Dylan Moore

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    March 3, 2014

    Gozo will have its grand opening on Friday, March 7

    After months of renovation work and delays, Gozo quietly opened this past weekend for friends, family members and a few lucky neighbors -- and just as quietly closed again for a few last-minute touches before it reopens for good on Friday, March 7. See also: Gozo will open on South Broadway...soon

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    June 7, 2013

    Mod Livin' is turning rosy for a wine-tasting this weekend

    Mod Livin' Modern Furniture, 5327 East Colfax Avenue, is collaborating with Marczyk's Fairfax Wine & Spirits for a wine -tasting featuring over twenty varieties of rosé and giveaways to benefit Denver's Andre Center this Saturday. See also: - Photos: Medical Punk Fashion Show at Mod Livin' - Dylan ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    Reader: South Broadway needs more (good) Mexican restaurants

    Pizza joints are popping up along Broadway, which lost a couple of Mexican mainstays last month. Although Adelita's Cocina y Cantina opened a few weeks ago at 1294 South Broadway, that's still a mile south of where Juanita's and El Diablo closed their doors. Will the opening of a sixth Illegal Pete' ... More >>

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    June 4, 2013

    Reader: A bummer to have another empty spot on Broadway

    The face of Broadway is changing -- fast -- and the stretch heading south from First Avenue saw plenty of changes in May. Sketch and El Diablo closed at the start of the month, ending one chapter of the long-running saga of the circa 1906 First Avenue Hotel. And at the very end of the month, Dylan M ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Dylan Moore closes Deluxe and Juanita's; spaces will become Gozo, a Mediterranean restaurant

    "I love Deluxe in spite of myself. Despite reason, despite my better judgment, despite being committed body and soul to the war against California Cuisine -- that limping, wrongheaded, disastrous blight on the soul of American cookery -- and throwing myself into the breach every time a California-st ... More >>

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    December 26, 2012

    Lil' Devils is taking a bite out of the former Barker Lounge

    Broadway continues to be one of the town's fastest-evolving areas, with the three blocks south of First Avenue seeing incredible changes in 2012. After numerous delays, Gary Lee's Motor Club & Grub finally opened this spring; after even more months in the planning, Punch Bowl - Social Food & Drink ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    First look: Juanita's, Dylan Moore's new Mexican joint, opens tonight in Baker

    "I'm ready to roll," says Dylan Moore, clad in a black T-shirt and jeans in the kitchen that feeds diners at Deluxe, and now, Juanita's, the Mexican restaurant he'll open tonight at 4:30 in the space that formerly held Delite. See also: - Dylan Moore closing Delite and reopening as Juanita's, a M ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    Dylan Moore closing Delite and reopening as Juanita's, a Mexican joint with a familiar name

    Here's a little tidbit about Dylan Moore, the exec chef-owner of Deluxe and Delite that you likely didn't know: Throughout high school, Moore cooked -- and served -- at the long-defunct Juanita's in Uptown, as well as Juanita's in Boulder, which stood for nearly thirty years on the Pearl Street Mall ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    Illegal Pete's is heading to South Broadway

    Broadway has seen plenty of Mex-and-match action this year, from the closing of 3 Monkeys Cantina to the opening of a second Zocalo and the imminent transformation of Delite into Juanita's. And now Illegal Pete's is Broadway-bound, too. See also: -Photos: Zocalo is now open on South Broadway -3 Mo ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    Want more of Deluxe? Chef/owner Dylan Moore introduces lunch

    Lori Midson​While Dylan Moore, the chef/owner of Deluxe and Delite, dumped his food truck earlier this summer and shuttered Deluxe Burger last month, he isn't lazying on a beach somewhere on the tropics, sipping umbrella drinks and building sand castles. Instead, Moore, who recently remodeled ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    Deluxe Burger will reopen briefly for Mod Livin's annual Best In Show Puppy Auction

    You've got one more chance to get to Deluxe Burger.​Deluxe Burger officially closed its doors last Sunday so co-owner Dylan Moore could focus on his pair of South Broadway restaurants, Deluxe and Delite. But if you missed your opportunity to get in there and say good bye, you've got another ch ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Dylan Moore's Deluxe Burger will close on Sunday

    ​First the Deluxe food truck, the Little Orange Rocket, drops off the curb, and now Deluxe Burger, the cow palace that Dylan Moore, the chef/owner of Deluxe and Delite, opened last year on Valentine's Day, is going dark.

