Edge's huevos rancheros
—Image courtesy of Adam Larkey
For many, January means juice cleanses, clean eating, and laying off the booze. For us, well, hear us out: It’s the dead of winter, the weather’s cold, and after all those kale smoothies, grain salads, and early morning workouts, you really do deserve a cheat day. No, you deserve better than a...
January 8 2016, 11:23 AM
Colorful chard brightens the table at a farmers' market in Boulder —Photo by Katie Lazor
More than a year after opening, Union Station is a destination in its own right. And this weekend, in addition to the usual locals, travelers, and tourists bustling through the grand space, the site will come alive with a pop-up fall farmers’ market.
This isn’t just any farmers' market; it’s an...
October 7 2015, 2:30 PM
—Photography by Carmel Zucker
Mercantile Dining & Provision
The Draw: Beautifully cooked and presented food in the bustle of one of Union Station’s flagship restaurants
The Drawback: No table service at lunch; fussy desserts
Don't Miss: Pretty much anything savory
Details: Starters $6 to $15, entrées $...
Greek and Australian yogurts may have gone mainstream but now skyr, an Icelandic-style yogurt, is having its moment. Skyr, which has been part of the Icelandic diet since the ninth century, tastes slightly more sour than American yogurt and contains far less sugar. In Denver, ...
September 14 2015, 8:00 AM
—Photo courtesy of Monterey Bay Aquarium
Denverites are no strangers to embracing more sustainable lifestyles, and that doesn’t just stop at Colorado’s borders. Tonight Go Fish! will play to that dedication with a responsibly sourced seafood dinner at Baur’s Restaurant & Listening Lounge.
The strolling dinner is...
August 26 2015, 11:05 AM
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Corn is a sure sign of mid-summer. Although best eaten right off the cob, those sweet kernels can also be cut off and used any number of ways. This week, we look at how to maximize that summery flavor. Visit 5280.com/freshpicks2015 every week for tips on which ingredient you should be...
July 30 2015, 2:00 PM
No more grumbling
about having nothing to do next weekend. Our annual compilation of the best of the best around the Mile High City provides you with 153 ways to re-energize your summer (and the rest of the year), from must-visit restaurants to outdoor activities, first-date ideas,...
Seek out La Fillette's quiche Lorraine.
Shortly after Mercantile Dining & Provision opened in Union Station, I fell in love with the flaky and savory ham-and-cheese croissants. Baker Melissa Yanc was behind those buttery decadences, so imagine how pleased I was to learn that Yanc was taking over the Leaf &...
June 12 2015, 10:30 AM