Walking out onto the 100-seat rooftop at Linger engages your senses: aromas of sweet sesame BBQ tacos from a food truck fill the air, while ahead lies an unadulterated view of the Denver skyline, with the Rockies in the distance. A line of thirsty hipsters forms at the walk-up window of a futuristic RV; they want a taste of the $5 happy-hour cocktails. It's no wonder the rooftop is packed.
She notes, too, that Linger lays claim to the "first-ever rooftop food truck." Not surprising, considering that Cucci has always been way ahead of the curve. Linger, of course, is on our own list of the city's most coveted rooftop patios, as are several more places where you can...linger. You can add Izakaya Den to that roster, as well, since its new rooftop deck, which was just unveiled a few weeks ago, is nothing short of smashing.