Over the past twelve months, Mark Antonation has hit 53 eateries in just under six miles -- a distance he could easily cover in less than twenty minutes, depending on traffic and luck. "But in taking a year to travel the distance," he writes, "I've gained an appreciation for the subtle differences in the way dishes are prepared from place to place; I've noticed the pride that waiters and restaurant owners have in serving the food of their home countries; I've experienced the wonder of tasting things completely new to me." And he's discovered some really great dishes, twelve of which he shared in this week's A Federal Case.
Great endeavor, great article, and well-written. Thank you for the paean to Tarasco's Tamal de Elote! I feel it is the best Mexican restaurant in Denver. I look forward to trying the pecan tarts, camarones aguachile, and the hu tieu mi nam vang at other Federal locations.
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What are your favorite spots on Federal Boulevard? In the new year, Mark Antonation will be eating his way north of Sports Authority Field; what restaurants would you recommend on that stretch?