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The 2016 James Beard Foundation Dinner

Denver's top chefs create an unforgettable meal to benefit the James Beard Foundation and honor a fallen comrade

This month, there’s been a lot of talk around the DiningOut offices about what the most memorable meals of 2016 were. Hands down, one of the most exciting menus and events was the James Beard Foundation‘s annual dinner, held at Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash. The event brought together a handful of Denver’s top chefs, each preparing a passed appetizer and ... Read More »

[email protected] Now Open in Congress Park

Jeff Osaka's seasonal creations are back

We have often said that Jeff Osaka is a “man with a plan”; in August 2014 he commemorated his 50th birthday by shuttering his beloved Twelve restaurant in RiNo and began making that plan a reality. Since then, he has created two new restaurant concepts—Osaka Ramen and Sushi Ramen—and conceptualized and executed the hot new Denver Central Market. But Osaka ... Read More »

A Guide to The Denver Central Market

The culinary food hall will open this Sunday in the RiNo district

Denver Central Market

After nearly two years of anticipation, the 14,000-square-foot culinary headquarters seated in the heart of the RiNo district is finally here. The Denver Central Market {2669 Larimer Street, Denver}, a hub for all things culinary, will open to the public this Sunday. Led by Jeff Osaka and owner and developer Ken Wolf, the marketplace is set to serve as a one-stop shop for ... Read More »

5 New Food Marketplaces Coming Soon to Denver

Markets and food hubs opening in 2016 and 2017

The Preservery

With the success of the The Source and Avanti, one-stop urban marketplaces for the severely food-obsessed are our city’s new rage. And we couldn’t be more exited ourselves—the idea brings community and convenience, and offers the perfect solution for differing palates and personalities. Check out the new food marketplaces we’re looking forward to in the next year. 1. Central Market in ... Read More »

Top of the Town in Cherry Creek

A history of shopping, dining, and adventure in one of Denver's historic neighborhoods

Osaka Ramen

Though we currently know Cherry Creek as a business, shopping, and dining hub, it wasn’t always this way. Early in the 20th century, the area was its own municipality, dotted with small farms and greenhouses. Spurred by the newfound accessibility afforded by the automobile, Denver architect Temple Buell bought a large parcel of land in Cherry Creek in the 1920s and ... Read More »

26 Things We Love About Denver, Boulder, and Beyond (#17-24)

Including Squeaky Bean, Stoic & Genuine, FATE, 24 Carrot, Etai's, Denver ChopHouse, and more

S&G's Oysters

17: Bean Acres Farm at The Squeaky Bean Just because winter is here doesn’t mean we have to turn a cold shoulder to farm-fresh foods. In fact, restaurants like The Squeaky Bean {303.623.2665; thesqueakybean.com} tell us otherwise. Bean Acres Farm, a Squeaky project, operates on the grounds of Warren Tech, a vocational high school in Lakewood. Fitting, since The Squeaky Bean ... Read More »

Sushi-Rama Now Open in RiNo

Jeff Osaka brings conveyor belt sushi to Denver

After opening two Osaka Ramen shops, Jeff Osaka ended a very busy year by opening a third restaurant—Denver’s first Kaitenzushi (conveyor belt sushi)—Sushi-Rama {2615 Larimer Street, Denver; 720.476.4643}. Kaitenzushi restaurants can be found throughout Japan and are essentially the Japanese equivalent to fast food, where guests can enjoy quality sushi without the time and expense associated with a full-service restaurant. ... Read More »

The Global Vision of the James Beard Foundation

Dedicated to enriching lives with culinary knowledge

Picture of James Beard

This November, the fourth annual James Beard Foundation Benefit Dinner will take place at Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa in Tabernash, Colorado. In support of one of the most renowned culinary organizations in the country, this particular benefit event is held at the awe-inspiring mountain resort each year, when James Beard Foundation members, award-winning chefs, and dedicated food lovers ... Read More »

Denver’s Best Ramen

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Denver's best ramen

Denver's best ramen

Denver’s Best Ramen (2015): Osaka Ramen About Osaka Ramen, Denver’s Best Ramen: Jeff Osaka has been working hard this year, and his efforts have clearly paid off. Since Osaka closed his fine-dining spot, Twelve, last summer, he’s been working on three new concepts (five restaurant locations total). This past spring, he opened Osaka Ramen in RiNo {2611 Walnut Street, Denver; 303.955.7938}, and within ... Read More »

The New Osaka Ramen Opens in RiNo

Jeff Osaka's master plan for his ramen empire

Denver's best ramen

On August 23, 2014, Chef Jeff Osaka gave himself a 50th birthday present and closed his French-inspired, seasonal restaurant Twelve. But don’t worry, he hasn’t been sitting on his laurels for the past eight months. Instead he has been busy–very busy–working on three new concepts and five restaurants. On May 5, he opened Denver’s first Osaka Ramen {2611 Walnut Street, ... Read More »