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Thursday, November 29,2012

Pizzeria Locale gives Bay-area pizza a whirl

By Clay Fong
Boulder’s Pizzeria Locale has been in business almost two years, and has solidified its position as a go-to spot for wood-fired, Naples-style pie.
Wednesday, November 21,2012

Getting dizzy on Boulder’s newest donuts

By Clay Fong
I fed Mara donuts until she wept. Well, not really, although we certainly did a fine job of indulging ourselves at Dizzy’s Donuts, Boulder’s newest venue serving fresh takes on old-school baked goods.
Thursday, November 15,2012

A well-designed and hospitable Kasa

By Clay Fong
You’d be hard-pressed to find a restaurant in Boulder with a more conscious design aesthetic than the Japanese eatery known as Kasa Japanese Grill.
Thursday, November 8,2012

A homey brunch at Colterra

By Clay Fong
It was one of those chilly, grayish Saturdays that was a harbinger of upcoming winter. Too cold to go out on the bike and not enough snow on the ground to enjoy wintry sports, so why not go out for a leisurely breakfast? In this spirit, friend Justin joined me on an excursion to Niwot’s Colterra.
Thursday, November 1,2012

A memorable culinary trip to Morocco

By Clay Fong
Stepping out of a nondescript 28th Street parking lot into Tangier Moroccan Cuisine is a transformative experience. Once inside, one removes one’s shoes and absorbs the warm ambiance of a dining room packed with richly colored rugs and comfy cushions.
Thursday, October 25,2012

A Canadian guilty pleasure on the Hill

By Clay Fong
Despite its Francophone pedigree and deserved reputation as one of the most European of North American cities, Montreal claims surprisingly few culinary specialties as its own.
Thursday, October 18,2012

Mediterranean simplicity

By Clay Fong
Sometimes all you want to eat is something cheap, quick and simple. Boulder’s Mediterranean Market fits this description to a T with the added bonus of dishing out unpretentious ethnic cuisine.
Thursday, October 11,2012

More than a cold remedy

Black Pepper Pho offers fresh, clean flavors

By Clay Fong
Back in the ’90s, I’d hightail it down to Pearl Street’s New York Deli at the first sign of a cold. Reflexively, I’d order a big bowl of chicken matzo ball soup, sided with bagel chips, as a form of self-medication.
Thursday, October 4,2012

An authentic Chicago dog, hold the ketchup

By Clay Fong
The finer points of the Chicago-style hot dog have always been a bit cryptic for me.
Thursday, September 27,2012

An ambitious take on Mexican at Agave Mexico Bistro

By Clay Fong
Usual suspects such as tacos, enchiladas and tamales are readily available. But there are also more distinctive offerings such as grilled seafood plates and vegetarian dishes featuring breaded cauliflower or chile-simmered cactus.