The Comfort Cafe, a donation-based, non-profit community kitchen and restaurant in Berkeley Park that was the second pay-what-you-can-afford spot in town, struggled from the start. Over its two-year existence, Comfort Cafe has had to close temporarily once and reduce its hours another time. But now ... More >>
"Unfortunately, we're losing about $5,000 a month right now and it's starting to really hurt my pocketbook," explains Jan Bezuidenhout, who openedComfort Cafe, a non-profit, pay-what-you-can eatery at 3945 Tennyson Street two years ago. "It's been a wonderful two years here, but this location is jus ... More >>
Comfort Cafe, the non-profit, pay-what-you-please restaurant in Berkeley Park, is back in business, after a three-week hiatus to "rest and restructure a bit."
"Construction on Tennyson Street was a big part of the break," explains business and building owner Jan Bezuidenhout, "There's no p ... More >>
In a striking example of medical marijuana's growing legitimacy, the Denver-based Namaste Hospice will begin offering free medical marijuana to patients with terminal illnesses. While end-of-life care might not seem like the most cutting-edge of industries, Namaste, which has been providing D ... More >>
The Comfort Cafe has been a dream more than 20 years in the making, and today, that dream became a reality when the restaurant opened for lunch at 3945 Tennyson Street on a tree-lined stretch of sidewalk in Berkeley Park that includes Big Hoss Bar-B-Q, Kyle's Kitchen and Brasserie Felix.
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Comfort Cafe, one of Denver's forthcoming pay-what-you-can restaurants, won't be opening its doors this week as originally planned. It's looking more like next week, says Jan Bezuidenhout, the brains (and much of the brawn) behind the restaurant, located at 3945 Tennyson Street.
"There's ju ... More >>
The opening of one of Denver's new pay-what-you-can restaurants has been pushed back while its owner gets the space in fighting shape. Cafe 180, slated to open at 3315 South Broadway in Englewood, was aiming for a mid-June debut.
"[W]e've been working on the installation of the kitchen and ... More >>
Last week, we reported that Denver's groundbreaking pay-what-you-want SAME Cafe inspired national bakery and cafe chain Panera Bread to get into the non-profit biz itself.
Built on the model used by SAME and other community kitchens like Salt Lake City's One World Everybody Eats, Panera ope ... More >>