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Brunch O’ Clock: Hearth & Dram

Three words: Chocolate Ganache Doughnuts

hearth & dram

Union Station—it’s not just for out-of-towners. Thanks to a much needed revamp in 2014, Union Station now serves as a hub for travelers and locals alike, offering an array of restaurants, bars, and shops. In the past few months alone, an eclectic mix of restaurants have sprouted around the area; from elevated Southern eats at Tupelo Southern Kitchen & Bar to ... Read More »

Ruth’s Chris Celebrates Wine, Gourmet Fare with TasteMaker Dinners

World-renowned wineries pair with the steakhouse's celebrated cuisine for one-of-a-kind events

Ruth's Chris Steak

The story of Ruth’s Chris Steak House is long-sung; Ruth Fertel launched the brand in 1965 in New Orleans with entrepreneurial vigor and a clear vision for what the restaurant would become. That realized vision is the Ruth’s Chris steakhouse of today, spread across the entire United States, delivering a potent combination of honed hospitality, steak of exceptional quality, and ... Read More »

Seven Ice Cream Creations You Can’t Miss

Keep your cool this summer with these delicious frozen treats

ice cream denver

Summer is in full swing—the clothing sticking to our back says so. Of course, there is no better way to cool down than with your favorite cone in hand. This summer, instead of opting for your tried and true flavor, break out of the cone and explore some truly inventive ice cream creations made right here in Denver. 1. Taco Tuesdays ... Read More »

8 Dog-Friendly Patios in Denver/Boulder

The dog days of summer are here

Dog friendly patios denver

Colorado is notorious for being a pup-friendly city—everything we do, our dogs do along with us. Our favorite bars and restaurants have taken note, offering dog-friendly areas so you can eat and drink right alongside your best friends. Here are a few spots to take Fido in Denver and Boulder. Denver Beer Co. For the best dog watching in town, Denver ... Read More »

4 Reasons Why You Should Buy Your Tickets to Top Taco Right Now

One week left until unlimited taco heaven

top taco

The everything taco and tequila festival, Top Taco Denver, is only a week away! The fourth annual all-you-can-eat and drink event will be held at the River North Festival Grounds next Thursday, June 22. With only a few GA tickets left to grab, here are a few delicious reasons why you should make the jump. Unlimited tacos Over 50 of Denver’s ... Read More »

Celebrity Chef John Tesar Will Open Element Kitchen & Cocktail this Summer

Chef John Tesar will introduce open an elevated sports concept in July

Chef John Tesar

Four-time James Beard Award nominee, and two-time Top Chef contestant, Chef John Tesar knows his way around the kitchen. The brains behind the award-winning Dallas restaurant, Knife, Tesar is now honing in on Denver, bringing his talents to Element Kitchen & Cocktail, slated to open in July at 11th and Broadway. Element Kitchen & Cocktail will offer an elevated version of the ... Read More »

Tex-Mex Invasion: Chuy’s is Now Open Westminster

Chuy's, an Austin icon, arrives in Denver

Tex-Mex spread

Austin, Texas, 1982: Two friends, Mike Young and John Zapp opened a Tex-Mex place called Chuy’s in an old abandoned barbecue joint. For décor, they employed a velvet Elvis, which was soon joined by guests’ own contributions of paraphernalia. Soon, the restaurant grew into a chain, and today and has multiple locations (our own Westminster location {6595 West 104th Avenue, Westminster; 303.469.9441} is the 87th) in ... Read More »

Central Bistro and Bar will Become Candela Latin Kitchen

The concept will open later this month

Executive Chef Jesse Vega, Central Bistro & Bar

Central Bistro and Bar will say its final farewells to the Highlands area, offering its final dinner service this Sunday, June 11th. But don’t worry, owner Isiah Salazar and Executive Chef Jesse Vega aren’t going anywhere. Instead, the team plans to revamp the space, unveiling Candela Latin Kitchen {1691 Central Street, Denver} later this month. Both Salazar and Vega initiated the change ... Read More »

Chocolate Lab on Colfax is the Candy Shop of Every Adult’s Dreams

Say hello to chocolate everything

Chocolate Lab

If there’s anything better than chocolate, we sure haven’t found it yet. That’s why when we heard about Chocolate Lab {2504 East Colfax Avenue, Denver; 720.536.5037} on Colfax, we had to have a taste for ourselves. Scientist, artist, and chocolatier Phil Simonson opened shop just last month, creating a place to foster his love—well, maybe obsession—with all things cacao. It’s a ... Read More »

Señor Bear Opens Today in LoHi

The Bar Dough team has introduced a little Latin flavor to LoHi

Señor Bear

In April, we were lucky to chat with Blake Edmunds, one of Denver’s up and coming chefs on our podcast, Served. Chef Edmunds honed his skills with Denver’s greatest—working with the likes of Alex Seidel before teaming up with Max Mackissock at The Squeaky Bean. Both Mackissock and Edmunds moved to Bar Dough in 2015, joining up with Juan and Katie Padro, ... Read More »