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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.

5280 March 2018

Features

Bamboo Sushi

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.

How One Conservative Colorado University Wants to Shape the Way You Live

One of the nation’s fastest-growing universities is also among its most conservative. How a small Christian school in Lakewood has managed to thrive amid the blue political tide sweeping the West—and why it wants to shape the way you live your life.

Denver’s Live Music Scene Is Better Than Ever

Twenty-two things you don’t know—but should!—about the Mile High City’s rockin’ music scene.

Department

Father Thomas Keating Is a Rebel with a Cause

One of the country’s few Trappist monasteries is tucked into the hills outside of Snowmass. There, a boundary-pushing monk named Father Thomas Keating helped St. Benedict’s find its spiritual center and establish one of the world’s longest-running interfaith conversations.

From the Editor

The New College Try

A letter from the editor of our March 2018 issue.

Compass

The Country’s Most Accurate Atomic Clock is in Boulder

It loses just one second every 300 million years.

Artificial Intelligence Is Here To Help

Using AI, these three Colorado groups are working to help improve life at home or in the work place.

How A Denver Nonprofit Is Addressing Sexual Abuse in Olympic Sports

A year after launching, the U.S. Center for Safesport looks to expand its work.

Adventure

3 Local Gear Shops That Might Become Your New Favorite Hangouts

Runners, skiers, and paddlers rejoice: these outfitters offer more than just equipment.

Are You Up For Skimo?

The grueling endurance sport—a combination of skiing and mountaineering—continues to grow in Colorado and around the country.

First Person: Daytripping With CDOT’s Bustang

For budget travelers, the purple coach bus is a relaxing, reliable, and adventurous transportation option. Trust me—I tried it.

Culture

Meet the Man Behind Your Favorite Ski Trail Maps

Chances are, if you’ve skied Breckenridge, Winter Park, or almost any other major resort in the world, artist Jim Niehues has helped you navigate your way down the mountain.

7 Local(ish) Products to Help Lull You to Sleep

Keep your internal clock on schedule with this slumber-boosting candle, blanket, soundtrack, and more.

Three Denver Museums Are Getting A Reno

The trio of Denver art institutions undergoing an update includes the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, which reopens this month.

Eat and Drink

Where We’re Eating, March 2018

The restaurants, dishes, and drinks on our dining radar this month.

How To: Create Less Waste In Your Kitchen

Send less to landfills and support local companies with these environmentally conscious kitchen items.

The 5280 Guide to Drinking Sake in Denver

Put down that beer list and pick up one of Denver’s splendid sake menus instead.

Hedge Row

Restaurant Review: Hedge Row

Take refuge in Hedge Row’s wood-fired bistro fare—and superior brunch—in the heart of Cherry Creek.

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.

Backstory

Colorado’s Greatest Hits

We looked back on the past 100 years of music in the Centennial State to identify our most memorable songs by decade.

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