Discovering and Interpreting the West The Arvada Center 6901 Wadsworth Boulevard It was the scenic Rocky Mountains that first attracted artists to Colorado 150 years ago, and paintings and photos of the landscape are the works that laid the foundation for the rapidly developing art scene we have he ... More >>
Kobe An Shabu Shabu 3400 Osage Street 303-284-6342 Somewhere along the line, cooking became a chore. For reasons best left to food historians and sociologists, the art of feeding ourselves has tumbled in popularity and now hovers just above taking out the trash on the list of most despised househol ... More >>
Kobe An Shabu Shabu opened in July after an extensive overhaul to the location occupied decades ago by neighborhood favorite Little Pepina's. Kobe An's menu features only two entrees: shabu shabu, which the owners call a Japanese version of fondue, and sukiyaki, a one-pot meal of vegetables, beef an ... More >>
Celebrate Coohills second anniversary this evening with good food, good wine and good company. A cocktail hour will start the night off right at 6:15 p.m.; a four-course dinner will follow at 7 p.m. All courses will be accompanied by wines from Jordan Vineyard, a Sonoma County winery -- and Chris Av ... More >>
This year's Great American Beer Festival played temporary home to 580 breweries -- and with more than 2,700 beers poured, the fest's professional judge panel had its hands (and mouths) full when making decisions on the winners of all 84 categories. Continue reading for the full list of the weekend's ... 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 >>
Lori MidsonThe first thing you're likely to notice upon breezing through the door at Coohills, a new French restaurant that opens in LoDo on Wednesday, is the show-stopping chandelier, a six-foot-tall contortion of twirls and spirals, twists and tangles, twigs and roots lustered with white l ... More >>
Lori MidsonNearly three years ago, in July of 2008, the original Chinook Tavern, one of Denver's only German restaurants, shuttered in Cherry Creek, and while the family who owns Chinook -- manager Clemens Georg, executive chef Markus Georg, patriarch Manfred Georg, and matriarch Lieselotte ... More >>
Sustainably-farmed fish will be a big trend in 2011, say local chefsYesterday, several local chefs -- Michael Long (Aria and Opus); Eric Skokan (Black Cat); Brandon Biederman (Steuben's); Brad Rowell (Colt & Gray); and Troy Guard (TAG and TAG Raw Bar) -- dished on the culinary trends that wou ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
It's not too late to make a reservation for tonight's food and wine dinner at Frasca, the Boulder food shrine to all things brilliant. Tonight's dinner, hosted by Kevin Pike of Terry Theise Estate Selections, is all about grower champagnes, often referred to as "farmer fizz," according to Bo ... More >>
I've had an on-again/off-again love/hate relationship with Kevin Taylor over the years I've spent on this job. But one thing that's been unswerving has been my respect for his eponymous flagship, Restaurant Kevin Taylor at the Hotel Teatro (1106 14th Street). I've had a couple of the bes ... More >>
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