Mark Antonation has been eating his way up Federal Boulevard and posting weekly dispatches on Cafe Society. This week he landed at Vietnam Bay, at 472 South Federal Boulevard, where the pristine white facade and nautical blue logo don't begin to hint at the collision of Louisiana and Vietnamese cuisine within.
Meanwhile, Lori Midson went to a very different part of town, Cherry Creek, to visit with John Little, the executive chef of Harman's Eat & Drink, in the former home of Phat Thai, for this week's Chef and Tell.
Keep reading for more of the action from this week.
See also: - Five best soul-food restaurants in Denver - In the kitchen with John Little, of Harman's: pan-roasted scallops with Olathe sweet corn - Five reasons why it's perfectly okay to breastfeed in restaurants
Restaurants/Markets Opening this week*:
Bubba Chinos, 4500 Washington Street Common Grounds, 2139 West 44th Avenue Lucky's Market, 700 Ken Pratt Boulevard, Longmont Pho Real, 2399 West Main Street, Littleton Tony's Burgers at Tony's Market, 950 Broadway
Reopening this week:
The Pioneer, 2401 South University Boulevard
Closing this week*:
* or earlier, and not included in last week's roundup.
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