—Photo by Aaron Colussi
Dana Rodriguez, known to those in Denver’s food industry as Loca, sits across from me at a high table near the bar of Work & Class, her hot RiNo restaurant. “Loca” is Spanish for “crazy,” and Rodriguez has promised to share with me the story of how she got the nickname. As a former chef at...
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
This 2,192-square-foot home in LoHi, made up of seven recycled shipping containers, could be yours for $749,000.
—Photos courtesy of Proform Real Estate
List Price: $749,000
Living Space: 2,192 square feet
Denver’s hippest shops and restaurants have already turned to recycled shipping containers to deliver a modern, industrial take on commercial design: See RiNo’s mixed-use development 25th...
August 19 2015, 12:00 PM
Summer nights, tacos, and margaritas go hand in hand, which is one of the many reasons the second-annual Top Taco is a must. Tomorrow, June 25, 40 restaurants will convene at Denver’s Sculpture Park (marked by the towering Dancers behind the Performing Arts Complex) to compete for the...
June 24 2015, 10:30 AM
Wild mushroom spring rolls at ChoLon.
—Photo courtesy of Sarah Boyum
Recent years have seen a shift in dining trends. White tablecloths and fine stemware are no longer defining characteristics of a great restaurant. Some Denver eateries have also traded plain white plates for more creative, thoughtful serving pieces that add character to the dining experience. Here...
February 23 2015, 10:30 AM
—Photography by Aaron Colussi; Compilation by Anieca Ayler
During a year in which an abundance of openings gave Denver diners a dizzying array of new restaurant options, these 10 spots distinguished themselves with fresh perspectives and clear points of view. That’s a big deal in a highly competitive dining landscape. And while these places may not be...
When a friend was passing through Colorado with time for only one meal out, I took him to Work & Class. While my research meals to pen the review that appears in our November issue were already complete, I felt the Ballpark hotspot offered an important expression of the industry...
November 26 2014, 2:50 PM
Join 5280's food editor Amanda M. Faison on Wednesday, November 12, at 7 p.m. for an author talk and book signing at the Tattered Cover Book Store on Colfax Avenue. Ryan Warner, Colorado Public Radio's host of Colorado Matters, will interview Faison and chefs Dana Rodriguez (Work & Class) and...
November 10 2014, 1:10 PM