Openings and Closings

Every Restaurant and Bar Opening and Closing This Week

This purple door will close for good at the end of today.
This purple door will close for good at the end of today. Danielle Lirette
Interstate Kitchen & Bar has served Santa Fe Drive for just shy of a decade, but the restaurant will close for good after brunch on Sunday, May 19. The mod-meets-dive eatery opened in September 2009 as one of a very few modern restaurants on the stretch of Santa Fe better known for art galleries, tacos — at El Noa Noa and El Taco de Mexico — and cheap breakfast at Swift's. Here's the message Interstate posted on its website:

It is a point of pride that we have achieved nearly a decade of service at Interstate Kitchen & Bar. We’ve been honored to contribute in that time to all the wonderful lives we have been able to witness. We’ve watched people fall in love, create families, friendships & community. With very heavy hearts we must announce that we will cease operations after brunch on 5/19/2019. We hope everyone touched by this amazing place we have shared will try to make it by one last time for hugs and whiskey! Thank you for an awesome ride!!
Interstate isn't the only restaurant that's decided to give up the ghost recently. Below is our list of restaurant and bar openings and closings for the week of May 6 through 12, 2019, along with links to coverage.

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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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