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Boulder’s Best Italian

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 »

Rayme Rossello’s Perfect Food Day

Comida Rayme Rosselló

Rayme Rossello is the mastermind behind the Comida pink food truck and cantinas that serve up your favorite tacos. When she’s not crushing tacos, here’s what she’s eating, and where. Breakfast: I always eat breakfast at home. We usually scramble our chicken’s eggs with greens or vegetables, but they were murdered last week by a mountain lion so we have to get ... Read More »

Preview: Flatirons Food Film Festival

Flatirons Food Film Festival

When our favorite directors muse, whirling themselves into another chef d’oeuvre, we pay attention. And when our beloved chefs find new inspiration for a gourmet masterpiece, we salivate. But the two together? Don’t get me started. Or rather, do get me started—on the very thing that caught my eye and captivated my palate last night. Five chefs, four films, and ... Read More »

25 Things We Love About Denver and Boulder Right Now

1. The talent, tacos, and tequila of Taco Junky Boulderites in the know are understandably excited about the city’s revitalization of the Hill. And while we might not have seen it coming, we’re certainly glad Taco Junky {303.443.2300} stepped up to elevate the cuisine in the neighborhood. Using the tortilla as a canvas, the TJ team is composing works like the Manolete with oxtail and puffed quinoa, and the B+OMEGA-3 with salmon ... Read More »

Hosea Rosenberg’s Perfect Food Day

Boulder's best chef

Hosea Rosenberg has long been a local celebrated chef in the Boulder scene. While he’s best known for winning Season Five of Top Chef, he’s also worked under Wolfgang Puck, Kevin Taylor, and Dave Query, and spent five years as executive chef at Jax Fish House. When Blackbelly opened last fall, Coloradans finally gained access to a brick-and-mortar temple to his ... Read More »

Denver Chefs at Aspen Food & Wine Classic

If you’re heading to the Aspen Food & Wine Classic (June 19-21) this year, you will have the chance to hobnob with some of the nation’s greatest chefs; take cooking, wine, and spirit seminars; and join in the debauched parties that spring up on every corner. While sharing a drink or a bite with great culinary talents such as Jacques Pepin, Marcus Samuelsson, ... Read More »

Basta’s New Menu and Look


If you’re a devoted follower of BASTA’s pizza, rest assured. Their recent mini concept reinvention will not change the fact that the pies here are baked to perfection in the wood-fired oven. But there are a few changes afoot. “When we created BASTA in an off-shoot location in Boulder, we talked about how to be relevant in terms of what ... Read More »

Who Will Be the King/Queen of Porc?

By Elizabeth Woessner | Online Editor The traveling circus of all things pork–Cochon 555–comes back to Denver again on March 6 and this year’s event spans three days culminating in the battle for the coveted title of Prince of Pork on March 8. Chef John Little of Harman’s Eat and Drink, Matt Vawter of Mercantile Dining and Provisions, Kelly Whitaker of ... Read More »

The Beer, Wine, and Pork You Must Try this Month

By Elizabeth Woessner | Online Editor We all know March is all about green beer, parades, and corned beef, but there is so much more going on this month in Denver/Boulder. Collaboration Dinner, March 3, 5-9pm at Lower48 Kitchen Chef Alex Figura of Lower 48 Kitchen {2100 Lawrence Street, Denver; 303.942.0262} is hosting Chef Steve Redzikowski of Oak at Fourteenth ... Read More »

5 Must-Do Events: November

Now that October’s month of beer is behind us, what’s on the schedule for November? What a surprise, there is more beer celebrating to do. November’s calendar is chock-a-block full of fun food and booze happenings before we all finish our month with a Thanksgiving feast. Here are our favorite food-tastic things to do this month. Get ready for the holidays ... Read More »