Openings and Closings

Every Restaurant and Bar Opening and Closing This Week

La Rumba Choripan knows how to do meat right.
La Rumba Choripan knows how to do meat right. Mark Antonation
Argentinian street food is popping up in Denver in new ways. Carne, which serves meaty sandwiches like lomitos (with grilled pork), vacios (with flank steak) and choripan (with sausage), just opened in the former home of El Tazumal at 258 Santa Fe Drive. The small cafe also serves empanadas, fries and a few other sandwich options. And La Rumba Choripan is coming to Latin American nightclub La Rumba in the Golden Triangle, offering sausage sandwiches, charcoal-grilled meats, empanadas and arepas. The eatery's food truck of the same name is already out on the streets, often serving comida Argentina outside the Stampede in Aurora.

Here's our complete list of restaurant and bar openings for the week, plus links to current and upcoming activity:

Restaurants and Bars Opening This Week*
Carne — Argentina Street Food, 258 Santa Fe Drive
Elevated Seltzer/5280 Beer Co., 5610 Yukon Street, Arvada
Lot One, 13730 West 85th Drive, Arvada
Uncle, 95 South Pennsylvania Street
Pepper the Noshery, 1043 Pearl Street, Boulder

Restaurants and Bars Closing This Week*
Wild Standard, 1043 Pearl Street, Boulder

*Or earlier, and not previously reported.

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Mark Antonation is the former Westword Food & Drink Editor. In 2018, he was named Outstanding Media Professional by the Colorado Restaurant Association; he's now with the Colorado Restaurant Foundation.
Contact: Mark Antonation