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Campus Lounge

This renovated watering hole features elevated college-food classics. Pair one of the 12 specialty cocktails with the Adult Spaghetti-O's: beef, lamb, and pork bolognese, served with white beans, Calabrian chiles, and ditalini pasta.

Fooducopia

Most of the ingredients in these American dishes are locally sourced from small producers. Go for breakfast and order the wild mushroom omelet, made with fresh eggs picked up from a farm about five miles down the road. For dinner, try the High Point Farm bison filet with herb-whipped Colorado organic potatoes.

Café Marmotte

This modern-yet-cozy spot in the heart of Washington Park serves up French bistro fare with a contemporary twist. Try the signature coq au vin.

Chowder Room

Find plenty of ways to enjoy seafood at this low-key spot, including fresh seafood daily and a variety of riffs on classic chowder. Don't miss the spectacular vegan version.

Agave Taco Bar

This street-style taqueria tops house-made corn tortillas (including a squid-ink variety) with anything from nopalitos to grilled shrimp to poblano peppers. For maximum effect, head to the patio to sip on a margarita or one of the fresh, authentic agua fresca juices.

Finley’s Pub

This neighborhood Irish pub specializes in craft beer and whiskey. Try the chef's tribute to his Cajun roots with the creamy shrimp and grits.
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Bittersweet

Chef Olav Peterson's American farm-to-table restaurant has its own 600-square-foot garden. The decor is both old and new, while the constantly changing menu takes classic dishes and gives them a fresh twist. Try the squash soup or the beet pappardelle with oxtail and crème fraîche.

Tavern Wash Park

Enjoy American food with Asian, Mediterranean, and Italian influences at this laid-back restaurant. Sit out on the patio or catch the game on one of the many high-definition TVs surrounding the bar.

Vert Kitchen

Salads and sandwiches (think curry chicken or skirt steak with arugula and walnut mustard) dot the small menu at this European-influenced cafe.

GB Fish & Chips (Wash Park)

Kick back to watch a European soccer or rugby match with a few pints and some traditional English fare. Choose from fish and chips, shepherd's pie and Cornish pasties. Multiple locations.

Jaya Asian Grill

Delectable Malaysian, Singaporean, and Indonesian specialties served in a warm atmosphere. Catering and to-go party trays also available.

Cookery at Myrtle Hill

This neighborhood restaurant offers breakfast all day, including a mean chicken and waffles. Its sister spot, Devil's Food Bakery, is located just four doors down and serves scratch-baked goods and coffee drinks.

Saucy Noodle Ristorante

A family-owned restaurant since 1964 serving simple, traditional Italian food. Enjoy a generous portion of pasta with one of the three house-made red sauces or a delicious pizza like the margherita. Be sure to try one of the specialty giant meatballs.

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