Food and Dining

Nicole Garneau studies age-old pairings brought from kitchen to lab

Nicole Garneau studies age-old pairings brought from kitchen to lab

Beer and food pairings are rarely combined with the calculating precision of science. If anything, picking out the perfect cheese or cured meat to go with a glass of wine or beer growler seems more like fine art than anything else. That said, how many combinations must one go through before finding the best combination […]

Kakawa Chocolate House: Taste of heaven in the land of enchantment

Kakawa Chocolate House: Taste of heaven in the land of enchantment

Bittersweet chocolate is one of the main things that attracts the customers here at the traditional Kakawa Chocolate House in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The only one of its kind in the nation, Kakawa Chocolate House specializes in Mesoamerican Chocolate. It is similar to hot chocolate but flavored with spices and chili rather than sugar. […]

Good things are brewing on Auraria

Good things are brewing on Auraria

Degree Restaurant hosted a free beer tasting featuring beers brewed by MSU Denver’s very own students. The restaurant is a part of MSU’s Hospitality, Tourism and Events program, and is located at the Northeast corner of campus. The restaurant partners with MSU Denver students to provide a real world experience. The intimate beer tasting, held […]

Goldspot Brewery hosts beer rollout for equality

Goldspot Brewery hosts beer rollout for equality

Goldspot Brewery hosted an event that invited equality on an uneasy inauguration day. While many groups have been opposed to the election others have been vehemently for it, this brewery decided to do something different. “It’s interrelated, but not directly,” said Event Coordinator and Brewer Kelissa Hieber. “We aren’t concerning ourselves with rhetoric.” Hieber, her coworkers […]

Tahoe Mountain Brewery and Tivoli Distributing Company announce distribution agreement

Tahoe Mountain Brewery and Tivoli Distributing Company announce distribution agreement

Tahoe Mountain Brewery and Tivoli Distributing Company are pleased to announce a Distribution Agreement. Consumers and retailers throughout Colorado will now have access to a full range of Tahoe Mountain Brewery’s unique products. “We want to feature unique and talented breweries like Tahoe Mountain at Tivoli Distribution. Craft beer like theirs will be well-loved in […]

Met Recipes: Pitcher Perfect Cider Sangria

There’s no better way to greet guests and kick off your holiday soiree than with a pre-dinner cocktail.  This simple and refreshing Thanksgiving treat will help keep guests entertained while buying you a little extra time in the kitchen. Sangria traditionally consists of red wine with chopped fruit and is often combined with other juices […]

Met Recipes: Scottish Shortbread

Met Recipes: Scottish Shortbread

Thanksgiving is only a few days away and this holiday season the Met Media staff wants to share some of our favorite recipes with you! This delicious recipe from Met Media assistant director Ronan O’Shea makes for a perfect addition to your dessert offerings. Compliment traditional pies, cakes and ice cream with this unique Scottish Shortbread […]

Tivoli Brewing, Denver leaders toast Denver Beer Festival

October marks the season for beer, and this year Colorado celebrated with a frothy glass filled to the brim. For over 30 years, Colorado has honored its evolving craft brewing culture with hundreds of beer festivals and events that have advanced the legacy of the industry today. These beer festivals are the resource local brewers […]

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