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Denver, CO, USA
Look for a hip crowd of 20- and 30-somethings mingling outside a corner cafe in Denver's youthful Capital Hill neighborhood. This marks the entrance to the city's new favorite breakfast joint, Jelly. Enjoy Bloody Mary's with a garden of veggies on...
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2239 W 30th Ave, Denver, CO 80211, USA
You won't get a passport stamp, but you will take a trip to France when you settle into this intimate bistro. The twinkle lights, brick walls, and projected old-school subtitled films create a romantic and sexy spot that demands champagne and...
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City Park, Denver, CO, USA
On October 6, the Cultivate Festival—hosted by Chipotle, founded in Denver—combines beer and wine tastings, cooking demonstrations by such celebrity chefs as Michael Chiarello, and musical performances by Okkervil River and others.
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523 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203, USA
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If the name of this place reminds you of the Boston landmark, you’re on to something. It was named after Steuben’s, a Beantown hot spot from the 1940s well into the ’60s, known for jazz, big band shows, and...
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1634 18th St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
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You've got two options: a drink at Wynkoop Brewing Company, or a wander through the Denver Modern Art Museum. I chose wrong. It took half a dozen pints of Cowtown Milk Stout to wash away the memory of that museum's dreadful third floor exhibition....
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4700 Cherry Creek S Dr, Denver, CO 80246, USA
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It's a bright, sunny Sunday morning in Denver. We're too relaxed to pack the car to head into the mountains. We don't much feel like heading out on the bikes. The Broncos, Rockies, Nuggets, and Avalanche are all out of town. So what do we do? We...
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1405, 770 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203, United States
Marczyk Fine Foods is a Denver treasure, boldly opening a small gourmet neighborhood grocery in this time of Whole Foods Everywhere. But the Marczyk brothers and Pete's wife Barb, have created a new Denver institution, helping transform Denver's...
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1695 Platte St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
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Have you ever had a Graham Cracker porter? Well, you should. It's surprisingly mild, despite its dark hue with hints of vanilla and mulled spices. And it's only available at the Denver Beer Co. along with other delish concoctions dreamed up by two...
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1430 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
It's been said that Larimer Square is where Denver started—it's definitely at the center of Denver's modern life, too. The area's Victorian buildings contain shops, boutiques, and some of Denver's most...
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1365 Osage St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
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Did you know it’s rude to put soy sauce on food in Japan? They’ll teach you the finer ways of Japanese cooking at Domo, a hidden treasure in downtown Denver. And while the restaurant’s exterior looks like an industrial warehouse, the interior...
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3719 Walnut St, Denver, CO 80205, USA
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If you are in Denver, be sure to swing by Black Shirt Brewing, Co. All their beers are derived from their base red ale. Super fantastic, well crafted, and flat-out delicious. It's located in a great space, and boasts awesome service.
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2376 15th St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
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Beat writer Jack Kerouac fell in love with Denver after a visit (he eventually bought a home in Colorado), and Sal, the lead character in On the Road, travels to the city a few times. The free-spirited character Dean Moriarty was based on the...
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1512 Larimer St #6R, Denver, CO 80202, USA
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Whether a bistro, brasserie, or haute cuisine, many French restaurants in Denver opt for a Parisian feel. Crêpes n Crêpes, however, pays its homage to the Provençal French countryside with colorful tablecloths and rustic furniture. The café’s...
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1439 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80210, USA
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Kaos Pizzeria is a fabulous way to enjoy a sunny, clear Denver day. They have delicious pizza, amazing salads with much of the ingredients grown in their garden and tasty Colorado beer. The pizzeria is situated in a small bungalow, which is...
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206 E 13th Ave, Denver, CO 80203, USA
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City O' City has the only savory oatmeal I've ever seen on a menu. It's exactly like it sounds: oatmeal and grilled vegetables topped with an egg, shredded cheese and toasted almonds. And pretty delicious. City O' City is a bar/restaurant with an...
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1308 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218, USA
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This cafe recently opened and I'm so glad we were able to experience it before we moved. DBC is a bicycle maintenance shop, cafe and beer hall all in one. It's a great space for studying, unwinding from a long day or grabbing a drink with friends....
