Water and soft drinks are simply not enough to reward a DD for the heroic act of abstaining. Take a cue from Acorn's booze-free cocktail menu (it goes way beyond the Shirley Temple), and offer the complex Southeast Visions instead. Served over crushed ice, the bold beverage is a patio...
August 18 2015, 10:30 AM
Image courtesy of Justin Lee.
Chef Steve Redzikowski, who's spent time in the kitchens of Le Cirque, Jean-Georges, and Frasca Food and Wine, is no stranger to working long hours. After all, he splits his days between Oak at Fourteenth and Acorn, the two restaurants he co-owns with bar wiz Bryan...
May 5 2015, 2:01 PM
—Photograph by Aaron Colussi
—Photography by Carmel Zucker
There has been a lot of conversation recently about the death of fine dining. And although that notion may have been exaggerated, we do agree with Bon Appétit restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton’s assertion that the national restaurant landscape is shifting toward a more casual environment...
Make a signature Acorn cocktail at home.
It didn’t take us long to realize that Acorn—a new American restaurant tucked inside The Source in RiNo—was a standout among Denver’s new restaurants. Chef Steven Redzikowski and bar manager Bryan Dayton opened the establishment in the fall of last year, and have...
June 23 2014, 10:00 AM
The oak-grilled Rocky Jr. chicken is one example of Acorn’s shareable, large-format dishes. Photography by Carmel Zucker.
For more information about how 5280's rating system works, read this post from critic Stacey Brugeman.
For a new restaurant, a pre-opening media frenzy—the kind that places an establishment on a gilded pedestal before its doors even open—is both a blessing and a curse....
Pictures from food editor Amanda M. Faison's personal tour of many of the places listed in the 2014 edition of "Best New Restaurants."
Olive & Finch
Olive & Finch: Goat Milk Cortado
Olive & Finch: Pastries (including gluten-free selections)
February 28 2014, 10:45 AM
Click here to read our 2015 list of Denver's Best New Restaurants!
You could say this year’s list of Denver’s best new dining spots is all about the numbers. This is the first time in five years we’ve included 10 restaurants, instead of just eight. But it’s where many of these eateries are...