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Each chef (plus assistants) set out tasting portions of two dishes. Here, Relish Catering's Bill Miner presents house-made duck Mortadella sausage on a toasted seed cracker topped with cranberry puree and apple-fennel relish.

Denver International Winefest’s Winning Chefs

Best Chef, Most Creative Chef & People’s Choice selected. Once again, it was my privilege and my pleasure to be a judge at last night’s Pairsine chef competition component at the 10th annual Denver International Wine Festival.  Each competing chef was given two gold medal-winning wines from the wine competition several months ago and charged with […]

Coming Up: Two Celebrations of French Wine

Coming Up: Two Celebrations of French Wine

Beaujolais and Burgundy this weekend. The 16th annual Beaujolais and Beyond Food & Wine Festival on Thursday, November 21 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.in the McNichols Building in Denver’s Civic Center Park. The annual fundraiser for the Rocky Mountain French-American Chamber of Commerce is a French-themed event featuring 20 of Denver’s best restaurants pairing their cuisine with fine […]

Denver International Wine Festival This Week

Denver International Wine Festival This Week

The 10th annual Denver International Wine Festival takes place this week. Three highlight events are a four-course winemaker’s, the Taste of Elegance/Pairsine competition and the Grand Tasting. The chef dinner featuring Stellenbosch wines from South Africa takes place on Wednesday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Meritage Restaurant in the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, conveniently […]

Bacon and Beer Fest is Back

Bacon and Beer Fest is Back

Third annual combo of popular beverage & popular meat. The weather this weekend invites all but the hardiest of snow-lovers to indoors. How about the third Denver Bacon and Beer Festival on Sunday, November 16 from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m.? The event at The Curtis features area restaurants and breweries offering creative bacon-based dishes and fine brew, with proceeds benefiting Metro […]

Taste of Arvada Features 60 Restaurants

Taste of Arvada Features 60 Restaurants

The annual Taste of Arvada on Thursday, November 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. features food from more than 60 Arvada and metro Denver restaurants, craft breweries and displays by non-food vendors.  Originally called the Taste of the Holidays and held later in the year, it has been moved earlier on the calendar. Another change this year is the new VIP experience […]

Ten Days of Fine Food & Wine in Whistler

Ten Days of Fine Food & Wine in Whistler

British Columbia mountain resort hosts fabled restaurant festival. Much as Colorado has to offer in the restaurant realm, there’s a good reason to grab a flight to Vancouver next month and head north to Whistler to indulge at Cornucopia. The word means “horn of plenty,” the festival certainly provides opportunities to sample plenty of exquisite food and […]

Today is ‘Food Day’

National initiative to promote healthy and sustainable food. Having recently attended both the Chefs Collaborative Summit and the Flatirons Food Film Festival (films + panels), it seems as if every day is Food Day in Colorado — at least in Boulder. But beyond the bubble, today is officially Food Day founded by the Center for […]