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The Winners of Top Taco 2017

Check out which Mile High chefs won the title of Top Taco

top taco 2017

Last night, we came out to celebrate the beauty that is the taco at the 4th annual Top Taco. Denver’s largest taco and tequila festival definitely did not disappoint, as over 50 restaurants in the Mile High were slinging unique taco creations and shaking up cocktails, all in the hopes of being crowned the top taco. Here are your winners ... Read More »

8 Ways to Celebrate Christmas 2016

12 days of brunching, Christmas flicks, and more!

christmas 2016

Just like that, Christmas is less than a week away. Need to get into the holiday spirit? From 12 days of brunching to drinking the bar dry, here are eight ways to celebrate this holiday season. 12 Days of Christmas at Rhein Haus Celebrate 12 Days of Christmas at Rhein Haus {1415 Market Street, Denver; 303. 800.2652}. Running until December 24, the ... Read More »

Chef Panel: What Was Your Favorite Food When you Were a Kid?

Childhood favorites with the Chef Panel

Del Frisco's Lobster Mac and Cheese

When you think back to your favorite childhood eats, what comes to mind? Classic homemade spaghetti and meatballs, sugary cereals with a prize inside, and anything chocolate drums up a bit of nostalgia for us. With school back in session (it starts earlier every year), we decided to send our Chef Panel back to their schoolyard days. We asked this trove ... Read More »

A Perfect Fourth of July in Denver

We’ve got a full day of raw American pride sketched out just for you

Little Man

We know, we know: it’s lame that the Fourth of July lands on a Monday this year. We also know that you’ll largely be celebrating on the Third and may be a little worn out by the time the real holiday rolls around. But fear not, friends—we’ve got plenty of easy breezy options for you on the Fourth that embrace your assumed hangover and fill the ... Read More »

A Taste of Baja at Lola

Chef Javier Plascencia brings the flavors of Tijuana to Denver

Internationally recognized as the prince of Baja-Mediterranean, Chef Javier Plascencia came to Denver this week to showcase the flavors of the West at Lola Mexican Fish House. Chef Plascencia’s cuisine infuses the rich flavors of traditional Mexican dishes while incorporating ingredients that flourish in Baja California’s coastal region. Not only is his style revolutionary, but his commitment to restoring his ... Read More »

LOLA’s El Chupacabra Recipe

Shake up this tequila cocktail at home

El Chupacabra

LOLA Mexican Fish House {1575 Boulder Street, Denver; 720.570.8686} recently released their new list of late-winter cocktail offerings, and we sat down with co-creator Eli Hariton to talk about one drink in particular. El Chupacabra (literal translation: “the goat sucker”) is a spicy anejo tequila-based layered indulgence guaranteed to make a perfect nightcap, particularly for these snowy evenings. This cocktail ... Read More »

Query Me This

Industry vet Dave Query (of Big Red F) reflects on 30 years of Front Range dining

Dave Query, Big Red F

Chris Rock said it perfectly when talking about age: “Ya know, he’s like the ol’ dude at da club. Ain’t really dat old, just a liiiitttle too ol’ to be at da club.” As I approach the 30 year mark of owning restaurants along the Front Range, I find my own self looking back on an old club—that is finally ... Read More »

25 Things We Love About Denver and Boulder Right Now

(in no particular order)

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 »

Must Do Events: April

Eight not-to-be-missed events in Denver this Month

By Elizabeth Woessner | Online Editor This year, April brings both Easter and Passover and with them a multitude of reasons to celebrate. In addition, there are plenty of events around town bringing in world renowned chefs and distillers, wine tastings galore, and the chance to give back to our communities. We have rounded up eight events we think everyone should ... Read More »

Snooze and You Lose

6 food events you need to book now

By Elizabeth Woessner | Online Editor Colorado is the place to be for great food, wine, beer, and booze events, and each month, DiningOut brings you a list of our favorites. There are some events, however, that are so appealing to people all over the country that tickets sell out before you can say “VIP”–and we’re not just talking about GABF. ... Read More »