I spent plenty of hours drinking tap beer over board games back when the Atomic Cowboy, 3237 East Colfax Avenue, was just a fun bar, a great place for socializing that kept the alcohol flowing and the food list negligible.
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Laura Shunk was Westword's restaurant critic from 2010 to 2012; she's also been food editor at the Village Voice and a dining columnist in Beijing. Her toughest assignment had her drinking ten martinis and eating ten Caesar salads over the course of 48 hours. She still drinks martinis, but remains lukewarm on Caesar salads.