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Hotel Boulderado Celebrates New Chef, Design Updates

Guests relish tech-forward modernization and new menus at Spruce, The Corner Bar, and License No. 1

Spruce Half Chicken

When Hotel Boulderado first opened its doors in 1909, guests were ushered to the doors in horse-drawn carriages. The Chautauqua was a new fixture in the city—a mark of Boulder’s growing prominence as a cultural hub—and the railroads chugged with traffic from mining camps to the west and Denver to the southeast. It was the start of a golden age. ... Read More »

Prime Picks Winners: Tacos

Nothing beats these tortilla-bound culinary creations

Centro Tacos

In honor of the upcoming Top Taco fest (tickets are still available, by the way, so get yours now!), we invited you to vote for your favorite tacos across the Front Range this month. Whether you nosh these gems with a side of añejo or indulge free-form in the park, these always-versatile treats have impressed many of you. Without further ... Read More »

Hidden Happy Hour: Via Perla

Via Perla celebrates the Italian tradition of "merenda" for its happiest hour

Via Perla

Merenda—it’s the Italian way to have a snack. Translating to “snack time” in Italian, this midday afternoon tradition consists of a light meal designed to satiate groaning tummies until dinnertime. At Via Perla {901 Pearl Street, Boulder; 720.669.0100}, merenda means the happiest hour. For a year, this landed Italian restaurant has been dishing up classic Italian fare to the residents of Boulder. For ... Read More »

Hidden Happy Hour: Bohemian Biergarten

Boulder's premier German fest delivers the best in brews and entertainment

Bohemian Biergarten

While many a Boulder culinary landmark celebrates happy hour, few places are as vibrant and diverse as Bohemian Biergarten {2017 13th Street, Boulder; 720.328.8328}. Tucked away just off Pearl Street downtown, it’s an ideal location for nearby business folks, students scampering down from The Hill, and visitors who settle at the iconic Boulderado or St Julien. Much like the stein-slung gardens ... 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 »

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 »

Fighting Fear with Food: Talking Diversity with Dakota Soifer

Café Aion will host "Flavors Without Borders-A Resistance Dinner" on February 19

Chef/Owner Dakota Soifer, Cafe Aion

When trying to sum up our political climate in a word, we landed on the word “tumultuous”—but that might be an understatement. Now, more than ever, tensions are at an all-time high around the nation; Denver is no exception. In light of a recent executive order that bars travelers from seven countries–Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen—our local communities have ... Read More »

Our Top 10 Picks for Valentine’s Day in Boulder

Dinners that will make your heart sing and your stomach smile

If you’re over the trite stuffed animals and rotting roses, we feel your pain. The only way to our hearts is through our stomachs anyway, so here’s our list of top Valentine’s Day dining events in Boulder. Because what’s sexier than delicious local bites, full glasses, flowing conversation, and coming home to a perfectly clean kitchen? (The answer here is ... Read More »

Taco Tuesday: T|ACO

Fresh margs, $2 tacos, and more!


Where: T|ACO {1175 Walnut Street, Boulder; 303.443.9468} What: $2 Tuesday tacos, offered all day; $4 Hour Margaritas and $6 Flavored Margaritas Why: You love your life For nearly five years, T|ACO has been dishing up authentic, mouthwatering Mexican fare to the streets of Boulder. With a menu of fresh guacamole, cheesy Mexican pizzas, and a delectable selection of tacos—ranging from authentic street fare to north-of-the-border ... Read More »

Wild Standard: Where Sustainability is King

From king salmon to spot prawns, Chef Heap is delivering some of the best seafood Boulder has ever seen

King Salmon at Wild Standard

In our most recent issue of DiningOut Denver/Boulder, we highlighted 40 iconic restaurateurs and restaurants that are shaping Colorado’s culinary landscape. Among them was the inimitable Bradford Heap—and for good reason. The French-trained maître, who trained under renowned Alain Ducasse, has turned cooking on its head. Instead of painting plates with dozens of ingredients and feeding artistic whimsy by dolling up the tried-and-true, ... Read More »