There were sighs of relief across the country when the polls closed yesterday (followed, in some quarters, by cries of anguish). But nowhere were the sighs more heartfelt than at Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe, which had landed in the center of the storm after word went out that the family-run restaurant ... More >>
If Mitt Romney comes back to Colorado before election day on November 6 -- and he will, since this state is still in play -- he has an invitation for a "family meal" with the Aguirres at Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe.
But if he accepts this invitation, he can leave the cameras, and the campaign, at th ... More >>
I stopped by Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe last night, and the place was packed. Packed full of TV cameras, full of people who'd heard about the controversy that erupted after Cafe Society first reported that the family that owns the restaurant had declined to let Romney supporters use their place as a ... More >>
In the crazed build-up to the presidential debate, I stopped by one of my favorite neighborhood spots for food and fellowship: Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe. Turns out, I missed the news right under my nose.
Back at the office, we were reporting that Mitt Romney had lunched at Chipotle -- but at one po ... More >>
An artist who lived in northwest Denver clued me in to the little storefront burrito joint that had just opened in his neighborhood in northwest Denver, a spot decades away from being tagged with the nickname "LoHi" or labeled a "hippest hipster neighborhood" by Forbes. I've been eating at Rosa Lind ... More >>
Y'all, Mitt Romney ate at Chipotle earlier today. According to hungry and expert sources, the GOP's main man stopped by the Stapleton location of the Colorado staple and chowed down on a burrito with black beans, pork and pico de gallo. He even added guac -- which, as you know, costs extra. But, hey ... More >>
Highland isn't the only neighborhood going through an identity crisis. While the debate over the changes in Highland continues, the name game has spread south, to the area northwest of Washington Park, where Cafe Byblos Mediterranean Grill will soon open. What, exactly, should this area be called?
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The Aguirre family was not having a good month. They'd temporarily closed the 25-year-old Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe -- once the only restaurant in what's now a hot-hot area of Highland -- on September 20, hoping to do a week or so of much needed mechanical updates. But at the start of this we ... More >>
Squeaky Bean opened a year ago this weekend at 3301 Tejon Street, and against all odds in the twelve months since, this little restaurant with the much littler kitchen has managed to turn out big meals and attract big crowds.
There should be as big crowd today, when the Squeaky Bean will hos ... More >>
The Aguirre family, in a rare moment of rest.One day back in 1985, one of the Westword artists who lived at the edge of Highland -- we called it Barbaria then -- called with a tip about a great storefront burrito at this new place, Rosa Linda's. He was right, and we quickly became lifetime fa ... More >>
The long-delayed Squeaky Bean finally made its debut Monday -- and no one was happier to see the open doors than the folks at Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe, right next door at at 2005 West 33rd Avenue.
"It has been a rough road for all involved, but it's now open and it looks great," says Oscar Aguirre ... More >>