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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 […]

Film + Food in Boulder

CineCHEF culinary event added to Boulder film fest. The Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) adds a new culinary event to showcase Boulder’s nationally recognized chefs.  CineCHEF, as the signature event had been dubbed, challenges the town’s favorite chefs to choose a movie theme and create film-inspired dish for a fun and friendly competition on Friday, March 6 from […]

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. […]

Supping at Breckenridge Steakhouse

Supping at Breckenridge Steakhouse

Generous portions, efficient service and tolerable noise level at Salt Creek. In Breckenridge for the weekend and hungry, we headed into town for an early dinner, where we went to Salt Creek Steakhouse, where neither of us had eaten. The downstairs restaurant a few steps off Main Street is a low-ceilinged, cozy  place with one long stone wall […]

Splendid views, exquisite food, fine wines and attentive service make Boulder's Flagstaff House a perfect venue for a Valentine's Day celebration.

Flagstaff House Among America’s ‘Most Romantic’

Boulder classic one of five Colorado restaurants on the romantic list. Boulder’s iconic Flagstaff House Restaurant, which again has been recognized with a AAA Four-Diamond Award as  it has every year since 1989, was also recently named one of the “2014 Most Romantic Restaurant in America” by Open Table. It’s 2015, but who am I too quibble? Normally […]

ChoLon's Soup Dumpling on Select National List

ChoLon’s Soup Dumpling on Select National List

Food Network found ChoLon on its dumpling search. When I read the headline, “Where to Eat Great Dumplings” on the Food Network’s site, I knew that if Denver were on the dumpling list, ChoLon would be the selection — storied dish at sleek 16th Street eatery. Here’s what the site had to say: Denver: ChoLon […]

Pleasing Eats at Gunnison's Blue Mesa Grill

Pleasing Eats at Gunnison’s Blue Mesa Grill

Re-opened restaurant with new chef & new menu. I was knocked out by the elegant furnishings at the Inn at Tomichi Village (see my travel blog post), and once I learned the backstory, the sprightly and eclectic fare at the Blue Mesa Grill, the hotel restaurant, was no less of a surprise. Reopened along with the refurbishing […]