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  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    Couscous With Vegetables -- Comfort Food on a Cool Day

    After eating Jon Robbins' inspired French-North African fare at Bistro Barbès, I was hungry for more. Not just more of his upscale fusion, but more dishes such as the tagines and harira I came to love in Morocco, Algeria and France, a second home to many North African immigrants. Yesterday I couldn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    The Eleven Best Shows in Denver This Week

    This week's crop of shows includes a busy lineup at the big venues, including guitar heaven at Fiddler's Green with ZZ Top and Jeff Beck. Elsewhere, the Coathangers return to Denver after a short time away, Styrofoam Sanchez plays Rhinoceropolis and, yes, Huey Lewis and the News are in Colorado. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    Filling mahalo leg with pork at L & L Hawaiian Barbecue

    For more than a year, Mark Antonation ate his way up Federal Boulevard. With that journey done, he'll now explore different cuisines from around the globe right here in metro Denver, one month at a time, in Ethniche. Pigs, like people, arrived in waves to the islands of Hawaii, tagging along with t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Don't go solo to China Jade Dim Sum and Seafood

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    The answers to life's important questions can be found at Tacos y Salsas

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Little bundles of joy at Gio Cha Cali

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Hong Kong Barbecue: Finding comfort in unfamiliar flavors

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Carnitas Estilo Michoacan: Take the chilaquiles and run

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard - south to north - within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on thi ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Tacos Junior deserves senior status on Federal

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard - south to north - within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Turkish coffee in your own kitchen!

    There are many stops along the road to adulthood: getting your driver's license, going off to college, taking your first (legal) sip of beer. Before all those, however, there's another: your first cup of coffee. I remember mine clearly. I was a teenager at an outdoor sporting event in Wisconsin. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Five restaurant leftovers you should not eat the next day

    So you were at a restaurant and you ordered way too much food -- or just the right amount if you wanted a "fat human" box or two to take home. But in the cold gray light of dawn, last night's chicken à la awesome could turn into today's irritable fowl syndrome. There are certain dishes that work we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Five reasons why breakfast burritos should be made right -- or not at all

    I just learned that Dunkin' Donuts has introduced two breakfast burritos: the Southwest Veggie Breakfast Burrito and the Southwest Steak Breakfast Burrito. While I do not begrudge DDs its newfound interest in the fine art of creating the breakfast burrito, I can't help but scratch my donut hole in b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Twenty f*cked up things people do at their relatives' house during the holidays

    ​We all do these things. Maybe not everything on the list every time, but what's the use of having relatives that we visit if we can't rifle through their crap, steal their personal hygiene items and exploit their imperfections to feel better about ourselves? Making them embarrassed and miser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    The Denver Art Museum's reinstallation of ¿Being Home? means you don't have to be

    ​ The best thing about the holidays? It brings families together. The worst thing about the holidays? Right: It brings families together. But here's something enlightening to remember when that dark moment comes down and you fear you are going to do something horrible to your children the nex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Dikeou Collection opens a pop-up exhibit

    Everyone is doing a pop-up these days: restaurants, retailers, and now art galleries. Something about the slightly secretive blink-and-you'll-miss-it nature of pop-up gets people into a tizzy -- or the organizers at least. The Dikeou Collection is the latest venue to give it a go, with a large-scale ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    What week is it? A breakdown of everything you could be celebrating, March 21 - 27

    A damn sight more interesting than trees.​It's now officially spring, and with it today comes Earth Day, the day when we thank nature for not being so goddamned cold for the next few months by planting a tree and then getting into our cars, guzzling cash-crop coffee out of Styrofoam containers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Round two with Will Cisa, exec chef of the Corner Office

    Lori Midson​Will Cisa The Corner Office 1401 Curtis Street 303-825-6500 www.thecornerofficedenver.com/food/dinner This is part two of my interview with Will Cisa, executive chef of the Corner Office Restaurant Martini Bar. In part one of that interview, Cisa dished on monumental cooking dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes: Sea scallop and rock shrimp noodle bowl from Bones

    Lori Midson​ No. 66: Sea scallop and rock shrimp noodle bowl from Bones Like a lot of people, I spent the majority of my years as an undergraduate obsessed with keeping my waistline shaped to a size two (those days are long, long gone) and spending whatever leftover scholarship money I had o ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Read it and weep: Joseph's Southern Food is shuttered

    ​ From their tiny converted house in Park Hill, Joe Johnson and Rick Bousman knew how to make the hungry happy: Fry up a big batch of chicken, toss in a heap of smoky collard greens, maybe a scoop of mac-and-cheese, some coleslaw, a generous slab or two of peach cobbler and send you on your w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Making the Band: The first step takes practice.

