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    February 7, 2012

    Freshcraft's vegetarian selection and beer list hits the spot

    Freshcraft, which opened in 2010 on Blake Street, has earned nods from us for having a fantastic bottled beer list, and we've been looking at the myriad vegetarian options on the menu for quite some time, but we only managed to make it to the craft-beer-and-fresh-food joint this past Monday night. T ... More >>

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    February 6, 2012

    Vegan jambalaya for Mardi Gras on Meatless Monday

    No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. The best thing about this jambalaya? You don't have to forgo this recipe during Lent -- or on any other day, because it's always meat-f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2012

    Snow day activity: Build a snow cave!

    Every time we get more than two feet of snow, my household has a ritual: We build a snow cave in our back yard. After all, if you're already snowed in, you might as well make use of that pile of white to entertain yourself -- and admit it, you totally want to play in the snow. Snow caves are easy to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Top five things food snobs should stop doing

    There is nothing wrong with being a food snob. Food snobs offer valuable services to their communities, such as market insight, educated opinions and keeping the restaurant industry honest and on its toes. But still, there are always some culi-nazis pissing in the crab bisque; food snows who take th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    #snOMG! Twitter Nation covers Colorado snowpocalypse

    YouTube users began sharing videos of Colorado's ongoing snowstorm hours before daybreak today. But they've got nothing on Twitter users, plenty of whom are dispatching photos and messages of delight about having a day off work. Lucky bastards. Look below to some of our favorites among the latest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Breastaurants: America's greatest export! (infographic)

    The concept of the modern "breastaurant" is a purely American one, born of man's desire for Buffalo wings and light beer, and often resulting in unrequited love for a lass twenty years his junior. But what really weaves a "breastaurant" into the American fabric is that everything is bigger at such ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Winter Brew Fest at Mile High Station is sold out tonight, but don't cry in your beer...

    The Great American Beer Festival won't hit town again until September, but beer-lovers can get a taste of their favorite brews tonight at the Winter Brew Fest at Mile High Station, 2027 West Colfax Avenue. More than 45 craft breweries will be pouring more than 125 brews, plus hard cider. It starts a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    "Cottage food" bill would allow home cooks to sell goods directly to consumers

    Home cooks are rallying at the State Capitol today in support of a bill that would make it legal for bakers and cake-makers to sell their goods directly to consumers. The bill would require certain information to be printed on the products' labels -- and would exclude baked goods of the "medical" va ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Elway's Downtown makes veggie sushi to order

    We've written before about the vegetarian food at Elway's Downtown, 1881 Curtis Street. The restaurant remains one of our favorite (and least obvious) places to grab a bite to eat in the area -- you wouldn't think a steakhouse would cater so well to vegetarians, but this one does. In 2011, the joint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Cucumber-and-onion salad for a snack on Meatless Monday

    No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. My grandma seemed to always have a big bowl of cucumbers and onions to munch on. Crunchy and salty-savory like potatoes -- but without ... 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

    January 20, 2012

    Mary Jane Birthday Dinner at Winter Park

    Colorado's favorite lady of the evening is celebrating her birthday at Winter Park tonight, and this year, the resort is offering a wine dinner with four courses paired with wines to commemorate Mary Jane. Reservations are $125 for diner; call 970-726-1446. For information on dozens of culinary eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Can Can Girls Beer Club Dinner at Oskar Blues

    Oskar Blues Liquids and Solids, 1550 South Hover Road in Longmont, is bringing women on board with the Can Can Girls Beer Club Beer Dinner. Tonight's event pairs five courses with brews to help raise both awareness and funds to fight breast cancer. Admission is $50; for more details, call 303-585-94 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Korn at Fillmore Auditorium on February 27

    ​Korn is coming to the Fillmore Auditorium on Monday, February 27, with Kill the Noise. Pre-sale tickets go on sale this Wednesday on the band's website, and go on-sale otherwise to the general public this Friday at 10 a.m. Gotta hand it to the dudes. Who thought they'd still be a topic of con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Fourleaf Chopped Salads offers a fresh way to get your veggie fix

    The Denver Tech Center location of Fourleaf Chopped Salads isn't particularly convenient; it's tucked away in a strip mall off the I-25 frontage road and located a little below street level, so it's easy to miss. And the hours of operation -- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays only -- are not that conven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Big Gigantic climbing iTunes charts despite free download

    Whoa! If you check the electronic iTunes Top 10 chart right now, you'll notice that Big Gigantic's latest album has jumped to the second spot on the chart. While that in itself is noteworthy, what makes it more so is that the outfit made Nocturnal available for free download on its website earlier t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Sips and Snacks at Rioja

    ​Every Tuesday, Rioja, the Larimer Square restaurant run by Beth Gruitch and chef Jen Jasinski, hosts Sips and Snacks, which pairs tastes of selected wines with four bite-sized snacks from the kitchen. This week's theme: Bubbles. Admission is $15, and the deal starts at 5 p.m.; call 303-820-22 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines in Vail

