Prime Picks Winners: Margaritas

These Mile High masters won your votes for classic or creative marg

La Loma

With Cinco de Mayo—and Denver’s own Top Taco Festival—nearly upon us, it seems fitting that we pay homage to the best margaritas in the land. Let’s be honest; there are a lot of spots to choose from in Denver and Boulder, but you landed squarely on these top three. Dig in and drink up—and don’t forget the tacos. Number 1 ... Read More »

Prime Picks Winners: The Classic Burger

These Mile High masters won your votes for the best beef in a bun

DiningOut Prime Picks

March has been the month of many things—basketball madness, St. Patty’s Day shenanigans, the first day of spring. But it was also the delectable relaunch of DiningOut’s Prime Picks contest. Running every month and showcasing your picks for the best fare in Denver and Boulder, these capture the most delicious part about being a Mile High. This month, we decided ... Read More »

DiningOut Prime Picks Returns in March

New monthly format keeps the love flowing all year long

DiningOut Prime Picks

  A year-and-a-half ago, DiningOut launched its first ever Prime Picks contest—a chance for you, our hungry readers, to vote on the food and drink in the Front Range that makes you swoon. And while we loved the engagement—and the support of our culinary community—we decided we’d bring the contest back in a slightly different format. Starting March 1, we’ll ... Read More »

Prime Picks Winners: Best Restaurants in Denver and Boulder

You voted! Here are the 2015 DiningOut Prime Picks winners

DiningOut Prime Picks

This fall, DiningOut launched DiningOut Prime Picks, our first-ever restaurant contest, entirely determined by reader nominations and voting. We wanted to give YOU the opportunity to throw your favorite Denver/Boulder restaurants into the ring, and then vote for the best of the best. Well, DiningOut readers, here are the best restaurants in Denver and Boulder! Click the category to get details on ... Read More »

Boulder’s Best Pizza

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Boulder's best pizza

Boulders best pizza

Boulder’s Best Pizza (2015): Pizzeria Locale About Pizzeria Locale, Boulder’s Best Pizza: In 2011, devoted fans of Boulder’s acclaimed Frasca Food and Wine got a more casual outpost to enjoy the cooking of Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson alongside the choice wines of Master Sommelier Bobby Stuckey. This contemporary pizzeria takes its cues from those found in Naples, the birthplace of the pie. Pizzas come ... Read More »

Boulder’s Best Sushi

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Boulder's best sushi

Boulder’s Best Sushi (2015): Japango About Japango, Boulder’s Best Sushi: Located right in the heart of Boulder on Pearl Street Mall with a lively sidewalk patio, Japango {1136 Pearl Street, Boulder; 303.938.0330} has been a sleek and elegant place to enjoy authentic and creative sushi for over 15 years. Thanks to a 2013 renovation, white-washed brick, indigo accent lights, and a tank of undulating ... Read More »

Boulder’s Best Barbecue

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Boulder's best barbecue

Boulders best barbecue

Boulder’s Best Barbecue (2015): Moe’s Original Bar B Que About Moe’s, Boulder’s Best Barbecue: Everyone knows the best “Q” comes from the South, and the story of Moe’s Original Bar B Que {675 30th Street, Boulder; 303.440.4227} is no different. It all started in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where three friends met and learned about the art of roasting from local legend Moses Day. In 1988, ... Read More »

Boulder’s Best Ramen

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Boulder's best ramen

Boulders best ramen

Boulder’s Best Ramen (2015): Sushi Tora About Sushi Tora, Boulder’s Best Ramen: Sushi Tora {2015 10th Street, Boulder; 303.444.2280} is old school. This Boulder spot has been around since ’87 and doesn’t bow to trends. The focus here is tradition with the extensively trained Arai Moriyoshi calling the shots. While an extensive list of sushi rolls, sashimi, nigiri, and makimono makes Sushi Tora ... Read More »

Boulder’s Best Ice Cream

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Boulder's best ice cream

Sweet Cow

Boulder’s Best Ice Cream (2015): Sweet Cow Ice Cream About Sweet Cow, Boulder’s Best Ice Cream: Sweet Cow Ice Cream {multiple locations} is no longer a little secret held by Louisville and Highlands locals. The dairy love is spreading across the state, with two new recently opened locations and two spots forthcoming. Sweet Cow’s own secret is small batches, hand-crafted, and high-quality ingredients. Shortly after ... Read More »

Boulder’s Best Cooking Classes

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Boulder's best cooking classes

Boulders best cooking classes

  Boulder’s Best Cooking Classes (2015): Sur La Table About Sur La Table, Boulder’s Best Cooking Classes: Sur La Table began as a single store in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, and has grown to over 100 locations nationwide, including Sur La Table Boulder {1850 29th Street, #1004, Boulder; 303.952.7080}. Sur La Table’s cooking class program is the largest non-professional cooking school in the country. Classes last ... Read More »