Dave chatted with long-time friend, Governor John Hickenlooper, at the latest EatDenver meeting about all-things restaurants, beer & 2020. The Governor shared great stories about opening Wynkoop Brewing Co., the first brew pub in Colorado, back in 1988 including the famous Running of the Pigs. During their morning chat the two friends threw back a few cans of ice cold Ol’ Zippy from The Post Brewing Co… the ultimate breakfast beer.
I am fortunate enough to have just returned from an unbelievable trip. As a chef I have dreamed about going to Japan for so many years. I have always been fascinated with Japanese cuisine and culture. The trip was designed with food and culture as the primary focus. I had the honor of traveling with Yasu Kizaki from Sushi Den, and I couldn’t of asked for a better line up of events for my first trip. Trying to distill two overwhelming weeks into a few paragraphs will be interesting. There was so much culturally, and culinarily that just blew […]
The Bourbon Social in Lexington, Kentucky Day 1, October 7, 2016: Off to the Races The morning started with us driving through the lush fields outside of Lexington, Kentucky, on our way to the vast pastures of Keeneland Racetrack for opening day weekend. After years of hearing about the great horseraces in Boubon country from DQ (a.k.a. Dave Query, my boss) and watching the Kentucky Derby each May on the big screen arriving at Keenland Manor was enough to give me butterflies. It. Was. Awesome. And even better yet, we were there to hang-out with some folks from Kentucky, […]