Restaurant & multiple restaurants

Seasons 52 Opens in Lone Tree

Seasons 52 Opens in Lone Tree

  Seasons 52, a San Diego-based chain, describes itself as “a celebration of what’s good now. Seasonally inspired ingredients at their peak of freshness. Rustic cooking techniques that bring out natural flavors and are inherently lighter—with nothing on the menu more than 475 calories. And an ever-changing selection of global wines. All in a casually sophisticated […]

Reminder: Denver Restaurant Week Coming

Reminder: Denver Restaurant Week Coming

First-ever summer version of DRW August 23 to 29. Each of the first nine Denver Restaurant Weeks ran for 17 days in mid-winter. They were tough on restaurants and dicey for diners, who often didn’t care to chance treacherous roads. The 10th annual DRW is divided into two weeks, one in winter and one coming […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leaf On National Veggie Restaurant List

Leaf On National Veggie Restaurant List

Boulder’s Leaf snagged Thrillist.com’s attention and chef snagged Zagat’s. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I’m always pleased when anything in the flyover state of Colorado makes it onto a “best” or “top” list (and I shake my head in wonder when the Centennial State is overlooked on a list […]

Two Menu Makeovers in Boulder

Two Menu Makeovers in Boulder

Jill’s and Volta change their offerings. These two fine Boulder restaurants return, in one fashion of another, to their roots. Their foods have always flirted with the cuisines from north coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Now, they have respectively moved their menus westward and eastward. Jill’s This classy restaurant in the St. Julien Hotel has […]

Sweet Seafood Spot at Union Station

Sweet Seafood Spot at Union Station

Chef Jennifer Jasinski now doing seafood at Stoic & Genuine. Among the many things that have come with Union Station’s exciting renovation/resurrection is the emergence of a new dining destination in this century-old landmark. Several of the greater Denver area’s top chefs and restaurateurs have signed on to open branches there. Some are up and […]