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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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Aloha Poke Co. Accused Of Cultural Appropriation

The Chicago-based chain—which has an outlet in Zeppelin Station—draws ire after sending cease-and-desist letters to businesses using “Aloha” and “Poke” in their names.


Pony Up Is Ready to Ride

Restaurant industry vets brings French dips, fun cocktails, and late-night hours to LoDo.


Go Now: BBQ Supply Co.

Get up close and personal with pit master Jared Leonard on Saturdays and at monthly Pit-To-Plate dinners.

Opening Alert: Officers Club

The new restaurant, which opened yesterday, serves up craft cocktails and massive portions as it pays homage to Lowry’s military past.


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.


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