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Matshuhisa Shines; Steuben’s Arvada is a Winner

Here’s what the reviewers said this week Scott Mowbray of 5280 Magazine was so impressed with Matshuhisa that he awarded the Cherry Creek restaurant 3.5 stars in this month's review. During his tenure, which started in August 2015, Mowbray...Show More Summary

LoHi Local Brings More Coffee to the Hood

The block was left with a hole in its caffeine intake since the Laughing Latte closed Joe Pettenger and Taylor Drew who own LoHi SteakBar have expanded their reach in the neighborhood with a concept named LoHi Local. At 400 square feet...Show More Summary

Safe Spaces: Crema Bodega Makes a Statement at the Denver Central Market

Crema Bodega has this sign on its front counter There has been a lot of talk of safe spaces in the week since the election. Some feel they are necessary. Others feel they are not for a variety of reasons. Yesterday, Boulder County installed...Show More Summary

No Safety Pins or Snowflakes at Christian University, Says Professor

"I'm sure at Colorado Christian University, there are a lot of safe spaces right now," said KLZ radio's Dan Meurer in introducing an interview segment with guest host Jenna Ellis, an assistant professor of legal studies and leadership at...Show More Summary

Hungry Bear Kitchen Replaces Mary Jane’s Pizza

The drama ran high as this change took place at the Wrangler As the Wrangler relocated from its longtime digs in Uptown to 3090 Downing Street earlier this year it brought with it pizza spot Mary Jane's, which started operating there in early September. Show More Summary

In Trump Era, What To Do about Bigots on Colorado Talk Radio?

Bigotry toward Muslims is part of the hot air on some Colorado talk-radio shows, so much so that you get inured to it and kind of accept it. But now that Trump is about to be president, the air seems a lot hotter, and it's impossible...Show More Summary

Misunderstanding Of Electoral College Clouds Debate And Obstructs Reform

The results of the 2016 presidential election in which the electoral vote did not match the so-called popular vote has predictably resulted in demands for the abolition of the Electoral College and calls to aid and abet the duly elected...Show More Summary

The Best Omakase Options in the Mile High City

Roughly translated to “I will leave it to you,” these dishes give sushi chefs ultimate creative freedom Picky eaters need not apply. But if you’re feeling adventurous, trusting and willing to splurge, there are a handful of chef-selected fresh-fish-focused experiences in our city a mile above the sea, that are absolutely worth a try. Show More Summary

Magic Johnson Talks Food Entrepreneurship to Comal Crew

The Hispanic women who work at the heritage food incubator got a serious pep talk from the basketball legend "Be great at it, you gotta be great at it," Magic Johnson told a group of women who are training to open their own businesses at Comal, a heritage food incubator in RiNo. "There is plenty of opportunity [...]Show More Summary

Massive Gingerbread Creation Unveiled

89 lbs of chocolate, 350 lbs of powder sugar, 286 lbs of egg whites were just the beginning of this beast Always ready to impress, particularly so during the holiday season, the iconic Broadmoor Resort went completely "off the rails" and created a near full-size steam engine out of gingerbread. Show More Summary

Thunderbird Imperial Lounge Will Open on Saturday

The iconic Longo’s Subway Tavern space gets a new tenant Restaurateur Jesse Morreale has slowly dished out information about his newest project, the Thunderbird Lounge, but on Saturday all bets will be (almost) off. The new bar and restaurant...Show More Summary

Advocacy journalism is expanding in Colorado. Can you trust it?

While most people were asleep last week, the Colorado Independent's Corey Hutchins reported that Denver Post political reporter John Frank's view, offered during a panel discussion Nov. 15, that partisan news seems to be expanding in...Show More Summary

Cochino Taco's Twist on Traditional Tacos Receives Mixed Reviews

Here's the dirt on the new Englewood taco joint The Devil is in the Details: In an early highlight in Westword, the low-key taqueria stands out with its charming decor. The restaurant's interior is "packed to the rafters" with reclaimed...Show More Summary

Iconic Cherry Cricket Shuttered Indefinitely After Kitchen Fire

Don’t despair: The burger legend will open another location in Ballpark On Thanksgiving eve, Cherry Creek North's divey and popular The Cherry Cricket was the site of a fire that forced a quick evacuation of guests and employees. No one was injured. Show More Summary

Juice Bars in Denver: 14 Top Spots For a Fresh-Pressed Fix

Here's where to go when you need that fresh juice craving The holidays are in full swing and diets are already suffering from the seasonal dishes savory and sweet, which makes this the perfect time to get a head start on balancing out...Show More Summary

Conservative Writer Wants to Steal my Liberal Flag and Fly It Himself

If you read longtime Colorado writer Ari Armstrong, you know he swims in (mostly) conservative circles, but he's frustrated with today's liberals and conservatives. He's an outspoken proponent of abortion rights and drug legalization, for example, but he also opposes, generally, progressive government do-good programs. Show More Summary

Uno Mas Taqueria Opened on Sixth Avenue

Also, Mackenzie's is serving in Jefferson Park and a vegan bakery launched in Cherry Creek The second location of Uno Màs Taqueria opened its doors to the public this weekend at 6th and Clarkson in the space that last housed $5 Buck Drinkery until September. Show More Summary

Small Business Saturday: Where to Shop Small in Denver

I've never been a fan of Black Friday. My preferred post-Thanksgiving activity is lounging on a couch with a movie and leftovers. I definitely don't want to be anywhere near a stuffy, airless shopping mall crammed with crowds. But, Small Business Saturday is a different story. Show More Summary

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