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Top Chef Denver: Episode 6

Top Chef Denver: Episode 6

This Top Chef Denver post has spoilers. As far as we’re concerned Top Chef Denver Episode 6, “Now That’s a Lot of Schnitzel,” had some big ups and downs.  Two people went home, including one of our favorite contestants (though only one was eliminated).  Both […]

Ski Free Deal

Ski Free Deal

Given that we might have missed this if someone had not mentioned it to us recently, we thought it worth a public service announcement.   For those not in the know, the annual ski free deal at certain gas stations is in effect (started January 8th).  […]

Getting to Know Denver

Getting to Know Denver

When we moved to Denver at the end of 2016, we started making an effort to get to know Denver in a variety of informal ways.  We went to events, made friends, and tried new restaurants and bars.  But most of all, we took day […]

Top Chef Denver: Episode 5

Top Chef Denver: Episode 5

This Top Chef Denver post has spoilers. Of the Top Chef Denver episodes thus far, Episode 5 “This Is Not Glamping” is by far our favorite.  First, the episode opened at the end of Last Chance Kitchen, which had ended on a cliffhanger.  Second, the […]

Top Chef Denver: Episode 4

Top Chef Denver: Episode 4

This Top Chef Denver post has spoilers The latest episode of Top Chef Denver, “Little Tools, Big Challenge,” was the least Denver/Colorado-focused episode thus far.  Neither of the challenges had a strong Colorado connection.  The Quickfire had the chefs prepare updated versions of traditional kid dishes. […]

Top Chef Denver: Episode 3

Top Chef Denver: Episode 3

This Top Chef Denver post has spoilers. The third episode of Top Chef Denver, titled “Keep on Truckin,” had a distinctly Boulder feel.  The contestants were challenged immediately with a sudden death Quickfire.  For the Quickfire, the show brought in Top Chef Master and James […]

Top Chef Denver: Episodes 1 and 2

Top Chef Denver: Episodes 1 and 2

This Top Chef Denver post has spoilers. We are huge Top Chef fans.  We love getting into the seasons, rooting for specific contestants, and seeing the interesting food that they make.  And outside of the show, we love trying the restaurants that former Top Chef […]

A Plug for Lighthouse

When Andrew mentions to people that he is writing a novel, they usually ask two things.  First, how does he have time?  That’s unclear, though it does involve a lot of coffee.  Second, what got him to actually buckle down and start writing?  That one […]

Colorado for Indoor Enthusiasts

We are new to Denver and are indoor people.  After moving from Washington, D.C. to Colorado, we noticed the first question everyone in Denver asks is not “what do you do for a living?” but “what do you do for fun?”  And the answers we […]