    ​With South by Southwest in full swing and our spotlight yesterday on Suburban Home's new label offerings, we figured it was high time to start offering a bit of help to local bands trying to get a head start on next years festivities. Being in a band isn't as simple as it sounds, and doing it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Aguas Frescas from El Taco Veloz

    Lori Midson ​As a countdown to the Best of Denver 2010, coming April 1, Cafe Society is serving up, in no particular order, a hundred of our favorite dishes in Denver. Send your own nominations to cafe@westword.com.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Denver Blogs: Claudine Longet has nothing on this allegedly homicidal Aspen socialite

    We haven't forgotten you, Claudine.​Denver blogs are bloggeriffic! George Jahn at Huffington Post Denver shares the fiery tale of Pamela Phillips, an Aspen socialite busted in Austria for allegedly killing her ex-husband with a pipe bomb in 1996. Oh, sweet memories of Claudine Longet... Stev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    This isn't a trick: Chipotle is bringing back free food on Halloween

    ​It's back: Chipotle is giving away free food on Halloween eve. The Denver-based burrito chain has done this annually, though it's kept the offer a little more quiet in recent years. But we may as well shout it out: From 6 p.m. until close, customers can get a free burrito, naked burrito bowl ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 9, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Stop! Denver officials want your snotrag

    This trashcan is green with envy. Darn. Darn. Darn. I just checked in with Denver Recycles and found out that my house is one block outside one of the neighborhoods eligible for the Composting Collection Pilot Program. You have no idea how low that makes me feel. What, my garbage isn't good enough ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2008

    Green Screen

    Environmental films, interactive kids’ events and bipartisanship highlight this film fest.

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    Candy Girls: Satellite Wafers

    These are surely one of the most perplexing candies that we have ever come across. Graciously bestowed upon us by Liz's helpful brother Jonathan, the package proclaims that "Gerrit's Satellite Wafers have been on the American Market for over 40 years," and goes on to say that they are a "nostalgic c ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 15, 2008

    Barry’s on Broadway

    Hungry for more.

  • Dining

    February 21, 2008

    Sazza

    If you must go for gourmet pizza, go to Sazza.

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007
  • Dining

    July 12, 2007

    Yazoo Barbecue Company

    The South hits the southern suburbs.

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2007

    I Drive, You Mix the Drinks

    5.21.07 Edinburgh, Scotland Chief, I wish I could give you a nice tourism round-up from my four-day drive around Scotland, but it's kind of hard to take field notes when you're afraid for your life. Big D established the rules right after him and his son, Little D, scooped me up from the hotel las ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 22, 2007

    Blue Ocean Asian Cafe

    Carrying out and carrying on.

  • Music

    April 20, 2006

    West Indian Girl

    Wednesday, April 26, 3 Kings Tavern, 303-777-7370.

  • Dining

    April 13, 2006

    On the Lamb

    Yanni's shows why great Greek cooking is better than a cuisine.

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2005

    State of the Art

    Freedom & Liberties probes political postures.

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    Going to Pot

    Smoke and mirrors at CU.

  • Dining

    March 10, 2005

    Buffalo Bills

    Luciano's Pizza and Wings does Buffalo cuisine right, but that may not be enough.

  • Dining

    November 25, 2004

    Finding My Religion

    God has smiled on Oshima Ramen.

  • Film

    June 17, 2004

    Feels Like Eighty Days

    Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new.

  • Dining

    January 1, 2004

    The Kid's Not All Right

    It's time for Max Burgerworks to grow up.

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    Silver Lining

    Left to his own devices, Vic Chesnutt cheers up on a new record.

  • Dining

    January 2, 2003

    Bite Me

    New Year's Peeve

  • Culture

    May 30, 2002

    Artbeat

    Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

  • Dining

    June 28, 2001

    Hole in One

    While Moongate rises, Little Panda falls short.

  • News

    October 1, 1998
  • Calendar

    September 3, 1998
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