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Corridor 44

This elegant lounge offers more than 125 bottles of champagne and 20 cocktails. Try the pomegranate or black velvet (Guinness with champagne) varieties. Its American menu features perfect champagne compliments, such as smoked salmon and caviar potato chips.

Bittersweet

Chef Olav Peterson's latest undertaking is an American garden-to-table restaurant with its own 600-square-foot garden. The decor is both old and new, while the menu takes classic dishes and gives them a fresh twist. Try the split-pea soup with edamame salad or the New England clam chowder poured at the table.

Lou's Food Bar

Don't miss the menu of sausages, which includes a decidedly un-French Thai pork and duck sausage offering that arrives with a helping of curried potatoes.

Yard House

A fun and casual American eatery which features a center island bar and classic rock tunes. Try the crab-crusted swordfish or the ahi crunchy salad.

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Chef Troy Guard describes the food at his Larimer Square restaurant as continental social cuisine. That means he serves big and small plates with flavors from around the world.

Basta

This wood-fired eatery offers straightforward flavors and good wine. Try the "cart-driver" pizza with house-made sausage, rapini, mozzarella, fennel pollen, and chiles. Save room for the organic tiramisu. Check out Cart-Driver, the new (but smaller) Denver outpost.

Old Blinking Light

Seasonally fresh American fare with Southwestern soul in a contemporary, comfortable atmosphere.

Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

The Latin American menu is straightforward: corn, chiles, meat, shrimp, veggies, chicken—and it's spectacular. Enjoy soulful dishes such as the cheesy smoked pork belly masa cakes.

Black Pearl

Modern American fare with an emphasis on local, organic products that change seasonally. Check out the bottomless mimosas during weekend brunch.

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