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Tallow’s Renaissance
February 2024 | Flavor & The Menu
It’s a good day in menu development when fat is trending. After all, fat is flavor. Today, chefs and mixologists are calling on tallow, that luscious ingredient made from rendered beef fat, using it as a flavor builder and premium callout with everything from fries and vegetable sides to sauces, vinaigrettes and cocktails. Tallow is not new; it’s a throwback ingredient hailing from the culinary traditions of a number of locales, including the American South, Great Britain, Australia, Latin America, the Middle East and China. Now, a number of drivers are moving tallow into prominence, opening the door to a world of modern menu ideas.
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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver
February 2024 | VacationIdea
Kimpton Hotel Monaco is a stylish, downtown Denver hotel offering exceptional customer service and accommodations. There are 189 rooms and suites available to choose from at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco. The rooms are done in bold colors with a Western feel and provide comfort and class to each guest. The lobby is a sight to behold with the vaulted ceiling and living-room style atmosphere.
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Aperitivo Today, Amaro Tomorrow – The Bittersweet Allure of Italian Spirits
February 2024 | 303 Magazine
Journey into the world of pre-dinner elixirs and post-meal delights. From the sophisticated rituals of aperitif hour, setting the stage for an exquisite dining experience, to the comforting embrace of digestifs that gracefully conclude a meal — here is a rundown of some of Denver’s best takes on the complex flavors found in our favorite Italian spirits.
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Bus It: Divey Watering Holes and High-End Eats Along Route 44
February 2024 | Westword Online
RTD's new fare structure started January 1, and with it, rides on the bus and light rail are more affordable. Many of the routes traverse some of the city's best areas for eating and drinking, so we're breaking down some highlights. This week, take a ride on the 44 bus.
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38 Romantic and Fun Date Ideas in Denver, Colorado 
February 2024 | The Knot
Looking for romantic and fun date night ideas in Denver? The Mile High City offers plenty of adventure for every type of dynamic duo. You can choose from a landscape of outdoor adventures in Rocky Mountain National Park, immersive cultural experiences, and of course, candlelit dinners at fine-dining establishments with panoramic city views. Whether you and your one-and-only want to explore art exhibitions, attend Broadway shows or go for a picnic, this diverse Colorado capital has a little of everything during each season.
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Unique Espresso Martini Recipes from Kimpton Restaurants Across the Country
February 2024 | Lux Expose
National Espresso Martini Day is celebrated annually on March 15th, inviting cocktail enthusiasts to indulge in the rich and invigorating flavors of this beloved caffeinated libation. Whether enjoyed as an after-dinner treat or a spirited pick-me-up, this day commemorates the artistry of crafting the perfect Espresso Martini and the joy it brings to aficionados of fine cocktails everywhere.
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Dig Into January – What To Eat and Drink in Denver This Month
January 2024 | 303 Magazine
In case you missed it, here are some of the biggest announcements in Denver food news from last month.
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The Best Places to Sip Booze-Free Mocktails During Dry January
January 2024 | Westword Online
We've made it through the holidays, and the time known as Dry January is upon us. Whether or not you partake in the month-long reprieve from alcohol, the rise of zero-proof spirits, beer, wine and cocktails is undeniable, as is the growing necessity for robust non-alcoholic options in bars and restaurants.
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11 Mocktails in and Around Denver To Enjoy During Dry January
January 2024 | 303 Magazine
For some, Dry January is nothing more than a New Year’s Resolution, but for others, it’s a much-needed full-body detox from indulgent holiday festivities. Whatever your reasoning, Denver’s mixologists dive into the tradition, creating distinctive and enticing mocktails for all participants to savor as they kick off 2024 the right way.
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Your 2024 Guide to Valentine's Day Dining in Denver
January 2024 | Westword Online
They say food is the way to one’s heart, and fortunately, Denver has seemingly endless dining options for Valentine’s Day. This roundup features over seventy specials across the city. Book reservations to upscale eateries with prix fixe menus, grab a to-go package for a cozy night in, find tasty locally made gifts and much more.
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USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice - Best Hotel Restaurant, Sixth Place - 2019
TripAdvisor Hall of Fame, Five Time Winner Certificate of Excellence - 2010-2015
Westword Best Italian Restaurant - 2015
Dining Out Denver's Best Server, First Place - 2015
Denver Life Best Cooking Class, Second Place - 2015
AAA Four Diamond Award - 2010 to present
Winner of FEAST Vail Best Bite – 2014
OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award – 2013