Patricia joined the 5280 staff in July 2019 and is thrilled to be overseeing all of 5280 Magazine’s dining coverage. A Colorado native, she graduated in 2010 from the University of Colorado Boulder with degrees in journalism and psychology. Prior to joining the 5280 team, she wrote and edited travel marketing content for the Colorado Tourism Office and Wyoming Office of Tourism. In her spare time, Patricia enjoys cooking Thai and Chinese dishes with her mother and spending time with her husband, Gavin, and cocker spaniel, Teddy Roosevelt. Her other loves include anchovies, tequila, and fried chicken.
The National Western Stock Show runs from January 7–22, making this month an ideal time to celebrate Colorado’s Western roots by indulging in juicy tenderloins and strips at a steak restaurant in or around the Mile High City.
Bakeries in the Denver metro area are having a moment, thanks to Coloradan’s appetites for carb-loaded comfort and a pandemic-driven rise in storefront-free operations. We nibbled our way through the Mile High City to find the tastiest goodies. Go ahead and try them all—you deserve it.