Fast-casual restaurants are taking over the world, one burrito, burger and bowl of pasta at a time, offering customers the convenience of quick-service joints and some of the atmosphere and ingredient quality of sit-down places. And given Colorado's casual lifestyle and entrepreneurial spirit, it's ... More >>
The latest link in the Panera Bread chain opens in the Denver West development today at 14740 West Colfax Avenue. Beginning at 6 a.m., the bakery will offer the first 1,000 customers inside the cafe a free Cinnamon Crunch Bagel and a free Panera Bread Coffee Tumbler -- with free refills all month. T ... More >>
Back when Fuqua Development was still touting Walmart as the major tenant in the project planned for the old University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, Jeff Fuqua promised that there would be a "chef-driven" restaurant on the site -- inspiring some critics ... More >>
Later today, we'll post our Restaurant Roll Call for November, a compendium of all the opening and closing action on Denver's dining scene over the last thirty days -- and there's been plenty. But we expect still more in December, as entrepreneurs hurry to get restaurants open before the end of the ... More >>
Check back tomorrow to see another round of our favorite Chef and Tell quotes. Thanksgiving is a day that gives us food for thought and time to reflect on the things for which we're thankful - our health, our friends, our kids, our jobs and dogs, wine, and the family master baster whose glossy gol ... More >>
Larkburger, a chain of artisan burger joints founded by chef Thomas Salamunovich in Edwards in 2006, will open its ninth Colorado store today at 8555 West Belleview Avenue in Littleton. "We're very excited to bring Larkburger to Littleton," said Adam Baker, president of Larkburger, in announcing the ... More >>
The crowning burger at Wednesday night's Denver Burger Battle, at least according to the restaurant industry judges -- Hosea Rosenberg, Jenna Johansen, Daniel Asher and Max MacKissock -- was the meat candy from Larkburger, Thomas Salamunovich's fast-casual empire of artisan burger joints that got it ... More >>
Larkburger, the homegrown chain that chef Thomas Salamunovich started in Edwards in 2006, has added an eighth location to its flock. A new Larkburger opened today at 11985 Washington Street in Northglenn -- and an eager crowd of fans was waiting to get a crack at the menu.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. In milkshakes, preferably, and at discount prices. In honor of for National Ice Cream Month, Larkburger is partnering with Boulder Ice Cream to offer $2 milkshakes every weekend through July.
Burgers! Burgers! Burgers! As summer heats up, so does America's obsession with burgers. And Denver not only has a number of stand-alone spots that serve up decent burgers, but several Denver-based chains devoted to burgers, as well as many national chains -- including Steak 'n Shake, which just ent ... More >>
Thomas Salamunovich Larkspur 478 Vail Valley Drive, Vail 970-754-8050 www.larkspurvail.com Larkburger www.larkburger.com Part one of my interview with Thomas Salamunovich, exec chef of Larkspur and Larkburger, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat. Rules of conduct in your kitchen: Respect e ... More >>
Thomas Salamunovich Larkspur 478 Vail Valley Drive, Vail 970-754-8050 www.larkspurvail.com Larkburger www.larkburger.com This is part one of my interview with Thomas Salamunovich, exec chef of Larkspur and Larkburger, Part two of our chat will be posted here tomorrow. "Food wasn't a big deal in my ... More >>
Jeremy Kittelson Ambria 1201 16th Street 303-623-8646 www.ambriadenver.com This is part one of my chef and tell interview with Jeremy Kittleson, exec chef of Ambria. Part two of our chat will run tomorrow. Before Jeremy Kittelson opened Ambria in mid-November, he conducted a tasting, and while h ... More >>
Jeremy Kittelson, right, with Mario Batali Jeremy Kittelson, the former executive chef of Restaurant Avondale at the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Avon (which, by the way, was recently sold to Richard Sandoval, who owns La Sandia, Tamayo and Zengo in Denver and Venga Venga in Snowmass Vil ... More >>
Mark MangerProbably coming to a location near you.When the Arvada Larkburger opens at 11 a.m. on Saturday, it will be the home-grown chain's sixth location. Within a year, Larkburger president Adam Baker hopes it is just one of eleven outposts in Colorado. And at some point in the near futu ... More >>
The Larkburger burger has come a long way since it was first featured on the bar menu of Larkspur Restaurant in Vail. In fact, that burger has proven to be the sandwich that launched a thousand ships. Or at least four.
As a countdown to the Best of Denver 2010, coming April 1, Cafe Society is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in Denver. Send your own nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org. Number 94: Cheeseburgers at Larkburger Denver might be a steakhouse kind of town, but let's not forget that this ... More >>
Shortly after returning home from lunch today at El Taco de Mexico (Friday afternoon habit), I got an email from a friend alerting me to good news on the restaurant front, namely that earth muffins Boulderites have a new burger barn to fry them to the moon. Only it's not just any burger barn: It's L ... More >>
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