A second helping of this week's Cafe Society

Here's a second helping of some of Cafe Society's hottest posts for the past week:

Gretchen Kurtz reviewed The Populist, which opened in November and is a contender for Best New Restaurant in the upcoming Best of Denver 2012. Read her review of the Populist here.

For Chef and Tell, Lori Midson talked with Drew Archer, chef at TAG Burger Bar. Read the interview here.

And Mark Antonation continued eating his way up Federal, this week reaching Gorditas Dona Lidia, a transformed Tacos y Salsas. Read his account of Dona Lidia here. See also: - Denver's ten best new restaurants of 2012 - Photos: Behind the scenes at The Populist - Photos: Behind the scenes at TAG Burger Bar

A half dozen eateries also opened their doors this week:

Udi's Cafe and Bar opened March 11 at Denver International Airport; it's the ninth Udi's eatery in the metro area.

Billy's Gourmet Hot Dogs is now open on East Colfax in the former Office Depot, there are also Billy's locations on Larimer Street and South Broadway.

ViewHouse Eatery Bar & Rooftop, the restaurant/entertainment complex on the edge of the Ballpark neighborhood, opened March 15.

Beantree Coffee and Deli opened in the University of Denver neighborhood.

Sam's #3 opened in Glendale, a link in a historic chain that stretches back to the '20s. Today there are also Sam's #3 spots on South Havana and downtown.

The long-awaited Beast & Bottle will start serving at dinner on Saturday, March 16.

And the original Los Carboncitos reopened after a two weeks of repairs following a close encounter with a Caddy. You can write your own review of any of these restaurants by clicking on its name, and going to its Voice Places location.

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