Unbridled Deliciousness: The Steakhouse at Flying Horse

The 32-ounce Porterhouse at Flying Horse

The Steakhouse at Flying Horse satisfies the appetites of members, guests and a hungry public. Gary James The Club at Flying Horse in Colorado Springs exudes elegance, and members enjoy a myriad of outstanding amenities, including a private main dining room. Around mid-November, the club opened The Steakhouse, a newly revamped dining room, granting dinnertime … Read more

The New Old Louisville Inn

Resurrected as 740 Front, the centenarian saloon is more charming and delectable than ever. Gary James Like Louisville’s beloved Coal Creek Golf Course following the floods, the venerable Old Louisville Inn has been refurbished with its spirit—if not its name—intact after closing in October, 2013. That’s when restaurateur Fred Burns stumbled on the place. A great Irish pub … Read more

Pan-Frying for Gold

The Broadmoor hits pay dirt with Restaurant 1858 at Seven Falls. Gary James Known as “Colorado’s Grandest Mile of Scenery,” Seven Falls is one of the oldest natural attractions in the Pikes Peak Region and the only popular destination in Colorado to make National Geographic’s list of International Waterfalls. The historic site took a serious blow … Read more

Back on Top: Telluride’s Allred’s Restaurant

Perched high above Telluride, Allred’s Restaurant once again delivers a dining experience worthy of its spectacular setting. Gary James Back in 2001, when it was heralded as one of the “Top Ten Best New Restaurants in America” by Esquire magazine, Allred’s Restaurant emerged as the town of Telluride’s flagship dining experience. The bona fides? An … Read more

Brews for the Ages

With all the depth of a fine wine, high-gravity and barrel-aged beers can replace some of the bottles in your cellar. Cody Gabbard As the experience level of beer drinkers continues to expand, so does their affinity for more adventurous and rare brews. These days, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a brewery that doesn’t offer … Read more

Heard It Through the Grapevine

Six of Colorado’s 12 Master Sommeliers share their preferences. Jon Rizzi WAYNE BELDING Boulder, Author, Diving into Wine (divingintowine.com) 1. If you could drink only one wine (region or appellation) for the rest of your life, what would it be? German Riesling. It hearkens back to traditions of long ago and now comes in many … Read more

Pudding on the Ritz

Red Sky Golf Club’s utterly scrumptious dessert. Jon Rizzi Public or private, few golf course restaurants rival Red Sky Golf Club’s Silver Sage. Perched above the club’s Norman Course, the fine-dining space complements polychromatic sunsets with some of the freshest cuisine in the Vail Valley. The menu changes at least four times per season, according … Read more

Finding True West: Colorado’s Best American West Dining Experiences

Don’t settle for a taste of the good life. Discover what makes life go from good to great. Gary James RANGE A long stint with Marriott has earned Chef Paul Nagan top accolades in the culinary arts. “The group that turned the old Colorado National Bank building into the new Renaissance Denver Downtown hotel approached … Read more

Rosenberg’s Bagels: The Bagel Has Landed

Using authentic methods and ingredients—right down to the water—Rosenberg’s recreates a New York experience in Five Points. GARY JAMES ROSENBERG’S BAGELS & DELICATESSEN This catholic kid from Arvada came to Boulder to attend the University of Colorado and was adopted by the Kauvar family, who ran the Tulagi nightclub—and Herbie’s Deli above it. Matriarch Gilda … Read more

Mercantile Dining & Provisions: The Ultimate Dining Car

Union Station’s Mercantile keeps Denver’s food scene on the right track. Gary James | Photography: www.mccallburauphotography.com Local foodies, national press, other cooks…everyone doles out heaping tablespoons of love to Alex Seidel. Even with his James Beard nominations and his rise to prominence among regional chefs, he’s kept his passion for food at the fore. Now, … Read more