3:03 pm, Jan 28, 2009
Before the month is up, make a point to dine at Twelve, an upscale restaurant downtown. The Modern American menu changes every month, and while we have no doubt chef-owner Jeff Osaka will dream up another perfect dish, January's pork entree is not to be missed. Tender and full of flavor, the tenderloin is beautifully cooked, while the shoulder is... MORE
11:38 am, Jan 23, 2009
According to the Chinese calendar, Monday begins the year of the ox. To celebrate, South Pearl Street's authentic Chinese teahouse, Seven Cups of Tea, is hosting a Sunday party. While you sip one of the country's seven teas (green, yellow, white, oolong, etc.) and nosh on sweet wagashi confections and Chinese mooncakes, learn what the year of... MORE
11:33 pm, Jan 19, 2009
Aside from the silly name--C.R.E.A.M. is an acronym for "coffee rules everything around me"--I really like this three-month-old coffeehouse.
The upbeat shop, which took over the tired Java Creek location at Third Avenue and Columbine Street, pours locally basedÂ Coda Coffee and bakes their own pastries.
Don't miss pairing a smooth latte with a... MORE
12:26 pm, Jan 5, 2009
A holiday trip to Aspen introduced me to Aspen Brewing Company, a craft brewery opened last March that ever since has turned out seven impressive brews, including an unfiltered wheat, brown and red ales, and an IPA.
The beer--brewed under the watchful eyes of CU grads Duncan Clauss and Brad Veltman--can be found at 10 valley restaurants such as... MORE
8:28 pm, Aug 26, 2008
So, we admit it â€“ it was our first time to a television show taping. But when we rolled up at 1:30 p.m. for what we heard was a 4:00 p.m. taping of The Daily Show, we looked at the short line ahead of us and thought we were set. Three hours later we had farmer tans, back sweat, and we were eating brightly colored popsicles from an enterprising... MORE