From left to right: grapefruit IPA cream, cherry-chocolate with Old Chub, pink lemonade, and Italian zeppole. —Photo by Rachel Adams
Most of us Coloradans are well acquainted with the now-iconic Dale’s pale ale and other canned craft beers from Longmont-based Oskar Blues Brewery. What you may not know is that Oskar Blues—one of the state’s largest craft brewers—also dabbles in a slew of other projects, including a line of sodas...
February 20 2017, 11:47 AM
—Photo by Sarah Boyum
Chocolates are a foolproof Valentine’s Day gift, pleasing tastes both sophisticated and simple. But there’s a catch: It needs to be good chocolate. In an age where bean-to-bar, ethically sourced, single-origin artisan chocolates reign supreme, those heart-shaped boxes of sugary Russell Stover’s...
February 13 2017, 12:26 PM
Moxie's splendid king cake and the magic bean.
King cake is a pastry of many traditions: In France, the (usually) puff pastry-based galette des rois, filled with almond frangipane, is baked throughout the month of January to celebrate the Epiphany (also known as Three Kings' Day) on January 6. A single bean is hidden inside the cake, and the...
February 8 2017, 10:22 AM
American Grind began slinging burgers, fries, and ice cream at Avanti Food & Beverage in January. —Photo by Rachel Adams
Keeping up with Denver's ever-changing, always-growing dining scene can be challenging. For this reason, we bring you “the Highlight Reel,” a monthly recap of everything you need to know about dining out in (and around) the Mile High City. We'll talk about the month's hottest openings and news, as...
February 1 2017, 2:34 PM
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While our beloved Broncos didn’t make it to the big game, we still wouldn’t miss the Super Bowl on February 5—it’s as solid excuse as any to day-drink, consume far too many chicken wings, and tune out for a few hours.
This year, we're celebrating Colorado’s homegrown talent via food and drink:...
January 30 2017, 6:00 PM
Woody's Wings N Things' shrimp "lort cha" (stir-fried noodles), topped with a fried egg.
—Photo by Sarah Boyum
WOODY'S WINGS N THINGS
You might not expect Cambodian and Laotian specialties at a suburban joint called Woody’s Wings N Things. But for more than a decade, this eclectic Westminster haunt (no relation to Woody’s Wings in Aurora) has been serving exactly that—plus Thai, Chinese, and American...
American Grind's veggie burger (left) and cheeseburger (right). —Photo by Rachel Adams
Since it opened in 2015, LoHi’s Avanti Food & Beverage has been home to a great variety of food concepts, everything from Mediterranean tapas to sushi to tortas to wood-fired pizza. One item that’s been missing? Burgers. That was until this week, when American Grind opened in the former MiJo...
January 17 2017, 9:06 AM
—Image courtesy of Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
If you’ve flipped through the January issue of 5280, you may already know that this month marks 100 years since the death of Buffalo Bill Cody. And if you're as intrigued by this Colorado character's past as we are, you won't want to miss Lola Coastal Mexican’s second annual Buffalo Bill dinner...
January 9 2017, 12:28 PM