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    Drink of the Week - Blue 67 Martini

    Back in college, a major portion of my diet consisted of neon blue, orange and red Mr. Freeze popsicles; boxes of the incandescent tubes were stacked in the freezer at all times. But I never realized that I missed Mr. Freeze's flavor until I took a s...

    by Julie Dunn on March 20, 2003
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    The French Connection - Le Central is a beauty of a bistro.

    Le Central is what most people picture when they daydream of lunch at the perfect French cafe -- the perfect French cafe this side of France, that is. Whitewashed walls and sunlight streaming in through the windows. A cozy grouping of small dining ro...

    by Jason Sheehan on March 13, 2003
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    Bite Me - Booze News

    My near-religious experience was inspired by mussels (see review, page 65); a guy I knew had a slightly less reasonable epiphany over a glass of wine. Mark was a cook, a blackout drunk and all-around unsavory character I knew back in the early day...

    by Jason Sheehan on March 13, 2003
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    Drink of the Week - Nutty Irishman

    If you decide to skip the river of green beer that's certain to run through LoDo this weekend in favor of a day of snowshoeing or schussing, you can still toast Ireland's patron saint at the Beaver Creek Tavern, located at the base of the Centennial ...

    by Julie Dunn on March 13, 2003
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    The A List - Lola's fans have discovered the joy of Mex.

    The List at Lola was long and dignified. Long, because my name was about twentieth from the top -- at 6 p.m. on a Saturday night on South Pearl Street. Dignified, because it seemed like every man, woman and child in the city of Denver who was cooler,...

    by Jason Sheehan on March 6, 2003
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    Bite Me - Crowd Control

    While the crowds at Lola (see review) can seem downright predatory in their quest for the perfect table, the scene at Vega (410 East Seventh Avenue) -- which opened just two months after Lola and started out billing itself as "nuevo Latino" -- can be...

    by Jason Sheehan on March 6, 2003
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    Consumed - Spice of Life

    If James and Nate Banker have their way, "Pass the salt and pepper, please" will fade from polite dining-table conversation. The Banker brothers have launched a black-and-white quest for fortune, in the form of Spepper, a blend of salt and freshly ...

    by Marty Jones on March 6, 2003
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    Drink of the Week - Negroni Martini

    Lounge lizards looking for a new downtown joint are slithering out of LoDo and over to the mod Harry's Bar, just off the lobby of the swank Hotel Magnolia. Harry's serves up cosmos, appletinis and dirty martinis by the trayload, but the real crowd-pl...

    by Julie Dunn on March 6, 2003
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    Small Bites - Hanson's Grill and Tavern

    If you're wondering what to do with those two hours before a table opens up at Lola (see review, page 67), Jamey Fader's yuppie-dense Mexican fish shack, here's a suggestion: Head to Hanson's Grill and Tavern, just down the road to 1301 South Pearl S...

    by Jason Sheehan on March 6, 2003
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    From Russia, With Love - Astoria Restaurant brings you all the comforts of home -- and the homeland.

    When most Americans think of Russian food, they think of frozen gray latitudes, trudging babushkas clutching bags of turnips and beet roots, and giant cauldrons whose sour-colored contents are glopped out onto chipped plates in cramped, dark apartmen...

    by Jason Sheehan on February 27, 2003
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    Bite Me - Cold Comfort

    According to Gorizont (Horizon), a popular Russian-language newspaper published in Colorado, this state's population of ex-pat Russians is now 70,000 strong, with more coming every day. About two-thirds of this group live in the Denver area -- and si...

    by Jason Sheehan on February 27, 2003
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    Drink of the Week - Becherovka

    Drop the Nyquil. If you can't seem to kick that nasty winter cough, head straight to SoBo 151 for an Eastern European cure: shots of Becherovka. A Czech spirit that's a mixture of alcohol, medicinal herbs and spices, Becherovka has been packaged as c...

    by Julie Dunn on February 27, 2003
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    Remembrance of Things Pasta - The Bent Noodle is comfortable, if no contender.

    As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. -- Henry Hill, GoodFellas And as far back as I can remember, I always wanted to find the perfect Italian restaurant: the kind of place where goodfellas would go for linguini and clams...

    by Jason Sheehan on February 20, 2003
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    Bite Me - Class Acts

    "Cooking is like love," wrote Harriet van Horne. "It should be entered into with abandon, or not at all." 'Tis the season that most cooks dream about and restaurant owners dread. With Christmas, New Year's and now Valentine's Day passed, we're on t...

    by Jason Sheehan on February 20, 2003
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    Drink of the Week - Buffalo Bill Cocktail

    Looking for a historical booze cruise? When Buffalo Bill Cody had a hankering for a stiff one, legend has it he'd saunter into the Buckhorn Exchange and order up the usual, apple juice and rye -- not the tastiest combo, but one guaranteed to ease the...

    by Julie Dunn on February 20, 2003
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    A Rocky Romance - Once something special, an evening at Tante Louise can lag.

    So here's Laura and me, handling the logistics of dinner: I call; the phone rings; she picks it up. Me: "Okay, sweets. How's dinner tomorrow at Tante Louise?" She: "On a Friday night?" Me: "Yeah, tomorrow. Nice romantic dinner on a Friday night...

    by Jason Sheehan on February 13, 2003
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    Bite Me - Fry Me to the Moon

    One sweet deal: Open since Halloween at 1 Broadway, a space that has scared away several restaurants (and swallowed up a few more), Sweet Bob's Bar-b-que is now running a special to lure people in the door. A five-spot gets you a Little Bob sandwich ...

    by Jason Sheehan on February 13, 2003
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    Drink of the Week - Key Lime Martini

    The Uptown neighborhood, which was one of Denver's wealthiest in the late 1880s and one of its grungiest eighty years later, has made a strong comeback, attracting an eclectic mix of fashionable restaurants, bars, markets, condo-dwellers and dedicate...

    by Julie Dunn on February 13, 2003
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    Our Deli Bread - Whether in New York or Italy, Boulder or Denver, it's the meat that matters.

    Never draw to an inside straight. Never pet a burning dog. Never use margarine if there's butter in the house. And never, ever call your restaurant a New York deli unless: a) It's actually within the boundaries of New York City; or b) You're fr...

    by Jason Sheehan on February 6, 2003
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    Bite Me - Heart of Darkness

    The two Ted's Montana Grill eateries that recently opened (at 1401 Larimer Street and 7301 South Santa Fe Drive in Littleton) serve beer and wine only. Why, you may ask? I was wondering the same thing, so I called the Larimer Square location with wha...

    by Jason Sheehan on February 6, 2003
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