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1512 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202, USA
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Sometimes I love to have long lunches “for one.” Either in the company of my laptop, a good book, or simply my thoughts. I pick a place with good food, uncrowded seating, and I plop myself down for an hour or two. Le Grand Bistro is one of my...
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5201 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216, USA
The historic Riverside Cemetery sits just outside the downtown area and although it is now surrounded by railroad tracks and refineries, it is one of the most beautiful, and hidden, places in the entire city. Many of the state's most prominent...
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1705, 1420 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
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Denver may be 4,889 miles from the Place Vendôme in Paris, but Bistro Vendôme serves up little tastes of Paris right from Larimer Square. Decor: This Room Has A View With a decor that harkens back to the city’s humble bistros, Bistro Vendôme is...
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2115 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205, USA
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Head to Mexico City Restaurant and Lounge, a Denver staple since 1968, the next time you feel the craving for a delicious taco. It’s a great spot to hit before a Rockies Game. The menu’s loaded up with all kinds of Mexican fare, but skip the...
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2615 Welton St, Denver, CO 80205, USA
Call it what you like—weed, pot, reefer, cannabis—marijuana is legal and accessible in Colorado. There are roughly 30 retail licenses registered in the state offering a variety of bud with names like Death Star and Headband, edibles, and...
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1925 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
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Inspired by Brooklyn's Barcade and Portland's Ground Kontrol, The 1up is Denver's take on an arcade bar. Stocked with 15 pinball machines, 3 skeeball lanes, giant Jenga sets and 45 classic arcade games including Donkey Kong, Frogger, Pac Man, NBA...
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2540 19th St, Denver, CO 80211, USA
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The award-winning Prost Brewing Company is no-frills, with outdoor picnic tables, an unpretentious hardwood bar, and black chalkboards that announce daily specials. But once you get a beer poured from one of its shiny, stainless-steel taps, you'll...
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2346, 1401 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202, USA
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After your Saturday night fever has broken, head to The Corner Office for Disco Brunch, once you can muster the strength. Get your energy back with some hair-of-the-dog Bell Bottomless Libations, like the Dy-no-mite Bloody Mary and Boogie Oogie...
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4303 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216, USA
"Anything on Wheels!" boasts their website. That means a vast historical display of antique cars, trains, buggies, bicycles, vintage motorcycles, exotic cars, cabooses, and carriages. Located north of downtown Denver, just off Interstate-70 on...
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3200 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205, USA
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Denver is a beer town, so wine in a can makes sense. Urban winery Infinite Monkey Theorem has perfected a variety of reds and whites and ask you to try it out in their RiNo District tasting room. Wine on tap is a normal here, so is liking it.
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321 17th St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
With more than 125 years of history and hospitality under its belt, the Brown Palace Hotel is one of Denver’s most celebrated and architecturally significant buildings. It was the country’s first fireproof hotel, built with terracotta...
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2139 W 44th Ave, Denver, CO 80211, USA
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Common Grounds has always been one of the most popular coffeehouses in Denver. But when it moved from the Highlands area where it had been for decades, people where wondering what would happen to the business. On top of that, it had to close down...
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1313 E 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80218, USA
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In his drive to cook with what’s available season to season, Denver chef Alex Seidel went so far as to buy a 10-acre farm outside the city. Fruition Farms raises Italian bees and heritage-breed hogs, and maintains...
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4600 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216, USA
The Denver March Powwow is a three-day event in the Denver Coliseum and is one of the largest gatherings of its kind in the country. This year, the 40th annual Powwow will be held March 21-23, 2014, and will feature over 1,600 dancers representing...
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9511 CO-9, Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
“The Bivvi” has four hotel rooms and two dorm-style rooms with bunk beds. Guests gather on the deck for the fire pit and hot tub. Bunks from $45; rooms from $159. This appeared in the November/December 2014 issue.
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8600 River Rd, Forestville, CA 95436, USA
My mother is such a good sport when she visits. She knows I have to be constantly moving outside to feel alive and on this visit, I thought a fun way to be active in the wine country region of the Russian River, would be to take her out on a 10...