Author: Cynthia Pasquale

Quite The Spread

DINING TOGETHER AGAIN A TREND TO SAVOR Outside is still in, and so are non-alcoholic thirst-quenchers, healthy fare and nostalgia. ALTHOUGH we have sprung forward from the past two years of constraints and worries, the impact of the pandemic has…

Defying the Odds

TRADITION WITH A TWIST is on the menu at YumCha Dumpling & Noodle Bar, the newest downtown Denver eatery from Chef Lon Symensma and ChoLon Restaurant Concepts (CRC). Symensma spent time early in his career traveling around China and Southeast…

Sip Back & Relax

ONE OF THE SECRETS of turning Colorado grapes into good wine is to let the fruit be. “You have to listen to what the grape is saying,” says Carboy Winery’s CEO, Kevin Webber. With a shorter growing season and loamy,…

Global Livingston Institute

A TRIP TO EAST AFRICA in 2016 with the Global Livingston Institute opened Amber Valdez’s eyes about the ways many organizations strive to help underserved communities but sometimes fall short. In northern Uganda, she saw churches that had been abandoned…

Sweet Swap

HOLIDAYS ARE THE PERFECT TIME for sweet gatherings with friends where the stars of the party are cookies. With a little forethought and a few tips from experts, you can make a cookie exchange get-together a satisfying success. Gina Nistico, a recipe developer and food…

Team Effort

Photography By Jensen Sutta NANCY TUOR spent more than three decades and held various executive positions at the global engineering firm CH2M Hill, but one project in particular that she helmed gets more attention than all the others. Tuor helped orchestrate the…