Linger's cricket tacos are more like a relleno wrapped in a tortilla. Aside from the fried guys on top, you'll barely notice the insects.
There's a new dish on Linger's menu that's eliciting a lot of attention. The cricket tacos—made with locally raised insects—are as good for a dare as they are for lunch. Chef-owner Justin Cucci and culinary director Daniel Asher first put the dish on the menu as a...
February 10 2016, 12:30 PM
Enjoy gourmet Denver Bread Co. sourdough toast and refreshing cold-pressed juices at the Corner Beet Cafe.
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This vegan cafe dishes out a wide variety of flavors, plus the Uptown spot serves breakfast all day long. For stick-to-your ribs goodness, we recommended either the biscuits and gravy or the breakfast torta filled with barley sausage, roasted onions, jalapeños, and...
December 4 2015, 10:30 AM
Linger's matcha shaved ice with fresh fruit, corn milk crumble, and berry coulis.
After a short dip into fall-like temperatures, the heat is back. Celebrate the return of summer with Linger's Taiwanese shaved ice. This cool treat eats like ice cream but is made with thinly shaved, flavored ice. The dessert is popular in China and Taiwan, and there are similar versions found...
August 21 2015, 10:30 AM
Fin Art Co. partners Ben Olson (left) and Rob McGowan hang out with some of their sleek creations; Photo by Jeff Nelson
Even if you don’t know Fin Art Co., there’s a good chance you’ve feasted at one of its tables: The Denver furniture design company, founded seven years ago by childhood friends Rob McGowan and Ben Olson, is responsible for the custom furniture in many of the best—and best-looking—restaurants in...
The popcorn kernel, once reserved for movie theaters and state fairs, is adding a bunch of crunch to local dishes. Denver chefs have been thinking outside the box—er, bucket—to incorporate the whole grain into plates both savory and sweet. Here, some of our favorites.
—Photo by Anieca Ayler
Add this to the ever-growing list of reasons why imbibers like Denver: Last month, Linger was named the Best Restaurant Bar of 2015 by national industry magazine Nightclub & Bar, beating out hundreds of other U.S. eateries.
We already know that Linger is part of...
April 1 2015, 1:30 PM
—Image courtesy of The Passport Program
For the past two summers, Denverites have stamped their passports without leaving the city limits. We’re talking about the Denver Passport, the pocket-sized book filled with two-for-one deals on drinks all over town. The concept, launched by Casey Berry of Imbibe and PJ Hoberman of Denver Off...
January 29 2015, 2:45 PM
—Photography by Marc Piscotty
For Justin Cucci, one man’s trash isn’t just another man’s treasure—it’s an entirely new restaurant interior. The chef and restaurateur behind Linger and Root Down stalks eBay and Craigslist for assorted bits to use as design elements in his future projects. He stows his finds—whether they’re 30...