French Elegance Meets Japanese Refinement: Epernay Lounge

Just like the thousands of bottles of Champagne maturing under the streets of Épernay, France, Epernay Lounge hides just under the Downtown Denver bustle in a cool cave of French luxury and Japanese refinement. Happy hour offers the ultimate in French treats like Champagne and oysters with Japanese accompaniments. Order $3 handrolls … Read more

The Truffle Cheese Shop in Debver Review

There are stores that sell cheese and then there are actual cheese shops; The Truffle is the latter. With their new wine and cheese bar opening up in the Highlands, it’s time now more than ever to check out this 6th Avenue cheese store where it all started. Walking in through the … Read more

FIVE at FIVE™ {Dinner #4} Review — Luau

The final Denver dinner from the Denver FIVE™ was a huge luau in downtown Denver. The old District Meats space was decked out with luau gear to welcome us and send the FIVE™ chefs off to their out-of-state dinner this month at the James Beard House in NY. Drinks came quickly out … Read more

Park to Table: Shaun Motoda of Tag Raw


  Oh, landlocked Colorado — it must be a tough job to be a raw fish specialist in a city without oceans, but Hawaii’s gift to Denver, Shaun Motoda, can make seafood so delicious you can almost feel the ocean breeze when you take a bite. When the weather is warm, we … Read more