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  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Sweet beers, sour beers and ugly sweaters highlight our craft beer calendar

    Things don't always go as planned, as would-be restaurant and brewery owners find out on a daily basis in Colorado. Case in point: only five of the breweries listed in our August blog post, "Ten breweries that will open in metro Denver before the Great American Beer Festival," have actually started ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Old Major salutes the summer with a new happy hour menu...and new hours

    Old Major, which has been packing in fans since it opened almost six months ago, will introduce an extension of its hours today -- the better to accommodate a new summer happy hour. "Our new happy hour menu is much more food-driven," says Justin Brunson, executive chef, in announcing the switch. "We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Black Star Chocolates tweaks truffle recipe for a win at the 2013 Colorado Chocolate Festival

    Chocolatiers Andrew Starr and Jennifer Spielman of Colorado-based Black Star Chocolates weren't satisfied with the first version of their lemongrass-kaffir lime-coconut truffle -- specifically, how the chocolate overpowered the filling flavors -- so they made some changes in time for the 2013 Colora ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Beer calendar: Renegades, superheroes and American Craft Beer Week

    Did you know that Italy has a thriving craft-beer scene? Neither did I. But Brian Jansing and Paul Vismara, two longtime suds slingers at the Falling Rock Taphouse, did, and they've traveled all over Italy, researching the movement as it grew from fewer than twenty craft breweries in 1996 to nearly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    New Smashburger has an updated design, an industry rock star and amazing fried chiles

    Tom Ryan, Smashburger's founder and chief concept officer, yesterday hosted the official unveiling of the new, redesigned Smashburger location at 6305 East Hampden Avenue, walking guests through an eight-course menu of Smashburger items as well as a tour of the store. It was a blast, and I discover ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Updated: The Great American Beer Festival 2012 calendar of awesome events

    Updated with new events: Tourists may go to Rome to see the Coliseum, but it's the side streets, the adventures and the hidden cafes that typically fill their cameras and their post-trip stories. The same is true of the week surrounding the Great American Beer Festival. The event is the centerpiece, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Updated: The Great American Beer Festival 2012 calendar of awesome events

    Updated with new events: Tourists may go to Rome to see the Coliseum, but it's the side streets, the adventures and the hidden cafes that typically fill their cameras and their post-trip stories. The same is true of the week surrounding the Great American Beer Festival. The event is the centerpiece, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Renegade Brewing turns one; River North gets aged

    Ian Clark, the head chef at Boulder's Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace, opened a nanobrewery, Bru, in his garage just two months ago. But Clark is already expanding, replacing his half-barrel system with a three-barrel brewhouse that will allow him to more easily supply beer to his restaura ... More >>

  • Music

    April 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Mojo Nixon: "I am here to set the world straight about Tim Tebow and his invisible friends!"

    Mojo Nixon (due Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, at the Lion's Lair) gained notoriety in the mid- to late '80s for his irreverent songs informed by an absurdist humor with partner Skid Roper. Nixon's exuberant, unapologetic persona won over audiences because even as Nixon would make seeming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Colorado beer calendar: Beerdrinker of the Year, Wagon Ryed, and Oskar Blues

    A bevy of beer bloggers will appear on American Craft Beer Radio with Gary Valliere this Saturday when Colorado's newest craft beer radio show takes the air for its third show at noon on 102.3 FM, the local ESPN affiliate. The show will focus on the experiences of bloggers and journalists who have w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Amanda Olig: Trust your gut

    In this interview, Osteria Marco bar manager Amanda Olig weighs in on rye whiskey, how she got her first bartending job in Denver and what she drinks after a particularly difficult night.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Reader: Is $9 too much to pay for a cocktail?

    ​On the Thursday before Christmas, Laura Shunk highlighted five festive cocktails that don't include hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps, including the Figgy's Manhattan at Steuben's, which is made by combining Wild Turkey 81, Carpano Antica vermouth and Navan vanilla liqueur and infusing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Five festive cocktails that aren't just hot chocolate with schnapps

    someecards.com​We'll drink just about anything hot this time (and temperature) of the year, hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps (or some other sort of delicious liqueur) included. But there are a few cocktails on drink lists right now that make us clap our chilled hands with delight: Their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Beer and shots hit the spot at Park and Co.

    ​Happy Place: Park and Co., 439 East 17th Avenue, 720-328-6732. The Hours: Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight; Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight. The Deals: $1 off all draft beers; $2 off wines by the glass; $4-$9 shot combos; $2 s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Colorado beer calendar: Open beery holiday treats at local breweries

    Holiday beers are on tap all around town, and you'll find some good ones right at the source -- at the breweries that make them. Some of the wintery wonders you can try include Ugly Sweater at Wit's End Brewing, Winter Spice Ale (with star anise, vanilla soaked in rum, ginger and allspice) at Copper ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007

    No World Series Tickets Through the Rockies Website

    While the Rockies opened up ticket sales to season ticket holders yesterday, the rest of us schmoes had to wait until today. I got no sleep last night; I had visions of watching the Rockies take the new Evil Empire in four games. I woke up early. I coordinated with friends. You take game three, I'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2007

    Honkin' Tonkin

    July 17th, 2007 Riverside Hotel Ho Chi Mihn City (Saigon) District 1 Esteemed Editor, If you recall, this whole caper started off two months ago with a bunk tip from a blackjack dealer in Vegas regarding a cousin connection in Iraq. My intention to provide our news organization with a set of eyes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2006

    Memories...of the Way We Were

    The reappearance of the streamlined Super Chef sign on Colfax -- uncovered as the Walnut Cafe was making way for the new Emilio's restaurant -- reminds me of how I came of age eating two-egg breakfasts — with bacon, hash browns, wheat toast and jelly — in Super Chef's hallowed maroon-up ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 17, 1999
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