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Larkburger two, Tossa zero: Our restaurant roll call for December

All aboard! Stoney's has reopened the Full Steam Tavern.
All aboard! Stoney's has reopened the Full Steam Tavern.
Brandon Marshall

In-the-works restaurants have been scurrying to get open before the end of 2012 -- and capture that all-important holiday business. Although many of the more ambitious projects have already postponed their openings until January, more than a dozen restaurants and eateries did get their doors open in December...and just a handful gave up the ghost this past month. Keep reading for our restaurant roll call for the past month.

See also:

- five restaurants that both opened and closed in 2012...and a bonus revival

- Restaurant roll call for November

- La Cave now serving in Lakewood

La Cave joined the lineup in Lakewood.
La Cave joined the lineup in Lakewood.
Brandon Marshall

RESTAURANTS/VENUES OPENING IN DECEMBER:*

Baba & Pop's, food cart

Bin 1884 Cheese Bar, 1886 South Pearl Street

Bop & Gogi, 10639 East Briarwood Avenue, Centennial

Cheapskates Action Sports Bar, 2627 South Parker Road, Aurora

Cru A Wine Bar, 8500 Pena Boulevard

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 14740 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood

Gatsby's, 1527 Wazee Street

Glaze: The Baum Cake Shoppe, 1160 Madison Street

Hugo's Colorado Beer & Spirits, 1205 East 13th Avenue

Jezebel's, 3301 Tejon Street

La Cave, 360 Union Boulevard

Larkburger, 4660 West 121st Avenue, Broomfield

Larkburger, 1617 California Street

Mali Thai Cuisine, 4955 South Ulster Street

Mountain Standard, 193 Gore Creek Drive, Vail

Pablo's Coffee, 1300 Pennsylvania Street

Pho 38 & Noodle House, 2915 West 38th Avenue

Stoney's Full Steam Tavern, 1434 Blake Street

Sushi Katsu, 9555 East Arapahoe Road, Englewood

Very Nice Brewing Co., 20 Lakeview Drive, Nederland

Vesper Lounge, 233 East Seventh Avenue

Weathervane Cafe, 1725 East 17th Avenue

El Rancho rode into the sunset this year.
El Rancho rode into the sunset this year.

RESTAURANTS/VENUES CLOSING IN DECEMBER*:

Burnsley Hotel, including restaurant and lounge, 1000 Grant Street

Historic El Rancho, 29260 Highway 40, Evergreen

Simply Sloppy Joes, 6761 West Mississippi Avenue

Tossa, 2400 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder

* or earlier, and not included in a previous Restaurant Roll Call.

What did we miss? Post any additions in the comments section below. And see our restaurant roll call for November here.



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