You could say this year’s list of Denver’s best new dining spots is all about the numbers. This is the first time in five years we’ve included 10 restaurants, instead of just eight. But it’s where many of these eateries are found that really makes things interesting: Not only are all of the restaurants located in Denver proper, but half of them opened in neighborhoods that last year were hardly dining destinations (the southern stretch of Ballpark, the northern border of RiNo, North City Park). Behold, the 10 very best restaurants to hit the Mile High City in the past year.
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