Cafe Society

More burgers, more pizza, more beer: A second helping of Cafe Society, February 3-7

This week in Cafe Society, Gretchen Kurtz reviews reviewedHumboldt, the restaurant that Concept Restaurants opened in the former home of Strings this fall. That's about when Tony Hessel became the executive chef of West Flanders Brewing Co. in Boulder; you can read about his career in this week's Chef and Tell. And Mark Antonation got saucy at Illegal Pizza for A Federal Case.

Also this week, Denver Beer Co had to make good on its bet with Seattle, and the results were colder than its beer. We learned that Bacaro will soon be ending its fifteen-year run in Boulder. But that news was balanced by the fact that several new spots opened in Denver:

OPENING THIS WEEK 5280 Burger Bar and Creamery Bad Daddy's Burger Bar Krewe Crescent City BBQ Live Basil Pizza

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