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Alamo Drafthouse Littleton Opens

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The first Alamo Drafthouse in the Colorado market is set to open up on Monday, March 25th, 2013. Located in the beautiful Aspen Grove Shopping Center in Littleton, Colorado. Featuring a seven-screen theater with combined seating for over 900 moviegoers. Each of the auditoriums is equipped with state-of-the-art digital projection and sounds as well as excellent screen-to-room size ratio. Each of the auditoriums accommodates full bar and restaurant service with seats featuring attached tables and … [Read more...]

Old Major Restaurant- A Collaboration of Colorado

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Driving into the Highlands, passing by Gaetano’s I see what used to be an old abandoned building just past 33rd. Park on the street and walk over- then enter into an experience not seen in Denver until now. Old Major, partnered by several different geniuses who have all made names for themselves in this grand ole city… Justin Brunson (Masterpiece Deli, Denver Bacon Co.), Juan and Katie O’Shea Padro (Highland Tap & Burger) and Ben Parsons (Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery) whom are all but a … [Read more...]

Denver Bacon Company- A new Masterpiece!

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Who loves bacon?… Okay… better question- who does NOT love bacon? Bacon is one of those necessary evils. You love to love it but at the same time realize that it is not something you should eat at every meal, right? That being said, when you do eat that wonderful fruit of the swine, shouldn’t you make sure it is the highest quality, best tasting bacon you can buy? Such is the quest of one of my  personal favorite local chef’s- Justin Brunson of Masterpiece Deli and Old Major, along with … [Read more...]

Quick snacks to pack for lunch

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You know that nagging hunger that hits you around 2 or 3 every afternoon? It is the weirdest time because you don’t want to eat a full meal and ruin your dinner, but if you ignore this hunger you will very likely have a huge dip in energy and end up napping on the couch or under your desk. Snacking mid-day always feels so dirrrty to me, like I am wasting calories on nothing! I just can’t help it though, I really can’t. Without a snack dinner feels like it is a million years away. When this … [Read more...]

Coda Coffee- Local Coffee Roaster In Denver Colorado

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I am a coffee lover. I am a coffee snob. I am a coffee…? I search for good coffee, the best coffee, local coffee. I use filtered water when I make coffee. When I switch to a different type of coffee, I clean my machine and cup completely so as not to mix the flavors. Single origins are my favorite. I have tried Kona, Blue Mountain, Civet, and a myriad of other coffees. Most recently I was on a hunt for something new, something different and something local. Google, here I come. I searched … [Read more...]

How to make a zebra stripped cake

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  Directions- 1. Make your favorite cake recipes, any colors that you would like as long as they are different colors. You can think totally out of the box here and make 2 white cakes and then color them any colors that you would like with food coloring. I made a chocolate and a white cake to fit in with my Mickey Mouse theme.   2. Prepare your cake pans however you would normally, I used two 14” round pans that I greased and then floured. Once your pans are … [Read more...]

Taste of Colorado 2012

Featured acts, including Top Hogs, Magical Enchantment with Erika Sodos, Machinez Remainz Dance Crew, and Istari World Percussion, are set to appear at the 29th annual A Taste of Colorado on the Comfort Dental KidzStage presented by MIX 100. Children and adults can stay busy for hours with carnival rides, games, educational exhibits, and more. The four-day, free admission, food, music, and entertainment Festival will take place Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31 through Sept. 3, in Downtown Denver's … [Read more...]

The Melting Pot

{First Fondue Ever}For our 7 year anniversary we went to a restaurant called The Melting Pot, it’s a hip little fondue place. I have heard about this place for years and have never tried it but this week was restaurant week so instead of being well over $100 for a meal at The Melting Pot it was only $52.80 for two people!The meal included a starter course which was a cheddar cheese fondue; consisting of Aged, medium-sharp Cheddar and Emmenthalar Swiss cheeses, lager beer, garlic and seasoning. … [Read more...]