Openings and Closings

Every Denver Restaurant and Bar Opening and Closing This Week

Torchon of foie gras with bitter orange, black walnut, fennel jam and housemade bread.
Torchon of foie gras with bitter orange, black walnut, fennel jam and housemade bread. Mark Antonation

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"Spur Coffee Moves Into Former Home of Platform T on Lincoln Street"

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"Well-Traveled Chef Adds the Rotary to Avanti Food & Beverage"

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Danielle Lirette
"The Transformation Is Complete: Morin Opens This Week"

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"Denver Deep Dish Adds Styles, Changes Name to Crush Pizza & Tap"

Even with so many restaurant openings this year, there are certain dishes that are still hard to find in town. Khachapuri is one of them.

The Georgian specialty that eats like a cross between thick-crust pizza and cheese fondue is a real rarity outside of Georgia and some Russian restaurants, but it's not too tricky to make at home, if you don't mind plunging your hands into some dough. Here's how we managed to bring a taste of the Asian country home.

If you haven't been busy in the kitchen and have been out and about on the dining scene, have you spotted any openings or closings that aren't on this list? Let us know in the comments or send an email to [email protected].
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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