No. 68 Ham and Cheese Tartita at Maria Empanada 1298 South Broadway 303-934-2221 Almost every country has its version of a portable dough pocket filled with savory ingredients: Polish pierogies, Welsh pasties, Indian samosas. In Argentina, empanadas are the snack of choice in cafes or on the go, w ... More >>
No. 71 Oysters at Jax Fish House Glendale 650 South Colorado Boulevard 303-756-6449 Now that we're back into months containing the letter "r," it's safe to eat oysters again, right? That old superstition hasn't held much water since the advent of modern refrigeration, but there's some truth to the ... More >>
The Colorado School of English is doing more than just helping foreign students master the complex language of English. It's also teaching them to give back to the communities that help them. As part of the service learning component of the curriculum, students do a volunteer project every twelve we ... More >>
We're pretty sure that this story in the Silverton Standard from January of 1890 was meant to scare people. But as is the case with a lot of these old pieces, they actually do a great job of selling us on the amazing effects of cannabis. Even if they aren't exactly accurate. A few things we learn ... More >>
Grab your turkey legs: The thirtieth annual Taste of Colorado will return to Civic Center Park this weekend, filing the space with more than fifty eateries and food establishments, as well as chef demonstrations. Keep reading for a list of participating food vendors and a taste of what else is on ... More >>
This week we're traveling back to July of 1893, just as cannabis started to become demonized in the media. This article from the Colorado Transcript in Golden, is based on a British report on hash regulations in Egypt, Greece and Turkey. The story talks about the "general ignorance which prevails ... More >>
Writer, critic and colorful Algonquin Round Table yakker Dorothy Parker was really born to be a character in a play; known in her heyday for her caustic tongue and running witticisms, she left behind a diverse body of work, from comic poems to Hollywood scripts. And her life story was epic, from her ... More >>
Disgusted with the re-election of George W. Bush in 2005, Firewater ringleader Tod A left New York -- where he'd lived for the previous two decades and where he'd fronted Cop Shoot Cop -- and headed out of the country on a three-year journey that took him to the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent ... More >>
Anyone thinking about abandoning the safety and comfort of the big city for a trip to Colorado's savage backcountry, take heed. Not only might you be braving the caprices of nature and the hardships of an untamed wilderness, but you could also encounter a particularly fierce breed of sheepdog. Acco ... More >>
Turkey legs. Everyone was eating them over the weekend at A Taste of Colorado at Civic Center Park, where the meaty beasts are downright ubiquitous. On Monday, Taste officials released their cutely named "festimates" of food consumed at the festival, which you can see below, in addition to ma ... More >>
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You know what's really annoying? When you're having a cookout for some kind of holiday -- say, the Fourth of July -- and one of your guests mentions they don't eat meat anymore. What the hell do you feed those people? We'll be covering hot dogs in July, in honor of National Hot Dog Month, b ... More >>
"I always look good."This just in from three Denver blogs. DenverBroncos.com's glass-half-full report notes that the D regularly schooled Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn committed yesterday. Watch out, '85 Bears. Education News Colorado's Alan Gottlieb says Turkey is eating America's lunch when i ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Foodie Call is back with the springtime edition of the Foodie Call Supper Club Series; this installation (#8, if you're counting) will highlight the cuisine of Turkey prepared by chef Matt McClusky. While you dine on beef and lamb, eggplant and chickpeas, spinach and shrimp, d ... More >>
Mark Udall isn't into using synonyms.In politics, a single word can get in the way -- especially when that word is "genocide." During his presidential campaign, candidate Barack Obama left little doubt where he stood when it came to the events of April 24, 1915, when Turks exterminated somew ... More >>
Your bologna has a first name, and a second name. This is common knowledge. But it also has an opinion about you -- one that it shares with the rest of the world, freely and without reservation. And bologna isn't the only lunchmeat that does this. They all do it. Your choice of sandwich me ... More >>
The sandwich: The Fax What's on it: Turkey, bacon, choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, mayo and mustard Where to get it: Fat Jack's SuperSubs (1245 East Colfax Avenue, 303-830-7827 How much: $6.99 I'm a big fan of quality. But dammit, I like quantity, too. So the name Fat Jack's ... More >>
They spiked jerky. Why not bananas?Ah, caffeine. The most wonderful of all stimulants. The most legal of all stimulants, more to the point. Is there anything that can't be improved by the judicious -- or injudicious -- addition of caffeine? Apparently not, since the last few years have seen a ... More >>
The sandwich: # 9 panini What's on it: Turkey, olives, olive oil, tomatoes, cheese, portabella mushrooms on panini How much: $7.49 Where to get it: Gourmet Corner, 830 17th Street, 650-291-6945 "Hungry?" the guy asked when I walked into Gourmet Corner, almost as if I'd have to be starving t ... More >>
Roast Beef The sandwich: Roasted Veggie What's on it: Mushroom, fennel, tomato, radish sprouts, all roasted and served with hummus, feta, balsamic vinegar on rosemary yam focaccia bread Where to get it: Hi*Rise (2162 Larimer Street, 303-296-3656) How much: $6.95 I got a chance to try five - yeah ... More >>
The sandwich: Pesto Turkey Torpedo Where to get it: Quiznos What's on it: Turkey, mozzarella, pesto, lettuce, tomato, red wine vinaigrette How much: $4 Let the haters hate. I don't care, because when I eat a sandwich at Quiznos, I like it. Yeah, Quiznos is a massive chain (although a Colorado-ba ... More >>
The Sandwich: Dinner Roll What's on it: Turkey and roast beef, melted white American cheese, grilled onions and creamy horseradish on a giant Kaiser roll with a side of au jus for dipping. Where to get it: The Smiling Moose Deli (727 Colorado Boulevard, 333-3354) How much: $6.69 A smiling moose ... More >>
Attivo Pizza & Subs 124 East Ninth Avenue 303-996-9956 Pancho Villa Turkey, avocado, jalapeno, lime, cilantro, Swiss cheese, mayo, lettuce, red onion, oil, vinegar, spices $7.95 The end of the year is a thoughtful time..a pensive time..a time to think about what we have accomplished and what we h ... More >>
3 Kings brings back a Christmas favorite.
This sandwich is much better than my picture. Daphne’s Deli 393 Corona Street 303-733-1212 The Daphne $7.75 (with a pickle and side of potato salad) Turkey, avocado and Cajun sauce on sourdough bread How best to take the measure of a man or a meal? A fine question. For a man, it’s often his ... More >>
Even on his own, Systems frontman bucks the system.
NBA 2K7 towers over the competition.
Beat and run
Foothills hosts a big ceramics show, while clay artist Tsehai Johnson takes a turn at +.
Ice-skating returns to Cherry Creek
David Taylor Dance stomps stereotypes
The media's massive buildup to battle makes war seem almost anti-climactic.
Diplomacy addicts smile and lie as they gamely try to conquer the world.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
April 29 - May 5, 1999
October 22 - 28. 1998
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