Last year, on Top Chef Seattle, Jorel Pierce, chef de cuisine at Euclid Hall, was the first contestant booted by judge Tom Colicchio, who had dubious issues with Pierce's chicken butchery skills. And that could have signaled the end of Pierce's presence on the national screen. But it didn't. On Top ... More >>
Make your Arnold Palmer alcoholic.The Masters Tournament starts this weekend, which is always a great excuse to invite the guys over for some grub and stogies, and trade stories about that pay-for-play night during that last golf outing in Vegas. If you're lucky, your indentured servant, err, ... More >>
Dead Confederate. As a band, Georgia's Dead Confederate -- the subject of a November 20 Westword profile -- is very much alive. Singer/guitarist Hardy Morris and his mates were plucked from obscurity by former Capitol Records president Gary Gersh, who made the band the first recruit for his new TA ... More >>
Goodnight, Mel's. I got word last night from Charlie Master that the last location of the Master family restaurant empire is finally closing. Mel’s Bistro, at 1120 East Sixth Avenue, has been on the block for some time now, and while many of Denver’s big names were rumored to have looked into ... More >>
The Masters are on the move. Mel’s in Greenwood Village (at 5970 South Holly Street) had a couple of parties (one for friends, and then a knock-down, drag-out staff bash) over the weekend, and is closing today for remodeling. The hostess I talked to last night said that the staff had been told to ... More >>
When it comes to travel, news organizations are asking themselves: Should we stay or should we go?
You have to crack a few eggs to make a Denver omelet.
Sure, it was exciting to watch Tiger Woods fend off challengers Woody Austin and Ernie Els to win the PGA on August 12 -- the thirteenth major championship of his career. But the thrill petered out as soon as Woods was presented with a generic looking silver-plated cup -- a bauble that isn't nearly ... More >>
Again the Masters of their doman.
The Tour de Lance flows through Colorado.
Wagering on college basketball is nothing compared to working the tracks.
A well-meaning ode to golf's first legend ends up in the bunker.
Pro athletes, owners and fans compete to see how low you can go.
Despite a time-out for terror, 2001's roster was full.
Golfers kicking Woods when he's down may get toasted by a Hidden Dragon.
Sean Kelly says goodbye--and takes Aubergine and the Biscuit with him.
And the gold medal for pinochle goes to...