—Photo courtesy of Adam Larkey
Update: On Monday, January 12, Allison took first place in the national finale for Woodford Reserve Distillery's 2015 Manhattan Experience. Her winning cocktail—the Proven Perfect—garnered praise from judges for its originality, taste, and overall experience.
Last year, Woodford...
January 9 2015, 11:00 AM
“I got tired of sending people off [Larimer] Square when they asked where to go for [late-night] drinks and music,” says Brian Siffermann, owner of Corridor 44 and the soon-to-open Crimson Room. Interested in such a place himself, Siffermann decided to open a sophisticated lounge to...
November 30 2014, 9:30 AM
And just like that, holiday madness is here. To celebrate (or seek solace), find your way to RiNo Yacht Club and order the seasonally attuned You'll Shoot Your Rye Out. Made with Rittenhouse Rye, spiced pear liqueur, Cynar, maple syrup, and Sriracha bitters, McLain Hedges' masterful...
November 29 2014, 9:30 AM
The F'n Good cocktail at Amerigo is, well, true to its name. (Image courtesy of Amerigo)
Amerigo Delicatus Restaurant & Market is one of my favorite restaurants to visit when the cold weather takes hold. The dim lighting, intimate space, and house-made pastas create a warm, welcoming, and homey atmosphere—especially when the snow begins to fall.
During a recent visit...
November 5 2014, 10:30 AM
Piracy on Falcon Lake at RiNo Yacht Club
—Photo courtesy of Sarah Boyum
Autumn is in full effect and pumpkin has successfully wedged its way into just about every drink and dish around town. If you don’t subscribe to the pumpkin craze but still want a taste of the season, here are seven cocktails full of fall flavor.
RiNo Yacht Club
Head over to the newest addition...
October 29 2014, 10:30 AM
—Graphic by Sean Parsons
When Troy Guard opened Los Chingones in December of 2013, the Mexican-themed restaurant was a departure from TAG, the late-TAG Raw Bar (now Bubu), and TAG Burger Bar. We love the tacos, the upbeat Día de los Muertos vibe, and, as noted in our September review, the...
October 24 2014, 10:30 AM
At Cooper Lounge, a swanky, tucked-away bar on the second floor of Union Station, I sip a gin and tonic and feel part of a secret society. Big bay windows overlook downtown and the city flowing underneath. This is the kind of place where, as a kid, you might have looked up from the street and...
October 15 2014, 11:45 AM
Williams & Graham bar team (from front left, clockwise): Christina Andrews, Lauren Motil, Nicole Laurita, Donnell Cowell, Sean Kenyon, Sam Johnson, Jason Patz.
—Photo by Sarah Boyum
Yesterday, Williams & Graham was named one of the World's 50 Best Bars, becoming the first Denver spot to make the list. We caught up with lead barman and co-owner Sean Kenyon to talk about the prestigious award.
5280: What does it mean to you for Williams...
October 10 2014, 9:00 AM