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A New Look and New Eats at Ignite

The Ballpark restaurant unveils a new interior and wood-fired fare

ignite

Ignite has always been a favorite go-to burger spot, slinging up inventive, stacked beefy creations in the Ballpark neighborhood. Following a successful five years, the restaurant decided it was time to shake things up. Dropping its burger-only persona, Ignite has returned to the district with a new tagline, revamped interior, and a handful of inventive dishes, ready to take on the neighborhood. ... Read More »

Skip the Green Beer—Here are 6 Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Style

Irish-themed brunch specials, cocktails, and more

st patricks day 2017

This St. Patrick’s Day, let’s leave the green beer and rowdy crowds downtown. Here are six spots to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style. Start your morning right with Car Bomb Pancakes at Racine’s {650 Sherman Street, Denver; 303.595.0418}. Head to this Capitol Hill staple for this holiday treat, complete with two buttermilk pancakes with Jameson Irish Whiskey whipped butter, Bailey’s Irish Cream ... Read More »

11 Gluten-Free Go-Tos in Denver and Boulder

Front Range destinations for wheat flour-free fare

Bean Acres Beets from The Squeaky Bean

This season, we’re all about gluten-free fare. Whether you’re a diagnosed Celiac or simply don’t get along with all of that bread, we’ve got some prime picks for gluten-free dishes and restaurants across Boulder and Denver that never fail to satisfy. Eat up with no regrets! Boulder Blooming Beets Kitchen {3303 30th Street, Boulder; 303.443.3479} A self-professed “clean food” haven, Blooming Beets launched ... Read More »

Taco Tuesday: La Güera

Mexican street eats in Riverfront Park

La Guera

Nestled between the ever-flourishing LoHi dining scene and the constant hum of LoDo lies a taco-laden refuge in Riverfront Park. Outfitted with high-end lofts set against the Platte River, Riverfront Park has its own laid-back vibe right on the edge of the emerging Denver scene. Before you cross into either territory, savor a taste of Mexico at La Güera {1610 Little Raven Street Denver; 720.904.0965}.  Adjacent to the ... Read More »

Brunch O’Clock: Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar

Three words: Bottomless Crab Brunch

Jax Fish House Glendale

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar {multiple locations} has been one of our favorite spots to satisfy our coastal cravings. Since 1994, the seafood hotspot has brought the flavors of the coast to our landlocked town, with seafood selections like Korean Barbecue Swordfish to Seared Wahoo and of course, a rotating line-up of shuckable and slurpable oysters (don’t miss out on Oyster Month!). Now ... Read More »

The Kitchen Restaurant Group Opening Hedge Row in Cherry Creek

The American bistro will focus on wood-fire cooking and local ingredients

The Boulder-based Kitchen Restaurant Group, founded by Jen Lewin, Hugo Matheson, and Kimbal Musk, has grown by leaps and bounds since the opening of its flagship restaurant—The Kitchen—on Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall in the spring of 2004. Since then, the restaurant group’s portfolio has expanded to ten restaurants spanning three states: Colorado, Illinois, and Tennessee. And the pioneering trio is ... Read More »

Where to Eat, Drink, and Play in Steamboat

Plan your day trip now!

Steamboat

Those looking for a fresh and cozy winter escape might enjoy the chilly energy of Steamboat Springs, only a three-hour drive from Denver. In the past few years, this tiny ski town has blossomed into a gastronomic oasis for locals and Denverites alike. From melt-in-your-mouth Lamb Ribs at Table 79 to Elk Sausage Choripán over a Bacon Bloody Mary at ... Read More »

The Flat-Out Best Pancakes in Denver

Diningut's The List

The moment you’ve been waiting for is here: the everything-food-and-drink list to end all lists. We’re undertaking a rather ambitious project—a year-long endeavor that lays out our flat-out best picks of the most exceptional culinary experiences in Denver and Boulder. We’ll cover the usual suspects: tacos and ramen, for example. Pizza and burgers, too. But think of this as the Herculean ... Read More »

A Taste of Havana at Buchi Cafe Cubano

Buchi's Cafe Cubano brings Cuban flavor to Sunnyside

As far as Cuban dining goes in the mile-high city, our options are more limited than a city like, say, Miami. Nevertheless, Denver’s Sunnyside neighborhood has been home to Buchi Cafe Cubano {2651 West 38th Avenue, 303.458.1328} for the past several years, where you can find a concise but thorough list of Cuban classics. Buchi has a small outdoor patio, a counter, and ... Read More »

11 Must-Do March Events

Beer, bubbles, and oysters galore are on the menu this month

March is choc-a-block full of great happenings around town. We’ve rounded up eleven events that would be a shame to miss. Slurp on bivalves, enjoy IPA and pizza, head to Boulder for strong ales, enjoy one-of-a-kind collaboration beers, and maybe even find a little love. It’s going to be a great month and this doesn’t even include St. Patrick’s Day ... Read More »