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Cook's Fresh Market

1600 Glenarm Place
Denver, CO 80202
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  • Mon-Fri 7am-8pm, Sat 9am-6pm
  • $, $$
  • Catering, Kid Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Metered Parking, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Cook's Fresh Market is a quick stop on the 16th Street Mall shuttle circuit, but you'll want to get off and stay a while once you get a glimpse of the gourmet bakery, deli, prepared-foods case, cheese counter and shelves stocked with homemade nibbles, European specialty foods and spices. There's even a small cooler in the back with bundles of fresh vegetables for purchase. But Cook's is more than willing to do the cooking for you: You can order lunch or dinner from the bistro menu and enjoy it in the modest dining area. The offerings include an epicurean salad with grilled chicken, duck or lots of fresh veggies, as well as build-your-own sandwiches with prosciutto, salami or chevre topped with spinach, sprouts or mixed greens. Owners/chefs Ed and Kristin Janos, who both graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, buy and serve local products and make everything from scratch using their own recipes.

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