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Callie Sumlin, Associate Food Editor

Callie Sumlin creates stories for 5280‘s Eat & Drink section, manages the dining guide, and oversees 5280.com’s digital food-related coverage and weekly e-newsletter, Table Talk. A Colorado native, Callie graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with degrees in English and Spanish. She joined the 5280 staff full time in 2015.

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The Return of Spicy Pickle

Three years after closing all of its Denver stores, the beloved deli has a new LoDo shop.

Tavernetta Opens Today

The Frasca Food and Wine team unveils its long-awaited Denver sequel—and it’s a beauty.


Going Whole Cow

One food editor’s experience with buying (and storing and cooking and eating) local beef in bulk.

Opening Alert: Emmerson

Pearl Street in Boulder welcomes a casual cafe by day, fine-dining bistro by night.

Opening Alert: Urban Farmer

This high-end LoDo steak house reimagines the genre with seasonally driven, all-day menus.


Cafe Brazil Adds Lunch

After 27 years, the Denver stalwart is trying out a feijoada bowl lunch concept.

Two Colorado Chefs Get Political

Tom Coohill and Daniel Asher meet with congressmen to talk about SNAP benefits, food waste, and the importance of organic agriculture.

Make the Most of Your Garden Harvest

Pete Ryan, owner of New American restaurant the Plimoth, gives us a garden-fresh recipe and tips for putting your homegrown bounty to use in the kitchen.


What We’re Eating In August

The restaurants, dishes, and drinks on our dining radar this month, August 2017.

Opening Alert: Birdcall

The team behind Park Burger and Homegrown Tap & Dough embraces tech at its new fried chicken sandwich joint in Five Points.

French 75 Opens Today

Frank Bonanno is back, this time with a casual French bistro in the heart of downtown.


M.J. Szymanski’s Sweet Life

The pastry chef creates everything from tangy lemon bars to birthday cake panna cotta for Stella's on 16th.


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