I fell in love with pâté years ago when I was first introduced to the silky-smooth version of this liver delicacy. Made with loads of creamy butter, the rich spread is perfect for smearing across crackers or baguette slices. More recently, my tastes have turned toward country-style pâté, which is...
November 28 2012, 10:30 AM
Charcoal - 3 stars
43 W. Ninth Ave.
The Draw A satisfying contemporary American menu enlivened with European touches and presented by an attentive waitstaff.
The Drawback The main dining space lacks warmth and cheer.
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If you haven't been to Edge, the modern American steakhouse inside the Four Seasons Hotel downtown, now is the time. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, this weekend and next, Edge is offering a special "Power of Three" menu. For just $33, diners get a choice of three appetizers (...
November 22 2012, 10:30 AM
240 Union opened 23 years ago in Lakewood just south of Sixth Avenue on Union Street. Since then, the restaurant has gained a solid reputation on the west side for its "upscale-casual" vibe, contemporary American menu, and dependable service. I visited recently and ordered the carbonara...
November 15 2012, 11:00 AM
This time of year, my fruit bowl is filled with fresh, sweet apples, especially the juicy Honeycrisp variety. While I’ve been working slices into salads and chutneys, I’ve been wanting to branch out and incorporate the fruit into more savory dishes. Looking for inspiration, I checked...
November 7 2012, 9:30 AM
For years, my first choice for Thai food was Chao Praya, located on a remote, nondescript street in Commerce City. Though it was a long drive from my South Denver home, the steaming bowl of tom yum spicy lemongrass soup and the thick, red Panang curry always made the trip worth it. The...
October 31 2012, 10:30 AM
My go-to snack is carrots and hummus. Although hummus is easy to make at home (try this recipe), for convenience, I always have a container of the creamy garbanzo-tahini dip on hand. The grocery store offers several brands (many of which are borderline terrible) but my current staple is ...
October 25 2012, 11:00 AM
The Kitchen Denver
1530 16th St.
The Draw An inviting and energetic modern space in the heart of LoDo; an unpretentious menu that emphasizes fresh, high-quality ingredients.
The Drawback On busy nights, both the kitchen and waitstaff...