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Tag: Review

Restaurant Peek: King’s Land Seafood Restaurant

2200 W. Alameda Blvd. #44
Denver, CO 80223
Tel: 303.975.2399
Hours: Daily: 10am – 10pm
The name of King’s Land is befitting of Denver’s largest dim sum and seafood restaurant, with capacity to seat and serve up to 600 hungry and knowledgeable guests. Knowledge is key, because people who frequent King’s Land have figured out one thing-you can feast [...]

Movie Review: Slumdog Millionaire

8 Academy Awards including: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Music Score
4 Golden Globes including: Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Score
Directed by Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire is
A) the story of a scam-artist who tangles with the mob and the police,
B) the journey of lifelong friends,
C) a really long episode of Who Wants to [...]

Asian Reflections on the American Landscape: Identifying and Interpreting Asian Heritage

It was a delight to happen across a copy of this work, published by the National Center for Cultural Resources, a division of the National Park Service which is the federal agency well known for its active management of our national parks and historic landmarks.
I was impressed with the publication’s statement of truth about the [...]

Voices from Colorado: Perspectives of Asian Pacific Americans

Book Review: Voices from Colorado: Perspectives of Asian Pacific Americans
By Nestor J. Mercado, Elnora Minoza-Mercado & Alok Sarwal, Ph.D.
ISBN 978-0-615-20213-6
Voices from Colorado is a rich and well-researched resource for anyone with an interest in the complex tapestry of Asian American history and culture in the Rocky Mountain West. It is “must reading” for anyone of [...]

Restaurant Peek: Thai Lotus Restaurant

Thai Lotus Restaurant
5131 S. Yosemite Ave. Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Tel: 720.529.8155,

Mon. – Fri. 11am – 9pm
Sat. and Sun. 4:30pm – 9pm
It’s a good thing you’re reading this article right now. Otherwise you may have never known about all the scrumptiousness that awaits you at Thai Lotus. The tiny restaurant off of Yosemite and Belleview [...]

Restaurant Peek: Vietnam Grill

1015 S. Federal Blvd. Denver, CO 80219
Tel: 303.936.5610
Open 7 days a week: 10am – 9pm, Lunch Specials Mon - Fri: 10am – 3pm
Vietnam Grill, a new restaurant nestled in a modest strip of tattered storefronts, is like a shiny beacon of culinary hope. Those familiar with the location may remember a Chinese restaurant that had [...]

Restaurant Peek: Star Kitchen

2917 W. Mississippi Ave. Denver, CO 80219
Tel: 303.936.0089
Mon - Thur: 10:30am – 12am, Fri: 10:30am – 1am
Sat: 10am – 1am, Sun: 10am – 12am
Dim sum served daily until 8pm
Most Asian Americans have their dim sum place of choice. In Denver, there are a few to choose from and the options spur debate and even battle [...]

Restaurant Peek: China Jade

12203 E. Iliff Ave. #D
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 755-8518
Open 7 days per week
11:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Tucked away under one of the unremarkable storefront signs of the Iliff Common Center in Aurora, there lies a little bit of southwestern China just waiting to be discovered. The new management and new chef at China Jade offer customers [...]

Restaurant Peek: Pot of Pho

12652 Ken Caryl Avenue Unit C
Littleton, CO 80127
Open 7 days per week
11:00 am-9:00 pm
Western Littleton just got a little more cosmopolitan. East truly meets West at the Pot of Pho located at the crossroads of Ken Caryl Avenue and C470. Out here, you don’t find many Vietnamese restaurants that generally are located in more urban [...]

Seven Cups Fine Chinese Tea

1882 S. Pearl Street, Denver, CO 80210
Tel: 303.777.CUPS (2877) Fax: 303.777.5339
Email: [email protected]
Tues - Sat: 10am - 8pm
Sun: 11am - 6pm
Closed Mondays

Take a short trip to Old South Pearl Street across from the Denver Folklore Center and you will find a bit [...]