Going, going, almost gone. Tomorrow Grand Lux Cafe will join the ranks of eateries that have closed in Park Meadows. Five years ago, not long after the giant restaurant opened, then-critic Jason Sheehan had what might have been the worst shrimp scampi ever...and he didn't find much there that was ... More >>
Just in time for cold weather, the Original Pancake House is offering free hot chocolate for the holidays at all of its locations. The chain has two in Colorado: at 8000 East Belleview Avenue in Englewood, and at 5900 South University Boulevard in Littleton. The deal runs through Friday, December 14 ... More >>
This year's Great American Beer Festival played temporary home to 580 breweries -- and with more than 2,700 beers poured, the fest's professional judge panel had its hands (and mouths) full when making decisions on the winners of all 84 categories. Continue reading for the full list of the weekend's ... More >>
There were about a dozen of us, all wrapped around a long narrow table, groaning. Sergio Romero, the exec chef of Le Grand Bistro and Oyster Bar, and the forthcoming Punch Bowl - Social Food & Drink, which opens next month in Baker, had decided to host a menu tasting -- a BIG menu tasting -- of some ... More >>
Japanther (due tomorrow night at Glob) was started by a pair of art school students who wanted a way to create art beyond the confines of a specific medium or traditional methods. The resulting New York duo has been just as involved in the art world and performance art as it has been in writing raw ... More >>
Banking on a "shuffle generation" that will listen to anything that's good, Colorado Symphony Orchestra resident conductor Scott O'Neil is shooting to shuffle preconceptions of classical music tonight...and attract a new audience that will keep coming back for more. And so "Shuffle" features O'Neil' ... More >>
Opening Day at Coors Field may as well be a holiday in the Mile High City -- Denver's residents descend on downtown en masse, kick off the baseball festivities early and keep partying until late. Earlier today, Jonathan Shikes, aka Colorado Beer Man, divulged a list of spots to find craft beer as yo ... More >>
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Lori MidsonOut in the northwest suburbs for family events this holiday season, I was looking for a low-key place to unwind with some out-of-town relatives after all the feasting and present-wrapping concluded. Unwilling to settle for one of the strip-mall chain restaurants that are so prevale ... More >>
We've listed the best cheap events -- and the best free events -- in the area on New Year's Eve, but if you've got money to burn or want to impress someone really special (it is your last chance to do that in 2011, after all), we've got you covered. Here are our picks for the best upscale e ... More >>
Coalesce-MoribundJames Lorca Garcia Velazquez makes his own brushes, varnishes and pigments. He cuts all the glass for his pieces and hand-cuts the wood for his frames -- frames he makes himself using a technique from the 18th century. Because he spends so much time on his process, and invest ... More >>
Lori Midson"It came to me in a dream one night," says Larry Bigay. "I have a pad of paper by my bedside, and I woke up early one morning, and started to draw what I'd seen in my dream." What he saw were visions of hot dogs dancing in his head.
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with 25 years behind the bar, including at some of this town's most liquid assets, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduat ... More >>
Mile High Vienna StandTemperatures threaten to approach the triple digits as we prepare to celebrate our country's independence this weekend, which puts us smack into summer, the season of baseball, lazy patio nights and, of course, hot dogs, which we like to feast on as we wander the streets ... More >>
Mile High ViennaA taste of the Windy City in the Mile High.At the tender age of incredibly-awkward-teenager, I was packed, along with an econo-sized bottle of zit cream and my discman, into my family's mini van for a summer road trip through the romantic Midwest. I was a terrible human to be ... More >>
Frank's Kitchen is now open just west of City Park.Frank and Dina Berta want their new restaurant, Frank's Kitchen, to be the go-to spot for the Whittier neighborhood. "We've gotten a very positive response," says Dina of Frank's, a breakfast and lunch joint that opened May 19. "I think the ... More >>
Moving into the second week of her 100 Days Project, local artist Karen Bozik, whom we first visited with here last Monday, found herself running into mental and academic roadblocks. The aesthetics are there, she acknowledges, but in terms of a complete package, she's unwilling to speed throu ... More >>
Lori MidsonRon Bryant and Chris Casson, both of whom work in the enterprise business development department of Shamrock Foods, have spent the past year and a half bantering about the attributes of burgers -- and how they could erect a burger treasury of their own that would stand buns apart ... More >>
Frank Berta was given a diary when he was ten, and his very first entry read: "today we had chicken and it was delicious." That youthful love of food spawned a lifetime interest in cooking. And after years of owning his own contracting business, he's giving up remodeling to take that intere ... More >>
http://www.curedboulder.com/When Boulder was named America's foodiest town by Bon Appetit last year, it won the honor despite the fact that Boulder has no specialty cheese shop. For the last few years, anyone looking for a unique cheese in this town would generally look for it at Whole Food ... More >>
Mark HolthusenDavid Eugene Edwards Wovenhand (due at The Marquis Theater tomorrow night with Git Some) is the current musical project of David Eugene Edwards. In his early bands, Bloodflower and The Denver Gentlemen, Edwards was developing an aesthetic that some consider synonymous with all ... More >>
Say what you will about People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals -- better known and often reviled as PETA -- but there's no denying their methods are, ahem, eye-catching. Sex sells, as PETA well knows, and there's probably never been an activist organization quite as openly willing to use ... More >>
Lori Midson It was only a matter of time before urban street food went suburban, and first (that we know of, anyway) to bring the street food movement to suburban asphalt are bigwigs Chris Amato, Peter Kudla and Rob Kuck, the visionaries behind the Vallagio at Inverness, which will soon unma ... More >>
Biker Jim will do you right. Nothing goes with Opening Day like hot dogs. Why would you even try? And while the grilled dogs and brats - with everything, please - you can get at Coors Field are truly delicious, even if the buns never seem to hold up, Denver is rich with other options. The f ... More >>
Billy's Gourmet Hot Dogs, the brainchild of owner Bill Feid, a wiener-loving Chicagoan who couldn't find a noble Chicago-style dog when he moved to Denver, opened last Monday, February 8, at 2445 Larimer Street. The menu, a catchall of eight different Vienna beef, Polser and salmon hot dog ... More >>
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