    If you're looking for an excuse to head for the hills (we know you're not going for the snow!), Vail's annual Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines festival should do the trick. The celebration started yesterday and continues through tomorrow; events include homebrew demonstrations, a brewmaster's din ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Loading Dock Fridays at Il Mondo Vecchio

    Learn something new about salumi at Il Mondo Vecchio, 1174 South Cherokee Street. From 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. today, it will present the latest installment of Loading Dock Fridays, with tours and tastings. For more information, call 303-744-6328 or go to www.mondovecchio.net. For information on dozens o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Meal & Marg at Tahona Tequila Bistro

    Tahona Tequila Bistro, 1035 Pearl Street in Boulder, is offering Meal & Marg tonight -- a deal that will deliver an appetizer, entree and blue agave margarita for just $18. For details, call 303-938-9600 or visit www.tahonaboulder.com. For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Argentina BBQ & Wine Tasting at Lala's

    ​Too cold to grill outside? Let Lala's Wine Bar Pizzeria, 410 East Seventh Avenue, do the work for you at today's Argentina BBQ & Wine Tasting, complete with grilled barbeque, a wine-tasting inside and tapas paired with that wine. And don't worry about the weather; this is all indoors from 4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Top Latke Cook-Off and Hanukah Party at Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church

    A Flickr photo.​Latkes are traditional Hanukah fare -- the Hebrew word from which "latke" is derived means "heart" -- and we all know and love the little potato pancakes that make our tastebuds dance every winter. Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, will host the annual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Colorado beer calendar: Upslope, Avery and Bull & Bush makes spirits bright

    New Belgium Brewing, Colorado's largest craft-beer makers and the third largest in the country, revealed in May that it was searching for an East Coast location for a second facility. The company said it would make a decision by the end of 2011. Well, we're getting close, and New Belgium has narrowe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Red Car Wine Dinner at Ya Ya's

    ​Carroll Kemp, owner/winemaker of Red Car Wines, will be on hand for tonight's wine dinner at Ya Ya's, 8310 East Belleview Avenue in Greenwood Village. Six courses will each be paired with a Red Car wine. The dinner starts at 6 p.m. and costs $125; reservations are required. To make yours, cal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Holiday Wine Tasting with Argonaut Liquors and Park Hill Golf Club

    Just in time for the holidays, the Park Hill Golf Club, 4141 East 35th Avenue, and Argonaut Liquors will host a Holiday Wine Tasting. Admission is $30 to $35, and Arapahoe House is the beneficiary of tonight's event; for more information, call 303-831-7788. For information on dozens of culinary eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Nothing Bundt Cakes Grand Opening

    The aptly named Nothing Bundt Cakes, at 10449 Town Center Drive in Westminster, sells nothing but bundt cakes -- surprise! And when the store hosts its grand opening celebration today, complete with a ribbon-cutting, bundt cakes will be on the menu. For more information, go to www.nothingbundtcakes. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Vegan Van hits the streets

    This past spring, we reported that Amie Arias was launching a new food truck -- an all-vegan truck, as it happens. Although it wasn't ready for the planned June launch, the Vegan Van finally made its first run last Wednesday. (The mobile food unit license from the city was issued November 17.) And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Vegan green bean casserole for a holiday side dish on Meatless Monday

    No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. Green bean casserole is a holiday favorite, but cream-of-mushroom soup is not a vegan-friendly ingredient. This recipe includes a flavo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Ethiopian-style seitan and peppers entree on Meatless Monday

    No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. Seitan is a wheat protein with a meatier texture than some of its meat-replacement cousins (such as tofu); it's also absorbent, so you ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011
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    October 27, 2011

    Black Veil Brides show at the Ogden canceled

    ​According to his Twitter page, Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack broke his nose last night. The break must've been pretty significant, as we received word just a bit ago that the band is putting its remaining tour dates on hold, including a stop on Wednesday, November 16 at the Ogden T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Who's the best local startender we should follow on Twitter?

    So, who's the best local startender (okay, bartender) on Twitter? The annual Denver Web Awards are right around the corner, on Wednesday, November 16, at Casselman's, where we'll honor this year's creative, funny, tech-and-social savvy people of the restaurant and bar world. And, yes, we will get so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Who is Denver's master of arts bloggery? Vote in the Denver Web Awards now

    Who qualifies as an arts blogger? We'll leave that up to you, but here are some suggestions: It can be anyone, from those who write about local arts news to artists who create content for their own blog, or just someone with an incredible tumblr account. The Denver Web Awards are back, and Westword ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Reader: Denver Police excessive-force problem not helped by whining on Twitter

    Yesterday, we spoke with Denver Police Department Twitter feed overseer Lt. Matt Murray about tweets raising questions about the fairness of media coverage. One reader felt this energy could be better spent in other ways.

