By Claire Walter on July 18, 2014
On Monday, July 28, the Trash Fish Dinner takes place at the Squeaky Bean in Denver, highlighting underutilized fish species, put on by the Denver “cell” of the Chefs Collaborative, a national organization that works to fix America’s broken food system.
By Claire Walter on June 27, 2014
New competition crowned champions in Mexican categories. I had a prior commitment and unfortunately could not attend yesterday’s first-ever Top Taco competition in Denver, but Eater Denver (or is it Denver Eater? — I never know) was there and posted a report. Here’s the site’s list of winners: Traditional Tacos (judges’ selections) 1. Comida for its Stella pork […]
By Claire Walter on June 15, 2014
Competition to seek top taco & most marvelous marg. Top Taco, a food and drink competition is set to find the best taco and the best margarita on Thursday, June 26 at Sculpture Park. Twenty or more Denver area restaurants from Adelita’s to Zengo are competing. I don’t know many details, other that there are three categories: […]
By Claire Walter on June 14, 2014
Garden-grown food to grace the menu at The Hive. When visiting the Denver Botanic Gardens to view the spectacular Chihuly in the Gardens fine art glass exhibition, I peeked at The Hive Garden Bistro, which is about to open on the site of the previous Monet Café. Open during the Gardens’ regular public hours, it […]
By Claire Walter on June 11, 2014
Gallo Di Nero’s month of soccer championship specials include a bargain cocktail. Gallo Di Nero last fall took over the Golden Triangle space previously occupied by Fired Up, and its executive chef Darren Pusateri immediately proceeded to win best overall dish honors at the 2013 Chef N Brew Festival. This Italian restaurant is offering food and drink specials for the […]
By Claire Walter on May 30, 2014
This easily digestible exhibition, which is geared for children and adults, examines food origins, cultures, the opposing challenges of hunger/starvation on the one hand and obesity on the other, the impact of agribusiness on food production today and the future of food production to feed a growing population on the planet.
By Claire Walter on May 25, 2014
Denver ice creamery one of 21 on national list. Here I go again, drilling down on a national site’s food list to see whether any in Colorado spot made the cut. Thrillist.com named “The 21 Best Ice Cream Shops in America,” and I’m happy to report that Sweet Action Ice Cream, a South Broadway ice cream […]