The ongoing green chile battle sparked by our list of the ten best in town jumped the border this week as Albuquerque news show KRQE 13 News reported on the incredible amount of Facebook fury launched by loyal New Mexicans and Coloradans alike.
And restaurant critic Gretchen Kurtz sank her teeth into some steaks at the venerable Summit Steakhouse — founded in 1977, it makes Taste of Thailand seem like a relative baby — to see if the Aurora institution has kept up with the times since hiring new executive chef Patrick Swetnam. In other news:
RESTAURANTS/BARS OPENING THIS WEEK*
Choppers Custom Salads, 1765 Blake Street
Moxie Bread Company, 641 Main Street, Louisville
RESTAURANTS/BARS MOVING THIS WEEK*
Taste of Thailand, 2120 South Broadway (from 504 East Hampden Avenue, Englewood)
RESTAURANTS CLOSING THIS WEEK*
Woody's Tavern (both locations), 7095 East Evans Avenue and 7995 Sheridan Boulevard, Arvada
*Or earlier, and not reported in a previous Second Helping.