Reader: White-Bread Americans Hate Spitting Out Chicken Bones

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Row 14 was ambitious -- perhaps too ambitious for its location right across from the Colorado Convention Center, where business was either feast or famine, depending on which group had been booked into the facility. When visitors are eager to try Bubba Gump's, you know a more upscale restaurant is going to have trouble. So what's replacing Row 14, which closed abruptly this summer? Uncle Joe's Hong Kong Bistro, the first U.S. location of a Chinese concept.

See also: Row 14 to Become Uncle Joe's Hong Kong Bistro

But will it play any better than Row 14 did in this location?

Says davebarnes:

Authentic Hong Kong would be cool, but it won't be.

White-bread Americans hate spitting out chicken bones.

What authentic cuisine would you like to see in downtown Denver? And could it survive in this spot by the Colorado Convention Center?

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