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Thursday, November 11,2010
As prosaic as it is, the humble sandwich can possess comforting if not tranquilizing qualities. Consider the Peacemaker, a New Orleans specialty consisting of a baguette stuffed with fried oysters. Husbands in the region would give these to their spouses as a way of making amends after a night of boozing and who knows what else.
Thursday, November 4,2010
While most people have bad dreams about missing final exams or involuntarily appearing naked in front of a crowd, the foodies nightmare is different. A dedicated diners disturbing visions revolve around discovering the perfect ethnic hole-in-the-wall, known but to a few.
Thursday, October 28,2010
Sitting down with friends Ray and Isolde, I noticed that the comfortable upholstered chairs and Indian music quickly established Darbar's cred as an inviting spot for a leisurely dinner.
Thursday, October 21,2010
The clean setting is set off by high ceilings and an airy feel that evokes a sunny European bistro. If you were a location scout picking a Boulder filming venue for a rom-com starring Julia Roberts (as opposed to Seth Rogen), this would be the spot.
Thursday, October 14,2010
Feeling a chill in the morning air, I decided to take advantage of the remaining warm weather days by venturing up to Rocky Mountain National Park for some wildlife photography. Anticipating the taxing nature of this adventure, I sought ample morning sustenance with friend Tertia and her family at Andreas Homestead Caf%u9B80
Thursday, October 7,2010
high-end residential developers strive to install an onpremises destination restaurant as an inducement for buyers. Case in point is San Franciscos Millennium Tower, a pricey residential highrise that features the RN74 eatery, operated by Michelin-starred Chef Michael Mina.
Thursday, September 30,2010
While its helpful to use Streat Chef s website (or Twitter or Facebook) to pin down this operations ever-changing location, youll certainly recognize it when you see it. Its the shiny, if not full-bore iconic, Airstream trailer towed by a large displacement pickup with all the folks crowded around it.
Thursday, September 23,2010
Picas Mexican Taqueria is the latest local entry in the midpriced, fast-casual taco and burrito arena. Not a large chain or a strictly one-location operation, it nevertheless manages to dish out satisfying and surprisingly tastyfor-the-price Mexican specialties.
Thursday, September 16,2010
Downtown Boulders Brasserie Ten Ten appeared to be just the ticket. It possesses wood panels, a full bar and an overall ambience that isnt just typical modernist minimalism. Moreover, some of the crowd here shares the professional tie-andbutton-down wardrobe in evidence among the partners at Sterling Draper Cooper Pryce.
Thursday, September 9,2010
As part of my ongoing efforts to craft a taxonomy for Chinese restaurants, I recently realized there are two main angles to categorizing these eateries. The first is assessing the formality and pricing of the place, ranging from the come-one-come-all budget dive to the high-end banquet hall reserved for wedding festivities.