As we were tallying openings and closing for our June 2017 Restaurant Roll Call, it came as a shock when we realized five barbecue joints — two Southern Hospitality locations, Carve Barbecue, the Jim N Nick's on East Hampden and Smokin' Joe's in Southglenn — had closed in the past month, while two others — Smok BBQ and Owlbear — have announced plans to open soon. In fact, Denver's barbecue scene has been smoking all year. Here's the most recent action, along with links to our original coverage.
Brook's Original BBQ Takes Over Restaurant Black Hole Downtown
The Ten Best Barbecue Joints in Metro Denver — and What You Should Order
Larimer Lounge Owner Scott Campbell's Latest Purchase: Globe Hall
The Fire Goes Out at Owlbear Barbecue at Finn's Manor
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