Denver

Denver on the Thrillist Donut List

Glazed & Confuzed cited for donut deliciousness. “Here you go again,” you might be thinking. Yes, I’ve become obsessed with passing along word of every local or national award and honor or even recognition bestowed on Colorado food and beverage purveyors. This time, it’s Denver’s Glazed & Confuzed that’s on the site’s “Best Donut Shops in […]

Matushia Coming to Cherry Creek North

Matushia Coming to Cherry Creek North

Acclaimed Japanese restaurant to open in Denver. First Aspen, then Vail and next Denver. That’s been the trajectory that famed chef and restaurateur Nobuyuki Matsuhisa has taken in Colorado. Matsuhisa Cherry Creek will be a 7,800-square-foot restaurant at Steele Creek, which the developer describes as a “transformative” apartment and retail project at 1st Avenue and Steele […]

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 […]

Chef Kleinman Wins 'Restaurant Startup'

Chef Kleinman Wins ‘Restaurant Startup’

TV victory helps The Inventing Room’s brick-and-mortar location come into being. Colorado’s magic-making chef, Ian Kleinman, out own master of molecular cuisine, has won “Restaurant Startup,” CNBC’s entrepreneurial competition show. Kleinman and partner Mike Coberlain pitched their concept and cuisine to judges Joe Bastianich and Tim Love, and came away with a $150,000 investment. Egalitarian Ian wants to open an […]

'5280' Names Denver Area's Best New Restaurants

‘5280’ Names Denver Area’s Best New Restaurants

Annual restaurant selections include the area’s very best. The March issue of 5280 Magazine arrived in my mailbox while I was out of the country. It is the month that the “Best New Restaurants” list comes out, and I am always eager to read it. Senior editor Amanda M. Faison had the Herculean task of […]

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 […]

Visit Denver’s Restaurant Week Tips

Ready, set, go for Denver Restaurant Week. For ten days (February 20 to March 1), nearly 300 Denver  restaurants offer multi-course dinners for $30 per person, plus taxes and gratuities. Menus and details can be found at DenverRestaurantWeek.com. Visit Denver acknowledges the challenge of narrowing down such a wide choice spread around the greater metro […]