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Third Culture Bakery Brings Mochi Donuts and Muffins to Colorado

Third Culture Bakery, a California-based mini-chain specializing in butter mochi donuts and muffins is now open in Aurora, a suburb in the Denver metro area. Third Culture was created by Chef Sam Butarbutar and Wenter Shyu is gaining a lot of buzz in the gluten-free community since all of the baked goods are made with […]

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Map of 2020 EatDenver Deck Restaurants

UPDATED 1/3/2020: New 2020 map and deal details added I always love a good deal. Some people shudder at the thought of using a coupon book when going out to dine. They think that a good restaurant would never agree to be part of a discount program of any type. However, since moving to Denver, […]

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

The much anticipated official opening of Brutø, the newest Kelly Whitaker (of Basta and The Wolf’s Tailor fame) restaurant, 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 […]

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American Elm: Strong Start for this Nouveau American Bistro

Opening new restaurant is an arduous, high-pressure endeavor. As soon as the first paying diner walks through the door, the hard work begins with working out the kinks — making sure servers and kitchen staff are working as one, tweaking the menu based on the first customer feedback, and dealing with all sorts of administrative […]

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Japanese Home Cooking Meal at Ototo

Last week I attended a very special invite-only dinner created by Natsumi Oguchi and Den Corner Restaurants’ Toshi Kizaki held at Ototo on South Pearl Street. The theme was Japanese home cooking, ⁠where visiting chef Oguchi produced a spread of over a dozen items highlighting the allure of the simple yet delicious dishes that traditionally […]