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The Rise

Seven months ago, the Independent Restaurant Coalition didn't exist. Now it has a seat at the table.

Just the Tip

Are customers really tipping as well as people say they are?

Restaurant Diaries: The Seesaw

This Restaurant Diaries series brings you tales from the thick of it, in hospitality folks' own words.

Three Restaurants That Didn’t Shy Away From Social Activism (And What it Meant for Business)

The common wisdom is that speaking up about politics, current events and social justice will alienate some of your customers. But does it really?

Brave Souls in a Brave New World

What happens when you open a restaurant in the midst of a global pandemic and unprecedented government restrictions?

The Truffle Table Talks Turkey: Turning a Profit In Tough Times

2020 has been brutal for bar and restaurant owners. But there is hope—some places are still profitable. Here's one of them.

Switching it Up: How Colorado’s Menus Have Changed in the Face of COVID-19

What do Colorado customers really think about changes to their favorite menus?

Why the Wait? A Reopening Roundtable

There are still some Colorado restaurants carrying on with just carryout. Why?

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Denver Restaurant Capacity Lowered to 25%

Denver's restaurants and bars are dealt a devastating blow.

CRA: Adams and Logan Counties Restrict Restaurants to 25% Capacity

COVID cases are spiking, restaurant capacity is shrinking. Also, find out if you've been exposed to the virus by adjusting a few simple settings on your phone (or downloading an app).

Making a Killing in the Time of COVID

Between shutdowns and cost cutting, it's more than restaurants and bars feeling the squeeze. Here's how a defiantly local butcher shop business is doing during COVID.

The Glass is Half Full at Bigsby’s Folly

Colorado restaurateurs are constantly coming up with new and innovative solutions to the winter patio problem. Here's one.