Part one of my interview with JP Krause, exec chef of Aloft Broomfield, ran yesterday. This is part two of our interview.
Favorite restaurant in America: Denver's own Bennett's BBQ, but not because of the food. It's all about the memories that have a special place in my heart. I haven't even been there since I was probably twelve, but I remember going every week with my family to see my grandma and grandpa. We would meet there, and all of the kids would always be bored, but it wasn't until Grandpa Bernie passed away that I really understood how the place, and even the smell, could really bring back memories. I think that's why I haven't been back there, because I'd want to run in, take some candy off the hostess stand, turn the corner and expect to see my grandpa enjoying ribs...just like I did when I was a kid.