—Photo courtesy of City O' City
When it comes to brunch, vegans have it pretty rough. With staples like eggs Benedict, French toast, and bacon off the table, vegans are often relegated to nibbling on toast (hold the butter) or a fruit plate.
So, when I saw that City O'City, an iconic vegetarian restaurant in Capitol Hill...
February 11 2016, 1:20 PM
—Courtesy of Hayley Mason and Bill Staley
If your life is defined by the paleo diet (gluten- and grain-free, heavy on lean meats, fruits and veggies, and healthy fats), then you’re likely already familiar with Golden native Juli Bauer. The 27-year-old is the smart, plucky voice behind paleomg.com, a recipe, fitness, and fashion blog that...
Arugula Ristorante's ricotta gnocchi —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
In the biggest change since opening Arugula Ristorante in 2009, Boulder chef and proprietor Alec Schuler has completely revamped the northern Italian menu. Known for his unwavering commitment to local proteins and produce, Schuler has doubled down on his locavore philosophy: He now creates entirely...
June 2 2015, 11:15 AM
I have a confession.
Five years ago, I wrote about my family heirloom rhubarb plants and my family's coveted rhubarb crunch recipe. But…it has probably been five years since I made that delightfully sweet dessert.
Since then, my food tastes have changed—sometimes by choice, sometimes by...
May 8 2015, 11:30 AM
—Photo courtesy of Two Moms in the Raw
If eating healthier is one of your New Year’s resolutions, chances are you’ve cut back on favorite foods. For those already suffering from chocolate withdrawal, there’s a guilt-free remedy: truffles from Longmont-based Two Moms in the Raw.
These treats aren’t your typical morsels of...
January 12 2015, 10:30 AM
Lyfe Kitchen's grass-fed steak —photo by Carol W. Maybach
Lyfe Kitchen, a health-minded chain that recently opened outposts in Lone Tree and Boulder, has a mighty mantra: “Great-tasting food that’s also good for you.”
But the proof, as the saying goes, is in the pudding. Or, in the case of Lyfe Kitchen, the chocolate budino. Although the dessert (made...
December 2 2014, 2:45 PM
Whether it’s an allergy or a preference, people are cutting gluten out of their diets, and Denver’s restaurants are taking note. At Cart-Driver, the two-month-old Ballpark eatery known for its fresh oysters and wood-fired pizza, the best-kept secret is the gluten-free crust....
September 4 2014, 1:00 PM
Kim & Jake's Almond Poppy Seed Cake —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Kim & Jake’s Cakes has long been one of my favorite cake shops, especially when it comes to the cocktail-meets-confection combinations such as the tequila-laced margarita or the rummy dark and stormy. But when the Boulder bakery recently announced that it had gone gluten-free, I wondered...
May 27 2014, 10:30 AM