Reader: I Love My 'Hood in Highland, and All the New Restaurants

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There are many hot restaurant neighborhoods in Denver — including RiNo, home of Hop Alley, our Best New Restaurant in 2016 — but this is definitely Berkeley's year, and we named that part of northwest Denver Best New Restaurant Neighborhood in the Best of Denver 2016. The repairs to Tennyson Street are finally done, and new places are popping up all over the area — and all the way down to the Platte, through Highland (or the Highlands, depending on what map you use), Sunnyside, Jefferson Park and LoHi. In fact, our list of the Ten Best Restaurants to open in 2015 (and thus be considered for top honors in the Best of Denver 2016) featured a number of spots in the northwest part of town. Notes Robert:

 And, once again, half are in Highland. I love my 'hood!

Responds Daniel: 

Way too many North Denver places on your list...It is not Highlands...It is North Denver...and we are still a dump......

No matter what you call it, there's no denying that northwest Denver is changing. What do you think of the restaurants there? The rest of the changes?

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