leo Goto was back in the biz with a restaurant and events center in Littleton. This week we took a closer look at his new digs, poked around the kitchen, caught up with executive chef Andrea McGrath -- who is about to have a baby -- and spent ... More >>
Lori MidsonEncore executive chef Paul Reilly "Ever since I saw Grover waiting tables on Sesame Street, I knew I wanted to work in restaurants," says Paul Reilly. And he didn't waste much time following in Grover's footsteps, considering that he got his first taste of restaurant life while was ... More >>
Kailin Yong plays the Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert.
Itís time to throw Jack Sparrow overboard.
This debut channel is learning the rules of the game.
Going fusion on Sixth Avenue.
Say it loud and say it proud: John Ye loves to cook.
Steaking a claim on Jim Sullivan's next project: Oscar's.
Going overboard at Ocean.
This family's roots are in Vietnam, but the next generation is branching out.
Nine75 plays the numbers game.
Denver Restaurant Week presents an eggs-cellent dining opportunity.
I can't wait to go back to Zengo.
The Global Walker returns to Colorado
Just Ask Me
Eating Chinese was once an adventure. But not at Little Ollie's.
Cutting and scratching with DJ Rap.
Art and politics mix it up in the season opener at Denver's MCA.
From the week of June 6, 2002
Pierre Wolfe chases down Denver's dining history.
California Pizza Kitchen makes a compelling argument for quality casual dining.
Who decides on a new rug at the governor's pad? A little-known state commission.