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Having a Lark: A Second Helping of Westword Food & Drink, May 4-8

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This week we cooked up a list of the ten best burgers in Denver; Meadowlark Kitchen, which Gretchen Kurtz reviews this week, landed in the top ten with an egg-and-bacon extravaganza that she says is perfect for people who are "up for whatever." Another lark made the list, too: Larkburger, which we praised for its simplicity and attention to temperature.

In beer news, Jonathan Shikes brought word that River North Brewery will be moving from its home of the last three years, possibly out of the River North district altogether. Nearby in Five Points, Mark Antonation kicked off a month of soul food with a visit to the Welton Street Cafe. In other news:

RESTAURANTS/BARS OPENING THIS WEEK*
Eddie Merlot’s, 10110 East Dry Creek Road, Englewood
The Greedy Hamster (tomorrow), 323 14th Street 
Jim 'n Nick’s Bar-B-Q, 100 East 120th Avenue, Northglenn
Lechuga’s Kiosk, 16th Street Mall (between Stout and California streets)
Osaka Ramen, 2611 Walnut Street
Southern Hospitality, 7431 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree

RESTAURANTS/BARS CHANGING NAMES THIS WEEK*
Genessee Coffee (from Dazbog), 1200 Clayton Street110 16th Street

RESTAURANTS/BARS CLOSING THIS WEEK*
Wasabi Roll & Go

*Or earlier, and not reported in a previous Second Helping.

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