A second helping of Cafe Society, October 14-18

This week Gretchen Kurtz reviewed the underrated and vegetarian-friendly Sunny Gardens, which specializes in dishes with mock meat. Mark Antonation, who's still eating his way up Federal Boulevard one restaurant at a time, stopped at the "burrito bunker" of the original Bubba Chinos. His meal there was a gut bomb, but definitely better than what we ate at the allegedly third-worst restaurant in the country (can you guess what it is?). And for her Chef and Tell interview, Lori Midson visited a top-notch local restaurant to chat with Beast + Bottle's pastry chef, Andrea Wight.

For food-filled events this weekend, check out our culinary calendar. And keep reading for more news from the Denver dining scene.

See also: Meet more kinds of mock meat, a specialty at Sunny Gardens

Opened This Week:* African Grill and Bar (second location), 18601 Green Valley Ranch Road -- with an opening party this weekend Kazoku Sushi, 10665 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood.

Reopened This Week Satchel's on 6th, 1710 East Sixth Avenue (reopened after a renovation) Taki's Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar, 341 East Colfax Avenue (reopened after a renovation)

*Or earlier, and not included in a previous Second Helping

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