Colorado Olives? Sort Of

Colorado Olives? Sort Of

Greek olive stand at the Boulder farmers’ market a delicious surprise. Along with seasonal apples, pears, pumpkins and other local produce, today’s Boulder County Farmers’ Market brought something of a surprise: a stand selling olives and olive oil. Olea Estates was selling brined olives, olive oil and a few other products from Greece. We’ve got lots of great […]

Trillium's ' Rehearsal Dinner' for Beard House

Trillium’s ‘ Rehearsal Dinner’ for Beard House

Leinonen schedules a practice run in Denver before New York debut. On Tuesday, November 11, Ryan Leinonen, owner/chef of Trillium in Denver, is cooking at New York’s prestigious James Beard House. His cuisine is described as a marriage of “the New Nordic larder with a classic American sensibility, offering Denver dwellers a dining experience that the Beard […]

Oceanaire's Lobster Roll Special

Oceanaire’s Lobster Roll Special

New England favorite works as a pre-theater treat. When I got wind of The Oceanaire’s current (till the end of the month) special on lobster and crab rolls, my mouth started watering. We had theater tickets the other night, and The Oceanaire is across the street from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. As […]

Boulder Gets a LYFE

Boulder Gets a LYFE

Healthy fast casual restaurants now in Colorado. “Eat Good. Feel good. Do Good.” The grammar Nazi within me cringes at LYFE Kitchen’s slogan, but the advocate for healthy, tasty, responsibly produced food and environmental responsibility in me cheers and is delighted that it is in town. Boulder’s LYFE Kitchen opens today just east of the […]

Mark Your Calendar for First Bite Boulder

Annual restaurant week coming up next month. The 2014 running of First Bite Boulder, the city’s annual November restaurant week, is scheduled from Friday, November 14 through Saturday, November 22. Fifty restaurants are offering three-course menus for $27, plus beverages, taxes and gratuities. Menus are not yet up, but mark you calendar and keep checking […]

Flatirons Food Film Festival Coming to Boulder

Flatirons Food Film Festival Coming to Boulder

Films, tastes & talks mark second annual festival. The first food film festival in Boulder last year was a one-weekend offshoot of the long-running International Film Series on the University of Colorado’s main campus. Nicknamed Chow Down, it featured five food-oriented films. This year, it’s back from October 15 to 19 with a new name and a broadened […]

Upscale Sandwiches at the Pepsi Center

Upscale Sandwiches at the Pepsi Center

Club Level fans have access to Masterpiece Deli’s masterful sandwiches. Masterpiece Delicatessen, Denver’s award-winning deli that prides itself on providing “fine dining between bread,” is partnering with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment to provide its popular sandwiches at the Pepsi Center, home of the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche, special events venue and more. Masterpiece is or […]