An Italian gem and a molcajete obsession: A second helping of Cafe Society July 22-26
Sergio Romo, exec chef of La Sandia.
Gretchen Kurtz found a lot to love at DiFranco's, the tiny but mighty Italian restaurant that she reviewed this week. On a recent Tuesday night, she reports, "couples, friends and families were pouring into this shoebox-sized restaurant faster than seats at the community counter and two small tables could open up." In other words, the place is packed -- and with good reason, says Kurtz. Mark Antonation continued his prowl up Federal Boulevard, feasting at Taco House, the 55-year-old institution with prices that even paupers can afford. And for this week's Chef and Tell interview, I chatted with Sergio Romo, the kitchen commander at La Sandia in Northfield at Stapleton.
Keep reading for a second helping of this week's action on the Denver dining scene.
Opening this week*:
Tortisimas, 375 Federal Boulevard
Einstein Bros., DIA
Urban Thai, 2030 Ionosphere Street, Longmont
West 29th Restaurant and Bar, 5560 West 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge
Churchill's Public House, 1560 Boulder Street
Aiko Pops, 1284 South Pearl Street
The Social, 872 West Happy Canyon Road, Castle Rock
Agave Taco Bar, 2217 East Mississippi
Closing this week*:
* or earlier, and not included in last week's roundup.
Any news we missed on Cafe Society this week? Post it in the comments section below. And remember, you can write your own review of any of the places mentioned on Cafe Society by clicking on their Voice Places link.
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