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Denver, Boulder Restaurants Offering Pickup, Delivery

With Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Monday announcing the statewide closure of restaurants and bars to indoor seating to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, many establishments along the Front Range are offering pickup and delivery services. Following is a list of bars, restaurants, and food halls that will continue to offer limited services during the closure. This list ... Read More »

Colorado Bars, Restaurants Closed to In-Person Dining

UPDATE: 5:15pm, March 16, 2020 Hours after Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced the closure of Denver bars and restaurants to in-person dining to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis extended the closure statewide. Effective Tuesday, March 17, all bars and restaurants will be closed to interior dining. Restaurants will be able to offer delivery, drive-thru ... Read More »

Easy as Pie: Sugarfire Westy Shares Mississippi Mud Recipe

In honor of Pi Day, Sugarfire Smoke House {14375 Orchard Parkway, Westminster; 720.639.4903} will offer $1 off every pie slice sold on Saturday, March 14. Sugarfire Westy’s award-winning pies are made in-house daily by Co-Owner Jamie Green and include the signature Sugarfire Pie as well as apple, Key lime, Mississippi mud, and pecan. To celebrate Pi Day, Green and Sugarfire ... Read More »

Flavors of the Week: March 13 and Beyond

A weekly banquet of news bites and events from the Denver-Boulder dining scene. High West Oyster Fest Postponed Due to safety concerns associated with COVID-19, aka the coronavirus, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar will postpone this year’s High West Oyster Fest, which was scheduled for April 2 at Denver’s EXDO Event Center. “It just doesn’t seem like the best ... Read More »

Empower Through Flour: Celebrating Today’s Female Chefs and the Female Forces of Tomorrow

If you’re seeing a lot of purple this month, don’t be alarmed; instead, buy that purple cookie or cupcake—it will do a lot more than simply satisfy your sweet-tooth craving. Throughout the entirety of March, Denver and cities across the nation will celebrate Empower Through Flour—an all-female-powered initiative established by Lincoln-based Pastry Chef Angela Garbacz of Goldenrod Pastries and the ... Read More »

Whiskey Business: Colorado Distillers Cruise into Whiskies of the World

BY STEVE LYSAKER “There is no bad whiskey,” Raymond Chandler is said to have said. “There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others.” The author and whiskey enthusiast may have found the choices available today sobering. More than 200 whiskeys good and better from around the world will be poured Friday, March 13, at Whiskies of the ... Read More »

Use Your Noodle: Jovanina’s Makes Making Pasta Dough Easy

March 11 is National Eat Your Noodles Day, and while the origin of this particular food holiday seems lost in the vastness of the interwebs, what’s indisputable is that noodles are delicious and versatile. Noodles are an integral component in cuisines around the globe, and they are prominent in various forms in Italian pastas. Premade pastas are a pantry staple, ... Read More »

The 2020 Garnish Games Champion Has Been Crowned

Another year, another Garnish Games come and gone. Cocktail enthusiasts from around Denver and Boulder arrived in droves for the biggest cocktail competition of the year—and the stakes were high. From glass shards made of sugar to extravagant balloon-popping displays, this year’s creativity was top-notch, and the contestants did not fail to impress. Securing the People’s Choice vote was The ... Read More »

Flavors of the Week: March 6 and Beyond

A weekly feast of news bites and events from the Denver-Boulder dining scene. Women’s Day Celebration Offers Female-Driven Menu, Marketplace The second annual International Women’s Day Celebration—4-7pm on Sunday, March 8—at The Ramble Hotel {1280 25th Street, Denver; 720.996.6300} will bring together some of Denver’s most talented female entrepreneurs and chefs for a night of delicious foods and drinks, as ... Read More »

ROOT Marketing Teams Up with Rio Grande for Food, Photos, and Fun

Kuvy Ax, Founder of ROOT Marketing, is not new to food photography. But when she started to feel like her pic-snapping skills were plateauing, she thought, why not host a class that she could also take? So, along with writer and photographer Ron Stern of the Global Gumshoe, the Daily Meal, and more, Ax set up shop at the Rio ... Read More »