The James Beard Short List

The James Beard Foundation whittled down its long list. Only two from Colorado made the final cut. Congratulations to Frasca Food & Wine for their Best Wine Service nomination and also to Ryan Hardy, chef at LA Montagna in the Little Nell, Aspen. Even though it’s...

Brunch

I love Brunch. There is something very decadent about sleeping in on a Sunday and then making my way to a restaurant to celebrate Sunday “Funday”. While there are many cool brunch spots in Denver, my favorite at the moment is The Kitchen Café in Boulder. The Kitchen...

What We Hate About Dining Out

In this months Bon Appétit magazine (on page 30 to be exact) was a list of 5 things we hate about restaurants. I read the list and then started my own. When dining out and spending our hard earned dollars what are the things that annoy us the most? Food not being...

Salt & Acid – the keys to seasoning

Seasoning is the art of imparting flavor to or improving the flavor of food. Have you ever made a recipe at home, followed the instructions to the letter, measured each ingredient, only to have the dish fall flat or be just so- so? We all need to learn more about...