My new mantra: You can never have enough pizza. And thanks to all of the pie shops opening in Denver, I can blissfully attempt to eat as many slices as possible. This week, the Mile High City outpost of Pizzeria Locale (brought to us by the folks behind Boulder's Frasca Food and Wine) opened. And,...
May 30 2013, 2:52 PM
Pizza is big business and Denver's piece of the (Neapolitan-style) pie is getting bigger by the day. Live Basil Pizza—the new fast-casual concept from Smashburger's Tom Ryan—opens today on Hampden Avenue. Look for 11-inch pizzas (pictured) that are made in front of you (à la Chipotle...
May 23 2013, 10:30 AM
When it comes to wine, the night of May 6, 2013, belonged to Frasca Food and Wine. It was that evening that co-owner and master sommelier Bobby Stuckey, wine director Matthew Mather, and sommelier Carlin Karr, crossed the stage at New York’s prestigious Lincoln Center to...
May 21 2013, 11:00 AM
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Dine at Frasca Food and Wine, and you can’t help but leave with a deeper appreciation for dining experiences as a whole. The evening is carefully and gracefully choreographed. Your water...
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It seems Tom Ryan (founder of Smashburger) has no fear of competition. Opening Tossa in the same neighborhood as Pizzeria da Lupo, Pizzeria Basta, and Pizzeria Locale, Ryan boldly stated that his pizzeria would offer Boulder diners something different. Early indications show he has done just...
January 10 2012, 11:30 AM
While most diners at Frasca Food and Wine are preoccupied with chef/co-owner Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson’s exquisite Friulian cuisine, I’m fixated on the Boulder restaurant’s gleaming salumi slicer. There it stands—cherry red and protected from wandering hands—behind glass like a priceless piece of...
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