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Osaka Ramen: Eclectic Takes on Japanese Favorites

It’s time for another installment of my self-appointed quest to find the Best Ramen in Denver. Although I had already tried the chicken shio ramen at Jeff Osaka’s joint, Sushi-rama, I could not resist an invitation to try some additional bowls at the original source of Chef Osaka’s ramen empire — Osaka Ramen in RiNo. […]

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Ultimate Denver Weekend Guide for Foodies

UPDATED: 9 June 2022 PLEASE NOTE: Travel is now a lot different due to COVID-19 concerns. From time to time I’m updating this article with additional information on current procedures and what is currently open and available to do here in Denver. However, with opening hours and safety protocols being constantly updated, please be sure […]

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Gaijin at Zeppelin Station: Casual Ramen Spot in RiNo

UPDATED 12/22/2019: Gaijin is no longer at Zeppelin Station. The search for the Best Ramen in Denver continues. When I first heard about Gaijin Ramen & Yakitori at Zeppelin Station, I was immediately intrigued. Chef Bill Espiricueta has an impressive background, having worked in the kitchens of Acorn in RiNo as well as the Japanese restaurant Nobu, and […]

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Izakaya Ronin: Filling Late-Night Ramen Cravings with Its Underground Speakeasy

UPDATE 8/22/2019: RiNO location of Izakaya Ronin is now closed. Owners said they will open up at a new location in Denver. No word if ramen will stay on the menu. UPDATE 7/25/2019: Chef Corey Baker is no longer with Izakaya Ronin, but as of now the ramen remains on the menu. UPDATE 1/14/2018: Due to […]

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Top Taco Denver 2017

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 […]