Our Ten Best Italian Restaurant Stories Over the Past Three Months

After Gretchen Kurtz's review of Mas Kaos (where pasta and pizza share equal billing with tacos and guacamole), and with Columbus Day just around the corner, we have Italian cuisine on our minds. Looking back over our coverage of the local restaurant scene over the past few months, we noticed just how many new Italian spots have come to Denver — and how much Denverites also love our old classics. Here are our ten best Italian restaurant stories of the past three months:

Spatola Ristorante & Wine Bar: An Unfinished Journey to Authentic Italian Fare

Northside Story: Carl's Pizza Keeps Denver Italian Traditions Alive

The Monkey Barrel Brings Carbone's Italian Sandwiches Back to Sunnyside

Six Really Old, Old-School Red-Sauce Italian Joints in Metro Denver

Coperta Adds Lunch Menu and Hours

Chow Morso Unveils Menu Ahead of Next Week's Opening at Avanti Food & Beverage

Il Posto Will Soon Move From 17th Avenue to RiNo

100 Favorite Dishes: Manzo With Polenta at Spuntino

First Look: Avelina Opens With Chefs John Broening and Yasmin Lozada-Hissom

First Look: Angelo's Taverna and Carboy Winery Bring Wine and Pasta to Littleton