—Courtesy of Sarah Boyum
When the slider became a hot food trend several years back, I was giddy—the mini sandwiches are, after all, a sneaky way to eat a burger. The appeal faded quickly, however, as I discovered a landscape populated by tiny, hockey-puck-hard meat patties drowning in their too-big brioche buns. No thanks...
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Every diner has a dish by which he or she measures a kitchen’s prowess. It might be rabbit, or soup, or macaroni and cheese. When I’m at a Thai restaurant, that item is goong ob woon sen. I first discovered the noodle and shrimp dish in Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok cookbook, where it’s called kung op wun...
1. In a mixing bowl, combine 1½ cups Backyard Soda Co. lime-basil* syrup, 1 cup cold water, ½ cup spirits,** and juice of half a lime. Pour into a baking pan and freeze.
2. Remove from freezer every 30 minutes and stir well, making sure to get the sides. Return to the freezer.
3. After 4...
—Photography by Aaron Colussi
Stoic & Genuine, nationally acclaimed chef Jennifer Jasinski’s seafood sanctuary in Union Station, was so highly anticipated that I invented an excuse to go early. For two years, I’ve given restaurants three months to work out their opening kinks. It’s an old-school approach in an era when...
The popcorn kernel, once reserved for movie theaters and state fairs, is adding a bunch of crunch to local dishes. Denver chefs have been thinking outside the box—er, bucket—to incorporate the whole grain into plates both savory and sweet. Here, some of our favorites.
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Lafayette resident Shari Koolik Leidich was living a busy life—until the morning she woke up with hands so stiff she could barely hold a pen. Extensive tests revealed Leidich had multiplesclerosis. She was 36.
Leidich took to the kitchen and discovered that, along with acupuncture and massage...
—Illustration by Justin Renteria
In our always-on world, who isn’t looking for ways to save time? Six Colorado companies cater to our collective need for ease by curating food-related packages that arrive by mail and fit most any lifestyle. You want to surprise a friend with a care package, or cook dinner on Wednesday night, but...
—Photography by Sarah Boyum
It’s not every day a husband-and-wife team like Daniel and Kristen Cofrades (Daniel went to culinary school at Paris’ Ecole Lenôtre and cooked at former Denver hot spot Adega; Kristen teaches at Johnson & Wales University) opens a breakfast joint in Westminster. And so, one Saturday morning,...