Dining

Reviews

By
October 2004

1. Go-Zen-Go!
By Elizabeth Ellis
Zengo
(out of 4 stars)
1610 Little Raven St. 720-904-0965
The Draw
A carnival of inspired plates reflecting Latin and Asian influences; most dishes are small to encourage broad sampling and sharing.
The Drawback
Loud music, unconventional and sometimes awkward pacing.
Don't Miss
Volcano rolls, seared red snapper tiraditos, teriyaki grilled opakapaka, Oregon Kobe beef.
Vegetarian Options
Edamame, arroz frito de vegetales, handful of veggie side plates.

2. Delight!
By Elisabeth True
Deluxe
(out of 4 stars)
30 S. Broadway 303-722-1550
The Draw
Glamorous decor, charming service, carefully crafted and beautifully presented modern American food, great brunch.
The Drawback
Located on a slightly unsavory part of Broadway, and parking can be tricky.
Don't Miss
Oyster shooters, Chinese baby ribs, barbecue pork lion, saffron risotto, ice cream sandwich, lemon tart.
Vegetarian Options
Frittata, vegetarian eggs Benedict, portobello Napoleon.

3. Kitchen Crew
By Carol W. Maybach
The Kitchen
(out of 4 stars)
1039 Pearl St., Boulder 303-544-5973
The Draw
Fabulous seasonal fare prepared to maximize each ingredient. Superb service.
The Drawback
This new bistro can become addicting. Some inconsistencies in the preparation of the classic dishes.
Don't Miss
Any of the seasonal specials that highlight local produce. Ultrafresh salads are dressed with exceptional flavors, and seafood entrées are spectacular.
Vegetarian Options
Tomato soup, daily vegetarian specials, salads, and pastas.