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Jeff Osaka's seasonal creations are back

We have often said that Jeff Osaka is a “man with a plan”; in August 2014 he commemorated his 50th birthday by shuttering his beloved Twelve restaurant in RiNo and began making that plan a reality. Since then, he has created two new restaurant concepts—Osaka Ramen and Sushi Ramen—and conceptualized and executed the hot new Denver Central Market. But Osaka ... Read More »

A Guide to The Denver Central Market

The culinary food hall will open this Sunday in the RiNo district

Denver Central Market

After nearly two years of anticipation, the 14,000-square-foot culinary headquarters seated in the heart of the RiNo district is finally here. The Denver Central Market {2669 Larimer Street, Denver}, a hub for all things culinary, will open to the public this Sunday. Led by Jeff Osaka and owner and developer Ken Wolf, the marketplace is set to serve as a one-stop shop for ... Read More »

Top of the Town in Cherry Creek

A history of shopping, dining, and adventure in one of Denver's historic neighborhoods

Osaka Ramen

Though we currently know Cherry Creek as a business, shopping, and dining hub, it wasn’t always this way. Early in the 20th century, the area was its own municipality, dotted with small farms and greenhouses. Spurred by the newfound accessibility afforded by the automobile, Denver architect Temple Buell bought a large parcel of land in Cherry Creek in the 1920s and ... Read More »

Sushi-Rama Now Open in RiNo

Jeff Osaka brings conveyor belt sushi to Denver

After opening two Osaka Ramen shops, Jeff Osaka ended a very busy year by opening a third restaurant—Denver’s first Kaitenzushi (conveyor belt sushi)—Sushi-Rama {2615 Larimer Street, Denver; 720.476.4643}. Kaitenzushi restaurants can be found throughout Japan and are essentially the Japanese equivalent to fast food, where guests can enjoy quality sushi without the time and expense associated with a full-service restaurant. ... Read More »

Denver’s Best Ramen

DiningOut Prime Picks 2015 crowns Denver's best ramen

Denver's best ramen

Denver’s Best Ramen (2015): Osaka Ramen About Osaka Ramen, Denver’s Best Ramen: Jeff Osaka has been working hard this year, and his efforts have clearly paid off. Since Osaka closed his fine-dining spot, Twelve, last summer, he’s been working on three new concepts (five restaurant locations total). This past spring, he opened Osaka Ramen in RiNo {2611 Walnut Street, Denver; 303.955.7938}, and within ... Read More »

Happy National French Fry Day

10 of our favorite French fry creations in Denver

Whether they originated in France or Belgium, or are thin-cut, curly, crinkled, or steak cut, French fries are now a classic American dish that we hold near and dear to our hearts. We consume all in a myriad of ways with ketchup, mustard, ranch, vinegar, mayonnaise, cheese, gravy, and more. In honor of National French Fry Day, we have compiled ... Read More »

The New Osaka Ramen Opens in RiNo

Jeff Osaka's master plan for his ramen empire

Denver's best ramen

On August 23, 2014, Chef Jeff Osaka gave himself a 50th birthday present and closed his French-inspired, seasonal restaurant Twelve. But don’t worry, he hasn’t been sitting on his laurels for the past eight months. Instead he has been busy–very busy–working on three new concepts and five restaurants. On May 5, he opened Denver’s first Osaka Ramen {2611 Walnut Street, ... Read More »

Work In Progress: Osaka Ramen Update 2.0

Jeff Osaka plans a second Osaka Ramen in Cherry Creek

By Elizabeth Woessner | Online Editor Jeff Osaka has been a busy man since closing his esteemed Twelve Restaurant last August (see our first Osaka Work In Progress Update). In addition to the 12,000-square-foot culinary emporium, The Market, that he is opening with business partner Ken Wolf in the HH Tammen Building {2269 Larimer Street, Denver}, Osaka now has three ... Read More »

Ramen Roundup

Not your grandmother's noodle soup

By Elizabeth Woessner | Online Editor “Ramen Mania” appears to have hit Denver in a big bad way. No, we are not talking about the .99-cent microwavable, Styrofoam bowl of hangover cure that many of us subsisted on in college. This popular Japanese staple with any number of deep, hearty broths, noodles, and a host of garnishes has popped up ... Read More »

Work In Progress: Jeff Osaka, A Man with a Plan

The Market at the HH Tammen Building opening Summer 2015

By Elizabeth Woessner | Online Editor When Jeff Osaka, a 2014 James Beard semi-finalist, closed the doors of the much beloved Twelve Restaurant Denver food-lovers mourned. But with hopes of a new Twelve Restaurant in an undetermined location and the announcement that he would soon open Osaka Ramen {2611 Walnut Street, Denver} and Sushi Rama {2601 Larimer Street, Denver}, we ... Read More »