As Denver’s great chefs go, so goes the city’s fine-dining scene—at least in the case of Sapore Prime Italian, which debuted in Littleton this past March. The kitchen is helmed by Brent Turnipseede, who honed his chops (and filets and strips) at downtown’s Guard & Grace and West Highland’s American Elm before moving from the Mile High City to Littl...

Denver-based Mici Italian's Dining for Dollars charitable giving program is amping up as school gets back in session. The program donates funds for school supplies to public schools through a new contest called "Mici Clears the List," according to a press release. The brand raises around $70,000 a year, which goes directly to the schools. The Dinin...

Restaurants come and go all the time. After one closes, most people eventually forget it ever existed. Did you know Old Town Fort Collins used to have a Jimmy John's? You probably had to think about it. Still, some eateries stand the test of time — even after they're long gone. This is the case for Pagliacci's, a famous Italian restaurant that sat...

Have you ever traveled to Italy? For many of us, the dream of traveling to such a dreamy and delicious place is not in the cards anytime soon, which is why we are extra thankful that Colorado has its own “Little Italy,” complete with this authentic and historic eatery: Welcome to the downright delicious Gaetano's, home to "Denver's Best Italian Foo...

For centuries, museums have taken their architectural cues from Renaissance palaces. The Louvre inhabits a Paris building that once served as an actual palace. And the concept remains embedded in the Beaux Arts architecture of so many museums, as well as their names — including the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City. San Francisco’s ornate Pala...

The FX series The Bear has been getting lots of praise for its accurate portrayal of what it's like to work in the back of the house at a restaurant, from dealing with chef egos to the chaos of service to the lingo (yes, chef).If you haven't seen it yet, the show follows Jeremy Allen White (Lip from the American version of Shameless) as Carmen “Car...

Sometimes things aren't always what they appear to be and that happens to be the case at this fantastic Italian restaurant in Denver, Colorado. Everyone loves authenticity, and there's no better authentic Italian restaurant in Denver, Colorado than the Odyssey Italian restaurant at 603 E 6th Avenue. The very first time I went to visit Odyssey Itali...

Denver is losing its old-school red-sauce joints. The latest to throw in the towel? Dino's Italian Food, which has been serving at 10040 West Colfax Avenue for almost six decades, growing from a small storefront to a sprawling, 240-seat restaurant.But Dino's is closing at the end of September, the owner revealed earlier this month. The rambling Lak...

On June 16, law students and professors from the University of Denver visited the Museo Civico Filangieri in Naples to examine the letters exchanged between the Neapolitan Enlightenment philosopher Gaetano Filangieri and the United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. Karen Schinnerer, Press and Culture Secretary at the US Consulate General in...

Denver may not have a Little Italy (not anymore, at least), but we're still hungry for Italian. So hungry, in fact, that when we started tallying the best Italian restaurants in the metro area, we decided to split the category in two: modern Italian and old-school red-sauce joints.What's the difference? We could talk about style of service or creat...