Locavore and farm-to-table

Denver Harvest Week Events

Denver Harvest Week Events

GrowHaus is the setting for sustainable meals & fun events. Denver Harvest Week (five days, actually) is back from Tuesday, September 23 through Saturday, September 27, with more than thirty of EatDenver’s restaurants hosting a series of pop-up dinner parties at the GrowHaus (4751 York Street).  Proceeds go to support the efforts of EatDenver and The GrowHaus. On […]

Clyde Nelson in the greenhouse.

The Home Ranch’s Growing Organic Farm

Dude ranch with a difference grows its own. The Home Ranch, located in the Upper Elk River Valley north of Steamboat Springs, is known for luxury, style and cuisine that meet the international standards of hospitality for Relais & Chateaux membership. General manager and executive chef Clyde Nelson, has been performing culinary magic there for some 20 years, and […]

Dining at Always-Awesome Arugula

Dining at Always-Awesome Arugula

North Boulder restaurant tops for fresh wholesome Italian fare & good service. If Arugula Bar e Ristorante were within walking distance of home, I’m sure I’d stroll over more often, at least for happy hour. Since it isn’t, it becomes more of a “special” occasion dining choice, yesterday’s occasion being a long-overdue dinner with a friend. We were seated at […]

Peachy Weekend Coming Up

Peachy Weekend Coming Up

Peach festivals in Lafayette and Palisade. The 15th annual Lafayette Peach Festival turns South Public Road, the town’s main street, into one peachy carnival on Saturday, August 16 from  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You’ll find truckloads of peaches from Morton’s Orchards, Red Fox Run Orchard, Tate Orchards and Aloha Organic Frui, which among them bring in […]

Devil’s Thumb Ranch Hosting Beard Dinner

New York-style haute foodie-ism plus the highest manifestation of Colorado hospitality. Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, along with five top Denver chefs, host the third Annual James Beard Foundation Dinner on Saturday, October 18. This worthwhile splurge is a fundraising benefit for the James Beard Foundation and its scholarship program. Each of the participating chefs brings a storied background […]

Denver Botanic Gardens Readies New Restaurant

Denver Botanic Gardens Readies New Restaurant

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 […]