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Sir, Please Take That Espresso Set Out of Your Pants

By Dave QueryChief Pot Stirrer | Big Red F Restaurant GroupInstagram @DaveQuery I don’t remember which night you stole the brown bear head mount from the front entry of The Bitter Bar, but I give you props for taking something so big, in such plain view, with no hesitation. I can’t understand how it is that you can repeatedly fit ... Read More »

9 Must-Do March Events

9 ways to beat the winter chill and enjoy the city

From seafood celebrations to beer festivals to a Hamilton ticket raffle, we’ve got plenty of ways to stay warm while you wait out the rest of the winter. 1. Oyster Month at Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar  When: All month long Where: Jax Fish House {All four locations} What: All Jax Fish House locations will be devoting the month ... Read More »

Brunch O’Clock: Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar

Three words: Bottomless Crab Brunch

Jax Fish House Glendale

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar {multiple locations} has been one of our favorite spots to satisfy our coastal cravings. Since 1994, the seafood hotspot has brought the flavors of the coast to our landlocked town, with seafood selections like Korean Barbecue Swordfish to Seared Wahoo and of course, a rotating line-up of shuckable and slurpable oysters (don’t miss out on Oyster Month!). Now ... Read More »

7 Places to Eat for National Oyster Day

Plus learn how to shuck your own oyster!

National Oyster Day

Today, celebrate succulent bivalves in all of their briny goodness for National Oyster Day. Of course, we’ve all watched master shuckers crank open dozens of oysters in seconds, and we thought it was high time we learned this craft ourselves. So, we ventured down to Blue Island Oyster Bar and watched lead shucker Cory Egan work his magic. Learn how to shuck from the master ... Read More »

7 Female Chefs Behind the 2016 WomenCook!

Meet the powerful women cooking this year

Carrie Shores

For a dozen years, WomenCook!—hosted by Work Options for Women (WOW)—has been bringing together female chefs in Denver to help women lift themselves out of poverty through meaningful employment in the food service industry. There are so many things we love about this event—not only does it support a noble cause, but it also showcases the brilliant women behind some of Denver’s ... Read More »

4 Tequila Cocktails to Drink in Denver Before You Die

Beyond the margarita

A pink cocktail

Tequila has long had a a reputation for being a hearty spirit. Distilled from the blue agave plant, the spirit has been cultivated for centuries in central Mexico and the surrounding areas. While the most popular tequila cocktail is undoubtedly the margarita (marg recipes, anyone?), there are many more tequila libations worth drinking, and they’re often found in unexpected places. Here ... Read More »

16 Chefs Share Their Secret Dinner Spots

The DO Chef Panel weighs in on hidden gems

We asked the DiningOut (DO) Chef Panel of over 70 chefs about the dinner spots they love, but no one knows about. Here are some of the best hidden gems and hole-in-the-walls in Denver, Boulder, and beyond to add to your list.   14 Chefs Share Secret Breakfast Spots 14 Chefs Share Secret Lunch Spots The DiningOut (DO) Chef Panel serves ... Read More »

5 Can’t-Miss March Events in Boulder

From oysters to beer dinners, here's what to do this month


From oysters to openings, there’s a lot going on in Boulder’s food and beverage scene in the month of March! Long-standing craft beer events, foodie-inspired dining, oyster shucking contests—and don’t forget to indulge in the final days of this year’s Denver Restaurant Week. Don’t miss out on these five March events in Boulder. 1. High West Oyster Fest 2016  When: March 2, ... Read More »

15 Best Places for Valentine’s Day Dinner in Boulder

Special menus for a special night

Shine's Valentine's Day Gluten-Free Pancake

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the food and beverage scene in Boulder’s cup runneth over with love and other libations. With so many restaurants offering special menus and serving holiday-inspired dishes, there isn’t a shortage of places to spend a romantic evening with the one you love. Check out these fourteen places to enjoy Valentine’s Day Dinner in ... Read More »

5 Can’t-Miss February Events in Boulder

February's got it going on with oysters, parties, and more


The post-holiday lull is officially over and downtown Boulder is springing back to life this February—hosting a handful of excellent events on top of the plethora of Valentine’s-themed menus and events (we’ll get to those next week). From wine-blending classes and an event that’s sure to up your whiskey game, to a chili cook-off of epic proportions, here are five February ... Read More »