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    September 12, 2011

    Vegan banana walnut muffins for breakfast on Meatless Monday

    ​No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but here's some incentive to join the growing movement. We're now featuring an animal-free recipe each week. For our opening act, we decided to tackle vegan baking. It's surprisingly easy: These muffins are moist and fluffy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Phuck phishing: Five most annoying typo-sites you can come across

    You just wanted to watch YouTube and instead you get this crap.​When Al Gore created the information superhighway, he didn't account for wrong turns, most notably the frontage-road hucksters you encounter after you punch in a typo'd web address.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Kill Syndicate video captures essence of metal

    ​Kill Syndicate, an outfit that's been helping keep the metal scene thriving for nearly a decade now, has a new video it's hoping to see broadcast on Comcast. In order for that to happen, though, the band's old video for the song "Volition" needs to register enough "likes" on YouTube. Don't kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Twitter at a funeral: The evolution of tweeting from a service since Marten Kudlis controversy

    ​A lot has changed in journalism over the past three years -- including the death of the Rocky Mountain News. But at least one thing remains the same: Reporters who tweet from a funeral are asking for criticism. A Boston Herald journalist is currently learning this lesson, which was also taugh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Norma Jean, RX Bandits and Casey Shea: Fliers of the week for July 22-28, 2011

    Casey Shea's concerned.​Every week, we make our way around town to get a gander of the fliers that are hanging up. Here's our rundown of fliers we spotted this week at on random telephone poles and at places like 3 Kings Tavern, Sputnik and Floyd's Barbershop just down the street from Westword ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Marczyk opens a second store at Colfax and Fairfax

    Jordan Roston ​After nine successful years at its 17th Avenue location, Marczyk Fine Foods has opened a second store on Colfax east of Colorado Boulevard. This location, which debuted today, is a beautifully renovated hardware store, and Marczyk II features the same quality dry goods, produce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Photo-chop fun with a picture of a large hole

    Wut?​If there's anything we can learn from Return of the Jedi, it's that you never want to get tossed into a large hole, probably because it's actually a Sarlacc. Indeed, in the Star Wars universe and therefore also in our own a hole is never just a hole, and that's why today (also because it' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Video: Tomato Battle 2011 uses 300,000 lbs. of tomatoes for evil

    ​First, imagine 300,000 lbs. of tomatoes. Now, imagine those tomatoes are overripe and mildly rotten. Now, imagine all of those tomatoes in a humongous pile at Copper Mountain and a crowd of people gathered for no other reason than to throw that third-of-a-million-pound heap of tomatoes at eac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2011

    Top ten tweets from Westword Music Showcase, a.k.a. #wms11

    The Sword ​You can't be everywhere at once, especially during events like Saturday's Westword Music Showcase, with more than a dozen venues across a few blocks in the Golden Triangle. Thankfully, we've got Twitter to read about people complaining and dancing and high-fiving across the festival ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2011

    Missed Connections at Westword Music Showcase 2011

    ​Oh no! Those five vodka & Red Bulls gave you the guts to talk to that guy or girl, but not the common sense to actually get their phone number, Facebook, Twitter or even their name. Now here you are in the sobering sun of Sunday morning, wondering how you missed your opportunity. Here are t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Vietnam Grill goes for a liquor license

    ​Vietnam Grill has been slinging pho and spring rolls from its Federal Boulevard strip mall spot for a few years, but now the eatery is hoping to add alcoholic pairings to the menu. The restaurant just applied for its liquor license, and if all goes according to plan, it'll add beer, wine and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer is this week's most ridiculous trailer

    ​In the decade or so since the first Shrek destroyed the innocence of every thing to follow, it seems like it's some sort of requirement that every kids' movie fill at least 45 of its 90 minutes desperately winking and nodding at the parents with over-the-head pop-culture references and self-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Have smart phones changed how we're hearing music? Yep. Here's five apps for the geo-aware.

    ​There has been a bit of a gold rush on making apps ever since Apple launched the App Store and Microsoft and Android followed suit. While a lot it is absolute trash that seems to point to some incoming app-bubble, there are a lot of interesting and innovative ideas mixed in there. Most recent ... More >>

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    May 10, 2011

    Piñata accident: Your moment of lulz

    ​You've got to hand it to Mexicans: Those folks know how to get down. Besides Cinco de Mayo last weekend -- probably the greatest party of the year -- they also invented the piñata, which, with its injury-prone combination of dizziness, blindfolds, probable drunkenness and a wildly swinging b ... More >>

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    May 10, 2011

    Twitter Tuesday: Beetle Juice, Beetle Juice, Beetle Juice!

    It's SHOWTIME!​This edition of Twitter Tuesday is going to be a little different than the previous format -- mostly because the Beetle Juice twitter isn't really "real," so to speak. It's a Twitter Bot, and we came across it recently when looking to see if Beetle Juice might, in fact, have a t ... More >>

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