When chef Max MacKissock and several members of his kitchen crew exited the Squeaky Bean in August, Stephen Gallic, the Bean's superbly gracious front-of-the-house showman, departed, too, landing, as did MacKissock, along with other former Bean alums Blake Edmunds and pastry chef Matthew Thompson, a ... More >>
Vinue Food and Wine Bar, 2817 East Third Avenue, is hosting a mixer for singles between thirty and forty this evening. The event, which costs $79.95, includes a food- and wine-tasting and begins at 6 p.m.; call 720-287-1156 to RSVP.
The gather and huddle in the early afternoon, often under the threat of ominous skies threatening to dump buckets of snow in their champagne flutes and on their foie gras. But that doesn't stop the hearty oenophiles and gastronauts from making the airborne gondola pilgrimage to the mountaintop picni ... More >>
Bob Wilson graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in finance but wanted, he says, "to do something I was interested in -- something I thought would be fun." That's why he went into wine: "I ended up working with a distributor with a goal to work at a winery."
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 >>
As the restaurant community gears up for Christmas -- and let's not forget the planned blowouts on New Year's Eve -- this week's culinary calendar is somewhat slim. Don't forget, though, you can check out a blizzard of ongoing weekly and monthly events in our online food-and-drink listings, a ... More >>
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:
FacebookThe City of Boulder is considering ways to make it easier for breweries, wineries and distilleries located in industrial parts of the city to open restaurants. Right now, those businesses are only allowed by the city's zoning code to open a kitchen under certain conditions. For insta ... More >>
If the heat has you coming uncorked, a couple of wine-centric events should help you chill. Park Hill Golf Club, 4141 East 35th Avenue, is joining with Argonaut Liquors to host a wine tasting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. tonight. This round, it's the Highly Rated Wine Tasting, featuring wines with ... More >>
Besides Elise Wiggins' new Summer Local week at Panzano, there is a plethora of beer-, wine- and meat-centric events taking place this week, plus an annual Hot-Dog Eating Contest on Sunday. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
For the past year, Shangri-La Cafe, the tiny coffee shop wedged into the space between Lola and Vita in the Lower Highland, has built a steady following, thanks to its Lavazza espresso drinks, coffee and pressed sandwiches -- sandwiches so stellar that the shop won our Best Panini award in Be ... More >>
Great Divide's monthly beer-and-cheese pairing is always a good draw -- and there's lots more taking place this week in Denver's foodie scene. Here's what's on the menu:
There's been a lot of debate in the wine world of late, the gist of which revolves around whether popular, top-selling new world wines deserve their acclaim. It's an interesting debate, for sure. Are Napa Valley cabs every bit as good as their Bordeaux-based brethren? For that matter, should ... More >>
A Flickr photo.What's on the menu for this week? A host of wine-tastings, classes and the Winter Brew Fest. Here's a taste:
2011 isn't just a new year. You may not be ready to face this just yet, but you're now on day four of an entirely new decade. Why aim low by setting a beginner's resolution to drink more wine, when you can truly step up your game for the Twenty Eleven and resolve to drink better wine? Impro ... More >>
J. WohletzSommelier Paul Giese Saving the world from wine ignorance, one glass at a time -- that's Paul Giese, executive sommelier, certified wine educator and instructor at last Saturday's chocolate, wine and cheese tasting class held at D'Vine Wine. Giese teaches wine-tasting workshops ide ... More >>
Book it: From 6 to 8:30 p.m. tonight, Standley Lake Library, 8485 Kipling Street in Arvada, will host Wines for the Holidays. The wine-tasting features Colorado's finest wines; tickets are $25 and proceeds benefit the Arvada Community Food Bank. for more info, call 720-898-7400. For informat ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Beer dinners, wine tastings, and a photography class on capturing images of fine food are all on the menu this week -- and much more. Here's a taste of what's coming up:
Another sign that Indian summer continues: One more night of Meat on the Street at Marczyk Fine Foods. The crew is grilling Niman Ranch burgers right now at 770 East 17th Avenue; they're $6.99 each. The attached wine store will also be offering a wine-tasting until 7:30 p.m. Find more info ... More >>
Every month, Park Hill Golf Club, 4141 East 35th Avenue, teams up with Argonaut Wine & Liquor to offer a wine tasting. This round, they'll be exploring zinfandels; tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, and that includes both wine and apps. Sign up by calling 303-333-5411. For informat ... More >>
Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder at Mortons Steakhouse.