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Eating Out

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    September 1, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Sweet Things from WaterCourse Bakery

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. WaterCourse Baker ... More >>

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    September 1, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Mediterranean sandwich from Silvi's Kitchen

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Silvi's Kitchen ( ... More >>

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    August 31, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Buns n' Dumplings from Manna From Heaven

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Like Manna From H ... More >>

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    August 29, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Farm-Fresh Salad from Scratch Burrito

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Like Scratch Burr ... More >>

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    August 29, 2014

    Ten Top Culinary Events Over Labor Day Weekend in Denver

    Labor Day is Monday, bringing with it a long weekend to celebrate the last days of summer. And there's plenty to do both in the mountains and here in the city. A Taste of Colorado will be taking over Civic Center Park, you can head to the hills for a couple of food fests...and a river of beer will b ... More >>

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    August 29, 2014

    First Look: Asbury Provisions Opens Labor Day With 25 Tap Handles

    Provisions seems to be one of the latest restaurant catch words, both nationally and locally. Portland has Olympic Provisions, San Francisco is home to State Bird Provisions and Houston has the unadorned Provisions. Here in town, chef Alex Seidel is about to open Mercantile Dining & Provision at Uni ... More >>

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    August 29, 2014

    ViewHouse Opens Second Location in Former Trail Dust Steakhouse Today

    Tonight the brand-new Centennial/DTC ViewHouse will kick off a weekend of grand opening events to usher in a new era of drinking, dining and partying. Most of this ViewHouse in Centennial is as modern and flashy as its older Ballpark sibling, but a touch of the former occupant of the property -- the ... More >>

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    August 29, 2014

    First Look: BSide Brings Fried Chicken and Community to City Park

    Way back when record companies issued 45 rpm records in advance of a full album release, those little black discs had two sides; the A-side was the radio-friendly song that the producer hoped would become a hit. Songs on the B-side, however, weren't always considered a band's best work. But those B ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014
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    August 28, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Smoked Trout Snack From Lola

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Lola Mexican Fish ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014

    Happy Hour at the Rosa Mia Inn: That Warm and Fuzzy Feeling

    The Rosa Mia Inn could be the neighborhood bar on the corner that movies and TV always told you was out there. The service is as warm as the beer is cold, and there's a feeling of nostalgia and bonhomie that no amount of reclaimed lumber or restaurant consultants could provide. Almost as important - ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Peruvian Cookies from Azucar Bakery

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. South Broadway's ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Tacos and Burritos from El Taco De Mexico

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. El Taco De Mexico ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    Review: Range Brings a Taste of the Mild, Wild West to Downtown Denver

    Range 918 17th Street 720-726-4800 Like the Great American West implied by its name, Range is a place with big ambitions. These are hinted at in the shiny metallic banquettes (gold fever?) and the walnut communal tables sized in anticipation of crowds. They're also implicit in the fact that Range, ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    Bacon and Belly for Brunch at Beast Bottle

    Brother and sister duo Paul and Aileen Reilly can often be seen pouring their heart and soul into every aspect of Beast Bottle, Aileen running the front of the house while Paul heads the kitchen. Known for its in-house butchery program, the restaurant has a whole pig delivered to the restaurant ev ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    Chef and Tell: Chef Brady Marcotte of Table Top

    "If it's not right, it's wrong." Those are the words of wisdom that chef Brady Marcotte of Table Top, which opened this summer in Park Hill, learned from Steven Redzikowski, chef and co-owner of Boulder's Oak at Fourteenth and Acorn in Denver. Marcotte, who worked for Redzikowski for two years and h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Six Tidbits About Dining in Denver Collected Over 100 Reviews

    Being a restaurant critic is a bit like being a colander. Every time I enter a restaurant, I'm filling myself up, both literally and figuratively, with thoughts about everything from how the sauce tasted to lighting and noise levels to whether or not the server knew his stuff. When it's time to writ ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Korean Lettuce Wraps from Dae Gee

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Dae Gee, named Be ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Spring Salad from Interstate Kitchen

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes.Interstate Kitchen ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    Lechuga's Has Been Sold, Owners Retiring

    Lechuga's, one of the last old-school red-sauce joints lingering in the once Italian-heavy Lower Highland neighborhood (LoHi to hipsters, but simply the northside to longtime residents) has been sold and is throwing a retirement celebration for owners Chuck Lechuga and Rachael Vigil tomorrow. The Le ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: Pork Bulgogi at Dae Gee

