A half-dozen years ago, there was arace to see which restaurateur would open the first hip noodle bar
in the area. Frank Bonanno won when he openedBones
at the very end of 2008; soon after, Dave Query's Big Red F group debutedHappy Noodle House
at 835 Walnut Street in Boulder, and XO took over an addition built on the back of the Jet Hotel. While Bones is still going strong, XO is long-gone (as is its replacement, aSwing Thai
outpost), and Big Red F dropped Happy in favor ofBitter Bar
, ahip concept that had developed within the space
. Now Big Red F is out of the location entirely, though, and master mixologistJames Lee is back as the owner of Bitter Bar
He closed the place a week ago for a quick renovation; it reopens today. Brandon Marshall stopped by yesterday and shot this sweet look at a new start for Bitter Bar.
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