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Flagstaff House Again Given Top Wine Award

Flagstaff House Again Given Top Wine Award

Iconic Boulder restaurant again wins Wine Spectator Grand Award. Winning a Wine Spectator Grand Award has gotten to be a habit for Boulder’s Flagstaff House. The Monette family’s commitment to fine wine and its 15,000-bottle wine cellar mean that it has again won this prestigious award, as it has every year since 1983. Wine Spectator‘s Grand Award goes only to the […]

La Choza Gets a Brick-and-Mortar Home

La Choza Gets a Brick-and-Mortar Home

After a couple of moves, Mexican hut set for “lucky” space. As we’ve discovered through two locations in dirt parking lots (first on the west end of the Diagonal Highway and currently behind the ReBay pawn shop on North Broadway), La Choza has aced the preparation of down-to-earth Mexican food at down-to-earth prices. When we stopped there a […]

Looking in on Lindsay's Deli Remodel

Looking in on Lindsay’s Deli Remodel

Starting as a Haagen-Dasz franchise, Lindsay’s Boulder Deli grew by adding soups, sandwiches, baked goods and breakfast. Now remodeled, the layout has been reconfigured, and the floors, walls, counters, seating and lighting are new.

3 Tasting Rooms = Boulder Wine Studios

3 Tasting Rooms = Boulder Wine Studios

North Boulder boasts the city’s new “winery row.” Bookcliff Vineyards, a family-run operation that makes wines from grapes grown in its own Western Slope vineyards, has operated a tasting room in North Boulder for several years. Two newer wineries have now joined it. Settembre Cellars, founded in 2007 and now graduated from being a home […]

NY's Tavern on the Green Back in Business

NY’s Tavern on the Green Back in Business

Renowned Central Park restaurant restored, reopened, reviewed. While perusing the New York Times a few months back, I read a piece about the renovations of the historic Tavern on the Green, an iconic restaurant in Central Park that morphed from simple to extravagant to closed. I learned a lot from that report: It dated to […]

Oh, Zolo Mio!

Oh, Zolo Mio!

Modern Southwestern restaurant rocks on a summer evening. It’s always too long between visits to Zolo Southwestern Grill, something we realize every time we go there. This last visit was to take a young cousin form Pittsburgh to dinner, so we selected Southwestern, because we wanted a cuisine that isn’t that common back East, where Taco […]