One day I was in the car driving through an area in Arvada which had an inordinate number of chain restaurants and big box stores when I saw a sign that made me gasp. I snapped a blurry cell phone shot and immediately put it up on Facebook frantically asking for the help of my […]
Last weekend I hit up the Denver Flea in City Park. Spent a couple of hours walking up and down all the rows, checking out all of the booths while my husband did not — he comfortably sat in the shade underneath a tree. It awesome to be able to check out so many local stores […]
One of the things I miss about NYC is the corner bodega with a hot grill. The Quick Stop Deli on Bedford Street used to be my spot for a dirt-cheap classic egg ‘n’ cheese on a roll on a weekend morning. (Only thing I hated was they would up the price by 50 cents […]
Making dinner reservations was never really my thing when I lived in New York City. The idea of trying to figure out what I would feel like eating several days in advance seemed pretty unreasonable. What if thought I wanted vegan comfort food next Friday, but when that day came around, I actually felt like eating soup dumplings in Chinatown?!?! […]
In late March I was back in NYC for work. It was strange being a “visitor” in the city I know best. When my mom rang up asking to meet up for an early dinner in SoHo, I took the opportunity to try out a tiny place on Watts Street I’d walked by a billion times […]
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.