John Lehndorff

BLOG: Colorado Pie Update includes new pie shop, pie classes, pie contest, pie words

BLOG: Colorado Pie Update includes new pie shop, pie classes, pie contest, pie words

AURORA – As I reported in Nibbles this week, as a person of the pie persuasion I was thrilled to witness the opening of a new bakery devoted strictly to pie. Just in time for Thanksgiving, the cozy Humble Pie …

BLOG: Hey Mitt! Real men make dinner

Maybe the dudes in Mitt’s generation or social group leave all that icky family stuff to the women

Colorado Food Blog: Romney, Chipotle guy go viral; Three locals on 'Top Chef'

Colorado Food Blog: Romney, Chipotle guy go viral; Three locals on ‘Top Chef’

Tonight’s big gamer.. err… debate should boost the economy through food/booze sales, according to smartmoney.com: The debate may create a micro-economy all its own, thanks to the many viewing parties – both at homes and in bars and restaurants. And …

Blog: Tofu approved for school lunches - What's next, beets?

Blog: Tofu approved for school lunches – What’s next, beets?

• You can already hear the applause in Boulder and the howls of protest coming from Colorado’s cattlemen (and women) as the news leaks out that tofu has been approved as part of the federal school lunch program. “School lunches …

Colorado Food Blog: The curtain closes on a quartet of Italian-American favorites

Colorado Food Blog: The curtain closes on a quartet of Italian-American favorites

It’s been a bad month for fans of classic Italian-American eateries, the ones with the reed-wrapped chianti bottles and checkered tablecloths.  Chains and “authentic” Italian trattorias have pushed them out of the picture. First, Pagliacci’s Italian Restaurant closed in August …

Colorado Food Blog: Grade A Awards honor the best eats in Aurora

Colorado Food Blog: Grade A Awards honor the best eats in Aurora

The Aurora Sentinel’s inaugural Grade A Awards were published Aug. 30 honoring the things we love best about Aurora. It includes the results of our readers’ poll as well as staff picks. You can still pick up a free copy …

Colorado Food Blog: Have a taste of coconut custard pie, ripe tomato salad and fried chicken

Colorado Food Blog: Have a taste of coconut custard pie, ripe tomato salad and fried chicken

Today’s Colorado Table menu features a splendid repast of local food features. • Colorado Table editor John Lehndorff profile Flava, a year-old Aurora strip-mall cafe where a fresher take on traditional Southern comfort food is attracting fans: aurorasentinel.com/guide/colorado-table/dining/year-old-flava-takes-a-fresh-approach-to-dishing-traditional-southern-comfort-food/ • Try …

Colorado Food Blog: When John met Julia he laughed at her

Colorado Food Blog: When John met Julia he laughed at her

  (Julia Child would have celebrated her 100th birthday this week. The fallowing appeared in a Nibbles column originally published in Yellow Scene magazine in 2009) It was my father, the Austrian-born anesthesiologist, who turned me on to Julia Child, and not Mom, …

Colorado Food Blog: Pie-A-Palooza celebrates state's beer & pie fame

Colorado Food Blog: Pie-A-Palooza celebrates state’s beer & pie fame

Beer and pie. Both include some of the same basic ingredients, many homebrewers are also pie lovers, and Colorado has played a significant role in the history of craft brewing as well as American pie. In fact, Boulder’s Charlie Papazian, …

Colorado Food Blog: Fair fare, a tea fest, a brew fest and more this weekend

Colorado Food Blog: Fair fare, a tea fest, a brew fest and more this weekend

Plan ahead for a big weekend of food and beverage fun in Colorado. Here’s an amuse bouche to whet your appetite: • Arapahoe County Fair, July 25-July 29, Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, 25690 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora. Information: arapahoecountyfair.com. Details: Activities …