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14 Restaurants That Have Stood the Test of Time

Staying relevant in the tough restaurant business for decades and more

The Fort

As Denver and Boulder’s food scenes continue to explode, we spend most of our time talking about what’s new, what’s hot, and what’s trendy. As hard as it is to open a successful restaurant, it’s even harder to keep it successful and relevant over the long haul—most restaurants don’t live to see their fifth birthday. We wanted to take some ... Read More »

The Best Kids’ Menus in Denver and Boulder

Restaurants where the kids' menu is no afterthought

Aquarium

Are your kids better than chicken fingers and buttered noodles? We’d like to think so. Luckily, Denver and Boulder are home to many restaurants with kids’ menus that are anything but unhealthy afterthoughts. Now that your kids are back in school, there’s no better time to take them out to eat to reward good grades and hard work. Here are ... Read More »

25 Things We Love About Denver and Boulder Right Now

(in no particular order)

1. The talent, tacos, and tequila of Taco Junky Boulderites in the know are understandably excited about the city’s revitalization of the Hill. And while we might not have seen it coming, we’re certainly glad Taco Junky {303.443.2300} stepped up to elevate the cuisine in the neighborhood. Using the tortilla as a canvas, the TJ team is composing works like the Manolete with oxtail and puffed quinoa, and the B+OMEGA-3 with salmon ... Read More »

The Avenue Grill’s Bison with Thai Barbecue Sauce

A recipe for the best bison you've set fork into

Avenue Grill Bison

If you’ve never had this guest favorite dish at The Avenue Grill {630 East 17th Avenue, Denver; 303.861.2820}, then you better get yourself into this classic Uptown restaurant stat. Super tender and flavorful, the bison–sourced from River Ranch–is slow-roasted with ginger, star anise, and vegetables for four hours. Chef Andrew Lubatty serves it with Thai barbecue sauce and wasabi potatoes ... Read More »

10 Must-Try Martinis

Our picks for the best martinis in Denver, Boulder, and beyond

Looking for the best martinis–shaken or stirred? Here are our picks for 10 fabulous establishments to savor martinis in Denver and Boulder (listed in no particular order). 1. The Avenue Grill {630 East 17th Avenue, Denver; 303.8861.2820}  A Denver dining mainstay since 1988, The Avenue Grill will transport you back to the ’30s and ’40s. The martinis fit the ambience, and include the ... Read More »