Desserts in All Their Guises

It’s January, the time of year when I usually feel like losing a few pounds (and that phase of the year lasts until the summer). It’s only the first day of my diet, and already I feel...

Denver Restaurants on Capitol Hill: Bones

Bones 701 Grant Street Capitol Hill, Denver 303-860-2929 Bus directions: take the 0 from Market Street Station to Broadway and 7th. Walk east on 7th to Grant. Bones is, at heart, an economical...

Everything for Wine, and More

équipement de vin 1412 Larimer Square, downtown Denver 720-946-3287 It was embarrassing, I confess. The proprietor of équipement de vin, Cheryl Webster, caught me in the wine cellar photographing...

Upscale Diner in Uptown Denver

D Bar Desserts 1475 East 17th Avenue, Uptown, Denver 303-861-4710 Bus directions: from Market Street Station, the 20 goes down 17th Avenue I’ve never eaten at a place quite like D Bar...

Any Way You Want It

Colorado gave birth to Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (Durango) and Enstrom’s (Grand Junction) and Belvedere Belgian Chocolate Shop (Castle Rock). There’s definitely a wine and chocolate...

Comparing Two Giants

During my childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, the long, white, Russell Stover boxes showed up around the house on a regular basis. I always thought that Russell Stover was a Kansas City company. And...

Blown Away

201 University Blvd, Denver Cherry Creek North 303-322-1005 www.enstrom.com Bus directions: the 83L is the most direct route, running from Civic Center Station; the 1 and 2 also run from Cherry...

Chocolates for Breakfast

Dietrich’s Chocolates and Espresso Place 1734 E. Evans Avenue, Denver 303-777-3358 closed Mondays; opens at 8 other days Dietrich’s Chocolates and Espresso Place had a pleasant...

Like Feet Walking for Chocolate

Indulgences, Etc. 229 East Colfax, Denver 303-771-0758 Website under construction Not open Sundays; open every other day until 6 Bus directions: The 15 stops outside the store “Life is like a...

Where Is Wen?

Wen Chocolates 1541 Platte Street, Denver 303-477-5765 (store) www.wenchocolates.com Bus directions: the 10, 44, 28, and 32 go by on 15th Note: Wen Chocolates closed its Platte retail location on...

The Sweetest of Them All

Roberta’s Chocolates, Candies, and Nuts (the website is pretty slow) 4840 W 29th Avenue (take Speer to 29th and then drive 18 blocks or so) 303-824-2069 (call for hours) Bus directions: the 51...

In the Beginning, There Was Chocolate

Le Chocolatier 3718 West 32nd Avenue (between Meade and Newton in Highlands) 303-455-3431 Closed Monday; see website for other hours Will deliver in the metro Denver area Bus directions: the 32 stops...