When Deluxe Burger, Dylan Moore's shrine to beef in a bun, shuttered a few months ago, several local chefs and restaurateurs eyed the East Colfax quarters, located directly next door to Mod Livin', the retro furniture store owned by Jill Warner, who's also the landlord of the restaurant space. But i ... More >>
Lori MidsonPanang curry from Liang's Thai FoodThe first mobile food vendor on wheels was launched nearly 150 years ago, in 1872, when a Rhode Island native called Walter Scott trotted his horse-drawn freight wagon, stocked with sandwiches, hard-boiled eggs, coffee and pies around the town of ... More >>
John Hickenlooper at the RocketThe truck stops here: The mediation session last Thursday was supposed to calm tensions around the 5300 block of East Colfax Avenue, a stretch of asphalt that's only improved since Erich Roorda and Jill Warner opened Mod Livin' nine years ago. But that was befo ... More >>
Mayor John Hickenlooper pays a call on the Little Orange RocketLast night, the owners of Mod Livin', the hip retail store that has slowly transformed a grimy stretch of Colfax since it opened nine years ago, met with cranky neighbors at a city-sponsored mediation session. The neighbors weren ... More >>
Lori Midson Brad Birky SAME Cafe 2023 East Colfax Avenue 720-530-6853 This is part one of Lori Midson's interview with Brad Birky, executive chef/owner of the SAME Cafe. You can read part two of this interview right back here tomorrow. It's 3 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon, an hour after c ... More >>
Technically, Delite does not have a patio -- but the front of this brand-new, storefront bar consists of garage-style doors that open wide on these beautiful nights. And thanks to alert management, smokers are kept far away from the front door, guaranteeing that the night air coming through that ope ... More >>
Cut to the quick.
For restaurants, this was a very good year.