Doug Mace CY Steak 1222 Glenarm Place 720-317-2664 cysteakdenver.com BaRed 437 West Colfax Avenue This is part two of my interview with Doug Mace, exec chef of Cy Steak and the forthcoming BaRed; part one of my chat with Mace ran yesterday. Most noteworthy meal you've ever eaten: Franina Italian ... More >>
For a Western city, Denver has been generating a lot of press for Southern food lately, and not just in this week's review of Jezebel's. Some of it was positive, like the excitement over Adrian Miller's book Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time, and some was no ... More >>
Rod Dupen Waffle Brothers 393 Corona Street; 303-733-1212 1707 Lafayette Street; 720-708-5150 1326 College Avenue, Boulder; 303-593-0510 wafflebrothers.com This is part one of my interview with Ron Dupen, exec chef of Waffle Brothers; part two of our chat will run tomorrow. When you swish through ... More >>
Several years ago, Purina started broadcasting a line of commercials featuring a dog awakened by the scent of Beggin' Strips. Not knowing the odor didn't belong to real bacon, the dog frantically ran through the house, then finally found a strip and exclaimed, "It's BACON!" But while dogs may not kn ... More >>
David Payne Jelly Cafe 600 East 13th Avenue, 303-831-6301 1700 East Evans Avenue, 720-596-4108 www.eatmorejelly.com This is part two of my interview with David Payne, executive chef of Jelly; part two of our interview ran yesterday. Favorite dish on your menu: I love our French toast with freshly ... More >>
First thing's first: Ceviche, when prepared correctly, is, quite simply, my favorite thing to eat. My mother made it all the time when I was growing up, and my sole reason for going to the coastal cities of Mexico on spring break in college had nothing to do with beach bodies, tequila shots or pole ... More >>
Red Robin, home of the juicy, fried-egg and crispy bacon-garnished Royal Red Robin burger, is hot for two new burger styles: "Cry Baby" and "Fiery Ghost." Having already tried much of the Denver-based chain's lineup at Red Robin's Burger Works, I had to find out of these two hottie burgers would fan ... More >>
Lori Midson Rob Michaels Madison Street 1222 Madison Street 303-736-2260 www.madisonstreetdenver.com Filipinos are renowned for their unwavering hospitality, for unleashing food feasts that swell the belly, for ensuring that no host allows her guests to leave hungry. "We're known for provi ... More >>
Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them, and cook up a feast. Pete and Barb recently ... More >>
Lori Midson This belongs to me: I won Matt Selby on a plate! At last night's Plates for the Peak, a fundraiser/silent auction to benefit Urban Peak, fifteen of Denver's star chefs convened in the hellishly hot kitchen of Vesta Dipping Grill to feed sweaty gastronauts who grubbed on everythin ... More >>
In 2006, Oblio Duo The Archers established itself as a pillar of Denver's hipster-country scene with The Flag, striking a just-right balance between mellow steel guitars and experimental weirdness. After a long wait, the partners are finally prepping to release a seven-inch split EP with Reno's ... More >>
Somewhere between breakfast and a cup of coffee lays this middle ground of stupid -- food that isn't really food, but still seems appropriate to consume for the (allegedly) most important meal of the day. Jon Stewart and The Daily Show exposed the ridiculousness of the pancake-wrapped sausage years ... More >>
We live in a great food city. It's not New York. It's not San Francisco. And it shouldn't be. Denver is more intimate and interconnected, with a culinary web stretching across the metro area. We have quirky shops, gourmet institutions, plenty of hole-in-the-wall joints and an active consumer base al ... More >>
I love barbecue. But not here.
Cockroaches invade Colorado! Tell Tom Tancredo.
Let the good times -- and the good food -- roll at Lucile's.
Success in female bodybuilding is wafer-thin.
Thai One On
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band breathes life into death.
War and Pizza
The really lost weekend
Chedd's alert: This time the revolution will be televised, you betcha.
...is also good for Denver diners, as evidenced by Solera.
Don't hate them because they're buff, drive BMWs and attract girls like flies. The boys of B2K are OK.
The owners of the Cream Puffery have their cake -- and eat it, too.
Chicken soup for the drinking soul.
Denver's Junior League has the recipe for lasting success.
The Bust of Denver.
How pork rinds became a health-food fad.
The Boulder Valley School District has a hard time learning how to teach kids with special needs.
Zang's got a great location--too bad the food got lost on the way.