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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 »

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 »

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 »

Flavors of the Week: Feb. 28 and Beyond

A weekly gumbo of news bites and events from the Denver-Boulder dining scene. Avanti Boulder Introduces 3 Eateries A Jewish delicatessen, a New York-by-way-of-Naples pizzeria, and a classic American kitchen are the first restaurants announced for Avanti Food & Beverage’s Boulder location {1401 Pearl Street, Boulder}. Front Range diners may already be familiar with Rye Society through its Denver location, ... Read More »

Cocktail Creators: Fresh Twists on the Margarita

National Margarita Day 2020 was officially Feb. 22, but when you’re as popular as the margarita, isn’t every day really your day? The margarita is so beloved that many establishments have expanded Margarita Day and corresponding drink specials to Margarita Week and even Margarita Month. In celebration of the margarita, a few of the Front Range’s top margarita makers were ... Read More »

Flavors of the Week: Feb. 21 and Beyond

A weekly smorgasbord of news bites and events from the Denver-Boulder dining scene. Whisky Magazine Honors Dairy Block’s Seven Grand Seven Grand {1855 Blake Street, Denver; 720.863.8975}, a Dairy Block tenant that offers nearly 700 whiskeys, was named Whisky Magazine’s Whisky Bar Group of the Year as part of the magazine’s 2020 Icons of Whisky America awards. Winners from the ... Read More »

Lovely Margarita: Front Range Bar Pros Toast Beloved Cocktail

BY STEVE LYSAKER The margarita’s history is shrouded in controversy, and opinions differ on how far the drink’s ingredients can be stretched and still be called a margarita, but its popularity is without question. The margarita regularly polls as Americans’ favorite cocktail, and a 2017 Nielsen survey found the drink gaining favor among men (44 percent of males surveyed listed ... Read More »

Flavors of the Week: Feb. 7 and Beyond

A weekly assortment of news bites and events from the Denver-Boulder dining scene. Denver Sushi Legends Bring Temaki Den to The Source Temaki Den, a hand-roll sushi venture led by Sushi Den Co-Owner and Chef Toshihiro Kizaki and Ototo Executive Chef Kenta Kamo, will join the lineup at The Source Hotel + Market Hall {3330 Brighton Boulevard, Denver; 720.409.1200} this ... Read More »

Cocktail Creators: Jeneva Seidl of Aspen’s Bad Harriet

Jeneva Seidl, bartender at Bad Harriet in the Hotel Jerome {330 East Main Street, Aspen; 970.429.5028}, talks cocktail creation and shares her recipe for the Candle in the Window. DiningOut: What do you enjoy most about bartending? Seidl: I love talking to people. I love getting to know their stories and how the plot brought them to a seat at ... Read More »