The blog shortcut, October 9 edition

Does lemongrass get you hot?

Hop in the saddle for today's blog roundup.

Cafe Society nibbles the turkey sandwich at Daphne's Deli, waves bye-bye to Aqua, stops by for a nosh at Thai Basil, and notes the Santa Fe Tequila Company's expansion to Littleton. Finally, Tyler Nemkov describes Whole Foods Market's "Secret Ingredients" videos as "food porn." Keep your hands on the table, where we can see them.

Over at Backbeat Online, get hip to Animo's new video and peruse a live review of A Place to Bury Strangers. Isn't the backyard the usual place? -- Michael Roberts

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
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.
Contact: Michael Roberts