Calhoun: Wake-Up Call

The most exclusive joint in town: a pot in every chicken

First, the folks behind 8 Rivers open a medical marijuana dispensary up the street. Now comes word that Colorado's first "gourmet marijuana restaurant" will be opening next week in Denver.

The official details are being kept under wraps until next week, but yes, all the culinary offerings will contain pot -- which means that a diner will have to possess a medical marijuana patient card in order to partake.

It could be the most exclusive joint in town.

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Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword in 1977; she’s been the editor ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly CPT12 roundtable Colorado Inside Out, played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City, once interviewed President Bill Clinton while wearing flip-flops, and has been honored with numerous national awards for her columns and feature-writing.
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