Restaurant & multiple restaurants
By Claire Walter on July 22, 2014
Denver Restaurant Week: It’s not just for cold weather anymore Denver area foodies, whet your appetites for the first summer Denver Restaurant Week (August 23-29). Instead of a two-week-plus run, DRW is now split into summer and winter components of one week each, and with the availability of outdoor seating at many restaurants, more thrifty […]
By Claire Walter on July 20, 2014
The Roasted Toad trailer serves flavorful sandwiches & platters. When I moved to Colorado more than 25 years ago, the low-slung building at Nederland’s roundabout where Highways 119 and 72 come together housed Bob’s Bakery and most recently a sporting goods outlet called Ben’s Emporium. The building is currently the staging area for a BBQ spot in […]
By Claire Walter on July 18, 2014
On Monday, July 28, the Trash Fish Dinner takes place at the Squeaky Bean in Denver, highlighting underutilized fish species, put on by the Denver “cell” of the Chefs Collaborative, a national organization that works to fix America’s broken food system.
By Claire Walter on July 12, 2014
What makes the new A$spen Dollar Bar a super-affordable option in downtown Aspen is the nightly $6 dinner special. Other entrées are $9-$12. Appetizers, salads, desserts and drinks are relatively more expensive, but still a lot more affordable than most of the neighboring eateries. The menu tends toward American comfort food, with no effort made at elaborate presentation but, more importantly, everything made in-house.
By Claire Walter on June 28, 2014
Sforno Trattoria Romana occupies a lovely place — the interior a recreation of a Roman courtyard that has housed a couple of Italian restaurants It is operated by the Bacco family, whose namesake Bacco Trattoria & Mozzarella Bar is a North Boulder fave.