Review Preview: Wooden Spoon Cafe & Bakery
In the Best of Denver 2011, Lower Highland rated the award for Best Restaurant Neighborhood, and with good reason: In the past few years, the blocks on the bluffs above I-25 have added an incredible number of eateries -- everything from steakhouses to cafes to inventive finer dining spots -- to the Mexican and Italian mainstays that were already there.
Last summer, the tiny Wooden Spoon Cafe & Bakery joined the lineup on West 32nd Avenue, taking over a storefront on a block that already was home to Duo, a Pasquini's Pizzeria, Zio Romolo's Alley Bar and Gallop Cafe.
Wooden Spoon serves house-baked pastries, supplemented by breakfast sandwiches, sandwiches and salads that draw regulars to the counter, and also the few tables in the case. And that's where I headed for this week's review, soaking in the flavor of one of Lower Highland's many new neighborhood joints while I sucked up many cups of coffee.
Is a visit to the Wooden Spoon a stirring experience? Find out when the review is posted here tomorrow. And for a second helping of Lower Highland atmosphere, I also visited Gallop Cafe.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to Denver dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.
More RESTAURANTS News
- Weekend Updates: New Hours for Old Major; Hot Dogs at Baur's
- Natural Grocers Macadamia Nut Mix Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination
- "Money Is Not the Goal": Left Hand Brewing Converts to Employee Ownership
- Rosa Mia Inn in Berkeley Neighborhood to Become Nip & Sip From Centennial/Jonesy's...