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10 Denver/Boulder Foodie Instagrammers You Need to Follow

Step up your 'gram game and follow these top-notch foodies

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Professional Instafoodie? Yes, it is definitely a thing. You may have seen these professional food-o-chiles before, standing on chairs in the Brown Palace and squatting under tables at Departure, all in the hopes of reaching that perfect shot of their meals. Years ago, you may have called their tactics excessive, but now?  You like their Instagram posts. The Front Range has its own coterie ... Read More »

Where to Brunch on New Year’s Day 2017

Resolution for 2017: Brunch more

Central Bistro and Bar

How better to welcome the New Year than with smothered burritos and botyeartomless mimosas? Sure we have resolutions, but we might just have to start them after brunch. Here are some top-notch spots to ring in 2017. Tamales at Factotum Brewhouse Throw on your favorite jersey and swing by Factotum Brewhouse {3845 Lipan Street, Denver, 720.441.4735} for beer, football, and traditional New Year’s ... Read More »

Why You Should Attend Denver Food + Wine

The six-day foodie extravaganza returns to Denver September 6-11

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Celebrating it’s twelfth consecutive year, The Denver Food + Wine Festival is returning to Denver next week. Presented by the Colorado Restaurant Association and Southern Wine and Spirits of Colorado, Denver F+W is an annual event that benefits the personal, educational, and professional development of youth—while also promoting the best in local and regional vino. The multi-day extravaganza spans everything from dinner ... Read More »

12 Colorado Pizzerias Featured in New Phaidon Pizza Book

"Where to Eat Pizza" shows Colorado some love

Where to Eat Pizza

In April 2016, art book publisher Phaidon will release the ultimate guide to global pizza. Unlike most Phaidon books, however, “Where to Eat Pizza” is not filled with gorgeous photos. That’s because at nearly 600 pages, there is simply no room for copious #foodporn featuring blistered crust and melted mozzarella. These hundreds of pages are loaded instead with the best places ... Read More »

Cochon 555 Returning to Denver in March

This epic pork feast will take place on Sunday, March 6

Now in its eighth year, Cochon 555, the annual traveling swine orgy, will be back in Denver with an even bigger event and a new charitable cause. What began as a way to raise awareness about heritage pigs has turned into a nationwide culinary extravaganza. The event and chef competition will hit 10 cities between January 24 and April 24, wherein five ... Read More »

5 Dishes To Try at Boulder Restaurant Week

First Bite dishes we love

First Bite Boulder Restaurant Week kicks off today, Friday, November 13—launching nine days of foodie heaven for diners in and around the Boulder area. The 10th anniversary of this tasty event features prix-fixe menus from more than 40 participating restaurants in Boulder and beyond. The majority of the menus offer three courses for $29 per person, with some restaurants offering ... Read More »

Chefs Weigh in on Food-Beer Pairings

Wisdom and inspiration for your next beer dinner party

When it comes to chickens and eggs, we still aren’t sure which comes first. But with food and beer pairings, we think we’ve got the answer as to whether the beer or the dish should be number one thanks to some wise local chefs. Inspired by the Paired food-beer event at the Great American Beer Festival this year, we asked some ... Read More »

Best Restaurants in Denver, According to Chefs

Top local chefs reveal best Denver restaurants

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Every year, local food critics and media compile lists of the best restaurants in Denver. From time to time, Denver restaurants get attention nationally, too, on lists by the likes of Food & Wine or Bon Appetít. But we think local chefs know the Denver restaurant scene better than anyone else. After all, they’re working, eating, and living it everyday. ... Read More »

Boulder’s Best Pizza

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Boulder's best pizza

Boulders best pizza

Boulder’s Best Pizza (2015): Pizzeria Locale About Pizzeria Locale, Boulder’s Best Pizza: In 2011, devoted fans of Boulder’s acclaimed Frasca Food and Wine got a more casual outpost to enjoy the cooking of Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson alongside the choice wines of Master Sommelier Bobby Stuckey. This contemporary pizzeria takes its cues from those found in Naples, the birthplace of the pie. Pizzas come ... Read More »

Boulder’s Best Italian

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Boulder's best Italian restaurant

Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson

Boulder’s Best Italian (2015): Frasca Food and Wine About Frasca, Boulder’s Best Italian: While Italian cuisine often gets summed up as pizza and spaghetti in the states, in The Boot, it varies dramatically from region to region. Every region, city, and village has its own specific set of traditions, techniques, and signature products. Frasca Food and Wine {1738 Pearl Street, Boulder; 303.442.6966} zeroes ... Read More »