What makes Dion's Special pizza so addictive? Hatch green chiles. —Photo courtesy of Dion's Pizza
If you’ve ever lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, there are several things you’ve likely pledged your soul to: Breaking Bad, Hatch green chile, and the ranch dressing from Dion’s Pizza.
For us 505-area-coders, Dion’s means home. It’s where we celebrated with our families after soccer games, and...
November 20 2015, 10:30 AM
There is so much fervor surrounding Bar Dough, chef Max Mackissock's casual Italian spot in LoHi, that it would be easy to miss one of the best parts of the menu. It's neither the pizza, which is justifiably excellent with scorch marks on the bottom and a thin but sturdy shelf that...
November 2 2015, 12:07 PM
Photo by Carol W. Maybach
A coffee shop by day and bourbon bar by night might seem a difficult business venture to pull off, but Kentucky-native Sheena Ferguson and her husband, Drew Gordon, captured the best of those two worlds when they opened the Bluegrass Coffee & Bourbon Lounge in Olde Town...
September 9 2015, 10:30 AM
—Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Early June marked the opening of Origins Wine Bar & Wood Fired Pizza in Loveland, a gathering spot that brings new energy to Lincoln Place in the heart of downtown. The ambitious project by sommeliers Jeff Noffsinger and Suzanne Alley showcases artwork from six...
June 30 2015, 10:30 AM
Invite the crew over for a do-it-yourself pizza party. Make a big batch of dough, and give everyone their own mini pizza to top with reckless, creative abandon. Add a side of greens and dessert for good measure.
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June 16 2015, 12:15 PM
—Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Vickie and Jeff Corder have spent years refining their grandmother’s recipes and peddling an array of baked goods at metro area festivals and farmers’ markets. Now, at Grammy’s Italian Goodies’ first brick-and-mortar location—a bright little spot across the lake from Lakeside...
April 22 2015, 10:30 AM
Basil Flat's prosciutto and arugula pizza —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
I am of the mind that flatbread, be it a charred, almost crispy pizza crust or a chewy, tender round of pita bread, can make or break a great entrée. Joe Serafin and Aaron Kennedy, co-owners of Basil Flats, a fast-casual restaurant specializing in house-made flatbreads, are betting that I’m...
March 24 2015, 10:30 AM
—Photo By Carol W. Maybach
As an ex-Chicagoan, I have been sold on Jason McGovern’s Chicago-style pizza since he opened inside the Bar Car on Colorado Boulevard. Now at the stand-alone location of Denver Deep Dish on the northern edge of LoHi, his Windy City-inspired favorites include more than just...
January 21 2015, 10:00 AM