Dining at Always-Awesome Arugula

Dining at Always-Awesome Arugula

North Boulder restaurant tops for fresh wholesome Italian fare & good service. If Arugula Bar e Ristorante were within walking distance of home, I’m sure I’d stroll over more often, at least for happy hour. Since it isn’t, it becomes more of a “special” occasion dining choice, yesterday’s occasion being a long-overdue dinner with a friend. We were seated at […]

Boulder’s Village Coffee Shop on Best Breakfast List

Classic strip mall coffee shop gets a little national recognition.  Boulder often makes “best of” lists, not just of college towns, sporty towns, towns for athletes of specific suasions, general livability but also for restaurants and fine food. Now, the Village Coffee Shop, one of its few greasy spoons, is on Thrillist.com’s list of “The 21 Best Breakfast Spots in […]

Marczyk’s Fundraiser for Family Farmers

Family-owned, upmarket Denver grocer supports scholarship fund. Marczyk Fine Foods and Niman Ranch are teaming up for their second annual fundraiser to support the Next Generation Scholarship Fund. All week, through Marczyk’s next Burger Night, both locations are accepting donations at the register, and also the proceeds from each burger purchased at Burger Night on Friday, August 22 from 5:30 […]

Cloud Camp's Culinary Component

Cloud Camp’s Culinary Component

Rustic luxury, fine fare and “cooking club” too. The Broadmoor’s brand new Cloud Camp is some 3,000 feet higher in elevation than the fabled Colorado Springs resort and light-years away. Cloud Camp is not at all like the sprawling Broadmoor campus with more than 750 elegant guest rooms, suites, cottage and brownstone accommodations, three golf courses, an amazing […]

Highlands Food Festival Tonight

Highlands Food Festival Tonight

Northwest Denver ‘hood celebrates food. If you’re hungry and looking for a foodie event this evening, check out the 2014 Taste of Highlands are Highlands Square from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight, August 16. Tickets were $30 in advance, $40 at the door (if available) and $50 for VIP; kids under ten get in free. The […]

Roast leg of lamb, a Julia Child favorite.

A Julia Child Recipe, Tweaked & Updated

New York food company updates Julia Child classics. I generally only post recipes that I made and really liked– or have developed on the fly by modifying or combining others that I have found. Today would be Julia Child’s 102nd birthday, and for the occasion, Maria Zoitas, creator of the Made by Maria Homemade line of prepared […]

Vail-Beaver Creek Restaurant Week Preview

Vail-Beaver Creek Restaurant Week Preview

The second annual Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week takes place from September 26 through October 5. Thirty-five restaurants have signed on to provide some great value food for $20.14 — choice lies with restaurateur or chef to decide what to offer. Restaurant Week launches into high gear on Saturday, September 27 from 2 to 7 p.m. with Top […]