• Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: Ham and Cheese Tartita from Maria Empanada

    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 >>

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    September 29, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: Oysters at Jax Fish House Glendale

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    After working at a food bank, this Turkish student says, "I love the way American people help"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Cannabis Time Capsule, 1890: "True" tales of marijuana's horrors

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Get a Taste of Colorado and more this Labor Day weekend

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Cannabis Time Capsule, 1893: "Innocent hempseed" unleashes "bane of the East"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Billie McBride channels Dorothy Parker in And Toto too's Pardon My Dust

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Firewater's frontman on actually leaving the country like others threatened when Dubya won

    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 >>

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    August 30, 2012
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    January 30, 2012

    Killer sheepdogs and five other top terrors of the backcountry

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2011
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    September 6, 2011

    Photos: 43,000 pounds of turkey legs ingested at A Taste of Colorado

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    December 2, 2010
  • Music

    July 15, 2010

    Bongo Fury

    True That Spirit Level

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Veggie Girl: Tasting the best burgers for your grill -- so you don't have to

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn so bad they make the Broncos defense look good

    "I always look good."​This just in from three Denver blogs.'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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Tonight: Turkish cuisine at the Foodie Call Supper Club

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Mark Udall calls Armenian genocide what it was -- "genocide"

    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 >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    January 26, 2010

    What your favorite lunchmeats say about you

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    January 14, 2010
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    October 7, 2009

    Our Weekly Bread: Fat Jack's SuperSubs

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Spike It: Top six things that could be improved by caffeine

    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 >>

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    August 26, 2009

    Our Weekly Bread: Gourmet Corner

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Our Weekly Bread: A Hi*Rise sandwich orgy

    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 >>

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    March 26, 2009

    Our Weekly Bread: Quiznos, yeah, Quiznos

    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 >>

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    February 4, 2009

    Our Weekly Bread: Dinner Roll at Smiling Moose

    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 >>

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    December 31, 2008

    Attivo spices up the New Year

    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 >>

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    December 25, 2008

    A Very Scantily Clad Holiday

    3 Kings brings back a Christmas favorite.

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    October 8, 2008

    How did Daphne's turkey sandwich fare?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2008
  • Music

    March 20, 2008

    Serj Tankian Goes His Own Way

    Even on his own, System’s frontman bucks the system.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    December 21, 2006

    Posterizing EA

    NBA 2K7 towers over the competition.

  • Dining

    April 27, 2006

    True Crime

    Beat and run

  • Culture

    April 6, 2006

    Mud Flies

    Foothills hosts a big ceramics show, while clay artist Tsehai Johnson takes a turn at +.

  • Film

    May 12, 2005

    Flick Pick

    Lili's Apron

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2003

    Ice Ice Baby

    Ice-skating returns to Cherry Creek

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2003

    Fancy Footwork

    David Taylor Dance stomps stereotypes

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    The Message

    The media's massive buildup to battle makes war seem almost anti-climactic.

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Double Cross Words

    Diplomacy addicts smile and lie as they gamely try to conquer the world.

  • Music

    November 30, 2000

    Sounds Like Fun!

    Moonlight Safari

  • Dining

    August 24, 2000

    Check, Please!

    Readers give our food critic something to chew on.

  • Calendar

    April 29, 1999

    Night & Day

    April 29 - May 5, 1999

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    October 22, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 22 - 28. 1998

  • Calendar

    July 30, 1998
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    July 16, 1998
  • News

    August 8, 1996

    This Jail for Hire

    Colorado's cheap solution to prison overcrowding has cost inmates plenty. It could cost the state millions.

  • Music

    July 12, 1995
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