L'Hostaria's welcome mat.

L’Hostaria’s Bar is Congenial for Solo Dining

Tuscan-style restaurant a good option for lone diners in Aspen. I’m in Aspen for just a couple of days, my prime purpose being to write about the recently opened Aspen Art Museum. A side benefit is always eating. When I arrived I was tired and hungry, so I was looking for a quick bite of something tasty […]

Oceanaire's Lobster Roll Special

Oceanaire’s Lobster Roll Special

New England favorite works as a pre-theater treat. When I got wind of The Oceanaire’s current (till the end of the month) special on lobster and crab rolls, my mouth started watering. We had theater tickets the other night, and The Oceanaire is across the street from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. As […]

Clambake on Colfax

New England summer tradition at Marczyk’s. The East Coast summer tradition of a clambake gets transplanted to East Colfax Avenue, where Marczyk Fine Foods assembles the requisite components. Saturday, August 2 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. is clambake time. Each order contains a 1-pound lobster, steamers (clams), local corn and potatoes, and also melted butter, plus a lobster bib, because things get […]

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 […]

Trash Fish to Chefs' Treasure

Trash Fish to Chefs’ Treasure

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.