Food and Dining

Cursing, cross-stitching and craft beer at Grandma’s House

Cursing, cross-stitching and craft beer at Grandma’s House

Sundays are typically reserved for finishing up that homework assignment you forgot about until the last minute or football and day drinking to forget about the anxiety of the upcoming week. Thanks to Grandma’s House brewery, the latter of that can be achieved, either curled up on the couch or at one of the old […]

Bartenders fight climate change with whisky

Bartenders fight climate change with whisky

On March 27 at The Way Back bar, Jack Daniel’s presented a hand-picked single-barrel whisky in partnership with the Colorado Bartender’s Guild. The unveiling of the special edition barrel, which will be bottled in Colorado, raised money and awareness for the charity Protect Our Winters. The organization was founded by professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones in […]

Nicole Garneau studies age-old pairings brought from kitchen to lab

Nicole Garneau studies age-old pairings brought from kitchen to lab

Beer and food pairings are rarely combined with the calculating precision of science. If anything, picking out the perfect cheese or cured meat to go with a glass of wine or beer growler seems more like fine art than anything else. That said, how many combinations must one go through before finding the best combination […]

Kakawa Chocolate House: Taste of heaven in the land of enchantment

Kakawa Chocolate House: Taste of heaven in the land of enchantment

Bittersweet chocolate is one of the main things that attracts the customers here at the traditional Kakawa Chocolate House in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The only one of its kind in the nation, Kakawa Chocolate House specializes in Mesoamerican Chocolate. It is similar to hot chocolate but flavored with spices and chili rather than sugar. […]

Good things are brewing on Auraria

Good things are brewing on Auraria

Degree Restaurant hosted a free beer tasting featuring beers brewed by MSU Denver’s very own students. The restaurant is a part of MSU’s Hospitality, Tourism and Events program, and is located at the Northeast corner of campus. The restaurant partners with MSU Denver students to provide a real world experience. The intimate beer tasting, held […]

Goldspot Brewery hosts beer rollout for equality

Goldspot Brewery hosts beer rollout for equality

Goldspot Brewery hosted an event that invited equality on an uneasy inauguration day. While many groups have been opposed to the election others have been vehemently for it, this brewery decided to do something different. “It’s interrelated, but not directly,” said Event Coordinator and Brewer Kelissa Hieber. “We aren’t concerning ourselves with rhetoric.” Hieber, her coworkers […]

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