Openings and Closings

American Grind and Every Other Opening and Closing This Week

American Grind is now serving burgs again.
American Grind is now serving burgs again. Rachel Adams
American Grind served its last burger, or rather, "burg," at Avanti Food & Beverage on May 23 before shutting down its quick-service counter there to focus on reopening across town. And now a bigger, better American Grind has emerged at 81 South Pennsylvania Street, right next door to the new Uncle (which opened on July 16). What hasn't changed its the burger joint's commitment to local, sustainable meat and produce and housemade everything — even the ketchup. The buns are baked by Rosenberg's, the beef is sourced from Buckner Family Farm in Boulder County, and tomatoes are only served when they're in season. Visit for burgs, fries, ice cream and milkshakes from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily (10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays).

Here's our complete list of restaurant and bar openings and closings from July 29 to August 4, 2019, plus links to current and upcoming activity.

Restaurants and Bars Opening This Week*
American Grind, 81 South Pennsylvania Street
Tributary Food Hall & Drinkery, 701 12th Street, Golden

Restaurants Moving This Week
Pierogies Factory (Sunday), closing at 3895 Wadsworth Boulevard; reopening at 3795 Wadsworth Boulevard on August 6.


Restaurants and Bars Closing This Week*
BorraCho Tacos (inside Avanti Food & Beverage), 3200 Pecos Street
Huevos Tacos, 2160 South Broadway

*Or earlier, and not previously reported.

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Mark Antonation is the former Westword Food & Drink Editor. In 2018, he was named Outstanding Media Professional by the Colorado Restaurant Association; he's now with the Colorado Restaurant Foundation.
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