Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Since opening in 1993, Chez Thuy in Boulder has garnered a legion of loyal fans who swear by chef-owner Thuy Le’s take on Vietnamese, French, Thai, and Indonesian flavors. A staggering 150 combinations (and counting) grace the encyclopedic menu. But thanks to the smaller six-month-old...
January 13 2015, 10:30 AM
Photo by Carol W. Maybach
January means playoff season, and if you want game days to go off without a hitch, you need to know how to build perfect nachos. The following how-to guide ensures every bite is as good as the next.
Do Ahead of Time
• The jury is out on store-bought verses homemade chips, but only make your...
January 6 2015, 10:30 AM
Crego Farm lamb chops at the Kitchen
One of my go-to-spots is the Kitchen in Boulder, where head chef Matt Collier’s clean, farm-to-table cuisine shines every time, and servers know exactly how to dote on tables without interrupting the flow of conversation.
Recently I discovered two favorite dishes: The first is the...
December 17 2014, 10:00 AM
If you were fortunate enough to catch the Organic Sandwich Company’s farm-to-table sandwiches at this summer’s Boulder Farmer’s Market, listen up. Boulder sandwich creator Marcy Miller plans to open a brick-and-mortar location at 16th and Pearl after the start of...
December 9 2014, 12:00 AM
Lyfe Kitchen's grass-fed steak —photo by Carol W. Maybach
Lyfe Kitchen, a health-minded chain that recently opened outposts in Lone Tree and Boulder, has a mighty mantra: “Great-tasting food that’s also good for you.”
But the proof, as the saying goes, is in the pudding. Or, in the case of Lyfe Kitchen, the chocolate budino. Although the dessert (made...
December 2 2014, 2:45 PM
Zeal's juice flight —photo by Tyra Sutak
As grateful as I am for holiday celebrations, there’s a downside to all the office parties, cookie exchanges, and open houses: temptation and overindulgence.
Enter Zeal, a year-old Boulder restaurant founded on the premise of healthy eating. Co-owner Wayde Jester and his team are developing...
November 25 2014, 10:30 AM
Chocolates by Piece, Love & Chocolate —photo by Carol W. Maybach
To say the Genetics of Taste Lab is cool is an understatement. Located in the Expedition Health exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the laboratory is the only citizen science-driven and community-based human genetics lab of its kind. Its mission is to research the...
November 19 2014, 12:15 PM
Reelfish Shrimp Basket- Photo by Carol W. Maybach
By the looks of all the diners diving into great platters of seafood at Lafayette’s new Reelfish Fish & Chips, you would never know this community is about as landlocked as they come. But thanks to restaurant owner Daniel Wolfson, fish lovers in the western suburbs can choose from an...
November 11 2014, 10:30 AM