Chef and OwnerJeff Osaka (foreground) and Freddy Diaz
Jeff Osaka, a chef with a resumé that includes Wolfgang Puck's Chinois and Chloe, the Los Angeles restaurant that gained considerable acclaim before Osaka decided to open Twelve, his new place in Denver. "Man, that guy can cook," friends would say, eyes closed in blissful remembrance. "And his menu changes every month. There are only 28 seats, though, so make a reservation." Continue reading Laura Shunk's review of Twelve. Photos by Mark Manger.