From Gulping at Grandma's to Snacking at Sarto's: Our Restaurant Roll Call for October
Brian Laird finally has a place of his own at Sarto's.
The record pace of restaurant openings slowed a bit in October, but there were still some notable events, including the long-awaited opening of Sarto's in Jefferson Park. And two of the town's best Chinese restaurants -- Chef Liu's and East Asia Garden -- gave up the ghost, although the latter is supposed to reopen in Cherry Creek, with a new name.
Keep reading for our Restaurant Roll Call for October. See also: Our Restaurant Roll Call for September 2014
Grandma's House gives a new (old) twist to craft-bar decor.
RESTAURANTS/BARS/MARKETS OPENING THIS MONTH* Bracia, 5260 South Parker Road, Aurora Butcher's Bistro, 2233 Larimer Street Cafe Mercato, 7561 East Academy Boulevard Cafe United, 711 Park Avenue West Grandma's House, 1710 South Broadway Hopdoddy Burger Bar, 1705 17th Street Iron Rail Tavern, 4111 Kipling Street, Wheat Ridge Lo Stella Ristorante, 1135 Bannock Street LYFE Kitchen, 1600 Pearl Street, Boulder Parker Garage, 19420 East Mainstreet, Parker Pizzeria Locale, 3484 West 32nd Avenue Sarto's, 2900 West 25th Avenue Spruce Tap House, 2401 Blake Street Suvipa Thai Food, 1015 South Federal Boulevard Verde, 3070 28th Street, Boulder Keep reading for the rest of our Restaurant Roll Call for October.
The Buffalo Restaurant is closed for a facelift -- but "The Stampede" mural will stay.
RESTAURANTS/VENUES CLOSING TEMPORARILY* Buffalo Restaurant & Bar, 1517 Miner Street, Idaho Springs (for renovation) Denver Diner, 740 West Colfax Avenue (after a fire) Highland Pacific Restaurant and Oyster Bar, 3934 West 32nd Avenue (reportedly for renovation)
RESTAURANTS/VENUES CLOSING THIS MONTH* Boost Burger, 3000 South Federal Boulevard Cafe|Bar, 292 Pennsylvania Street Casa Alvarez, 3161 Walnut Street, Boulder Chef Liu's Authentic Chinese Cuisine, 562 South Chambers Road, Aurora East Asia Garden, 1156 South Broadway (moving to Cherry Creek) Kobe An, 85 South Union Boulevard, Lakewood (moving to Cherry Creek North) Pho De, 1015 South Federal Boulevard
* Or earlier, and not reported in a previous Second Helping.
What did we miss? Post your suggestions below, and read our Restaurant Roll Call for September here.
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