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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 […]

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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 […]