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

Nibbles: Where to find great Colorado Chinese broccoli and goat’s milk fudge
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Nibbles: Where to find great Colorado Chinese broccoli and goat’s milk fudge

By JOHN LEHNDORFF As one of the nation’s few Americana music and food critics, my two specialties rarely coincide. Researching a story I’ll be writing about Mumford & Sons when they play in Telluride in June, I discovered a very entertaining food travel blog by Mumford keyboardist Ben Lovett (no relation to Lyle): http://www.mumfordandsons.com/blog/tag/bens-food-on-the-road HAPPY SPRING … Continue reading

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Nibbles: Chef Jen, Boulder’s Frasca are James Beard nominees

By JOHN LEHNDORFF Congratulations to chef Jennifer Jasinski of Denver’s Rioja and Euclid Hall restaurants for her well-deserved finalist nomination in the Best Chef: Southwest category in the 2013 James Beard Awards. Kudos also go out to Bobby Stuckey and the crew at Frasca in Boulder for their nod in the Outstanding Wine Program category. … Continue reading

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2011 FOOD TRENDS: ‘Provenance’ is term du jour; The fall of mince; A beekeeper leaks; coconut water rises

Reported by: http://www.foodanddrinkeurope.com: Ten trends will dominate the UK food and beverage industries next year, predicts Leatherhead Food Research. It identifies the 10 trends as: Reformulations and stealthy reductions, sustainability, health and wellness, riding out the recession, ever-expanding tastes, provenance, small indulgences, frozen foods, convenience and obesity. Reported by: http://www.jsonline.com/features/food/111822579.html : The Art of Charcuterie. … Continue reading

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Academy awards of jam, cheese, salumi; the new sommelier-winemakers; dishwasher appreciation; and a few words about muffins

Reported at http://blogs.westword.com/cafesociety/2010/08/good_food_awards_to_honor_arti.php: It’s likely to be the Academy Awards of pickelers, salumieres, cheese-makers, chocolatiers, brewmasters, jam makers and coffee roasters at the Good Food Awards, a new national competition for those who rule the world of hand-crafted foods and suds. From now through September 15, artisan food and beer producers can enter their products … Continue reading

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Beard awards: ‘The fries boast a dark and crackly exterior. Creamy white potato fluff lurks within.’

A compendium of food, dining and beverage trend information from the U.S. and the world Reported by John Lehndorff: The James Beard Foundation announced the finalists today in the James Beard Awards, the Oscars of the cookbook, food writing and restaurant worlds.  Foodies who were delighted that so many great Colorado chefs, restaurants and wine people … Continue reading