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Lazo Empanadas

The fresh-out-of-the-oven empanadas at this spot are irresistable. The most popular flavor of the Argentine stuffed pastry is the traditional ground beef variety, served with a chimichurri sauce.

Thunderbird Imperial Lounge

Restaurateur Jesse Morreale's new neighborhood bar and restaurant offers  20 beers on tap and a wide-range of comfort food. The classic bar fare includes mozzarella sticks, nachos, burgers, wings, and sloppy joes. 

Ohana Island Kitchen

This Hawaiian-inspired eatery has relocated across the street from the window counter into a sunny brick-and-mortar. Go for the tuna poke, Spam musubi, and aloha kale salad. 

Post Oak Hall

Take a quick trip to Houston, Texas with these authentic po' boy sandwiches, which come topped with Southern chow-chow, cheese, and pickles. This shop doubles as Helliemae's retail outlet, so make sure to pick up some salt caramels while you're there.

Torchy's Tacos (Westminster)

This Texas-born taco shop offers an option for any appetite. Don't miss the breakfast tacos, the taco of the month, or any of the many pork, beef, sausage, and chicken options. Multiple locations.

Comal

You'll find family dishes from El Salvador, Mexico, and Peru, at this Latin American restaurant, which provides job experience to women living in Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods. Choose from three scratch-made lunch options each day or try grab-and-go tamales, burritos, and pupusas. 

Carbone's at the Monkey Barrel

Carbone's Italian Sausage Market & Deli has joined forces with the Monkey Barrel. This bar and restaurant duo will be your go-to spot for a beer and an Italian sandwich.

Zoës Kitchen (Boulder)

Zoës Kitchen began as a family restaurant in Alabama, but this chain's menu is still inspired by fresh, Mediterranean flavors. Try the rosemary, ham, and mozzarella piadina—a thin, crispy Italian street sandwich. Don't leave without a slice of YaYa's Chocolate Cake.

White Fence Farm (Capitol Hill)

An offshoot of the popular Lakewood theme park restaurant, this Denver location offers the same crispy fried chicken and down-home sides. Multiple locations.

Rush Bowls

Head to this spot anytime of day for a nutritious meal-in-a-bowl. We suggest the Yoga Bowl with mango, pineapple, banana, and green tea topped with granola and honey.

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