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Top Taste of Colorado Restaurants

Labor Day food-focused festival in Denver produces winners. I was in Vienna when the 31st annual Taste of Colorado started, was traveling on a series of airplanes when it shifted into high gear on Saturday and since I just got home that evening (yesterday), not inclined so insert my jet-lagged self into the tumult and […]

Flatirons Film Festival Schedule Set

Flatirons Film Festival Schedule Set

Front Range showcase for food films, food talk, food & beer. Save the dates — October 15 to 19 — for two evenings of run-up food/drink events (one at BRU, one a craft beer kick-off party) for the Flatirons Film Festival and three (October 17-19) for the festival itself, which is in Boulder. The new tagline: […]

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 […]

Caffeine Crawl in Boulder & Fort Collins

Caffeine Crawl in Boulder & Fort Collins

Car-free, carefree café-to-café tours for coffee-lovers. Boulder and Fort Collins, two Front Range communities with a number of find independent coffee shops are the settings for Caffeine Crawl  on Saturday, August 9 in Boulder and Sunday, August 10. No Starbucks on this itinerary. Denver and Boulder have previous hosted Crawls, and their success resulted in this year’s […]

Leaf On National Veggie Restaurant List

Leaf On National Veggie Restaurant List

Boulder’s Leaf snagged Thrillist.com’s attention and chef snagged Zagat’s. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I’m always pleased when anything in the flyover state of Colorado makes it onto a “best” or “top” list (and I shake my head in wonder when the Centennial State is overlooked on a list […]

Two Menu Makeovers in Boulder

Two Menu Makeovers in Boulder

Jill’s and Volta change their offerings. These two fine Boulder restaurants return, in one fashion of another, to their roots. Their foods have always flirted with the cuisines from north coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Now, they have respectively moved their menus westward and eastward. Jill’s This classy restaurant in the St. Julien Hotel has […]