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This Week's Culinary Calendar — Including Coronavirus Closings

Broadway Market has shut its doors until further notice.
Broadway Market has shut its doors until further notice. Danielle Lirette
Many restaurants chose to stay open during the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak in Colorado, sending out notices through email, social media and websites that they're taking extra precautions to maintain a clean and healthy environment (and asking potential customers to stay home if they're not feeling well). Only time will tell if these measures are enough to "flatten the curve," as experts are saying, but some establishments have decided to completely close for days or even weeks. Others are offering new services, including to-go offerings.

Here's a list of places changing their hours, service or closing completely. We'll update it as new information becomes available.

Arcana
909 Walnut Street, Boulder
arcanarestaurant.com

Effective Sunday, March 15, Arcana has canceled in-house dining. Instead, starting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, call the restaurant to order a pay-what-you-can meal (suggested price $20) for pick-up or delivery. Details are up now on the restaurant's Instagram page; expect menus to be rolled out on Monday, March 16.

Avanti F&B was closed over the weekend and will determine its next step on Monday. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Avanti F&B was closed over the weekend and will determine its next step on Monday.
Danielle Lirette
Avanti Food & Beverage
3200 Pecos Street
avantifandb.com

Avanti shut its doors on Friday, March 13, for the weekend, but has now decided to stay closed until further notice. Stay up to date on the food hall's Facebook page.


The Bindery
1817 Central Street
thebinderydenver.com

"We've always had great take-away options in our market for lunch, from salads to croissant sandwiches, baguettes, dips, and more," the Bindery says. "In light of providing the same great Bindery quality you've come to know and love during these uncertain times, we're expanding our Bindery Take Away program to include same-day breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner take away. Pick up at the market counter or we can bring it to you curbside. Delivery to the Centric LoHi building lobby is complimentary." See the restaurant's online menus for details. Call 303-993-2364 by 4 p.m. for dinner pickup or delivery.

Big Red F Restaurant Group (West End Tavern, Zolo Grill, Lola Coastal Mexican, The Post Brewing Co., Jax Fish House and Centro Mexican Kitchen)
All locations
bigredf.com

All outposts of the Denver/Boulder restaurant group will offer curbside pick-up starting Monday, March 16.

Broadway Market
950 Broadway
broadwaymarketdenver.com
The Market and all its tenants closed on March 13 until further notice. See details on its Instagram page, @broadwaymarketdenver.

Bull & Bush
4700  East Cherry Creek Drive South
bullandbush.com
The 49-year-old brewpub has closed its doors until further notice.

Cart-Driver
LoHi and RiNo locations
cart-driver.com

The two casual pizza joints are closing the doors to in-house dining effective Monday, March 16, until further notice. However, it will be offering phone orders with curbside pick-up; keep up to date on its Instagram pages, @cart_driver and @cart_driver_lohi.

The Fort Restaurant
19192 Highway 8, Golden
thefort.com
The Fort has a detailed statement about its procedures on its website, and as of Monday, March 23, will be closed Mondays through Thursdays and offering service only on the weekends.

Illegal Pete's
All locations
illegalpetes.com
All of the company's locations will close effective Monday, March 16, for a minimum of four weeks. Updates are on Facebook and Instagram.

Mason's Dumpling Shop
9655 East Montview Avenue, Aurora
masonsdumplingshop.com

Dumpling-starved Aurorans will have to wait a bit longer for their fix, as the hotly anticipated L.A. import has decided to delay its debut, which was scheduled for Wednesday, March 18. Visit @masonsdumplingshop_co for updates and info regarding previously existing reservations. The restaurant had taken reservations for two weeks of soft openings that were supposed to begin this Wednesday, but those have been canceled.

My Brother's Bar
2376 15th Street
mybrothersbar.com
My Brother's Bar is closed indefinitely.
click to enlarge Olivia is offering cook-at-home fresh pasta on its takeout menus starting Tuesday. - COURTESY OF RESTAURANT OLIVIA/THE DENVER DISH
Olivia is offering cook-at-home fresh pasta on its takeout menus starting Tuesday.
Courtesy of Restaurant Olivia/The Denver Dish
Olivia
290 South Downing Street
oliviadenver.com

Starting Sunday, March 15, the Italian eatery will no longer be offering dine-in service. However, a larger takeout menu will be launched Tuesday, March 17. Contact the restaurant by phone or email to order, and stay up to date by visiting @olivia_pasta.

Stanley Marketplace
2501 Dallas Street, Aurora
stanleymarketplace.com
The Stanley houses many businesses, including multiple restaurants. The ownership closed the doors to the marketplace on Sunday, March 15, but a number of the restaurants and food vendors, including Annette, Rolling Smoke, Sweet Cow Ice Cream, Comida and others, are providing takeout orders or food truck service only. For a complete list of participating businesses, visit the Stanley's Facebook page.

Sam's No. 3
All locations
samsno3.com
All Sam's outposts are currently closed, with a tentative reopening date of April 6, though the exact date will be based on conditions on that date

Quiero Arepas' delicious creations can cure (almost) whatever ails you; unfortunately, the eateries are closed until further notice. - MARK ANTONATION
Quiero Arepas' delicious creations can cure (almost) whatever ails you; unfortunately, the eateries are closed until further notice.
Mark Antonation
Quiero Arepas
All locations

Both the Avanti F&B and South Pearl Street locations are closed until further notice; see Quiero's Facebook page for the latest info.

Tables
2267 Kearney Street
tablesonkearney.com
Tables is offering a menu of to-go dinners available for curbside pick-up for $25 per person. See the restaurant's Tables To Go web page for dinner choices and times available. Orders will need to be placed by 2 p.m. each day for dinnertime pick-up.

Taste of Thailand
2120 South Broadway
tasteofthailand.net
The eatery is temporarily closed from Sunday, March 15, through Monday, March 23, with plans to reopen on March 24 if conditions allow. Stay up to date on its Facebook page.

Uncle Joe's Hong Kong Bistro
891 14th Street

Uncle Joe's has closed its dining room and is only accepting online or phone orders for carry-out until further notice; details are on its Instagram page, @unclejoesdenver.

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