The wheels are always turning in Denver, which just won the REI Cycling Town Showdown as the country's bike-friendliest city. Denver not only has great places to ride your bike, it also has great places to ride your bike to. Here are ten of our favorites for this summer. See also: - Videos: Best b ... More >>
The weather can't seem to make up its mind whether it's winter or spring, but this soup (inspired by the soup you'll frequently find at WaterCourse Foods) is good no matter what the temperature is outside. The curry and spices add a little heat, and the coconut milk smooths that out while balancing ... More >>
This past year was a good one for vegan food in Denver, what with the opening of Nooch and the continued success of such events as VegFest and other regular gatherings of herbivores. And I reaped the rewards eating out for Veggie Girl, because local restaurants have really stepped up their game. Her ... More >>
Chef Rachel Kesley, the kitchen magician at WaterCourse Foods, doesn't get to deviate from the menu all that often -- so when she does get the chance, you know it's going to be a meal to remember. This past Friday's harvest dinner was inspired by pinots from the Pacific Northwest and was themed arou ... More >>
Last night Westword's annual food party turned eighteen, and more three dozen local restaurants and food trucks stopped by to help celebrate the food fete. Held in the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Dish 2012 celebrated the city's culinary culture by serving up samples from so ... More >>
The table is set for Dish -- Westword's eighteenth annual food-and-drink festival that will fill the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex with great entertainment, great drinks and great food tonight. If you don't have tickets, you can still purchase them here...or you can enter this ... More >>
Cafe Options, 1650 Curtis Street, will host a Work Options for Women's cooking class tonight. Join Chef Rachel Kesley, executive chef of WaterCourse Foods, for a tutorial on how to make veggie burgers.
No more weekday morning meals at WaterCourse.Jonesing for breakfast on 17th Avenue on a recent weekday, we stopped by WaterCourse Foods, hoping to score some breakfast tacos, a plate of French toast, even a vegan pastry. But sadly, our plans were foiled: The restaurant was dark, and new hour ... More >>
Aurora HendricksHazel Rah tomatoes are on the menu at WaterCourse Foods and City O' City.When Dan Landes and his family converted their Lakewood backyard into a small farm four years ago, they started planting vegetables to use at WaterCourse Foods and City O' City, the two vegetarian eaterie ... More >>
One of the best things about the Great American Beer Festival is all of the beer-centric dinners at local restaurants created to prep folks for the big weekend ahead. Last night, the all-vegetarian eatery WaterCourse Foods held just such a dinner; the amuse (pictured above) comprised a spicy local w ... More >>
Take advantage of the beautiful Colorado weather while you still can: Tonight, WaterCourse Foods will host its Porch Pounder Series, a patio party with wine and beer tastings, plus vegetarian and vegan offerings. It runs from 4 to 7 p.m. and costs $20; for more details, call 303-832-7313 or g ... More >>
WaterCourse Foods, the city's flagship vegetarian restaurant, is busier than ever these days. That's because its sibling, City, O' City, is closed this month for a much-needed expansion . "It's been crazy busy since City, O' closed; we crushed a record week last week," says WaterCourse gener ... More >>
Cassandra Kotnik.Wazee Supper Club turns 37 this week.WaterCourse Foods is hosting an all-day benefit for the Chinook Fund, Wazee Supper Club is celebrating its 37th anniversary will all kinds of food-and-drink specials -- and that's just today! Keep reading to see what's on our culinary even ... More >>
WaterCourse Foods chef Rachel Kesley was in fine form last night with the restaurant's multi-course Valentine's Day spread, a steal at $45 per person ($55 with alcohol pairings). We took some photos for you to peruse; keep reading to see what (besides this first course -- deconstructed pho, c ... More >>
Lori MidsonRachel Kesley gets creative at WaterCourse.Just because you eat gently does not mean that you comment gently. As the discussion continues over the Chef and Tell interview with Rachel Kesley of WaterCourse Foods, the knives are coming out. And the thoughtful, creative Kesley is a ... More >>
Lori Midson Rachel Kesley WaterCourse Foods 837 East 17th Avenue 303-832-7313 www.watercoursefoods.com This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Rachel Kesley, executive chef of WaterCourse Foods. In part one of that interview, which ran in this space yesterday, Kesley dishes on pro ... More >>
WaterCourse Foods is crunchy, and creative.Lori Midson's Chef and Tell interview with Rachel Kesley of Watercourse Foods is already inspiring plenty of meaty comments, including this joke: Q: What beverage goes best with a vegetarian meal? A: Flat beer. But the comment that really captures ... More >>
Lori Midson Rachel Kesley WaterCourse Foods 837 East 17th Avenue 303-832-7313 www.watercoursefoods.com This is part one of Lori Midson's interview with Rachel Kesley, executive chef of WaterCourse Foods. In part two of that interview, Kesley dishes on umeboshi vinegar, the traveling food ... More >>
If you're vegetarian in Denver, then you most likely already know about City, O' City and its sister restaurant, WaterCourse Foods. There's a reason that both of these restaurants are so popular: The wine and beer options are fabulous, the food is delicious, and both offer plenty of options f ... More >>
WaterCourse Foods, at 837 East 17th Avenue, joined the dozens of other restaurants participating in Denver Beer Fest and offered up a beer dinner last Friday -- four courses, six beers and one damn fine cup of coffee for just $35. Here's a look at the spread:
Olivea is one of the seventeen 17th Avenue businesses joining together for the Seventeen on 17th benefit tonight, when they'll all donate 10 percent of their sales to the National Wildlife Federation Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund. That alone is a good reason to visit Olivea. But here's ano ... More >>
When Olivea opened in May at 719 East 17th Avenue, it immediately earned a spot among the top ten restaurants on 17th Avenue, which has become a real restaurant row. Below, nine more places to brake for food along 17th.
Looks just like real bread, doesn't it? While I am not generally one for hyping the cause of vegetarian-this or vegan-that, there has always been something about the art (yes, art) of vegan and gluten-free baking that has tickled my geek bone. It's the same instinct that makes me love the m ... More >>
In the video above, WaterCourse Foods and City, O' City get a nice little shout-out. The video comes from The Healthy Voyager, a woman who travels around the country trying out vegan spots. WaterCourse, of course, is the restaurant at which Jason Sheehan and Joel Warner had their momentous wing deb ... More >>
Vegetarians unite at the VegFest and Health Expo.
From the week of 9/20/2007
City, O City should get real about its vegetarian leanings.
Whats breakfast without some bacon? No reason to rise and shine.
Open-mike jazz nights
Celery, I can forgive. Bad French, never.
WaterCourse is a growing concern.
From the week of June 30, 2005
How I learned to stop worrying and love seitan.
Great vegetarian food requires patience.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
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