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Colorado Dragon Boat Festival & Sampling Yuan Wonton

It’s official – the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival is my new favorite free Denver summertime event. This weekend I got on my bike and pedaled over to Sloan’s Lake to see what this free festival had to offer. Although the main attraction are the dragon boat races that occur throughout the two day festival, it’s […]

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Live Fire Cooking at Acreage at Stem Ciders – Heritage Fire

The brief for this July shoot was to capture the spirit of whole-animal, live-fire cooking in a beautiful Colorado setting in order to promote Cochon555’s Heritage Fire Acreage Farms event on my @newdenizen Instagram page. I was approached by the PR firm working with Heritage Fire to run a giveaway for the event. However, it […]

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Ace Eat Serve: Excellent Happy Hour Spot for Food and Games

The hunt for Denver’s Best Ramen continues! When I heard Chef Thach Tran had taken over as head chef at Ace Eat Serve and the re-vamped menu included an Asian-inspired menu, I was looking forward to stopping in. Then when I noticed the menu touted an awesome happy hour deal where you could get a bowl […]

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7 Essential Denver Dining Out Passbook Restaurants to Try

UPDATED: 12/18/2019 If you’re like me, you want to make the most of the BOGO drink and entree deals in the 2019-2020 Denver Dining Out Passbook. Recently, a reader asked for my recommendations on the best restaurants from the Passbook that she should try to hit before the deals expire. I thought it was such […]

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Lou’s Italian Specialties: A Deli with Scrumptious Sandwiches and Sides

Josh Pollack, master of bringing all things East Coast to Denver (e.g. – Rosenberg’s Bagels, Famous Original J’s Pizza), has a new venture — Lou’s Italian Specialties. Ever the pioneer of underserved neighborhoods, this bustling little corner shop is a bit off the beaten path, located at the intersection of 34th St and North Downing, […]