While researching Georgetown weirdness, I learned that one of the places I wrote about in my April 24 Bite Me column -- the Silver Queen bar and restaurant—once had none other than Roseanne Barr on staff in the kitchen, either as a prep cook or a sous chef.
To quote that ever-trustworthy source, TV.com, “Roseanne had a brief stint (early 1970’s) as a French chef’s assistant at the Silver Queen, the then premier French restaurant in Colorado, just outside of Denver.”
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The spot that once held the Silver Queen has turned into the Georgetown Valley Candy Company. Roseanne, of course, soon got out of the kitchen, moved from Denver and created a niche in Hollywood as a Domestic Goddess. But she may be back, if she follows through on her threat to cook up some mischief at the Democratic National Convention. -- Jason Sheehan