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Colorado Style Pizza: Beau Jo’s Distinctive Style, But Not Really a Thing

One day I was in the car driving through an area in Arvada which had an inordinate number of chain restaurants and big box stores when I saw a sign that made me gasp. I snapped a blurry cell phone shot and immediately put it up on Facebook frantically asking for the help of my […]

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The Mercantile Wows with Simplicity

Making dinner reservations was never really my thing when I lived in New York City. The idea of trying to figure out what I would feel like eating several days in advance seemed pretty unreasonable.  What if thought I wanted vegan comfort food next Friday, but when that day came around, I actually felt like eating soup dumplings in Chinatown?!?! […]

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Healthy Asian Fare at Mooncake Foods

In late March I was back in NYC for work. It was strange being a “visitor” in the city I know best. When my mom rang up asking to meet up for an early dinner in SoHo, I took the opportunity to try out a tiny place on Watts Street I’d walked by a billion times […]

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Fantastic No-Frills Japanese Food at Sakura House

UPDATED 12/22/2019: Added details of Paikou Ramen and new photos UPDATED 2/12/2018: Adjusted Best Ramen in Denver ranking I’m a firm believer that everyone needs a neighborhood joint that they can rely on for a solid, affordable weekday dinner. As soon as I stepped into Sakura House, I felt my search was over. Location and Decor Located in […]

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Brunch at Wooden Spoon Cafe and Bakery

Ever since reading Anthony Bourdain’s food industry tell-all, Kitchen Confidential, it’s difficult to eat brunch without feeling like you’re getting ripped off or having a sub-par dining experience. It’s with that in mind that I normally reserve my weekend morning-ish meals to making something at home.  However, this weekend Stanton and I were looking to kill some time […]