A Second Helping of Westword Food & Drink, May 30-June 3

Brian Wilson preparing a dish at Telegraph.EXPAND
Brian Wilson preparing a dish at Telegraph.
Danielle Lirette

It was a slow week for restaurant openings and closings, with Godfather's Pizza making a splash on Monday in Thornton and Red Octave playing its final note on East Colfax Avenue; on Saturday we'll be stopping in for a pint at Banded Oak Brewing on Broadway when Denver's newest craft brewery opens its doors.

But there's still plenty of action on the Denver dining scene. We found a new eatery on West Mississippi Avenue called Fritangas La Pili serving dangerously big quesadillas called machetes. Telegraph has been dishing out chef Brian Wilson's cuisine for the better part of a year, so Gretchen Kurtz paid him a visit to find out if there's a musical connection with the Beach Boys star. And Mark Antonation shared a recipe for Salvadoran pupusas — along with some tips about where to buy the ingredients.

In other news:

RESTAURANTS/BARS OPENING THIS WEEK:*
Banded Oak Brewing Company (Saturday), 470 Broadway
Fritangas La Pili, 1733 West Mississippi Avenue
Godfather's Pizza, 2350 East 120th Avenue, Thornton
Grillerz, 2950 South Broadway

RESTAURANTS/BARS CLOSING THIS WEEK:*
Red Octave, 4900 East Colfax Avenue

*Or earlier, and not reported in a previous Second Helping.

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Telegraph

295 S. Pennsylvania St.
Denver, Colorado 80212

720-440-9846

telegraphdenver.com

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Fritangas La Pili

1733 W. Mississippi Ave.
Denver, Colorado 80223

720-364-0083

fritangaslapili.com

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Godfather's Pizza

2350 E. 120th Ave.
Thornton, Colorado 80233

303-920-1515

www.godfathers.com

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Banded Oak Brewing Company

470 Broadway
Denver, Colorado 80203

720-479-8033

bandedoakbrewing.com

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Red Octave Kitchen & Bar - Closed

4900 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, Colorado 80220

303-321-2710

redoctavedenver.com


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