The blog shortcut, August 31 edition

Time to put on the feed bag.

Today in Cafe Society:Ask the Critic: What is Denver's food scene missing?India's reopens in Tiffany Plaza. • Milking It: Corn Flakes Touch of Honey/Toque de Miel. • Tonight: It's all about wine and chocolate. • Talkin' 'bout food, booze and music with David Scott of NEWSPEAK.

Today in Backbeat Online:Over the Weekend: Ian Cooke Band, Alan Alda and Tauntaun at the Bluebird. • Over the Weekend: Kissing Party at the Hi-Dive. • Over the Weekend: Pictureplane at Rhinoceropolis. • Over the Weekend: Slight Harp w/Black Magicians From the Mountains of Mars and Pink Hawks at the Glob. • A First Look at the Northern Way's "Crazy" video.

Today in The Latest Word:Scott McInnis' latest two mistakes. • Is Jay Cutler that good? Or are the Broncos that bad?Lesson to puppy thieves: Never steal anything adorable. • Liberal authors offer prize even birthers can love. • Today's featured event: Margs and loteria at Lime XS. They've got our number.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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