Life of food.

For the majority of my working career, the food and beverage industry was my primary source of employment. The progression from bussing tables, to later opening my own restaurant, certainly had all the ups and downs that you would expect.

SVP 15th Anniversary Celebration at BMoCA

Business, nonprofit and community leaders gathered at BMoCA on September 24th to celebrate 15 years of Social Venture Partners Boulder County. Learn more about SVP’s work strengthening local nonprofits at SVPBoulderCounty.org. Photography Olga Heifets

Walters & Hogsett 35th Anniversary Party

Walters & Hogsett graciously turned 35 by celebrating with friends and family on November 20th with an evening of drinks, bites and undeniably beautiful jewelry. Photography Laura Kinser

Boulder Burgundy Festival 2015

Now in its sixth year, the annual Boulder Burgundy Festival is one of the premier events for wine collectors and lovers from across the U.S. and features leading Burgundy producers and hundreds of rare wines. Photography Boulder Burgundy Festival

Weekends 25th Anniversary Party

Weekends celebrated their 25th anniversary on December 3rd. They partnered with Oak at Fourteenth to host a holiday party benefitting local non-profit, There With Care. Live music, beautiful jewels by Kate Flynn Designs, and delicious food and drinks, made for a fantastic evening! Photography Virginia Leffler and Chelsey Davis

Create & Celebrate

Rembrandt Yard celebrated their 10th anniversary by thanking all those who have supported them in art and events through the years. Milk Glass Productions and other vendors came together to inspire guests with local food, handcrafted cocktails, live music and fun activities. Photography Aldabella Photography

Around Town

Golden West named Angel Guettlein as director of Dining Services. As director, Guettlein will be responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing the nutrition and dining services programs. Geuttlein brings a wealth of experience to Golden West, including more than a decade managing dining services for senior living communities in Colorado. An avid traveler, Guettlein draws inspiration from food around…

Our Contributors

Allyson Reedy is first and foremost an eater. While her affinity for food was detrimental to her dreams of modeling swimwear, it helps her tremendously when writing about local restaurants for Boulder Lifestyle. She's competed in eating contests around town, never met a Thai curry she didn't like and has been written love poems by waiters in awe of her…

jlOrganics

“Organic” and “natural” are words that have made their way into every super market, specialty shop and household in Boulder and Boulder County, and their significance is undeniable among the people of Boulder. Julie Perington and Jen Zrubeck of jlounge Spa agree with the rest of Boulder and are proud to introduce their 100 percent organic, wildcrafted line of skincare…

Upper Crust

The dictionary definition of bread is “food or sustenance.” Any thesaurus lists similar life sustaining synonyms as well. Therefore, by definition, bread = nourishing food. Clearly, this floury fare has earned a lofty position in the arsenal of modern eating. A veritable gastronomical giant. Indeed, bread has been around for a very, very long time. It's thought to have originated…

Homegrown

An impromptu purchase has been inspiring Dan Smith for eight years when he purchased his first lathe. Initially, Smith didn’t know how to work with wood, but throughout the years he has been perfecting his craft and the wood keeps turning. Smith practices as much freehand as possible, making his work without limits. Woodturning allows for creativity to trump over…

In Iceland

There’s something exciting about trying a new recipe or a different type of food from around the world. And yes, it would be ideal to get a taste of Icelandic by actually venturing to one of the most magical places in Europe where it’s rumored elves live, but until summer vacation rolls around, food and travel blogger Ashlae Warner of…

Food: There’s An App For That

It’s no surprise that food-related apps have sprung out of Boulder considering the city’s culinary creativity alongside its entrepreneurial spirit in the tech sector. An intersection of the city’s diverse food scene and innovative tech focus, food-related apps fostered in Boulder continue to grow in popularity, reach and focus. Here is a peek at what some of Boulder’s best homegrown…

Real Food

Have you heard of that old saying, “You are what you eat?” Or maybe this one: “The children are the future.” These two simple truisms are often overlooked. They may be known and often times heard, but there’s no significant motivation to abide by these simple words of wisdom. Kimbal Musk and Hugo Matheson, Colorado founding fathers of the farm-to-table…

Enhancing Life Through Fitness: Boulder CrossFit

Some days being a non-pro-adventure-climber-triathlete-marathon-runner makes you feel in the minority when you live in Boulder. While the truth of the matter is that many of us might not get paid to train, most of us want to look like we do! Luckily Gary Berg is here to help. He opened Boulder CrossFit three years ago because of his strong…

Natural Remedies

Check out DRAM Apothecary's website at DramApothecary.com to learn more about their humble Denver beginnings, their Western heritage history, and their future expansions in the historic (and haunted) frontier town of Silver Plume, Colorado. This article originally appeared on the Huckberry Journal, Huckberry.com/Journal Huckberry is an e-commerce site and online magazine that inspires active, adventurous, and stylish lives.

On the Streets

Now that the holidays have passed, we can breathe a sigh of relief at not having to taste another snowman shaped sugar cookie or stomach Aunt Martha’s famous fruitcake for another 12 months. In celebration of a new year, we surveyed our staff for some local hotspots that we haven’t previously profiled. Coming out on top were Il Pastaio, Zo…

The Suitable Man

Dress for success. That old saying has been used for ages because there’s some truth behind those words of wisdom. If you want to stand out in the crowd – and not abide by the basic office dress code – the little details make all the difference. Andrisen Morton selected a modern suit fit for the season, and the well-dressed…

LET TREY SING

The year 2015 marked 50 incredible years on the road to unlimited devotion with the Grateful Dead. To close out this remarkable musical career, the band billed a series of five farewell shows to close this chapter of their legacy. Two shows in Santa Clara, then three shows in Chicago, over the Fourth of July weekend. Aside from the “core…

Attention Homes 2015 Sleep Out

More than 120 leaders from around the county raised $147,000 to support Attention Homes' street outreach, day drop-in, and overnight emergency shelter programs in November, recognizing Homeless & Runaway Youth Awareness Month. Photography Suzzanne Painter

IN THE CELLAR OF…

1. Napa Valley Then and Now - This is a brand new, very in-depth book that was written by a friend of mine, Kelli White. Kelli and I worked together at Domaine Select, an importer of fine wines in New York. Kelli is very talented and this book is a cutting edge, up to date look at the region and…

Azeal Dermatology Grand Opening

Azeal Dermatology hosted a fabulous grand opening celebration for friends, family and clients with great food, raffles, product demonstrations and socializing. Photography Azeal Dermatology