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Brutø: Kelly Whitaker’s Latest Test Lab for Grains and Local Produce

The much anticipated official opening of Brutø, located in the Free Market in Denver, Colorado, is finally here. Yesterday I had the opportunity to sample nearly all of the items on the full lunch menu being served by the kitchen, which is led by chef Josh Legrand. Here are some items to look out for: […]

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Cho77: Vibrant Food in a Beautiful, Casual Setting

Can I recommend a great place to meet up with friends after work? I recently discovered that Cho 77, which relocated from South Broadway to the 16th Street Mall earlier this year (and is located to two of Chef Lon Symensma’s other restaurants – Le Roux and ChoLon), has an excellent Happy Hour deal every […]

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Former Saint: Sophisticated Dining in an Unlikely Location

Recently I was invited to try out the food at Former Saint Craft Kitchen and Taps right across from the convention center in downtown Denver. From a somewhat hidden location inside the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, ⁠this big-time budget dining space with a glossy modern design has been serving hotel guests and […]

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Woodie Fisher: A Tasteful New Restaurant in a Historic Building

Since 2017 I’ve been following the multi-million dollar development project on the corner of Chestnut and 20th with a great deal of curiosity. This was mainly due to the fact that the build of the new Hilton Garden Inn Union Station needed to incorporate the small land-marked brick building that existed on the plot. I […]

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Yampa Sandwich Company: Bringing International Flavors to a Lunchtime Staple

After 20 years of serving the Colorado community under the moniker Backcountry Delicatessen, co-founders Peter Boniface and David Pepin have put a new spin on their operation, recently rebranding their five store mini-chain to Yampa Sandwich Company. While gourmet takes on turkey, chicken, and roast beef sandwiches can be had, some of their most compelling […]