Not really "da-bomb," still, "The Bomb" loaded on the toppings.

Being Neighborly with Oblio’s Pizzeria

 By Edan Goode: Happening upon little pockets of retail businesses tucked into established neighborhoods is like finding treasure. If you live in that neighborhood, those places are your “neighborhood” places – they belong to you. If you’re an “outsider,” it’s still a pleasure to be able to tell your friends about this great little _______…

ViewHouse's version of Eggs Benedict, served on waffles with tender beef shortrib on the side.

Brunch With a View at ViewHouse

By Edan Goode We got a taste (literally and figuratively) of The ViewHouse on Market Street just after they opened their cozy Cabanas in their side yard, built for fun and games. We sampled delicious cocktails and menu tidbits and enjoyed it all but wanted to return for a full-fledged meal. That we did, on a recent…

Wynkoop

His and Hers Sippin’: July 4th Craft Beer Samplers

By Thom Collyns and Bev Rahj:  Celebrate your independence from the tyranny of mass-produced brewery swill with these Colorado craft beer sampler packs! Blend them together and their “His and Hers” graphics will make everyone feel good to have them in hand. Wynkoop Brewing  This sampler offers 4 winners, a good choice if you want…

Squid-licious!

P17 Bistro – Time for a Change

Change can be hard, especially when it effects so many others. Despite having a really good thing going in Parallel 17, owner and chef Mary Nguyen had been there, done that long enough with her Vietnamese restaurant on 17th Avenue in the Uptown neighborhood. She spends a lot of time in Europe visiting family with…

The Grubbery

Get Some Grub at The Grubbery

It almost feels like you’re invading the office cafeteria to go to The Grubbery – albeit a really nice office cafeteria. True, The Grubbery is housed in the sleek lobby of the Scott’s Liquid Gold headquarters, on Havana, just north of I-70. And true, probably the majority of their diners are from Scott’s and all…

Cedar Creek Pub

Follow the Trail to Cedar Creek Pub

By Edan Goode:  Cycling along the Sand Creek Trail from the South Platte River trail through East Denver is a mixture of bleak,contaminated, industrial zones and natural habitats. By the time the trail reaches Stapleton on the Denver/Aurora border it becomes wilder and widens into a larger series of parks with beautiful mountain vistas. If you’re…

Weedwhacker beer by Saint Arnold in Texas

Sipping in Houston: Bayou City Brews

By Thom Collyns: Germans were among the earliest European settlers of the Texas territory, establishing an impressive brewing legacy! A recent trip to the Bayou City, (Houston) included partaking in some tasty craft brews inspired by this past. Here’s what we sipped: Saint Arnold’s Brewery Texas’ oldest craft brewery, this brewhouse tasting room was on our must-visit…