The other day a friend asked to name a great steak or Italian restaurant in Denver that would be great for a special occasion dinner. I immediately replied, “Quality Italian — it has both steak AND Italian food!” and then went on to describe some of the most memorable dishes I’ve sampled there. This reminded me […]
A lot of people visit New York City and are completely overwhelmed with finding a great place to eat. After all, NYC is a special place in the culinary world and you don’t want to waste a meal by just going to an “ok” restaurant. So many readers and Instagram followers have asked me for […]
Last Thursday was the stuff dreams were made of, the 4th annual Top Taco in Denver, located at the RiNo Festival Grounds. With over 50 participating restaurants and bars, there was so much food and drinks to be had. My brain was on stuff-your-face overload – my eyes and lizard brain told me to keep eating, overriding […]
UPDATED: 10/6/2017 For foodies who travel to NYC and find themselves hungry in Midtown Manhattan do not despair! Avoid the tourist traps and terrible food and head to one of these fantastic cheap eats from Times Square restaurants and food kiosks worthy of your decerning palate. As a native New Yorker I used to avoid Times […]
For the last year or so, whenever I meet someone for the first time there’s inevitably one question that gets asked: “So, why did you leave New York City?” Although there are many different things that went into my decision to move out of NYC, ultimately it boils down to one idea: I needed to […]
My name is Laura. Welcome to New Denizen: a food and travel blog by a NYC girl living the Denver, CO life! I love sharing the details of my favorite eats and inspiring places to visit.