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Tuscany

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    Danish dinner and Italian cowboy cuisine tonight

    The Scandinavian dinner series at Trillium concludes tonight with an homage to the food of Denmark. Starting at 5 p.m., chef Ryan Leinonen will offer a four-course, pre-fixe meal complete with beverage pairings; tickets are $70, plus tax and gratuity. To reserve a spot, call 303-379-9759. See also: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Win dinner for four to the 1515 Restaurant Test Kitchen dinner on August 4 (winner update!)

    Winner update: Last week, we asked Cafe Society commenters to guess how many caramel dipping dots the chefs at 1515 Restaurant drop on their deconstructed apple pie, one of the desserts that the restaurant will be featuring on the August 4 Test Kitchen dinner menu. The actual number of dots is 53, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Restaurant roll call for February: Old Major in, Pig & Block out

    More than two dozen restaurants made their debut in February, including the long-anticipated Old Major. But Pig & Block Charcuterie wasn't around to greet its new neighbor (or benefit from some of those customers); it closed last month. Keep reading for all the openings and closings on the Denver d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Penne pasta with vegetables and goat cheese

    Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them and cook up a feast. "In the days that followed Than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Cinco de Mayo at El Diablo and more on this week's calendar

    Cinco de Mayo is this Saturday, as is the Kentucky Derby -- offering plenty of reasons to celebrate Southern cooking as well as Den-Mex. If you know of a particularly good party connected to either of these two events, send the info to cafe@westword.com or post it in the comments section below. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Five Italian wines your American palate will love

    Just tell the truth, already: you are totally freaked out by Italian wine. By "freaked out", we mean shaking like a leaf. Shivering in your shorts. Just plain scurrred. Ask a wine retailer which category they find most challenging to sell to less experienced consumers, and you're likely to hear the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Terroirs of Tuscany Wine Dinner at Arugula

    ​Arugula Bar e Ristorante, 2785 Iris Avenue in Boulder, presents the Terroirs of Tuscany Wine Dinner, pairing classic wines from Tuscany with five courses. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $79; call 303-443-5100 or visit www.arugularistorante.com. For information on dozens of culinary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Winter Brew Fest, tequila, wine and bowls on this week's culinary calendar

    ​Happy Chinese New Year! Food events are picking back up for 2012 -- including a promotion from P.F. Chang's that starts today and runs through Monday, February 6; stop in to pick up a mysterious red envelope, then come back to find out what goodies you won. Visit www.pfchangs.com. And there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Beaujolais and Beyond, CANniversary and more on this week's culinary calendar

    ​Oskar Blues is celebrating its CANniversary, the coveted Beaujolais varietal gets released, and there's a lot more in food-and-beverages happening in this week's culinary calendar. Here's a taste of what's ahead:

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Three major sommelier service don'ts

    ​ A few months ago, we ranted about four all-too-common restaurant wine service mistakes that drive us absolutely mad. And while it's one thing to have a less-than-transcendental wine experience when there's no trained sommelier on staff, it's quite another to have one when there is. After a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    dish's Jenna Johansen thanks the universe for supplying the world with pig

    ​ Jenna Johansen dish 56 Edwards Village Boulevard, Edwards 970-926-3433 www.eatdrinkdish.com This is part one of my interview with Jenna Johansen, co-owner/chef of dish restaurant in Edwards. Part two of this interview will run in this space tomorrow. "I can talk about an apple for an ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Oyster Month and Great Plates of Downtown

    ​Denver Restaurant Week isn't the only news on the local dining scene. This week, the Mountain Sun pub group wraps up Stout Month, Jax Fish House launches Oyster Month, and there's plenty more on the culinary calendar. Here's a taste:

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Today: Meatless Monday at the Kitchen Table

    A Flickr photo.​If your New Year's resolution is to eat healthier and you want a head start, head to the Kitchen Table, 5375 Landmark Place in Greenwood Village, which presents Meatless Mondays every Monday. Tonight, you can learn about vegetable dishes that originated in Tuscany, everything f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Tonight: The wines of Querciabella, Tuscany at Frasca

    A Flickr photo.​Frasca Food & Wine, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, is famed for its delectable dishes and extensive wine list -- and every Monday night, the restaurant offers a special four-course tasting menu, co-hosted by master sommelier Bobby Stuckey and chef Lachlan Mackinnon Patterson. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Learn to cook and Dine Out for Life

    A Flickr photo.​Got some gaps in your culinary education? There are seven different culinary workshops, discussions and demonstrations this week, plus tons of wine tastings, Dining Out for Life and the inaugural Boulder Brew and Music Festival. Keep reading for a taste of what's ahead: Monda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Tonight: Get schooled on Il Borro wines by the Italian vintner

    ​There are plenty of St. Patrick's Day events (some of them even food-related!) that you can enjoy across the city today -- visit our extensive calendar listings for a full rundown. But if you're looking for something in the culinary scene that won't require you to wear green, then head to I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Tonight: Taste Tuscany at Firenze a Tavola

    ​Firenze a Tavola, the special Tuscan-centric dining room at Parisi, 4401 Tennyson Street, is offering up something special at 7 p.m. tonight: the Ultimate Tuscan Experience. Italian guest chef Daniele Raddi will re-create the flavors of Tuscany in four courses. The meal is $48, which doesn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Tonight: A Big Night at Bacaro Venetian Taverna

    ​Bacaro Venetian Taverna, 921 Pearl Street in Boulder, is throwing a big party at 6:30 p.m. tonight. At Bacaro's Big Night, you'll see Big Night; sample some of the food in the film, including the infamous Timballo (new Bacaro chef Fabio Flagiello acted as a consultant/culinary trainer on the ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 8, 2008

    Back Again

    Chris Cina disappeared from the dining scene two years ago. Now he’s back, and in a most unlikely place.

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2008

    Best of Denver Winners from 1995

    Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    Best of Denver Winners 1992

    In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>

  • News

    March 30, 2006

    Greatest Hits

    Who's slap happy?

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2005
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    September 23, 2004

    Mambo Italiano

    This festival dishes up an al fresco extravaganza

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    The Inner Sanctum

    Handbags and shoes and Barbies, oh my!

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2003
  • Film

    September 25, 2003

    Bland Italian

    Reduced Tuscan Sun feeds audiences low-cal fare.

  • Dining

    September 19, 2002

    Bite Me

    Out of the Bleu.

  • Dining

    May 16, 2002

    He's Toast

    Glendale stripped Veggo Larsen of his job -- but not his appetite for life.

  • Food & Drink

    April 4, 2002
  • Food & Drink

    April 4, 2002
  • Dining

    March 7, 2002

    Check, Please!

    Readers give our food critic something to chew on.

  • Dining

    December 6, 2001

    Check, Please!

    Readers give our food critic something to chew on.

  • Dining

    January 25, 2001

    Brunch Bunch

    Latecomers could miss the best of the brunch at Tuscany.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000
  • Culture

    June 15, 2000

    That's Amore!

    Hunger Artists makes something out of Nothing.

  • Dining

    March 23, 2000

    Check-Out Time

    Even if you live in Denver, you may want to visit these hotel restuarants.

  • Dining

    February 3, 2000

    Business as Usual

    Denver restuarants are doing great, but Zenith could use a bit of push.

  • Film

    November 12, 1998
  • Calendar

    October 29, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 29 - November 4, 1998

  • Dining

    June 4, 1998
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    March 26, 1998
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    March 19, 1998
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    February 26, 1998
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    March 27, 1997
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    September 26, 1996
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    May 30, 1996
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    May 24, 1995
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    April 6, 1994
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