Cochon 555 convenes a coterie of true lard lovers in Denver
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Cochon 555 convenes a coterie of true lard lovers in Denver

By John Lehndorff (March 9, 2015) The lard worked in myriad mysterious ways as it filled the ballroom at the Denver Ritz-Carlton March 5 with people who not only didn’t fear saturated fat but rather embraced it and gave it a big kiss … at least for one night. At Cochon 555 the camaraderie of … Continue reading

The whey to travel: Taste 24 cheese-filled hours while visiting Denver
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The whey to travel: Taste 24 cheese-filled hours while visiting Denver

WHERE’S MY CHEESE: DENVER (This feature story originally appeared in the current issue of Cheese Connoisseur Magazine) 24 hours of cheese in Denver A former cowtown blooms into a cultured, fromage-friendly metropolis By John Lehndorff I have a dear friend who calls Manhattan home. We share a passion for all things culinary and anything involving … Continue reading

Eating / Food and Cooking

Chicken breast loathing; Biggest beer fest coming; wine on tap

Mark DeNittis, artisan salumi-maker at Denver’s Il Mondo Vecchio, quoted in http://blogs.westword.com/cafesociety/2010/08/il_mondo_vecchios_mark_denitti.php: “I absolutely hate chicken breasts – loathe chicken breasts. Chicken breasts suck. They’re flavorless, fatless, dry and way overplayed. I’m not completely anti-chicken though. I’m a thigh guy for sure – a fan of big, bold, rich and sexy thighs simmered slowly in … Continue reading