    No. 79 Pork Bulgogi at Dae Gee 7570 Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster 720-540-0700 Dae Gee's menu might be a little confusing for a novice to Korean cuisine, and even the well-versed might find a few dishes intimidating (like gohp chang jun gol -- beef intestines and tripe). But you can't go wrong wi ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Lobster Pasta and Bread Pudding from The Hornet

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. The Hornet, for e ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    3 Sons Brings Barbecue Back to Whittier

    So this is becoming a trend: for the second time in four weeks, I've encountered an Ohioan running a barbecue restaurant in Denver. I get it that who wouldn't want to come to Colorado from Cleveland or Cincinnati? -- but the barbecue connection is a little more tenuous. Perhaps it's just that Ohio s ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Ceviche from Adelita's Cocina y Cantina

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Like Adelitas Co ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: A Samoa Doughnut from Glazed and Confuzed

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Like Glazed and ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Brioche French Toast from Fooducopia

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Like Fooducopia, ... More >>

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    August 25, 2014

    Denver Restaurant Week and a Taste of Colorado on the Culinary Calendar

    The first summer edition of Denver Restaurant Week is in full swing, so there's plenty of great food to enjoy around town this week before you plunge into the eating orgy of Labor Day Weekend. Keep reading for a taste of what else is on the culinary menu -- including the start of the Taste of Color ... More >>

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    August 25, 2014

    The Inaugural GlobalFest Celebrates Ethnic Flavors in Aurora

    The lawn in front of the Aurora Municipal Center on East Alameda Parkway was home to the first Aurora GlobalFest on Saturday, where cultural performances, beers from around the world and international tastes from local restaurants -- from American barbecue to Nigerian curried goat -- showcased Auror ... More >>

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    August 25, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: Gourmet oysters from Angelo's Taverna

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes.Angelo's Taverna, ... More >>

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    August 22, 2014

    Final Winners Update: First Denver Restaurant Week in August Starts Tomorrow

    We've now picked the five winners who are getting dinner for two at one of the restaurants participating in the the first August edition of Denver Restaurant Week . But anyone can find a winning deal during DRW. From August 23 through 29, more than 200 restaurants will be offering special, three-co ... More >>

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    August 22, 2014

    Comida Celebrates First Anniversary With Tequila and Mezcal Dinner This Weekend

    It's hard to believe it's only been a year since the Source, and its first tenant Comida Cantina, opened last August, as ingrained as it's become in the Denver dining scene's collective consciousness. The hulking industrial-age brick and steel space has become home to restaurants, a butcher shop, a ... More >>

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    August 21, 2014

    Happy Hour at Bacco Trattoria: Gluttony, Italian Style

    North Boulder is now where folks weary of the yoga pants-squeezed bustle and hustle of downtown can still enjoy the Boulder lifestyle. Bacco Trattoria and Mozzarella Bar counts as its neighbors the delightful Pupusas Sabor Hispano, the neighborhood classic Restaurant 4580, and a non-delightful, non ... More >>

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    August 21, 2014

    New Summer Restaurant Week Showcases Colorado's Fresh Produce -- and Fresh Air

    Denver Restaurant Week is about to begin -- and it's not February. Traditionally, this two-week showcase of Denver area restaurants has taken place after the winter holidays, but this year it's being split in two -- one week in the usual February slot, but now August gets a week too. The new Summer ... More >>

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    August 20, 2014

    Review: Mayan Manjar Yucateco Is a Knockout

    Mayan Manjar Yucateco 5209 West Mississippi Avenue, Lakewood 303-936-5562 The TV was on when I walked into

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    August 20, 2014

    Taste of Thailand Turns Twenty With Fresh Spirit and "Beautiful Fish"

    When Taste of Thailand opened, there were a total of five Thai restaurants in Denver. In the intervening twenty years, Thai cuisine has blossomed in town, but Taste of Thailand has stuck close to its time-tested formula of garden-fresh cuisine, traditional Thai recipes (with a few Colorado twists), ... More >>

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    August 20, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: Ceylon Curry Dosa at Khazana

    No. 82 Ceylon Curry Dosa at Khazana 9234 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree 303-993-8335 They say we eat with our eyes first; if that's the case, we would be full before we even took a bite of Khazana's immense dosa. Thankfully, the crisp lentil crepe with its curry filling -- goat, in this case -- is a ... More >>

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    August 19, 2014

    Reader: I Cook for a Living, but Can't Afford to Eat at a Decent Restaurant

    Denver Restaurant Week turned ten this year, and organizers proved that you can make a good idea better -- by splitting the annual eating orgy into two weeks. The original week-long span in February remains, but the extra week that had been added over the years has been moved to August. The first Au ... More >>

