Reader: It's Fat Tuesday...Where's Tom's Home Cookin' When You Need It?

No Southern cooking at Tom's today.
No Southern cooking at Tom's today.
Lindsey Bartlett

It's Fat Tuesday, and diners will be letting the good times roll all over town. But Tom's Home Cookin', a longtime Southern cooking mainstay in Five Points that was a regular on our list of the Best Southern Food Restaurants in Denver, closed at the end of 2015, and its space will soon be taken over by a new concept from the founders of Park Burger, currently going by the name Birdcall. And in the meantime, diners are left to find another spot for Southern comfort today. Worries Cheryl:

 It's Fat Tuesday — where's Tom's Home Cookin' when you really need it?

Adds Ryan: 

I can't believe Tom's closed.

As for its replacement, Ruben concludes:

 Someone bought a building that housed a unique, memorable and valued member of the Denver food scene to create an unknown quantity "concept" that might not be there in two years — and maybe someone who loved that place is sad because it's gone.

Gumbo at NOLA Voodoo Tavern.
Gumbo at NOLA Voodoo Tavern.
Chris Utterback

Looking for a place to celebrate Fat Tuesday today? Not far from the former Tom's is NOLA Voodoo Tavern and Perks, which Chris Utterback recently visited for a happy hour stop...and the gumbo looks great.

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NOLA Voodoo Tavern and Perks

2231 Bruce Randolph Ave.
Denver, Colorado 80205

303-667-6792

www.noladenver.com


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