Food & Beverages

Kick Date Night or Girl’s Night Out Up a Notch at the New Alamo Drafthouse Denver

Kick Date Night or Girl’s Night Out Up a Notch at the New Alamo Drafthouse Denver

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Alamo Drafthouse. The opinions and text are all mine. Denver, it’s show time. Alamo Drafthouse has finally made its grand entrance in the Mile High, opening its second Colorado […]

My Least Favorite Question

My Least Favorite Question

When people meet me for the first time and find out what I do, they generally ask one of two questions: “What’s your favorite country?” or “What’s your favorite restaurant?” Travel is a topic I could talk about all day […]

Where the Locals Eat: Colorado Ski Town Edition

Where the Locals Eat: Colorado Ski Town Edition

Colorado ski resorts are notoriously expensive. With lift tickets running upwards of $100-150 a day, you’ll want to budget wherever you can. Be a savvy traveler and refuse to pay tourist prices at the see and be seen restaurants in […]

Stop Calling Me a Food Critic (I'm Not)

Stop Calling Me a Food Critic (I’m Not)

Literally the first thing people ask when they find out I write a food column is if I’m a critic. Or, they skip the asking all together and just assume. Let me clarify once and for all, writing about food […]

Denver, Your Dining Sucks. Sincerely, a Real Foodie

Denver, Your Dining Sucks. Sincerely, a Real Foodie

I’ll let you in on a little secret. While I write for one of the biggest food publications in the Mile High, very little about the restaurants in Colorado impress me. I regard almost everything about my move to Denver as […]

The 3 Spots in Denver I Always Take People Who Visit Me

The 3 Spots in Denver I Always Take People Who Visit Me

While people usually come out to Colorado for the mountains (hiking or skiing), I do get the occasional, make that frequent weekend guest on a desperate mission to escape the Chi-beria winter (yes, it is always warmer here). Then there […]

The Best Chicago Bars in Denver

The Best Chicago Bars in Denver

One of our regular jokes is that Denver is where all good Midwesterners come to die happy because there are A LOT of us out here. When the Blackhawks, Bears or Cubs (yes, I’ve even been dragged to a Scrubs […]

A Perfect Day in Wicker Park, from a 6-Year Resident

A Perfect Day in Wicker Park, from a 6-Year Resident

Over the six years I spent living in Wicker Park, I split my time on Milwaukee/Honore and Division/Wood, migrating from the thick of the six-corners mayhem to a one bedroom on the more grown up, stroller-friendly side of town. While I originally moved to […]

Eating Your Way Around Boulder in Five Stops

Eating Your Way Around Boulder in Five Stops

While I purposely didn’t want to relive college by moving right back to Boulder, it is and will always be my happy place. But outside of undergrad life and my unwavering love for Buff athletics, it’s a pretty amazing place. […]