19192 Highway 8, Morrison, 303-697-4771, www.thefort.com
One of the most historically significant menus and settings in the West.
Very high prices and sloppy dish presentation.
Roasted bison marrowbones, Colorado lamb chops, and Sam's Famous Cheesecake.
Roasted vegetable tower and a variety of sides.
Emogène Patisserie and Cafe 2415 E. Second Ave., 303-388-7900
A jewel box of a cafe where you can indulge in sugar, caffeine, and high-octane cocktails.
The narrow space can feel cramped if crowded.
Chocolate croissant, roast beef sandwich, lime-jelly-filled truffle, white-chocolate and raspberry muffin.
Mediterranean salad, all the pastries and sweets; any sandwich and salad can be requested vegetarian.