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    July 15, 2011

    Reader: Little Orange Rocket won't be the last truck to fizzle

    Dylan Moore is closing the door on Little Orange Rocket.​Dylan Moore put the brakes on the Little Orange Rocket yesterday, parking the food truck after a final appearance at Civic Center Eats in order to focus on his restaurants: Deluxe, Delite and Deluxe Burger. The news did not come as a su ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Crazy Good street food truck for sale

    Lori Midson​When we broke the news yesterday that Dylan Moore was putting the brakes on the Little Orange Rocket, his mobile meals on wheels, several Cafe Society readers wondered if this was the beginning of the end to Denver's street food movement. Just like restaurants, food trucks come an ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Walnut A-Go-Go grinds to a halt

    ​With the news that Dylan Moore was garaging the Little Orange Rocket for good, a reader ominously predicted that this food truck wouldn't be the last to go. That reader was right: Walnut A-Go-Go, the mobile arm of the Boulder-based Walnut Cafe group, is now parked permanently.

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    July 14, 2011

    Dylan Moore puts the brakes on the Little Orange Rocket food truck

    Lori Midsiton​Just over a year ago, Dylan Moore, the owner/chef of Deluxe and Delite and co-owner of Deluxe Burger, launched the Little Orange Rocket, a tangerine-hued food truck that hustled what Moore called "refined street food from around the world." And while it was a good ride, says Moo ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes: Bouillabaisse from Deluxe

    Lori Midson​ No. 63: Bouillabaisse from Deluxe

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    March 1, 2011

    After a three-day remodel, Deluxe reopens tomorrow night -- with a new look and menu

    Lori MidsonDylan Moore, owner/chef of Deluxe, finds new inspiration behind the plaster​Seven years and lots of leopard carpet mileage later, Deluxe, Dylan Moore's (formerly) moody restaurant on SoBo, is getting a major makeover -- and a new menu. Moore, who also runs Delite, the lounge next ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011
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    October 27, 2010

    Alley oops! Little Orange Rocket dispute takes off on Channel 7

    ​Channel 7 recently stopped by the 5300 block of East Colfax Avenue, to talk to Jill Warner and Erick Roorda, the owners of Mod Livin', about the neighborhood dispute that's gone "ballistic," as Roorda says, since they opened Deluxe Burger with restaurateur Dylan Moore, then launched the Littl ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    The truck stops here: Burger battle continues outside Mod Livin'

    ​Judging from the comments posted after Friday's update on the neighborhood campaign against Mod Livin', the mediation session Thursday night only heightened hostilities. Erick Roorda and Jill Warner -- owners of Mod Livin' and partners with Dylan Moore in Deluxe Burger, the retro restaurant ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010
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    July 30, 2010

    In the kitchen with Deluxe chef Dylan Moore: tomato soup with fresh basil

    ​Dylan Moore, chef of Deluxe, Delite, Deluxe Burger and the proud owner of the Little Orange Rocket, the new Deluxe streetmobile, sat down with us last week to discuss his growing empire of restaurants, his fetish for fish sauce and tacos and how he managed to fuck up fish for Josh and Jen Wol ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Part two: Chef Dylan Moore on Frank Bonanno, Julia Child and Thomas Keller

    Lori Midson​ Dylan Moore Deluxe 30 South Broadway 303-722-1550 Delite 32 South Broadway 303-722-1278 Deluxe Burger 5325 East Colfax Avenue 303-333-5683 This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Dylan Moore, exec chef of Deluxe, Delite and Deluxe Burger. You can read part one here. C ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    Chef Dylan Moore on fish sauce, the Taco Nazis and effing up snapper Veracruz

    Lori Midson Dylan Moore, executive chef of Deluxe, Delite, Deluxe Burger and food slinger of the Little Orange Rocket​ Dylan Moore Deluxe 30 South Broadway 303-722-1550 Delite 32 South Broadway 303-722-1278 Deluxe Burger 5325 East Colfax Avenue 303-333-5683 This is part one of Lori Midson's ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    Dylan Moore's Little Orange Rocket launches tonight

    Dylan Moore's Little Orange Rocket launches tonight​Dylan Moore will start firing up food at the Little Orange Rocket, his new, mobile meals on wheels that launches tonight in front of Deluxe and Delite, Moore's side-by-side restaurant and bar at 30 and 32 South Broadway, respectively.

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    June 2, 2010

    Dylan Moore's Deluxe Street Food truck will start wheeling around Denver within the month

    ​Just got off the horn with Dylan Moore, who was out of breath. "I'm taking all the wrapping off the new truck," he panted. Moore, the owner of Deluxe, Delite and Deluxe Burger, just got himself a new present, namely a "cool, old van with a kitchen inside" that he plans to strut later this ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    Afternoon delight: Delite sasses up Sunday with a drag queen brunch

    Lori Midson Drag queen brunch is back!​When Bump & Grind shuttered at the end of 2009, you could see collective penises around Denver droop in despair. With the demise of Bump & Grind came the dissolution of the joint's iconic Petticoat Bruncheon, a theatrical Sunday morning ritual -- always ... More >>

