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Iceland Eats on Show at Culinary Fest

Iceland Eats on Show at Culinary Fest

Jaw-dropping scenery, Viking culture and centuries-old history of Iceland plus fresh fare. I wouldn’t even mention this if I weren’t so taken with Iceland, but I am, so I am — if you get my drift. The 14th annual Food ‘n Fun Festival in Reykjavik from February 25 to March 1 brings together chefs who ply outstanding […]

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 […]

Cochon 555 Showcases Heritage Pigs

Cochon 555 Showcases Heritage Pigs

Annual pork-fest and competition returns to Denver. Cochon 555 is back in Denver on Friday to Sunday, March 6-8. This three-day feast and culinary competition celebrates family farms, heritage breed pigs and tilt the scales in favor today’s emerging chef community struggling to pay premium prices for safer, more flavorful food raised by real farmers. […]

I'm afraid I can't identify this line-up, and the announcement didn't help put names fo faces -- but I do like the dramatic image. What a group!

Denver FIVE Class of 2015 Named

Five top Denver chefs to represent city’s culinary scene. Leigh Sullivan, an ardent promoter of Denver’s culinary scene, established the Denver FIVE to showcase the local food and beverage talent.   The “Class of 2015″ with five more Colorado culinarians plus a two-man beverage team has been announced. The chefs are to create five unique dining experiences throughout […]

Denver Restaurant Week Menus Now Online

Denver Restaurant Week Menus Now Online

The menus and list of 250-plus restaurants participating in the 2015 Denver Restaurant Week (DRW) are now available on line. The price for at least a three-course prix fixe meal with a varying choice of items, depending on the restaurant, is $30 plus tip and taxes, and many also offer well-priced   wine, beer and drink specials. The restaurants […]

Keystone’s Upcoming Savor the Slopes

Each week features a different resort restaurant showcasing food, wine & spirits. Keystone was Colorado’s first mountain resort to really emphasize its culinary side with interesting restaurants in the valley and up on the mountain. It long ago began hiring real chefs rather than short order cooks who were frying up burgers in exchange for free […]

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 […]