Cafe Society

A scamming server, Restaurant Kevin Taylor closing: A second helping of Cafe Society, March 3-7

The hottest restaurant story of the week wasn't on Cafe Society but on our news blog, where Michael Roberts reported about a local waitress who got bustedafter lifting a customer's debit card at Rome's Saloon. And then there was actual news about the Denver dining scene: Kevin Taylor's Restaurant Kevin Taylor will be closingat Hotel Teatro at the end of the month, with Prima soon to follow. See also: Restaurant Kevin Taylor and Prima closing at Hotel Teatro Also this week in Cafe Society, Gretchen Kurtz reviewed Bocadillo, which reopened last summer after a year-long hiatus and is serving up simple, delicious dishes. Lori Midson talked to Richard Glover, chef at Fooducopia, about growing up in Botswana, his switch from science to cooking and more in this week's Chef and Tell. And Mark Antonation visited the multi-purpose El Padrino in the most recent installment of A Federal Case.

Also this week, Gretchen Kurtz counted down our five favorite stuffed-dough dishes in Denver. And a Boulder staple, Bacaro, closed after fifteen years on the Pearl Street with a farewell Mardi Gras party.

OPENING THIS WEEK: Arch Pizza, 10101 East Hampden Avenue Aviator's Club, Denver International Airport Dulce Vida, 1201 Cherokee Street Firehouse Subs, 15405 East Briarwood Circle, Aurora Pho Market, 1002 South Federal Boulevard Pressery, 3350 Brighton Boulevard Steve's Snappin' Dogs, Denver International Airport X-treme Action, 1600 Champa Street

CLOSING THIS WEEK*: Bacaro, 921 Pearl Street, Boulder Burger King, 600 Broadway Hash, 2339 West 44th Avenue Wafflich, 4166 Tennyson Street

*Or earlier, and not mentioned in a previous second helping

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Isa Jones is an editor in Jackson Hole; her writing has appeared all over the Internet and occasionally in print.
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