For the Love of Popcorn

If there is one thing that gets me going, it is popcorn. And apparently I’m not alone. Manufacturers continue to “pop up” with new and different brands of the delectable snack. Have you seen the shelves at the grocery store? Smart Pop, Skinny Pop, Boom Chicka Pop and the list goes on! Popcorn is a having a…

Time to Get Your Smoothie On

Now that summer has arrived, it is officially smoothie season. I LOVE SMOOTHIES and one of the best kitchen items I ever purchased was my Ninja. Not only is it good for making smoothies, but you can make soup, salsa, and tons of other fun stuff.  This isn’t a sales pitch so I will just…

Dog Friendly Patios: LoHi and Riverfront

If the recent brewery change is bumming you out, we feel your pain. Man’s best friend is no longer welcome inside your favorite sudsy watering hole and that’s probably putting a damper on your summer plans. With Memorial Day next weekend and the temperatures consistently staying high, it’s time to map out a plan for where…

Cinco de Mayo Recipes Fit for Any Fiesta

Happy Cinco de Mayo. If you aren’t hitting up Broadway for a margarita crawl (see post here), but still want to party in style at home, here is a quick and easy recipe to get you feelin’ festive. Fiesta Shrimp Tacos  1⁄2 Tbsp olive oil 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1 Tbsp hot…

Where and How to Fulfill the Munchies in Denver

If you live in Denver, tomorrow’s holiday probably has some effect on you. Whether you are taking the day off to fully absorb the festivities or your commute will now include avoiding the city, 420 certainly does make a statement. Here is a round up of our foodie favorites with happenings in conjunction to the…

First Timer’s Guide to Opening Day

If you saw the title of this post and didn’t know what the term “Opening Day” meant, then you may be a new kid in town. The Rockies first game in Denver might as well be a citywide holiday. The RTD is packed with purple, rooftop bars are overflowing on a Friday by noon, and Denverites gather…

#EDGEFashionSeries at Four Seasons – oh yes!

The Edge Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel hosts one of my favorite lunches in town, #EDGEFashionSeries. Teaming up with some of the best and brightest in the world of design, the luncheon offers food, flavor and seasonal favorites from local shops. It’s an interactive experience between diners and models, an event that acts as the perfect…

Easy Gorgonzola Pear Galette

What’s a Galette you ask?  Well, it is pretty much a French term for a flaky crust, free form cake or pancake.  What sounds better than a savory, flaky crusted pancake served for dinner? During a mountain weekend to Breck, my beautiful and food-loving friend Katie, decided to treat us to her very simple and delicious take…

Protein Packed, Chocolate Oat Cookies

I crave sweets. Try as I might, but there’s just something so deliciously gratifying about polishing off a meal on a sugar high. However, in an attempt to live a healthy and happy lifestyle, I have made adjustments towards my temptation. The solution? Make healthy food taste like it isn’t. If you’re still trying to stick…

Where You Should Go For Restaurant Week

Step one:  if you have not yet downloaded the app opentable, please do so now. It is important to have this app in order to scope out times of available reservations for restaurant week (especially if you are reading this now and have not yet made your reservation.)  Don’t worry.  Though it might look like slim-pickens,…