SubscribeAvailable Now

Snack on Olivéa’s Fried Chickpeas


Olivéa‘s fried chickpeas with harissa aïoli are my bar-snack darlings. Ordered with a glass of citrusy Con Class Verdejo or at the table as part of dinner, these tiny golden nuggets are crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside.

They’re addictive, especially when dragged through the velvety, house-made aïoli. And that would be good enough, but chef John Broening augments the sauce with harissa, a heady paste redolent of chile and garlic.


719 E. 17th Ave., 303-861-5050

5280 Longreads

Newsletter Signup

Keep me up to date on the latest trends and happenings around Denver. 5280 has a newsletter for everyone. Sign Up