Fifteen of Denver’s top female chefs, including Carrie Shores of Table 6, Aniedra Nichols of Elway’s Cherry Creek, Amy Sayles of Panzano, Crickett Burns of The Truffle Table, Dana Rodriguez of Work + Class, Sheila Lucero of Jax and Samm Sherman of Linger and Root Down, gathered at Temple Emanuel on May 5 for WomenCook! Dining for a Difference. The annual fundraiser benefits Work Options for Women, a local organization that enables and empowers impoverished women to get back on their feet and find meaningful — and permanent — jobs in the hospitality industry. All photos by Lori Midson
While the outside world partied Star Wars-style, attendees at Starfest 2014 celebrated geek culture as a whole, from George Lucas's creation to Doctor Who and horror films. All photos by Danielle Lirette
Session Kitchen's annual May the Fourth dinner started as an informal competition between chefs to see who could come up with the best Star Wars pun. This year, the tradition continued as costumed diners feasted on Chewbaklava and Flan Solo. All photos by Ursula Romaine
A selection of Denver's top bartenders showed off their skills at that Jack Daniel's Rock N' Roll Bartender Competition at Herman's Hideaway on April 30, mixing up rock-themed drinks. Hell's Belles provided entertainment. All photos by Danielle Lirette
In this week's restaurant review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Pantaleone’s to give her take on the revamped restaurant after their stint on Kitchen Nightmares. Read the full review of Pantaleone’s by Gretchen Kurtz. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
The first legal 4/20 in human history went down in Colorado on April 20, 2014, and Denver went all out. Besides the traditional smokeout at Civic Center Park, the parties included a concert by the legendary Snoop Dogg at Red Rocks, a triple Method Man-Redman-Leftover Salmon show at Cervantes...