Dining

Dining Reviews

By
June 2002

1. Carnegie with Class
By Lori Midson
Deli Tech
(out of 4 stars)
8101 E. Belleview Ave., Greenwood Village 303-721-6768
The Draw
Top-drawer meats make these sandwiches some of the best in town.
The Drawback
With sandwiches of such gargantuan size, how on earth are you ever going to finish it?
Don't Miss
Corned beef and pastrami sandwich, Rueben, potato latkes, black-and-white cookies.
Vegetarian Options
Potato latkes, tomato burst salad, fruit platter, veggie sandwich, egg salad, sides, bagels.

2. Piatti - No Surprises
By Rachael Graves and Matthew Leary
Piatti
(out of 4 stars)
190 St. Paul St. 303-321-1919
The Draw
Consistent, well-executed food. Great spaces for private functions.
The Drawback
Somewhat formulaic cuisine, presentation inspired by Unisom.
Don't Miss
The great staff, wood-fired pizzas, mussels.
Vegetarian Options
A couple tasty pasta dishes and a great margherita pizza.

3. Break a Leg
By K. Courtney DeWinter
Theatre Cafe
(out of 4 stars)
1335 Curtis St. (in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Complex) 303-623-7733
The Draw
Fairly classy restaurant located near theater and symphony venues.
The Drawback
Pricey food, inconsistent preparations.
Don't Miss
Baked Brie en croute, beef tips and wild mushrooms, fried cheesecake.
Vegetarian Options
Various appetizer salads, mozzarella ala caprese, overpriced mixed ravioli.

4. Street Thais
By Lori Midson
Tuk Tuk Thai Wraps
(out of 4 stars)
605 Grant St. 303-988-5885
The Draw
A terrific spot for good, fast, and inexpensive Thai cuisine.
The Drawback
Spicing is inconsistent.
Don't Miss
Tom kha chicken soup, tom yum soup, panang curry, green chicken curry.
Vegetarian Options
Chef salad, Tuk Tuk woked veggies, sesame tofu, mixed vegetables with peanut sauce; most curries can be made with tofu.

5. Savor the Flavor
By Rachael Graves and Matthew Leary
Sabor Latino
(out of 4 stars)
4340 W. 35th Ave. 303-455-8664
The Draw
Beautiful setting in North Denver, friendly ?service, some great Latin specialties.
The Drawback
Large starchy portions, some Americanized dishes.
Don't Miss
Ceviche, sangria margarita, flan.
Vegetarian Options
A host of vegetarian dishes; most entrées can ?be prepared sans carne.