For the first time, we're doing our Best of Denver Readers' Poll voting in two rounds -- and last week, after we closed out the first round, we revealed the leading vote-getters. Some of the results were eye-opening (and wince-inducing). for example, the finalists for Best Italian Restaurant? Maggia ... More >>
For the first time in the thirty-year history of Westword's Best of Denver, we've split the Best of Denver Readers' Poll into two rounds, giving you the chance to look at the vote-getters and then voting again for your favorite bars, restaurants and foods in Denver and Boulder. And the results of th ... More >>
It's been nearly two years since the Samba Room, a Cuban restaurant chain based in Dallas, closed in Larimer Square, following a major water leak that dripped...and dripped into the Comedy Space Works space below. The chain's parent company, E-Brands Restaurants, eventually filed for bankruptcy last ... More >>
TedTurner.com Though he's probably most famous for fathering 24-hour cable news, World Championship Wrestling and, to budding environmentalists in 1990 the world over, the Saturday-morning cartoon Captain Planet and the Planeteers (Goooo Planet!), media mogul Ted Turner also loves animals. Es ... More >>
Lori MidsonChoLon Modern Asian Bistro was one of the big restaurants to open in 2010.While many restaurants closed in 2010, many more restaurants opened -- including such hot spots as ChoLon, Euclid Hall, Green Russell, Lou's Food Bar and, on the very last day of the year, Bittersweet.
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Considering it's an activity wherein people look on while other people walk down a street and do things at the same time, it's unsurprising that the least boring thing about a parade is usually the floats. Actually, a lot of the time, the floats are pretty awesome -- like the 28-foot-tall pen ... More >>
A Flickr photo.The Cafe Society blog will be closed tomorrow -- but the following restaurants will be open and serving turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and all the other traditional Thanksgiving favorites:
This week is chock-full of classes you might need to brush up on your cooking and baking skills before the big feast day on Thursday -- and if you're looking for somewhere to eat out on Thanksgiving, we've got a full list of restaurants serving a traditional holiday spread (which we'll re-pos ... More >>
Lori MidsonThe open (very) kitchen at Lon Symensma's ChoLon.There were major developments on the local dining scene last month, including the openings of ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro and EDGE, the reopening of Frasca Food & Wine -- and the closing of Zona's Tamales after forty years.
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Last week, media mogul, rancher and restaurateur Ted Turner was spotted hanging around the corner of 17th and Pearl in Boulder in anticipation of the opening of the 55th outpost of his restaurant chain, Ted's Montana Grill.
Ted Turner: savior of the bison industry?Twelve years ago, bison ranchers in the West were feeling fenced in.
While demand from restaurants and consumers for steaks, roasts and other prime cuts was just beginning to increase, nobody wanted the rest of the beast -- the parts that get ground u ... More >>
Ted Turner's bringing his bison to Boulder. Ted's Montana Grill will open its ninth Colorado restaurant the first week of October at 1701 Pearl Street.
The city is a good fit for the steak and comfort food chain says Ted's co-founder and chief executive officer George McKerrow Jr.
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From now until May 30, Ted's Montana Grill is challenging all at-home chefs to compete in the Secret Ingredient Showdown.
The contest involves coming up with recipes for any one of four secret ingredients. Bison was the first, and Ted's just revealed Anaheim peppers as the second. Using tho ... More >>
Soon to be seen in BelmarThe 4,547 square foot space in Belmar vacated by the doomed Mark & Isabella and, before that, Chama, has been snapped up -- by the fourth location of Little India, which should open this spring.
"Belmar is very excited about this new addition," spokeswoman Lisa Wieti ... More >>
Jason Sheehan just reviewed TAG and found lots to love at Troy Atherton Guard's eponymous restaurant, including -- but not limited to -- the rice.
Here are nine more Larimer Square restaurants we think deserve some props:
Church, steeple, but where are all the people at Bradburn?
The Congress for the New Urbanism is holding its annual conference in Denver June 10-14, complete with bus tours of our most well-known new urbanist enclaves. But how do you judge walkable, neighborhood-based developments? Is it by the dive ... More >>
Ted's Montana Grill wants you to prove how much you love its burgers. The company, which is running a decent meal promotion right now, has also started a contest to find its biggest burger fan. Ted's Burger FANatic contest has simple rules: You find a way to show your undying love for its burgers, a ... More >>
Ted's Montana Grill, the chain started by media-man Ted Turner seven years, is expanding the "Real Deal" it introduced last November to new lunch and dinner menus. "At Ted's, we're about real food for real people. During these challenging times, we want to give our guests a break as well as a good r ... More >>