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    August 19, 2014

    Ignite Updates Name and Concept to Keep Up With Larimer Changes

    The Ballpark neighborhood, upper Larimer and RiNo have merged into one long stretch of hot bars and restaurants, with new condos and apartments popping up like dandelions through cracks in the pavement. While the announced closing of Twelve was a blow to the neighborhood, with so many recent opening ... More >>

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    August 18, 2014

    Dining on the Hoof, More Meals and Deals on this Week's Culinary Calendar

    This week's culinary calendar is a cornucopia of events that feature homegrown products, from cantaloupe to cows. But there are also deals that celebrate homegrown organizations, benefiting everything from wildlife to felines to Food Bank of the Rockies. Keep reading for a taste... See also: In Sea ... More >>

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    August 18, 2014

    Reader: If Gallo di Nero Couldn't Make It in This Spot, Maybe It Can't Be Done

    Back in June, when we listed the Ten Best Restaurants in the Golden Triangle, Gallo di Nero was one of our favorites. But the restaurant closed its doors last week -- quickly and quietly. "The reasons for the quick closing are as follows," a spokesperson said. "There is a potential buyer for the pr ... More >>

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    August 18, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: Scallop Crudo at Stoic & Genuine

    No. 82 Scallop Crudo at Stoic & Genuine 1701 Wynkoop Street (Union Station) 303-640-3474 Stoic & Genuine is the fourth restaurant in Jennifer Jasinski and Beth Gruitch's downtown stable of praised eateries, after Rioja, Bistro Vendome and Euclid Hall. The compact but airy seafood harbor captures th ... More >>

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    August 15, 2014

    Reader: Hipster Faux Gastropubs Are the New Cupcake Stores

    More than forty new restaurants and bars opened in July -- and one of them, Provisions Chophaus & Drinkery, which opened in the busy block of 1500 Blake Street, barely lasted a week. "Unfortunately due to one bad apple we have to close the doors," said Provisions's Facebook posting announcing the en ... More >>

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    August 15, 2014

    Does Federal Boulevard Have an Identity Crisis? A Trio of Name Changes

    A new coat of paint and a new sign might not make a new restaurant -- unless it's on Federal Boulevard, where the food may not change much, but the names and bright colors shift like the oily surface of a bowl of menudo. On a recent trip up the strip, we spotted several new identity changes -- as we ... More >>

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    August 15, 2014

    In Season: Three Colorado Peach Dishes in Denver

    The best way to eat a Colorado peach is straight off the tree or from a roadside stand, still warm from the sun. Just dust off the skin, take a bite and let the juice run down your chin as you savor the sweetness. After that, the pros can have a go at capturing that flavor in their own culinary crea ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014

    First Look: Spruce in the Hotel Boulderado Promises Farm and Fish

    The Hotel Boulderado has built up plenty of character over the last 100 years or so of continuous operation, but even proud edifices with tradition and history behind them can stand an occasional sprucing up. So this summer the hotel revamped its restaurant -- operating in the same space since the B ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014

    Acorn gets accolades from Frank Bruni, Bon Appetit

    Acorn is having a good week. Yesterday, the restaurant that bartender Bryan Dayton and chef Steve Redzikowski opened less than a year ago in the Source was named one of the fifty nominees in Bon Appetit's America's Best New Restaurantscontest. And Acorn just got a big kiss from Frank Bruni, former N ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014

    PMG Wine Bar Now Pouring in Boulder

    PMG, a new wine bar with full dinner service, opened in Boulder last Friday in the spot formerly occupied by the Beehive. New owner Emily Gold is hoping to give guests an affordable and approachable wine experience with food that complements the wine without overshadowing it. See also: First Look: ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014

    Gallo di Nero will crow no more on Bannock Street

    We have a new candidate for the worst black hole in Denver: 1135 Bannock Street. That address just swallowed up Gallo Di Nero, which had emerged from the ashes of Fired Up, a restaurant that repositioned itself after an electrical fire. See also: Best Dinner Under $10 -- Gallo di Nero

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    August 13, 2014

    Brunch at Sugarmill Is a Sweet Saturday Find

    Despite its location on the ultra-hot strip of Upper Larimer that includes Work & Class, Amerigo Delicatus and Los Chingones, Sugarmill is the only place within a scone's throw that's open for a quick Saturday morning bite. Troy Guard and his pastry chef partner Noah French may have been targeting a ... More >>

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    August 13, 2014

    There's Something in the Water at New York Deli News

    There's something special about New York City water that gives bagels, breads and cured meats a texture and flavor that New Yorkers know and love, agree Al and Tory Belsky, owners of New York Deli News. And as big as the city is, there may be even more New Yorkers living outside the five boroughs -- ... More >>

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