THE NEIGHBORHOOD: PEARL STREET IN BOULDER
Boulder’s Pearl Street is likely as old as the city itself, rumored to be named for the wife of one of the town’s founders in the mid-19th century. It was the center of the city even then—a spot where gold miners could make a straight shot to the hills....
December 17 2015, 10:00 AM
The Juice Girls (from left): Brooke Jordan, Robyn Knowlan, and Cecily Runge —Photo courtesy of Wonder Press
The storefront at 946 Pearl Street has been plagued by a revolving door of restaurants over the years, (Wok Eat, World Café, The Blending Cellar, Cuvee, to name just a few) but with the grand opening of the Wonder Press juice bar on June 21, the space feels like it has...
July 8 2015, 10:30 AM
Sencha latte, teriyaki chicken onigiri, and don bowl at Green Rush Cafe —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
If you mistakenly thought Green Rush Cafe was yet another Boulder dispensary, you wouldn’t be the first. In fact, this six-month-old business is a casual restaurant specializing in Japanese teas and rice dishes with a focus on organic sencha and matcha drinks as well as entrées of onigiri...
June 10 2015, 10:30 AM
Taco Junky's Pot-Toc Benny —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Stop by Taco Junky, the three-month-old eclectic taqueria on the Hill in Boulder, and you’ll find yourself with a dilemma: With every bite out of the kitchen just as delicious as the next, ordering is no easy task.
Street tacos come stuffed with proteins ranging from ancho cocoa-rubbed...
April 1 2015, 10:30 AM
Crego Farm lamb chops at the Kitchen
One of my go-to-spots is the Kitchen in Boulder, where head chef Matt Collier’s clean, farm-to-table cuisine shines every time, and servers know exactly how to dote on tables without interrupting the flow of conversation.
Recently I discovered two favorite dishes: The first is the...
December 17 2014, 10:00 AM
If you were fortunate enough to catch the Organic Sandwich Company’s farm-to-table sandwiches at this summer’s Boulder Farmer’s Market, listen up. Boulder sandwich creator Marcy Miller plans to open a brick-and-mortar location at 16th and Pearl after the start of...
December 9 2014, 12:00 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
Zeal's juice flight —photo by Tyra Sutak
As grateful as I am for holiday celebrations, there’s a downside to all the office parties, cookie exchanges, and open houses: temptation and overindulgence.
Enter Zeal, a year-old Boulder restaurant founded on the premise of healthy eating. Co-owner Wayde Jester and his team are developing...
November 25 2014, 10:30 AM