Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson and sommelier Bobby Stuckey, the founding team from Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, Colorado, have more to celebrate on top of another James Beard award–the release of their new cookbook: "Friuli Food and Wine: Frasca Cooking from Northern Italy's Mountains, Vineyards and Seaside." Written with acclaimed food write...

The Lamborghini Aventador is an Italian supercar that costs several hundred thousand dollars, so very few can afford one. But what if you could build one for a fraction of that? Longtime car enthusiast Sterling Backus, who happens to work as chief scientific officer at KMLabs in Boulder, Colorado, found a way to make it possible. And in doing so, h...

From MOD Pizza and Pieology to Blaze and Colorado’s own Pizzeria Locale, the contemporary dining landscape is is increasingly awash in chains with business models that basically boil down to “Chipotle, but for pizza. So perhaps it isn’t surprising that when Boulder chef Nate Rajotte began having conversations with two partners about possible ideas...

Two University of Colorado faculty members have been named President’s Teaching Scholars, who are recognized for expertly performing teaching and research work. The title signifies recognition of excellence in and commitment to learning and teaching, as well as active, substantial contributions to scholarly work. CU President Bruce D. Benson solici...

The nation’s largest Italian film festival is back at the University of Colorado Boulder for another year of critically acclaimed Italian films—this time featuring thieves, forbidden love, Italian cuisine, pregnancy, prison and Caravaggio’s The Nativity. The Italian Film Festival USA of Boulder, which runs during two weekends in April, will feature...

Katie Parla’s grandmother had told her that their family was from Naples. So when Parla moved to Rome in 2003, she took trips south to explore the city of her ancestors. She became convinced after several trips that the connection she felt to sprawling, robust, unique Naples was in her blood. Then, after her grandmother passed, Parla learned she wa...

The San Gennaro Feast has been a popular festival for families in Las Vegas for 38 years. The local celebration of an Italian tradition features rides, music and food, but it came under scrutiny last year when undercover police cited bartenders at the festival for serving alcohol to minors. This year's festival will take place in September at a dif...

August 18 ago noon to Auguist 19 7PM MDT. 1710 29th Street, Boulder 80301. Get tickets here. Gelato Festival is coming back to America in 2018!!! Gelato Festival World Masters is the most important event dedicated to Artisan Italian Gelato. It is a challenge of Gelato Chefs that recognizes the greatest flavors through competition. During the course...

Last year, 50 gelato makers from across the globe came to Boulder for three days of creamy competition and summer-time indulgence. Now, for the second year, the Europe-hailing Gelato Festival America is back to bring two days and more than 13,500 pounds of gelato to Boulder. The gelato tour will come to Colorado as one visit on an eight-stop tour h...

This morning, Eater published its annual list of the country’s 38 best restaurants, and, for the fourth year running, Boulder’s Frasca Food and Wine made the cut. In his review, Eater restaurant critic Bill Addison calls Frasca’s “the most thoughtful service team in America.” The announcement comes just as Frasca’s owners are preparing to reopen on...