'Denver' on Serious Eats

8 New Denver Breweries to Visit During GABF

If you're planning on visiting the Mile High City during the Great American Beer Festival this year, you may notice that a lot has changed since your last visit. Eight new breweries have opened up within Denver city limits in the last year (bringing the grand total to 22), not including the dozen or so that have begun pouring outside the metro area. The product of favorable liquor laws and an atmosphere that cultivates and encourages young breweries, Denver—and Colorado as a whole—is quickly becoming an epicenter for craft beer in the United States. More

Burger Works, Red Robin's Fast Casual Concept, Opening Soon in Denver

Red Robin is getting into the fast casual business with Burger Works, opening its first location November 21 in Northfield Stapleton in Denver (map). Compared to Red Robin, Burger Works features a simpler and lower priced menu of 1/3-pound burgers and also offers beer and wine. Some burgers from Red Robin appear on Burger Works' menu, along with original burgers and a build-your-own-burger option with choice of beef or chicken patty, 13 free toppings, and 10 "fancy" toppings. More

Daily Slice: Spring Vegetable Flatbread at Rioja, Denver

Chef Jennifer Jasinski takes full advantage of Spring's bounty with the Spring Vegetable Flatbread currently on the menu. The pizza includes grilled asparagus, fava beans, roasted tomatoes and pine nut pesto, fresh buffalo mozzarella and Manchego cheese, and a pea shoot salad, all atop a thick crunchy crust. There's a whole lot going on, but every single bit works well. More

Daily Slice: Margherita at Osteria Marco, Denver

Osteria Marco puts out very solid pizzas, including a Margherita that features housemade mozzarella. But the star of the show at this outpost in Chef Frank Bonanno's Denver culinary empire is the chili oil that sits on each table, patiently waiting to make everything it touches taste better. More

A Sandwich A Day: Sausage at Carbone's Italian Sausage Market in Denver

You have to love an Italian meat shop with posters of saints on the walls and a friendly neighborhood crowd and chatty counter staff, where a bag of chips with your sandwich costs 30 cents. It's the sausage sandwich at Carbone's Italian Sausage Market that's worth an order, as they make the starring meat in house, flattened into a juicy slab with red pepper flakes and fennel. More

Street Food Profiles: Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs in Denver, Colorado

Note: It's time for another edition of Street Food Profiles. This week we scoot to Denver to meet Biker Jim and his gourmet tube steak. Biker Jim himself at the cart. [Photographs: Biker Jim's] Name: Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs Twitter: @bikerjimsdogs Vendor: Jim Pittenger Modeling one of the dogs. What's on the menu? Hot dogs made made with reindeer, elk, wild boar, buffalo, pheasant, rattlesnake, veal and a variety of rotating brat specials such as Boudin and Linguisa. Location and hours? The intersection of 16th and Arapahoe Streets in Denver (map) from 11 a.m. to 3 or 4 p.m.... More

More Posts