Category Archives: Food Porn

Welcome! Jonathan Phillips Photography is a Denver-based, boutique wedding, portrait and event photojournalistic experience also specializing in food, architecture, commercial, editorial and travel content. This is where I showcase my newest cuisine and drink photography from around the United States and the world.

Daughter Thai Kitchen & Bar

Khao Soi is probably my favorite Thai dish of all time. It stems from the Chiang Mai province in the northern part of the country and it is absolutely, 100 percent delicious. For the past two and a half years, I have pined after the dish that stole my heart and although some restaurants have…

Somebody People

Taken from the lyrics for David Bowie’s “Five Years”, Somebody People opened its doors off of South Broadway in the Platt Park neighborhood of Denver. Touted as a vegetable-forward dining experience, owners Sam and Tricia Maher, have created bright and in-depth dishes using whole vegetables. The flavors don’t just appeal to the vegetarian and vegan-minded…

American Elm

American Elm is a neighborhood bar and eatery in the West Highland neighborhood of Denver serving up elevated American cuisine. The bistro, owned by Bob Reiter, is styled after his time spent in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn and is named after the giant elm tree that resides on the property of the restaurant. The…

Little Man Ice Cream Factory

The summer months are still in full swing and what better way to relieve some of that heat than to grab an ice cream cone. Little Man Ice Cream Factory in the Sloan’s Lake neighborhood of Denver has you covered in that respect. The 6,000 sq. foot production kitchen and ice cream tasting room has…

Lola Coastal Mexican

If you love Baja-styled Mexican food and haven’t been to Lola Coastal Mexican in LoHi, I have one question….what’s wrong with you?  From charred octopus, to crab claws served on ice, the chef dream team of Dave Query, Javier Plascencia and Sheila Lucero will have your mouth watering for more. The space, at 1575 Boulder…

Pistol Whip in the Sante Fe Arts District

John Slaughter, owner of Tribe Tattoo, has partnered with Chef Nicholas Lebas of Panzano Restaurant fame to bring the Sante Fe Arts District in Denver an American fare restaurant. Slaughter is taking a page from Carboy Winery’s book and slowly taking over the 600 block of Sante Fe Drive. Lebas, originally from France, has worked…

2019 Taste of Pearl Street in Boulder

The Pearl Street Mall was transformed into a foodie paradise on April 28 for the city’s annual Taste of Pearl Street. Local restaurants, wineries and distilleries set up shop in stores up and down the seven blocks between 10th and 17th as the sold out event brought people a taste of what Boulder has to…

Ivy on 7th: Denver’s Newest Breakfast Spot Takes Over LaLa’s Wine Bar Space

Denver’s breakfast and brunch game keeps getting stronger. Ivy on 7th has opened under the Carboy Winery umbrella with Chef Rebecca Weitzman at the helm in the kitchen and the food is delicious. Breakfast and brunch can consist of egg dishes such as shaksuka, a Mediterranean baked egg dish, lemon-ricotta pancakes, crispy potato waffles, scrambles…

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