Long before Linger and Bittersweet and Twelve, there was Tante Louise, a French restaurant at 4900 East Colfax Avenue that Corky Douglass ran for over three decades. There were many storied periods during this run, but one of the most lauded was when the kitchen was under the direction of Michael De ... More >>
Duy Pham Epernay 1080 14th Street 303-573-5000 This is part two of my interview with Duy Pham, exec chef of Epernay; part one of our chat ran yesterday. What's the best food- or kitchen-related gift you've been given? I have three. The first is when Corky Douglass, the owner of Tante Louise, spons ... More >>
For the last several months, Duy Pham, who solidified his cooking prowess years ago at the long-departed, French-inspired Tante Louise, has been working on opening Epernay, a splashy new downtown restaurant and Champagne lounge near the Denver Center for the Performing Arts -- a restaurant with a sm ... More >>
Lori Midson Scott Yosten Steakhouse 10 3516 South Elati Street 303-789-0911 www.steakhouse10.com This is part one of my interview with Scott Yosten, executive chef of Steakhouse 10. Part two of my interview with Yosten will run tomorrow. Scott Yosten has seen it all: a maître d' who coul ... More >>
The strip along South University and Exposition is stamped with merchants, bars, cafes and restaurants, including the (inexplicably) long-standing Saucy Noodle and the Bonnie Brae Tavern, but the space at 723 South University Boulevard, next door to the Saucy Noodle, is cursed with bad luck.
Lori Midson Jim Cohen The Empire Lounge & Restaurant 816 Main Street, Louisville 303-665-2521 www.theempirerestaurant.com Pizzeria da Lupo 2525 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder 303-396-6366 www.pizzeriadalupo.com This is part one of my interview with Jim Cohen, chef/owner of The Empire Restaurant ... More >>
Boulder might be a college town, but we're still a little surprised at the influx of pizzerias there over the last year, especially because these aren't greasy slice joints -- they offer gourmet pies, pulled straight from the depths of a wood-fired oven. Pizzeria Basta, 3601 Arapahoe Avenue, ... More >>
A patio made for procrastinators.
And they drank happily every after
For the Birds
This Means War!
Once something special, an evening at Tante Louise can lag.
High on Highland
Tante Louise's Duy Pham is the real thing.
This little bake shop gives patrons Full Measures.
Bison and swordfish are flourishing again, but what about sharks?
While staff changes were smooth for Tante Louise, the Newsstand Cafe finds transition a little rough.
Chef Michael Degenhart brings a Zen-like clarity to Rue Cler's french cuisine.
Give our food critic something to chew on.
November 5 - 11, 1998