Dining

Dining Reviews

By
February 2001

1. Oh Mama!
Lori Midson
Emma's
(out of 4 stars)
603 E. Sixth Ave. 720-377-3662
The Draw
Lovely decor, good service, and food worthy of the best care packages.
The Drawback
No booster seats or high chairs for tots.
Don't Miss
The salmon tart, white cheddar and goat cheese dip, pan-seared pork chop, chateau sirloin.
Vegetarian Options
White cheddar and goat cheese dip, tomato risotto, salads, soup, pasta primavera.

2. Jungle Fever
By Lori Midson
Pita Jungle
(out of 4 stars)
2017 S. University Blvd. 720-570-1900
The Draw
Yum, yum, yum to the eats.
The Drawback
There is none.
Don't Miss
Anything
Vegetarian Options
Numerous appetizers and the falafel plate.

3. Moot Point
By Lori Midson
Gallagher's Steak House
(out of 4 stars)
1480 Arapahoe St., Denver 303-825-6555
The Draw
When they improve their service and get a handle on the kitchen, ask me again.
The Drawback
This, that, and the other.
Don't Miss
Crab cakes, oxtail soup.
Vegetarian Options
This is a steak place, but there are salads and a few side dishes for veg heads.

4. Pie in the Sky
By Lori Midson
Oblio's Pizzeria
(out of 4 stars)
Oblio’s Pizzeria 6115 E. 22nd Ave. 303-321-1511
The Draw
Perfectly prepared pizzas.
The Drawback
Tiny quarters and long waits when it’s busy.
Don't Miss
Any of the pizzas.
Vegetarian Options
Salads, vegetarian pizza, lasagna, and calzones.

5. Oh So Hip
K. Courtney DeWinter
Triana
(out of 4 stars)
1039 Pearl St., Boulder 303-449-1022
The Draw
Too-hip Boulder crowd, a real scene, and ?a varied menu.
The Drawback
A “no reservations for less than six” policy means you’ll wait eons if you happen to ?arrive after 6:30 p.m.
Don't Miss
House-made gazpacho (with yellow tomatoes), shrimp wrapped in applewood-smoked bacon, roasted quail with cinnamon and honey.
Vegetarian Options
Side salads, La Mancha vegetable stew (delicious!), catalonian vegetable stew entrée.

6. Gravy Train
By K. Courtney DeWinter
The Celtic Tavern
(out of 4 stars)
1801 Blake St., Denver 303-308-1795
The Draw
Hot spot for casual singles and beer lovers.
The Drawback
It’s crowded and smoky with hit-or-miss luck with menu selections.
Don't Miss
Old-fashioned Irish stew.
Vegetarian Options
Minimal.