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    February 23, 2010

    H Burger goes a little mad on Tuesdays

    ​H BurgerCo opened a little late, but it's making up for lost time with a couple of specials -- including Burger Madness on Tuesdays. Every Tuesday, a quarter-pound burger (beef, lamb, turkey or veggie) and fries costs you just five bucks -- with drink purchase. But there are drink deals, too ... More >>

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    February 22, 2010

    Deluxe Burger sets a new opening date

    ​Deluxe Burger, the spot at 5325 East Colfax Avenue that's a joint venture between Dylan Moore (Delite, Deluxe) and the owners of Mod Livin' next door, blew past its February 14 opening, and didn't open last week, either. But the beginning is in sight, according to a new post on Deluxe Burge ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Burger update: H Burger, Deluxe Burger, Larkburger

    H Burger will serve these up on Saturday. Really.​H Burger Denver is opening tomorrow. Really. After a three-day delay, the party at 1555 Blake Street (entrance on the 16th Street Mall) will start at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 13, and end at 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 14. If all -- fin ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    HBurgerCo opening pushed back

    They look good, right? But they're not ready yet.​HBurgerCo, the new gourmet burger and contemporary cocktail joint going into 1555 Blake Street (fair warning: the entrance is on the 16th Street Mall) didn't open yesterday, as originally planned. A series of parties and friends-and-families ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    Deluxe Burger opening postoned -- hamburger jinx continues!

    ​This just in from Deluxe Burger, the joint venture between Dylan Moore (Delite, Deluxe) and Mod Livin' that was supposed to open February 14 at 5325 East Colfax Avenue (and has been pushing that date on billboards around town): TRUE LOVE (IN A BUN) TAKES TIME!! We spent, hours prepping ... ... More >>

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    February 1, 2010

    A bunch of burger joints coming this month

    ​Although H Burger Lounge, the premium hamburger/contemporary cocktail joint going into 1555 Blake Street, doesn't look like it's going to open today, as the owners -- the Jet Entertainment Group -- once predicted, work on the place is progressing, and H Burger's facebook page now gives a targ ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    Dylan Moore's Deluxe Burger opens on Valentine's Day with lotsa hunka, hunka burger love

    Deluxe Burger​As we reported in this space a few weeks ago, Deluxe Burger is opening on Sunday, February 14, otherwise known as breakup Valentine's Day. It'll be the third member in a colony of restaurants and bars from chef Dylan Moore, who also owns Deluxe and Delite on Broadway. Moore, a ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    A sign that Deluxe Burger is coming

    ​ Last fall, Dylan Moore revealed that for the next outpost in his empire, which already includes Deluxe and Delite, he'd be moving off that hip block on Broadway. And as this new billboard (right by Yazoo downtown) shows, Moore is partnering with Mod Living, the hip decor store at 5327 East ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Update: Everything all right at Delite and Deluxe

    ​ Last Monday, everyone driving down Broadway knew that something bad was going on. Traffic was backed up for blocks, cars were going nowhere fast. And when they did finally make it to the block that holds both Deluxe and Delite, the reason for the jam became clear--both of those places had ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Breaking: Deluxe/Delite on fire. Really, ON FIRE

    See? Told you I was serious​ Actually, I guess it's probably not on fire any more. But Deluxe and Delite, Dylan Moore's two excellent, side-by-side operations at 30 and 32 South Broadway, respectively, were on fire an hour or so ago. Both places took a hit. By the time I got there, the flame ... More >>

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    October 9, 2009

    One more from Dylan Moore -- this time, it's burgers

    Deluxe is about to get another sibling.​Dylan Moore already runs a couple of this city's most engaging restaurants: Deluxe at 30 South Broadway, one of the (very) few examples of intelligently designed, historical California cuisine done right in Denver, and right next door at 32 South Broadwa ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Hutch & Spoon launches breakfast and lunch on Larimer Street

    Lori Midson‚ÄčIf you have a killer spoon collection, you may as well open a restaurant. That wasn't quite the way it happened for Tracy Zimmer, the owner and executive chef of Hutch & Spoon, a breakfast-and-lunch joint that opened two weeks ago in the 125-year-old Charpiot building at 3090 Larim ... More >>

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    March 15, 2009

    Chefs go up front today for Operation Frontline

    Chefs Up Front, a benefit for Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline, brings twenty top chefs to the Colorado Convention Center at 5:30 p.m. today, March 15. The participating restaurant/chef combos include Andrew Lubatty of Avenue Grill, Pete List of Beatrice & Woodsley, Sean Huggard of Black Pea ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008
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    May 22, 2008



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    May 1, 2008

    One Good Thing

    Chef/owner Wayne Conwell is on a roll at Sushi Sasa.

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    August 16, 2007

    Sour Limon

    Will this Peruvian gem get to keep its name?

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    July 28, 2005
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    March 24, 2005
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    March 3, 2005


    How Dylan Moore got his groove back at Deluxe.

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    May 6, 2004

    Bite Me

    A Square Deal

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    June 13, 2002

    Talking Shop

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