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Reader: We lost the Rocky Mountain Diner for this?

Ghost Plate & Tap opened in June 2011 in the historic Ghost Building. It had a great location (the former home of the Rocky Mountain Diner) and savvy owners: the Wynkoop/Breckenridge crew. But Ghost won't be around to celebrate its second birthday; it's closing on Friday. Initially, the restaurant was envisioned as sort of a "greatest hits" concept, but it wasn't a big enough hit with diners. See also: - Ghost Plate & Tap will shutter on Friday - Chef and Tell with TJ Hobbs, chef of Ghost Plate & Tap - Chef Christopher Cina lands in the kitchen of Ghost Plate & Tap

Says crucialbee1:

Wow! We lost the Rocky Mountain Diner for all of this. Nice job, guys.
What should be the next incarnation for the Ghost building? What kind of bar/restaurant does this part of downtown need?


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