(All photos: Kiran Herbert)
The Neighborhood: Golden Triangle / Civic Center
It wouldn’t take you more than a half hour to walk the entire length of Civic Center (known to locals as the Golden Triangle), one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods, which today boasts a healthy mix of history and entrepreneurship. Under 2,000...
July 10 2015, 9:33 AM
The least funny Valentine is the couple without dinner reservations, especially in a city with as many options as Denver. Any of the 16 suggestions in this Valentine’s Day restaurant guide will set the perfect tone for a romantic evening. Be advised that reservations are filling up quickly.Beatrice...
February 6 2014, 11:00 AM
Charcoal Restaurant has gained a reputation for turning out precisely grilled meat dishes prepared over smokeless bincho charcoal. (See our review.) The charcoal—which reaches temperatures upwards of 2,400 degrees—allows meat, fish, and seafood to cook to swiftly, thus preserving the tender...
February 28 2013, 10:30 AM
Charcoal - 3 stars
43 W. Ninth Ave.
The Draw A satisfying contemporary American menu enlivened with European touches and presented by an attentive waitstaff.
The Drawback The main dining space lacks warmth and cheer.
Don’t Miss Lamb...
Recent dinners have taken me all over the city from Fruition and Charcoal to Elway's and Trillium. One of the most memorable dishes came this week at Barolo Grill. The entrée—uovo ravioli, pictured—had just come on the menu the evening I dined. It's the very definition of a late-spring combination...
June 1 2012, 10:45 AM
Tag Raw Bar
Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar
Trend: Global street food, small plates
Chef-owner Justin Cucci first made his mark on Denver’s...
Two emerging trends I can really get behind are Scandinavian-influenced cuisine (something we're seeing locally at Trillium, Charcoal Restaurant, and Bittersweet) and hard cider. Quaff the dry, barely sweet elixir—no Woodchuck here—at spots such as Ghost Plate & Tap, Osteria Marco, Ale House at...
December 23 2011, 11:00 AM
Oh, the Brussels sprout. This once-maligned vegetable is certainly having its day. As a testament to its popularity, this member of the cabbage family is showing up on menus all over town. I'm convinced there's no better way to embrace the winter season than to taste my way through iterations of...
November 17 2011, 11:30 AM