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Best Italian Restaurants in Denver

Looking for a place to get your carbs on? Here are some of my favorite Italian restaurants in and around Denver I recommend to folks when they ask me where they should eat when looking to get a little taste of Italia right here in the Mile High City. The places I have chosen particularly […]

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Dio Mio: Denver’s Freewheeling, Inventive Pasta Restaurant

In my opinion, Dio Mio has only gotten better with time and has become one of my favorite Italian restaurants in Denver. Chef/owners Alex Figura and Spencer White opened their restaurant in the fall of 2016 and have since turned their debut dining experience into the ultimate punk rock pasta shop. With a pay at […]

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Blackbelly Restaurant and Bar: Where Good Food Still Reigns Supreme

There’s something very telling about Blackbelly‘s complete lack of fanfare. Situated along a busy stretch of Arapahoe Avenue, most cars simply whiz by the restaurant and its two simple black and white roadside signs, only pausing when the corner traffic light is red. The eatery, along with its daytime market, occupies two-thirds of a nondescript […]

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Food Travel

Best Restaurants in Banff, Canada for Foodies

Last year I ticked off another item from my bucket list: A visit to the Canadian Rockies. We visited Banff National Park in mid July, an extremely popular time of the year for the park because it’s typically the warmest month all year long (with highs in the 70Fs). Our home base during our visit […]

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Lola Coastal Mexican Redux: Med Baja Breaks Through in Denver

Denver’s Lola Coastal Mexican recently got a full physical and culinary rehaul, injecting new life into the 13-year-old Mexican restaurant on Boulder Street in LoHi.⠀⠀The new space features the classic maritime color combo of blue and white – emphasizing the coastal Baja vibe reflected in partner chef Javier Plascencia‘s new menu. Light wood, gold tones, […]