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Rioja

James Beard award-winning chef Jennifer Jasinski creates Mediterranean-influenced cuisine with juxtaposing tastes and textures, such as roasted beets with candied lemon vinaigrette or hot beignets with a port wine reduction.

Il Posto

The new location of this Uptown favorite features Andrea Frizzi’s simple Italian cuisine and an on-hand sommelier. Start with the beef candle, an aromatic bone marrow and Italian herb appetizer that melts into a dip for your table. 

Shanahan's Steakhouse

Former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan's modern interpretation of a classic steak house serves Prime-aged beef and fresh seafood. 

Gold Hill Inn

The menu at this eatery is reborn nightly, but expect local, seasonal flavors that take French-inspired dishes and fuse them with mom’s home cooking. Be sure to save room for the desserts, like sour cream apple pie.

Colt & Gray

This intimate neighborhood pub presents a superior roster of seasonal farm-to-plate options. Start with the roasted marrow bones with caramelized onions, grilled country bread, green salad, and herb vinaigrette. 

Fogo de Chao

A Brazilian steakhouse where gaucho chefs bring the meat to your table, cutting and serving it right in front of you. Enjoy endless sides of polenta and mashed potatoes.

Simms Steakhouse

Steaks are the signature item at this spacious restaurant, but also enjoy seafood options like halibut with lobster cream sauce.

Mosaic

Every Sunday owner Eric To and chef Mabry Kennedy visit local farmers’ markets for the freshest ingredients. They bring this produce back to their eclectic restaurant where they make dishes like chipotle lobster macaroni and cheese and roasted fennel and lentil soup.

Keg Steakhouse & Bar (Lakewood)

Serves fine cuts of steak aged for tenderness, with a menu featuring prime rib, seafood, and a long list of wines and cocktails.

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