After a long day skiing Breckenridge, I’m often tempted to hole up in my condo and order takeout. That is, until I discovered Le Petit Paris Bistrot, a tiny, seven-year-old restaurant just steps off of Main Street. Now, I wind down with a glass of Bordeaux and a cheese plate and watch as owner...
January 27 2014, 10:34 PM
When Strings served its final meal last April, Denver diners wondered what would come next. The answer arrived quickly: Restaurateur Frank Day (known for the Denver ChopHouse, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, and Old Chicago) signed the lease in May, and Humboldt Restaurant opened its doors in...
January 27 2014, 10:31 PM
= The pounds of cheese sold last February at the Truffle Cheese Shop.denvertruffle.com
January 27 2014, 10:23 PM
Clean oysters under cold running water with a scrub brush. (Do not soak them.) The shells should feel heavy in your hand, and the seams should be tightly closed. Discard any oysters that feel light or are partially opened.
Place an oyster’s hinge on a rolled...
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When Sushi Den opened in Platt Park on December 24, 1984, Stapleton was still an airport; Ronald Reagan had just been re-elected president; and the Soviet Union had...
The number of books in the University of Denver’s cookbook collection (8,696 of which are either rare or out of print).
A group of friends and I were polishing off the last of our Turkish coffees at Yaffa’s Savory Mediterranean Culinaria when a charismatic brunette approached our table. She placed a trio of samples before us and said, “Here’s a sweet ending for you. I’ll come back soon, and when I do, you guess what...
December 18 2013, 12:28 PM
Unless you just crawled out of an actual cave, you’ve likely heard about the paleo diet craze. Everyone from celebrities to mommy bloggers to endurance athletes is embracing the high-protein, grain-free, dairy-less movement. Followers of the formula, which is often referred to as the Stone Age or...
December 17 2013, 2:32 PM