Quiche aux Poireaux et Magrets Fumés —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Warm sunlight is what attracted famous painters like Matisse and Cézanne to Provence, France, and that is what drew me into the recently opened Bistro Provençal, a French eatery with views of Riverside Park. In fact, most everything about this sunny new spot reminds me of France,...
October 27 2015, 10:30 AM
Parkway Scramble —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
The year was 1987. That’s when Margaret Thatcher was elected Prime Minister for the third time; France agreed to sign on with Disney for a new amusement park; and the movie Good Morning Vietnam was filmed. It is also the year Boulder’s Parkway Cafe opened its doors. That is a freakishly long...
October 20 2015, 10:00 AM
The French Twist's Salade Lyonnaise –Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Escargot from a food truck? “Why not?” says chef Michael DeBoer, owner of the French Twist food truck in Boulder. As far as DeBoer’s concerned, why wouldn’t frog Provençal or seared sushi-grade tuna show up on the menu?
“Louise,” as the truck is affectionately called, is a pastel yellow...
October 14 2015, 10:30 AM
Chef Angus McIntosh Jr.
—Photo Courtesy of Wagstaff Worldwide
The annual Bocuse d’Or, in which selected chefs from all over the world chop, stir, and season their way to the international title, is certainly the crème de la crème of the culinary world, and at the young age of 31, Colorado’s own Angus McIntosh Jr. has recently been named as one of only four...
October 8 2015, 10:30 AM
Wayne's Texas-Style Savory Beef Brisket —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Line out the door every day? Check. Open only until sell-out? That’s right. Quirky location? You got it. Barbecue lovers: Make the pilgrimage to Wayne’s Smoke Shack in Superior where fall-off-the-fork beef with thick, crispy bark is the main attraction. Add to that a line-up of equally delicious...
October 1 2015, 10:00 AM
—Photo by Carol W. Maybach
When, a year ago, Iva Paleckova opened Blooming Beets Kitchen, the first Paleo-centric restaurant in Boulder, the excitement was almost palpable. With a menu that also featured a wide array of local and seasonal ingredients, the restaurant seemed like a win-win. But the eatery struggled to find its...
September 25 2015, 10:00 AM
—Photo by Carol W. Maybach
I count myself lucky to be one of the first diners to sit down at Wild Standard, Bradford Heap’s sustainable seafood-centric eatery that’s poised to open in Boulder on September 23. Heap and his partner Carol Vilate, who are also the co-owners of Salt and Colterra,...
September 15 2015, 2:15 PM
Photo by Carol W. Maybach
A coffee shop by day and bourbon bar by night might seem a difficult business venture to pull off, but Kentucky-native Sheena Ferguson captured the best of those two worlds when she opened the Bluegrass Coffee & Bourbon Lounge in Olde Town Arvada.
At the heart of...
September 9 2015, 10:30 AM