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El Olvido has closed on South Broadway
3 years ago by Patricia Calhoun
The big question isn't why El Olvido closed, but how this Jaliscan eatery stayed open as long as it did. No sooner had it taken over the former home of Hades at 2200 South Broadway in the spring of 2011 than the city started a massi...
Photos: El Olvido
For this week's review, I visited El Olvido, a five-month-old restaurant on South Broadway that owner Jorge Pingarron calls "Mexican, but not Mexican." By that he means not Colorado Mexican, because his place specializes in dishes f...
El Olvido serves up a delicious carne en su jugo
Carne en su jugo starts with the broth. Traditionally, it's made by slowly boiling a cow's head, though that practice is fading even in Jalisco, the original home of the dish — whose name translates literally as "meat in its j...
El Olvido is a Mexican but "not Mexican" restaurant
In a town full of Mexican restaurants that serve enchiladas, tacos and green chile-smothered burritos, Jorge Pingarron was certain about one thing: He wanted to open something different...