Italian wine for an American feast

Pairing wine with a Thanksgiving meal can be a difficult task due to the mish mash of dishes and culinary components. Ideally, each dish asks for a specific wine. As this is fairly unrealistic for most Thanksgiving diners, I suggest simplifying the entire process and popping bottles in stages. Start with an aperitif to liven […]

Row 14 Turns One, Celebrates with Free Food and Fernet

Row 14 is turning one year old, and they want to celebrate the only way they know how: with delicious late night munchies and Fernet Branch on tap. If you’re in the industry, stop by to say hi. SPIRE : : 891  14th Street @ Champa We Made It A Year! Come Celebrate With Us! […]

The Liquid Diet

Beer and food

This Week in The Liquid Diet: the “super secret stoner food not-on-the-menu” menu aka Fair Fare unleashed itself upon Denver (so don’t tell anyone because, well, it’s a secret).  A beer that had been waiting patiently since the year of movies like Wedding Crashers and Pride & Prejudice as well as songs like “Holla Back Girl” […]

Service Industry Celebration at Row 14 Tonight

Hot tip from our Liquid Diet writer Jensen Cummings – there’s a Fernet party tonight at Row 14, 10pm-2am. Details: Calling all service industry professionals of Denver…Join us for an insider’s sneak peak of our twisted world of late night grub. These items are FREE this night only for those in the biz. “The first […]

Prohibition: your upscale London pub, imported to Colfax

When I first moved to Denver, I abided by the standard rule to avoid Colfax. Thankfully, I made friends who re-educated me about the cooler side of Colfax. Prohibition, located at 504 E. Colfax, is the latest addition to these eclectic bars that offer unpretentious, neighborly places to escape and just have a drink (or […]

A janitor’s advice on Flips.

Dear Mister Janitor, One of my favorite things to make now are flips, particularly fernet flips. This is my home recipe: 2 parts Fernet Branca 1 part simple syrup (1:1) 1 whole egg dry shake, add ice, shake and strain and serve with a dash of Angostura bitters What can I do to make it […]