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The Way Back Reopens Next Week With a New Look

And a Danny Meyer alum is the new head chef After six months closed for a move and remodeling, The Way Back will reopen Tuesday, February 27 on Tennyson Street. This popular but hard-to-find Berkeley bar closed in August at its original home on West 38th Avenue. Show More Summary

Alon Shaya’s Safta Coming to The Source Hotel

Based in New Orleans, the James Beard Award-winning chef made his name working under John Besh Denver is getting a modern Israeli restaurant this spring inside The Source Hotel from a well-known New Orleans-based chef. Safta (HebrewShow More Summary

Solera Will Close After 16 Years on East Colfax

Plus, White Fence Farms shutters five carry-out operations END OF AN ERA NEWS: Solera on East Colfax will close at the end of March as its chef-owner leases the building to a new restaurant. The Spanish and Mediterranean restaurant and...Show More Summary

From Denver Beer Co. Comes a New, Mexican-Inspired Brewery

Cerveceria Colorado’s owners hope to help diversify the craft scene Denver Beer Co. on Platte Street is closing its next-door barrel room at the end of the month to reopen this spring as Cerveceria Colorado. The new brewery spinoff,Show More Summary

Local Restaurants Still Step Up for Puerto Rico

Five months on, Denver chefs and restaurateurs volunteer their time, match customer fundraisers Over the past five months, chefs and restaurateurs from Dos Abuelas food truck, Bar Dough, Señor Bear, and Candela Latin Kitchen, among others,...Show More Summary

Frasca’s Bobby Stuckey Now Picking Wines for American Airlines

The Boulder-based master sommelier expands his reach The largest airline in the world just hired Colorado-based master sommelier Bobby Stuckey to run its wine program. American Airlines announced this week that Stuckey, who owns Frasca...Show More Summary

This New Ice Cream Sandwich Spot Combines Everyone’s Guilty Pleasures

Cream will offer a variety of combinations, including Fruity Pebbles, vegan mint chip, and waffles A new-to-Colorado ice cream sandwich franchise opens Saturday in Belmar, and it’s a full-on Instagram fest of rainbow sprinkles, Fruity Pebbles, and chocolate chip cookie dough. Show More Summary

Inside Denver’s Winter Olympics-Themed Pop-Up Bar

Wayward’s seasonal Podium bar is serving sports-themed drinks throughout the PyeongChang 2018 games For the team behind the new Podium bar on Little Raven Street, this is its biggest year yet. In August partners Chad Michael George, Jared Schwartz, and Kade Gianinetti opened a sprawling restaurant, Wayward, in Riverfront Park. Show More Summary

James Beard Awards Announce Eight Colorado Semifinalists

Annette in Aurora receives two honors Restaurants and chefs from across the country were honored today with nominations in the prestigious James Beard Awards. The non-profit organization announced its 2018 semifinalists in categories from Best New Restaurant to Outstanding Chef. Show More Summary

Driver Smashes Into The Hornet on South Broadway

No diners were injured, though a pedestrian was hit at the scene of the crime South Broadway haunt The Hornet was damaged this afternoon after a driver rammed his car into the restaurant. A male driver swerved into the northern corner of the casual, all-American restaurant around 12:45 p.m. Show More Summary

Meet the Denver Restaurant Couples Who Make Valentine’s Day More Palatable

Three powerhouse female chefs and their equally talented partners On this arbitrary day of romance, Eater decided to drop in on couples in the Denver restaurant industry to see how they show their love — from inside their own restaurants, during their mornings off together, and on weeknights at home cooking with family. Show More Summary

How Denver’s Powerhouse Restaurant Couple Spends the Day Off 

Chefs Jennifer Jasinski and Max MacKissock make it work with two dogs and a new puppy On this arbitrary day of romance, Eater decided to drop in on couples in the Denver restaurant industry to see how they show their love, from inside their own restaurants, during their mornings off together, and on weeknights at home cooking with family. Show More Summary

Between Jobs, a Chef Couple Cooks at Home With Family

Isabel Ranney and Jason Linam perfect their homemade pasta Until a few weeks ago, chefs Isabel Ranney and Jason Linam were working side-by-side in a Denver restaurant kitchen. Ranney took over as the head chef of Bremen’s Wine & TapShow More Summary

Diners Feel the Love at Denver’s Most Romantic Restaurant

In the Highland, sweet Spuntino starts with the couple behind it For the past four years, Elliot Strathmann and Cindhura Reddy have spent nearly all of their working days together. In 2014, the couple took over for the previous (also married) owners of Spuntino, at 2639 West 32nd Avenue. Show More Summary

Meet the Eater Award-Winning Restaurants in Denver

Here are our picks for restaurant, chef, and design of the year From a youthful and fresh-faced restaurant in Aurora, to a veteran chef’s first solo venture in Stapleton, and an over-the-top buildout in Lower Highlands, here are the winners of the most recent Eater Awards. Show More Summary

Chipotle Taps Taco Bell CEO to Replace Steve Ells

Brian Niccol will try to turn around the Colorado-based chain On March 5, Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol will replace Chipotle founder Steve Ells as chief officer of the beleaguered Colorado-based chain restaurant. Ells is stepping down after 25 years leading the company. Show More Summary

El Five Isn’t ‘Pretty’ — But it Will Take Your Breath Away

How Denver’s fifth-floor restaurant nails over-the-top design inside and out A lot of pretty restaurants opened in Denver in 2017, but El Five was not one of them. The latest dining experience by the owners of Root Down, Linger, Ophelia’s, and Vital Root starts in a parking lot vestibule off Umatilla Street. Show More Summary

Four Reasons to Visit Five Points’ New Teahouse

Hint: It’s not the to-go cups 1. The story: TeaLee’s teahouse opened Saturday at 611 22nd Street in Five Points. The opening for Rise Jones and her husband Louis Freeman comes after five years of business planning, permitting, and fundraising. Show More Summary

Three Denver Pop-ups Worth the Trip and Ticket

Forget normal nights out to dinner Denver diners have no shortage of new restaurants and bars to visit. Just in case all that dining out gets monotonous, though, they also can find a handful of worthwhile eating and drinking options via pop-ups held around town sporadically. Show More Summary

Build-Your-Own Doughnuts Are Back in Denver

After closing last year, Fractured Prune will now reopen in Greenwood Village A Maryland doughnut franchise is back in business in Denver under new ownership. Fractured Prune, which closed in 2017, will reopen at 6 a.m. on Thursday, February 15. Show More Summary

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