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  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Review: Discovering and Interpreting the West Takes a Fresh Look at the Landscape

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    Review: Gone Swishin' at Kobe An Shabu Shabu

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    Photos: Dipping Into Kobe An Shabu Shabu

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Coohills anniversary dinner, Thanksliving vegan feast tonight

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Meet the winners of Great American Beer Festival 2012

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Three surprising things Jax Fish House has in common with Sineann Winery (and The French Laundry)

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Foodography: A sneak peek at Coohills, opening Wednesday

    Lori Midson​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    A photo tour of the new Chinook Tavern

    Lori Midson​Nearly 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    More predictions, rants and raves from local chefs on the culinary trends of 2011

    Sustainably-farmed fish will be a big trend in 2011, say local chefs​Yesterday, 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 >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    February 18, 2010

    Frank Bonanno, Alex Seidel, Jennifer Jasinski, Steve Ells and James Rugile among James Beard semifinalists

    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 >>

  • Culture

    November 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    Tonight: Four-course food and wine dinner at Frasca

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Restaurant Kevin Taylor on the cheap

    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 >>

  • Dining

    February 24, 2005

    Bite Me


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    August 28, 2003

    Very Grand Prix

    Let the good times roll!

  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Caustic Resin

  • Culture

    August 19, 1999

    Straight Shooter

    Ansel Adams goes to town in Building Forms.

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    The Edge

    Westword's guide to the 1997-98 ski and snowboard season

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    May 17, 1995