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Denver's five best expense-account restaurants

On the rare occasion when someone else is footing the bill for dinner, it's understandably tempting to choose a restaurant where you can ring up a big tab. But an expense-account dinner shouldn't be just an excuse to drop a bunch of Benjamins on a flashy place -- you should also look at the company credit card as an opportunity to test some of Denver's kitchens that are reputed to serve meals that are not just pricy, but delicious. Those spots are way more likely to impress your clients and co-workers, anyway.

So here, in no particular order, are Denver's five best expense-account restaurants, the places where we'd want to book a table if a corporate account was picking up the tab.

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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.
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