Cafe Society

Zagat includes Colorado in two must-try national lists

Zagat recently released guides to both the fifty best plates of food and the best sources of caffeine in the country, and Denver makes both lists -- rightfully so. The legendary Buckhorn Exchange, 1000 Osage Street, earns a nod for its classic Rocky Mountain Oysters, and Stella's Coffeehaus, 1476 South Pearl Street, fields praise for its ambience and locally roasted coffee.

See also: - Best Coffeehouse for Ambience 2011 - For the first time ever, Zagat Survey will unleash a Colorado-only restaurant guide - Denver's five best historic watering holes

Wynkoop Brewing Company also receives a mention for its ballsy beer version of Rocky Mountain oysters -- the Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout, in which bull testicles have steeped.

Check out the full list of Zagat's recommended American plates here, and compare Stella's with the rest of Zagat's roster of the country's best coffee shops here.


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Patrick Langlois
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