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Callie Sumlin, Associate Food Editor

Callie Sumlin creates stories for 5280‘s Eat & Drink section, manages the dining guide, and oversees’s digital food-related coverage and weekly e-newsletter, Table Talk. A Colorado native, Callie graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with degrees in English and Spanish. She joined the 5280 staff full time in 2015.

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Where To Brunch Now

Benedicts, Bloody Marys, and bacon, oh my! Denver’s brunch game is better than ever.

Coming Soon: Maine Shack

A fast-casual New England–style seafood shack will drop anchor in LoHi later this summer.

Opening Alert: Wendell’s

The former DJ’s Cafe space on Tennyson Street has transformed into a bright, modern diner.

Inside Zeppelin Station

Our guide to the best bites and sips in RiNo’s newest—and perhaps most exciting—market hall.


Opening Alert: Super Mega Bien

Pan-Latin dim sum, large-format entrées, and a full-of-surprises drink list combine for one of the most exciting Denver openings of the year.

Opening Alert: Gaijin

Chef Bill Espiricueta’s ramen-and-yakitori spot moves into the No Vacancy stall at Zeppelin Station.

Denver’s Best Burgers

Celebrate National Burger Month with the Mile High City’s 25 tastiest beef-and-bun combos.


Opening Alert: Chimera

The restaurateur behind Zoe Ma Ma brings handmade ramen noodles, soup dumplings, and more Pacific Rim cuisine to Boulder.


Top Chef Colorado In Review

With season 15 behind them, locals Carrie Baird and Brother Luck share highs and lows—plus words of wisdom for future cheftestants.


Take a Spring Break Staycation at Ultreia

Shirk your workaday duties at this elegant jewel box of a restaurant, which serves its festive Spanish- and Portugese-inspired sips, snacks, and small plates starting at 11 a.m. daily.

Where to Eat Now 2018

From the classic haunts locals want to keep to themselves to the region’s hottest new restaurants, here’s your 2018 culinary bucket list.


Plan Your Summer

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