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Travel

Road Trip to Mesa Verde National Park and Canyons of the Ancients

A few years ago I was flipping through 5280 and I noticed a small picture of people climbing down ladders into a mysterious sand-colored ancient dwelling. From that moment onward, it was a dream of mine to go to Mesa Verde National Park in the southwest corner of Colorado in the Four Corners area. Because […]

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Food

Map of 2020-2021 Denver Dining Out Passbook Restaurants

UPDATE 20 Feb 2021: The 2020-2021 DiningOut Passbook now expires September 30, 2021 UPDATE 12 October 2020: The 20202-2021 Denver Dining Out Passbook is now on sale. Enter the discount code “NEWDENIZEN21” in the shopping cart to get the book for more than 50% off – $45 + shipping (normally $99).* The Passbooks are printed […]

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Food

Great Lobster Rolls in Denver

Who doesn’t love a great lobster roll? Growing up on the East Coast before moving to Denver, I fell in love with these simple, yet elegant sandwich many years ago and find it to be the ultimate summertime lunch or dinner. You would think that living in a land-locked state that lobster rolls would be […]

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Food

Best Ramen in Denver: A Comprehensive Guide

UPDATED 11 April 2021: Due to the COVID-19 shutdowns and re-openings, this list now identifies which restaurants are currently OPEN FOR BUSINESS in some capacity and if they are offering takeout, delivery, outdoor/patio, or dine-in service. Happy slurping! The word is out! As mentioned on my Instagram, I’m on the hunt to find the BEST RAMEN […]

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Food

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 […]