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Artists in the Kitchen (video)

Chefs are artists who wield knives of all sizes to transform flesh and vegetable into plated sculpture. I had the pleasure of spending a day with Chef Rodney Herwerth of the Inverness Hotel in Englewood, Colo...
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Happy Hour Watch: The 9th Door

Enter The 9th Door’s darkened lounge, complete with flickering candles, lush red sofas, and sultry music in the background, and even the most stoic won’t be able to help but feel a tingle. Still, this LoDo res...
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Drink in a Colorado Sunset

WATCH THE VIDEO ON THE BIG SCREEN AT YOUTUBE or....   Colorado sunsets are a gorgeous phenomenon. And now we have a sweet martini to help celebrate them, thanks to the Inverness Hotel in Englewood, Colo...
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Fork It: Super Fast Slow Food in Boulder

The folks at The Kitchen were kind enough to invite me to the opening of The Kitchen , their new (and adjacent) location. The Kitchen serves only "slow food," a movement which promotes sustainable and local foo...
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Sip On This: Local Joe

I started drinking coffee when I was about eight years old.  Before you start picturing a pint-sized Megan knocking back a venti triple shot latte, understand that what my mom was giving me was about 95% milk ...
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The Scoop: Blue Bell Ice Cream

Last week I was in the freezer aisle at my local grocery store replenishing my ever-present stock of Blue Bell ice cream. A fellow shopper next to me was also purchasing an ice cream novelty, but - get this - i...
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Fork It: Disco Brunch @ The Corner Office

Before you reach for the Advil and H2O on Sunday morning, consider this for your hangover cure: bottomless mimosas, a build-your-own bloody mary bar and a menu that boasts chicken & waffles and coconut milk...
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Design to Dine For: Beatrice & Woodsley

Beatrice was a winemaker's daughter in California. Woodsley came from a family of lumberjacks turned coopers, looking to support the growing wine industry. Love at first sight...blah, blah, blah. And then Woods...
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Deconstructing a Restaurant Dish

Have you ever dined out and thought "I'd love to make that at home?" Deconstructing a restaurant recipe is easier than you might think. Unfortunately for my friends, I do this at every meal. I spend a few momen...
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Brew News: Vine Street Pub’s New Brewery

Once again, a taste of Boulder has come to Denver. As a CU graduate and Denver resident, it's comforting to know that I can grab a slice at Cosmo's or a roast beef and provolone sub at Snarf's and just slip in...