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Edinburgh Gin’s The Science of Distillation

Gin talk from Edinburgh Gin’s head distiller, Dave Wilkinson. Choosing the right botanicals is a big part of the artistry that goes into making a good gin. During this discussion we will learn how to choose these botanicals creating a harmonizing balance that gives us the perfect gin. Of course, other factors are important to making gin as well, for example… How are these botanicals introduced during the process, what type of water is …

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Tastes of Tennyson: A Food & Beer Pairing Event In Honor of Colorado Craft Beer Week

In honor of Colorado Craft Beer Week Call to Arms Brewing Co. and Block & Larder will be joining forces the evening of 3/21/17 to present Tastes of Tennyson. This will be one of the premier Food & Beer pairing events on this date happening across the state showcasing how beer and food make great partners at the table. These two Berkeley neighborhood stand outs will be bringing their A-game for you.  …

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Reservations

With Valentine’s Day and Denver Restaurant Week just around the corning, taking and monitoring our reservations has really been on our mind. Which is a great thing, because at our Block & Larder restaurant on Tennyson Street we love reservations. Let me explain. Hospitality is what we do and is what we do best. Whether you pop in after doing some shopping at one of the amazing local boutiques or you make a reservation …

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Time for a Change

At Block & Larder, we’re lucky enough to have these giant windows in the front of the restaurant which let in the natural light of Tennyson Street.  The other day I was seated near the back of the restaurant as my brother Lucas, our chef, went over the changes that he is making to our menu (or at this point has made).  Over his shoulder, I noticed that the quality of the …

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Great American Beer Fest Week 2016

Did you miss out on Great American Beer Fest tickets? Is your GABF group looking for a place to grab a delicious meal and an adult beverage away from the crowd? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Although Block and Larder doesn’t generally refer to itself as a craft beer bar, during Great American Beer Fest Week 2016, everyone in Denver has beer on their mind and we’re here to be your escape …

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For the Love of Whiskey

Denver is without a doubt a beer and whiskey town. It’s one of the reasons (or really two of the reasons) that my brothers and I feel so at home here. We opened Freshcraft near Union Station in 2010 right before the Great American Beer Festival – and somehow managed to live through it. Freshcraft is a restaurant and bar dedicated to the passion for craft beer, and the GABF crowd responded …

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Brunch at Block & Larder in Berkeley

(or Too Many B’s Let’s Just Eat!) Denver is a brunch town, which makes sense. Denver is a fun city and brunch is alway fun. We also like to celebrate in Denver. Food and drink are an essential part of the celebration. That being said, the weekend is when we can really cut loose,  sleep through breakfast, and get things going a little later with a few drinks to set the tone for …