Fried chicken may be a little less healthy than wild mushrooms or locally raised goats, but it seems to be on everyone's mind. If you're craving fried chicken, check out the seriously good bird at Funny Plus, a Korean restaurant in Aurora that specializes in Seoul-ful bar food.
Are supper clubs the new trend in Denver? Three restaurants featuring live music have opened this spring, including the resurrection of the historic Baur's building as Baur's Restaurant and Listening Lounge, which opened this week. Ophelia's Electric Soapbox, from Linger and Root Down mastermind Justin Cucci, launched just last week, while jazz club and high-end eatery Nocturne started swinging in March. In other news:
RESTAURANTS/BARS OPENING THIS WEEK*
Baur's Restaurant and Listening Lounge, 1512 Curtis Street
Fort Greene, 321 East 45th Avenue
Harley's A Hot Dog Revolution, 1500 West Littleton Boulevard, Littleton
La Guatemalteca, 1500 West Littleton Boulevard, Littleton
Taja Indian, 575 Lincoln Street
Two Penguins Tap & Grill, 13065 East Briarwood Avenue, Centennial
RESTAURANTS/BARS REOPENING THIS WEEK*
Hideaway Kitchen and Bar, 25948 Genesee Trail Road, Golden
RESTAURANTS/BARS CLOSING THIS WEEK*
Bombay Bowl, 575 Lincoln Street
Leaf & Crumb, 4416 East Eighth Avenue
*Or earlier, and not reported in a previous Second Helping.