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Where would you send Guy Fieri if Diners, Drive-ins and Dives comes to Denver?

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The Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives is flirting with Denver again -- two years after Guy Fieri broke our hearts by skipping the Mile High City.

This week, Westword got a call from show producer Page Productions, asking for places the reality food star/celebrity chef should visit between Boulder and Colorado Springs -- if, and that's a big IF, the show stops in town.

Page wanted places that fit these criteria: independently owned; not part of local or national chain; open at least a year; relatively cheap (no entrees over $15); and doing a lot of good work in the kitchen, whether it's making their own sauce or roasting their own beef.

Two years ago, we gave them a good list, which you can see here, and this time, we added Phil's Place and the Edgewater Inn.

Did we steer them wrong? Give us your suggestions.

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