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Social Sightings: Domo Takes a Holiday Break and More

Domo is closed through January 6.
Domo is closed through January 6. Danielle Lirette
Monday mornings are tough, but this series isn't. Social Sightings is your quick look at interesting food tidbits that we've spotted recently. It goes down as easy as your first cup of coffee, and should whet your appetite for the week ahead.

After a viral TikTok video led to long lines at Domo this summer, the Japanese restaurant at 1365 Osage Street cut back its hours, opening just three days a week (Friday through Sunday). Owner Gaku Homma, who also runs the dojo attached to the restaurant, said the shift was necessary to keep him, as well as his staff, healthy and energized. Now, in light of the continued spread of COVID-19, he's once again putting his place on pause: Domo will be closed through January 6.
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Chef and restaurateur Jeff Osaka teamed up with Tivoli Brewing to create a light, refreshing rice ale that's crafted to pair with Japanese cuisine. Head to Osaka Ramen or any Sushi-Rama location to give it a try.
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Love eating local? Be a part of the action: Boulder County Farmers Markets is hiring an operations manager to organize community events and manage the market coordinators for all three of its markets — in Boulder, in Longmont and at Union Station in Denver. Check out the job description for more info and to apply.
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La Diabla, at 2233 Larimer Street, is Colorado's first pozole-focused restaurant, as well as one of our picks for the ten best new restaurants of 2021. Try it on a Wednesday and get the "Jose's Gone Fishing" special (named for owner Jose Avila): two tacos and a house margarita for just $5.
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Seared duck breast from Abejas's winter menu.
Abejas, at 807 13th Street in Golden, just launched its new winter menu. The restaurant, which specializes in seasonal cuisines, is now serving up such dishes as bison short ribs over polenta milled locally by Grateful Bread; seared duck breast with green mole, Latin kimchi and heirloom corona beans; and duck confit croquettes with Délice de Bourgogne cheese, date-tarragon mostarda and pickled grapes.
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Molly Martin is the Westword Food & Drink editor. She’s been writing about the dining scene in Denver since 2013, and was eating her way around the city long before that. She enjoys long walks to the nearest burrito joint and nights spent sipping cocktails on Colfax.
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