We've followed Benny Armas since he was cooking up Mexican food in the kitchen of the old Oak Alley (that building is now home to Hanson's). In the '80s, he finally opened his own place at 225 East Seventh Avenue (now Mizuna), then moved across the street to a bigger space, once home to Chef Henri, ... More >>
While we finish compiling our Restaurant roll call for June -- a compilation of all the openings and closings over the past month -- Cafe Society has also been checking up on the status of some projects announced long ago. Botto Italian Grill, for example, which was originally supposed to op ... More >>
Benny's has a new menu -- don't fold it!Benny Armas got his start more than three decades ago, cooking in other people's kitchens. But from the moment he opened Benny's, his own place in central Denver, it's been a Denver institution, growing bigger (moving from its original spot at 225 East ... More >>
One of my first columns was about the way green chile changes on the way from southern New Mexico to Denver -- from the pure verde kick in Hatch to the thin, soupy sauce of Albuquerque, and the steady thickening as you travel north along the green chile trail until you reach the gelatinous go ... More >>
Back from Tucson, the land of cheese crisps but no green chile, I ran to Benny's yesterday to get a late-lunch fix. Benny's is a Denver institution that serves Colorado-style Mex to softball teams, book clubs, hatboys, party girls and anyone else who can escape their office on a Wednesday afternoon ... More >>
Tucked into a booth at Benny's Restaurante y Tequila Bar, we were a couple of beers into our late brunch Saturday when we spotted Benny Armas, whose namesake restaurant has become such an integral part of Denver's dining scene. Benny's recently opened a new patio on the Grant Street side of the bui ... More >>
After thirty years, Taqueria Patzcuaro is finally adding a patio to the side of its building at 2616 West 32nd Avenue. The duplex that was there has been cleared away, and the restaurant's owners hope to have an outdoor dining area in place by June. And not a moment too soon, because three decades ... More >>
The owners of Steuben's have region to believe.
The Outer Limits
Rocky Mountain oysters aside, Denver food is hot.
The good spirits of the old Oak Alley Inn will come to life in the reborn Hansons.
Benny's Restaurante y Cantina
Benny's Restaurante & Cantina
The links keep growing in Colorado's franchise restaurants.