—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 Lucy Beaugard
Loch Wee Heavy Scotch Ale, Bru Handbuilt Ales, Boulder
Style: Scotch Ale
Serving Type: 22-ounce bomber
ABV: 8.2 percent
Hop Meter (1–10): 3
Malt Meter (1–10): 9
Reviewed: August 2015
Like so many craft beer drinkers, I’ve become something of a hophead...
September 9 2015, 2:45 PM
The Organic Sandwich Company’s turkey and bacon gourmet sub. (All photos: Kiran Herbert)
What's a picnic without a perfect sandwich? If you're headed to Boulder to do some hiking (or shopping or sun basking), swing by the Organic Sandwich Company. Lunch here means meticulously sourced organic, local, and GMO-free ingredients.
The Organic Sandwich Company is located at 16th...
September 4 2015, 11:15 AM
Tapas at Cafe Aion —Photo By Carol W. Maybach
If food is about community (and you know it is), it’s easy to understand why I’m so drawn to Cafe Aion. In its five years since opening on the Hill in Boulder, the restaurant has always focused on tapas and large-format dishes (the fried cauliflower with saffron yogurt and the paellas are staples...
September 1 2015, 1:40 PM
Two Sole Sisters
Every fashionista knows that accessories can make an outfit—which is probably why a lady can never have too many shoes or handbags. But you don't have to sacrifice comfort or quality to find that perfect on-trend accent. Boulder’s Two Sole Sisters has proven that fashion and comfort can...
August 28 2015, 12:30 PM
A barista works the ultracool Modbar espresso machine at Alpine Modern Café.
Lon McGowan’s new Alpine Modern Café isn’t just another espresso joint, it’s the latest incarnation of the Boulderite’s plan to define global, hyperstylish mountain living.
In short order, McGowan has launched a Boulder home furnishings store, a thick coffee table magazine, and...
August 26 2015, 10:30 AM
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Squeeze out the remaining days of summer with these awesome festivals and events happening around the state:
August 21 and 22 | Keystone Mountain Town Music Festival
Delta Rae headlines this weekend of free live music, face painting, fireworks, and (of course) plenty of local food...
August 20 2015, 11:00 AM