Today’s Denver Events

Stage Tales 3 When: December 14, 8-6 p.m. Where: Mutiny Information Cafe, 2 S Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80209 What: If it’s the second Thursday of the month, it’s time for the live podcast recording of Stage Tales at the Mutiny Information Cafe. Jim Norris will once again be leading the storytelling session, this time with panelists Aaron … Continued

Holiday Amble

Downtown Denver during December – ya gotta love all that there is to do. Walking from Union Station to Civic Center offers up a host of shopping, eating, and ambling that you and your family will love. Here’s a guide to more fun and food than you can handle. Thank heavens you’ll be walking the … Continued

3 Boozy Denver Tours to Try with Visiting Kin

Here’s the predicament that I hear from my transplant friends in Denver: “My friends/family/in-laws are coming to town to visit,” they say. “Where should I take them?” My advice for new Denverites hosting guests from out-of-town is to embrace your inner tourist together. Leave the work to a real tour guide and support these amazing … Continued

A Closer Look Inside Union Station’s Newest Hotel

Among the many structures surrounding Denver’s Union Station is a recently-erected building that stands out from the rest. Pitch black, with windows that appear almost randomly placed, four gold letters are all that inform guests they’ve arrived at Born—the newest Kimpton Hotels property in the area. Having opened this past summer, the 200-room hotel accurately … Continued

Salati Italian Street Food

As they head toward their second anniversary, Salati Italian Street Food, in the Stapleton neighborhood, is unveiling their fall menu. Salati is one of those little treasures of a restaurant found in unlikely places. Nestled in and among boutiques, big box stores, a comedy club and a movie theater in the Shops at Northfield off … Continued

How to Ace Denver’s New Ice Cream Bike Tour

The Mile High City has a new audio tour in town. The tour is a collaboration with VoiceMap, a GPS-activated app that connects travelers to locals through immersive audio storytelling. It’s like having a local friend inside your ear, guiding you and riffing about the surroundings as you wander on foot or by bicycle.   When … Continued

How I played Iron Chef at the Colorado Beef Council

The Deconstructed Steak Taco on Curried Cauliflower Steak recipe merges the flavors of street tacos with Asian cuisine and the traditional steak house: Latin fusion that’s healthy, gluten free, grain free and dairy free. Cook, Serve and Enjoy! I always wanted to be on Iron Chef, yet as soon as I saw the overflowing bowls … Continued

Mmm… Coffee! Paleo Bistro

There are some amazing paleo restaurants in nearly every state and I love discovering the hidden healthy gems near us, so was very eager to try Mmm… Coffee! after reading some very promising reviews. Their menu had many delicious paleo options so my Husband and I decided to make a trip downtown to try it … Continued

Just BE Kitchen

My Father was in town for a week recently and we had such an amazing time. My Dad is an old fashioned cowboy from Texas. He’s ALWAYS loved Colorado and was excited to venture out with me to all it had to offer. Again, my Dad is old fashioned so he LOVES meat, potatoes, and … Continued

Afternoon Tea at the Brown Palace

There are a number of Colorado specific traditions that long-time Coloradans love to share with people new to the state. Some of those traditions include: watching the cattle parade during the National Western Stock Show, taking your kids to Casa Bonita for cliff diving and sopapillas (not for the food), and driving through Rocky Mountain … Continued