/, ad ˈhämənəm/
relating to or associated with a particular person
Empathic Honest Thoughtful Disciplined Natural
A Restaurant for the People of Denver
The common definition of Ad Hominem relates to an argument method which is "directed against a person rather than the position they are maintaining." Throughout history, this method of arguing has been deemed negative and fallacious.
Our restaurant focuses on the lesser known definition of "relating to a particular person," or the Latin to English translation, "to the man." This definition and translation provide a positive connotation of a personal relationship which is what we convey through our food and service.
With several definitions available, we have developed our own interpretation.
While Ad Hominem is a negative way to argue, it is a positive way to cook.
The metaphor of the lantern and its light representing the search for honesty and truth applies to our restaurant, our staff, the food, and the service we provide. By cooking honestly and truthfully we connect personally to the wants and needs of the diner.
Each day we will deliver thoughtful service to you, the consumer, to convey the best dining experience possible. With a strong commitment to the local community, we hope that Ad Hominem will be a restaurant for the people and provide a gathering place for friends, families, and new connections.