Just as he did two years ago with Bones, Frank Bonanno opened a new restaurant, Lou's Food Bar, in the last days of the year. But there was much more action on the Denver dining scene, as documented in our Restaurant roll call for December:
RESTAURANTS/VENUES OPENING IN DECEMBER*
Aria, 250 Josephine Street Bittersweet, 500 East Alameda Avenue Cuvée, 946 Pearl Street, Boulder Empanada Grill, 4301 West 44th Avenue Famous Dave's, 15725 East Briarwood Circle, Aurora Flame Restaurant and Fireside Lounge at Four Seasons, 1 Vail Road, Vail Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 1905 29th Street, Boulder Lou's Food Bar, 1851 West 38th Avenue Okinawa, 2301 East Colfax Avenue The Pinyon, 1710 Pearl Street, Boulder Pizzeria da Lupo, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder Rock-A-Billies, 12363 West 64th Avenue, Arvada Rockstar Lounge, 940 Lincoln Street Slices, 7155 East Hampden Avenue Stir! Cooking School, 3215 Zuni Street Sweet Ginger, 2710 East Third Avenue Tapas de Espana, 2301 Seventh Street Twin Perks, 1628 Federal Boulevard X Bar, 629 East Colfax Avenue Yard House, 1555 Court Place
TRUCKS HITTING THE STREETS IN DECEMBER
Louis Wolfe closed Wolfe's Barbecue after serving dinner on Christmas Day,
RESTAURANTS/VENUES CLOSING IN DECEMBER
Kermitts Roadhouse, Highway 6 in Idaho Springs, closed temporarily because of a New Year's Eve fire Penalty Box, 1862 South Wadsworth Boulevard Primebar, 1515 Arapahoe, Denver Que Bueno, DIA (closed for remodeling) Roslyn Grill, 504 East Colfax Avenue Red's Pub, 7330 West 120th Avenue, Broomfield Wolfe's Barbecue, 333 East Colfax Avenue
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* or earlier, and not included in a previous roll call
Did we miss anything? Let us know below. Read the Restaurant roll call for November here, and watch for our 2010 Roll Call coming later today.