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OK, fall. Your chilly winds and low temps have convinced me you’re here to stay. I’ll succumb, but only because I can warm up with a bowl of soup.
Depending on the day, I find comfort in the anise-spiked pho from Pho-Natic, the French onion-style cebolla gratinado from El Diablo, or the cozy, chicken matzo ball from Deli Tech or Zaidy’s Deli. And now, thanks to a soup rollout at Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, one of the best fast-casual concepts to come out of Denver, there are more options.
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I’ve tasted Garbanzo’s four offerings—lemon chicken and orzo, spinach and rice, Mediterranean lentil, and roasted eggplant—and would go back for seconds of each. But, I especially liked the lemony undertones of the spinach and rice, as well as the heartiness of the lentil.
Bonus: All four varieties are dairy-free, while the spinach and rice, Mediterranean lentil, and roasted eggplant options are also vegan. The roasted eggplant and the spinach and rice are gluten-free, too.