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Boulder Named to Another National Food List

Boulder Named to Another National Food List

Not surprisingly, Boulder has made it to another “best” list — this time, TheDailyMeal.com’s “Best College Towns for Food in America,” which posted the following: 3. Boulder, Colo. Long known as the hardest partying college town in the country, Boulder can also rank itself among the tastiest. Moe’s Broadway Bagel serves the best in bagels and a […]

Master Sommelier Nick Barb.

Colorado Has a New Master Sommelier

Mea culpa. Make that “Colorado almost has a New Master Sommelier.” Yesterday I posted the following: “Nicholas Barb, sommelier at The Little Nell Hotel’s Element 47  in Aspen, was one of 18 candidates who just passed the grueling Master Sommelier examination. If you saw the movie, “Somm,” you might have an inkling of what a triumph […]

I couldn't get the whole line of chips, plus salsas and guac for dipping into one picture.

Tortilla Chip Tasting (& Brunch) at Lola

Food Should Taste Good makes products that live up to the brand name. Food Should Taste Good is based in Minneapolis, but this line of tasty natural tortilla chips, crackers and other snack foods could be a Boulder area company. After all, the products are gluten-free, cholesterol-free, have zero grams of trans- fats and are even […]

KC-Style BBQ Truck in Denver Area

KC-Style BBQ Truck in Denver Area

Frisco BBQ veteran launched truck last fall. Like many Easterners, my first insight into the barbecue culture came from Calvin Trillin, the Kansas City-born writer who put his hometown’s barbecue on the nation’s food map. In 1988, shortly I moved to Colorado, I went to Kansas City and naturally made a pilgrimage to Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque, which […]

Blackbelly is Hosea Rosenberg's Latest Hit

Blackbelly is Hosea Rosenberg’s Latest Hit

Boulder-based “Top Chef” champ’s restaurant also a winner. Hosea Rosenberg, the Taos-bred and Boulder-based chef who won Season 5 of Bravo TV’s “Top Chef,” took his time parlaying his renown and his revenues into a permanent restaurant. While he was planning his neat step, he did personal appearances, took on catering gigs and became a farmer […]

Lola's of Littleton on Best Candy List

Lola’s of Littleton on Best Candy List

Travel & Leisure magazine’s recent selection of “America’s Best Candy Shops” included Lola’s Sugar Rush of Littleton. If I lived anywhere near there, I might be haunting this cheerful shop at 2490 West Main Street. Here’s what this prestigious national magazine published about what they call “a shrine to sweets” — largely nostalgic old-timey sweets, […]

Novo Coffee Growth Predicted

Eater.com’s Denver pick for coffee shops that will grow greatly.  Denver’s Novo Coffee is on Eater.com’s short list of “10 Coffee Shops That Will Explode in 2015” — not literally of course. The site sees coffee shops in emerging communities as the harbinger of increased neighborhood vitality, and Novo, which is vintage as such enterprises go, seems […]