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Opening a restaurant is never easy. But opening one while running two existing restaurants and being followed by a film crew the entire time? That’s all in a day's work for Denver restaurateur Mary Nguyen (of P17 and Olive & Finch). While Nguyen was opening Olive &...
May 26 2015, 2:00 PM
Photo by Amanda Faison
Resolved to eat a little bit healthier at home this year? We'll help you get started with P17 chef-owner Mary Nguyen's recipe for a delicious blueberry and kale salad from 5280: The Cookbook.
Chef-Owner Mary Nguyen | P17
¾ cup dried currants
¼ cup red-wine vinegar
December 29 2014, 1:00 PM
Buy the 5280 cookbook at shop.5280.com or get the recipe at 5280.com/kalesalad. To learn more about PLAY Denver, visit 5280.com/play.
Every summer when I was growing up, my mom would make a tart crust and line it with fresh tomato slices, julienned basil, and gobs of cheese. She'd pop it in the oven and pull it out for dinner on a hot night. As Denver's spring quickly moves into summer, I've been thinking about that tart. While I...
May 30 2014, 10:30 AM
In traveling Europe and doing research for Olive & Finch, the cafe chef-owner Mary Nguyen opened in December, Nguyen became increasingly frustrated by how local and national restaurateurs have bastardized the term "bistro." On May 15, Nguyen will attempt to reclaim the European...
May 5 2014, 10:45 AM
In the ever-growing field of healthy eating and allergy-specific dining, desserts are often the last section of the menu to catch up. But that's changing: The often dry flourless chocolate cake, a longtime staple for many with gluten intolerances, has given way to a vast array of cookies and...
April 14 2014, 11:45 AM
If you missed our live chat with Mary Nguyen, chef-owner of Olive & Finch (one our Best New Restaurants), Parallel Seventeen, and Street Kitchen Asian Bistro, you can click on the archive here. During our conversation, Nguyen addressed the topic of local...
March 21 2014, 10:30 AM
Like any busy mom, I’m always on the lookout for easy one-pot dinners to feed my family. I often turn to a pretty unexpected standby: mussels. The bivalve mollusks from colder waters are inexpensive, require just a handful of unattended minutes on my stovetop, and my toddlers always love an excuse...
March 20 2014, 10:30 AM