Tag Archive for: DCPA Restaurant Recs

Mouthwatering Mexican…or New Mexican…or Tex-Mex Spots in Denver

When growing up in a small town in rural Arkansas in the 1970s, access to extraordinary cuisine likely meant taking a six-hour road trip to Dallas. So when looking for Mexican food, yours truly had two options — Glasgow’s (a family-owned Tex-Mex dive) or Taco Tico (a fast food chain and the precursor to Taco […]

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A Feast Fit for a Queen

Mere mortals rarely enjoy the lavish, multi-course meals typical of royalty, but when the Broadway production of SIX announced its engagement in Denver, the DCPA’s restaurant partners got to work concocting mouth-watering dishes fit for…in this case…six queens. The following are their dishes to die for. 801 FISH 999 17th St., Denver 720-407-3474 Normally “towers” […]

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Enjoy a Spot of Tea in Denver

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen pairs well with tea. Afternoon tea, also called cream tea, is a thoroughly British tradition started by wealthy families in the 1840s. A lovely pot of tea accompanied by small bites and treats was served around 4pm, between lunch and dinner. Though the tradition of afternoon […]

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Downtown Dining Near the Arts Complex

A perfect evening must begin with dinner and drinks and end with a performance in the Arts Complex. Make a night out of your trip downtown, and don’t stress about parking or time-consuming travel when you visit one of these restaurants near the Arts Complex. Some of the restaurants listed below are preferred restaurant partners […]

Stanley Marketplace Restaurant Guide

At Stanley Marketplace, you’ll find some of the best food and beverages in Aurora. It is home to over 50 local businesses, many of which are restaurants, but there are also stores, specialty markets, fitness centers, and salons. It’s easy to spend an entire afternoon or evening at Stanley Marketplace. If you’re looking to grab […]

Denver’s Best Sandwich Shops

An evening of watching Clyde’s will surely leave you with a hankering for a good sandwich in Denver. Created in the 1700s in England by a hungry late-night gambler, the Earl of Sandwich, sandwiches have become a vehicle of taste and inventiveness for a variety of ingredients between two pieces of bread. Denver Sandwich History […]

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A History of American Sandwiches, Where to Sample in Denver

Clyde’s Sandwiches At Clyde’s, Lynn Nottage’s fictional diner, the motley kitchen crew dishes out fantastical sandwiches. You’ll crave the skirt steak with peach chutney on a cheddar biscuit. In other words, eating before attending a performance in the Kilstrom Theatre is recommended. Clyde’s serves plenty of classic sandwiches, too, like a tuna melt or grilled […]

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Family-Friendly Meals Before or After the Show

From the archives: this article was originally published on November 18, 2022 Make an event of going to the theater with kids by having a meal before or after the performance at one of these five spots, each located near the Arts Complex. From burgers to seafood to tacos, the options cover a vast range […]

Haunted Dining in Denver

When you think of the “Old West,” you just assume that comes with cowboy boots, tumbleweeds and your fair share of ghost stories. And when you belly up to a 100-year-old bar, well my friend, you’ve just hit the motherlode. Denver and the surrounding areas are full of fanciful and (sometimes) spine-tingling stories of the […]

A table filled with several Scandinavian dishes, including a smoked sausage, creamy soup, roasted vegetables, fish, and more

A Little Taste of Scandinavian Food

If A Little Night Music has you in the mood for a taste of Nordic country cuisine, you can find it along the Front Range from pastries to game meats. Scandinavian food includes the Nordic countries of Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark, and is heavy on what we think of as comfort food: meat, […]