—Photo courtesy of Daniel Luke Holton
When Rosa Linda’s Mexican Cafe shuttered in late October after 30 years in business, many wondered what would happen to the restaurant’s annual Thanksgiving feast. For more than two decades. Rosa Linda, her husband Virgillio, son Oscar (the owner of the business), and four other adult...
November 19 2015, 10:30 AM
Harvest Week has begun—you don't want to miss out.
My parents have something called the Birds With One Stone dinner. That's when they gather a gaggle of friends—the ones they've been meaning to see or have over or reconnect with—and invite them to dinner. It's one fun, raucous evening that also happens to check multiple boxes at once.
October 5 2015, 9:00 AM
The Squeaky Bean’s one-off combination of farm-to-table with postmodern ironic dishes of pristine local ingredients presented in a space with a shrine for recently dead celebs, a wall-mounted bingo board, and coffee served in Trompe L’oeil cups made to look like crumpled plastic disposables, has...
September 2 2015, 10:30 AM
—Photo by Natasha Gardner
We hope you’re hungry!
This summer, we’re highlighting a must-eat-right-now ingredient every week. While the spring rains delayed several crops, local chard—this week’s featured veggie—is starting to make an appearance at the markets.
Visit 5280.com/freshpicks2015 every week for...
June 30 2015, 4:40 AM
Cooper Lounge in Union Station
This article is part of our Best Bars 2015 feature. Find the official 5280 list of the city's best watering holes, trending cocktail ingredients, essays on the makings of a good bar, drinking alone, and more at 5280.com/bestbars2015.
Shelley Armand | General...
January 30 2015, 2:52 PM
Trash fish...sounds like something you don't want to eat, right? Except you need to—and after next Monday’s Trash Fish dinner at the Squeaky Bean, the hope is that instead of standard choices such as cod and halibut, you'll seek out undervalued species like porgy...
July 21 2014, 10:30 AM
Top Taco...who will win it all?
Consider the taco: The corn (or flour) tortilla is nothing if not a blank canvas for any number of spectacular combinations—and tonight, Denver's obsession with the Mexican food staple turns into a throwdown. The first-annual Top Taco will transform Sculpture Park into a taco- and...
June 26 2014, 11:00 AM
The Squeaky Bean's pimento toast
When a fellow food writer asked to grab a noon-time bite, picking a spot from her hit list was easy: Just one day prior to our meeting the Squeaky Bean began serving lunch.
Perusing the restaurant’s new weekday menu I was thrilled to see pimento toast, a spread food editor Amanda...
May 29 2014, 10:30 AM