Housed in a historic building (which was once a brothel), the latest endavor from Justin Cucci's Edible Beats team features quirky design details and a stage for live music. The "gastro-brothel" menu encompasses globally-inspired pub fare like flatbreads, small plates, and stone-fire skillets. Try the green chile cornbread with goat cheese and honey butter.
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Crowd-pleasing barbecue favorites are served in abundance at this casual restaurant. The brisket sandwich (order it with jalapeño cream cheese) is a winner.
Enjoy wood-fired Detroit-style pizza, craft beers, and cocktails at this classic joint, formerly home to the historic Bonfils Theatre. Try the Spartan pizza, sauced with artichoke-spinach dip, or the bone marrow and parsley salad appetizer.
Chef Lon Symensma (of the acclaimed ChoLon) has created a more casual environment at his second restaurant, the street food-inspired Cho77. The southeast Asian menu features winners like red chile pork dumplings and Thai coconut curry as well as shareable plates such as crispy pork knuckle lettuce cups.
Southern-style BBQ is the draw at this spot. Try the succulent smoked ribs or hot links with your choice of sweet, hot, Memphis, Carolina, or Georgia-style sauces. Daily specials frequently include Cajun and Creole dishes like gumbo and dirty rice.
This fast-casual spot takes inspiration from Hong Kong's melting pot of cusine, serving a playful mix of Asian favorites in a relaxed setting. Try the BBQ pork, Chinese scallion pancake wraps, or spicy Szechuan dishes.
This eatery does breakfast justice with hearty meals house-made from organic and local ingredients. Order a cup of bone broth to sip on, and enjoy plates like the fried rice with Tender Belly bacon or the breakfast burrito stuffed with duck fat fried potatoes.
This watering hole offers a vintage-inspired vibe and a menu curated by Old Major's Justin Brunson. Wash down your burger or fried chicken with one of 95 whiskeys.
Sip on a Sazerac cocktail as you take in live musical performances at this sleek jazz and supper club. The food is no afterthought, with a jazz-inspired six-course tasting menu and small plates like Western Slope lamb collar and fritto misto.
This craft barbecue spot melds an array of regional styles for a unique take on the genre. Try the smoked pork ribs, and don't miss the extensive selection of beers and moonshines behind the bar.