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Restaurant Happenings


Atticus, one of Denver’s hottest new restaurants to land in the DU neighborhood. It’s hard to find the perfect balance of inviting, hospitable, incredible food and a charming atmosphere. Atticus offers brunch, lunch, dinner and a full bar. Part of the Table to Tavern family, their menu is focused on local producers and highly crafted cocktails using local independent distillers. 

Some highly recommended dinner items include the:
- Mussels, tomato saffron broth, house made frites 
- Wild Boar Chili (with Garam Masala and toasted pita chips)
- Smoked Short Ribs (Orange horseradish glaze, sweet potato hash, collard greens)
- Coffee and Coriander Crusted Local Lamb Loin (blackberry gravy, polenta, grilled squash)

Located on the corner of Evans and Downing, the best place for parking is across Downing St at Bank of the West (during closing hours) Hours: Monday – Saturday 7 am – 11 pm Sunday 7 am – 2pm

1115 E. Evans Ave.; 720-459-8273



Pastry chef Noah French runs River North's newest addition, Sugarmill. 

The breakfast SM Sammie (farm fresh eggs, Tender Belly bacon, Muenster cheese and arugula for $7)
Beet Hummus (pistachio, gremolata – on both lunch and dinner menu for $4)
Red Velvet Crème Brûlée (red velvet cake, cream cheese crème brûlée and 5 spice streusel) on the lunch and dinner dessert menu for $9.

Sugarmill is located at 2461 Larimer St


Guard and Grace

Restaurateur Troy Guard’s most captivating concept yet: Guard and Grace, a sophisticated, modern steakhouse with his signature TAG style.

Reservations are strongly recommended and guests can visit Open Table or call 303.293.8500. 

Guard and Grace is located at 1801 California St. Denver, CO


The Matador Restaurant and Tequila Bar 

The heart of the Highlands just got its horns!

Owners Zak Melang and Nate Opper, along with executive chef Steve Linder and chef de cuisine Franck Forbeau, have launched an amazing new Highlands restaurant. 

Offering a unique and visually stunning interior, Matador Denver worked with local artists to create one-of-a-kind skulls for charity.  Artists were asked to take the provided longhorn skull and make it their own.  Victoria Patti, renown for her metal work and sculptures, created Matador Skulls titled “Adorned Shaman and Toro Toro” . Additional artists include painter and sculptor, Taylor Spradling and tattoo artist, Isacc Lucero.

The Matador Denver has partnered with Conflict Center in NW Denver, teaching communication skills, choices, negotiation, anger management classes, conflict management, parenting and assertiveness.  All proceeds from the Matador Skulls will go directly to the youth program.  Starting price of the Matador Skulls will begin at $500 and be on display for bidding through the end of the year.

The wood bar is just as impressive as what's behind the bar. Carved by the owner himself, the craftwork on the tabletops and the bars are each individual pieces of art. The bar itself has the best selection in Denver - offering over one hundred varieties of tequila. 

Make sure to try the grilled goat cheese stuffed jalapeños! 

Matador Denver, 3496 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211  |  303.561.2855  |  Hours: 11 am- 2 am


Humboldt Farm.Fish.Wine

Concept Restaurants has opened it's hot new restaurant Humboldt Farm.Fish.Wine. They have successfully maintained the Architectural integrity and friendly spirit of this beloved 4,000 sq foot iconic location. The private dining area in the large atrium is perfect for large groups. They've added a fresh oyster bar and open kitchen, creating a wonderfully inviting open space. With Executive Chef DJ Nagle and Chef de Cuisine Kollin Gately at the helm, the menu features all local ingredients with the fish prepared on site every day. Some mouth-watering dishes include the crispy broccoli and calamari small plates, the clam chowder (recommended by a Bostonian staff member), and the grass-fed hamburgers.

Humboldt provides free valet parking, serves lunch and dinner daily and offers a daily happy hour from 3-6 pm. Humboldt is open seven days a week from 11:30 am until evening close. Weekend brunch begins at the end of October starting at 10 am both Saturday and Sunday.

For more information visit: or call 303-813-1700.

Facebook: or Twitter @HumboldtFFW 


Parallel 17 Fall Menu

You can never go wrong with the array of flavors and excellent dishes at Parallel 17. With the fabulous and cozy atmosphere, you can easily exhaust your stay while sampling everything on the menu.

Some fall/winter dishes offering a unique twist andnot to be missed are the ginger and coconut encrusted calamari with jalapeños, the unbelievable "Oyster Mushroom Bread Pudding" which even the wait staff raves about, the seared pork belly buns, and the Chinese sausage stuffed Quail with bordelaise sauce. The Cucumber Basil martini, with house infused cucumber sake and elderflower liqueur or the "Spicy Hanoi", infused jalapeño tequila, agave nectar with fresh lime and mango juice are great choices.

1600 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218

(303) 399-0988


La Sandia

Don’t miss out on Chef Richard Sandovals 3rd Annual Tamale Festival through Jan. 31 at La Sandia. The unique tamale menu will be offered at its Stapleton and Park Meadows locations. 


Tradicionales - assorted tamales served family style (fried chicken tamale with tomatillo salsa/sweet corn tamale with queso fresco/mole pork tamale frijol con queso with entomatada salsa) 

Sample of Entrees 

Chile Relleno de Tamale Durango -  (stuffed chile rellenos with chicken tinga tamale mexican cheese/chorizo black beans/ salsa jalisco creme fresca/cotija) 
Tamale de Pescado a la Campeche - (fish tamale in banana leaves/ epazote/tomato masa/serrano/cilantro/grilled yellow squash/mexican rice/refried beans) 

New Cocktails 

Fresh Pomegranate Margarita - (blanco tequila/pomegranate puree/citrus) 
Ponche Mexicano - (traditional tequila spiked punch/cinnamon/tropical fruit) 

La Sandia Cantina - Stapleton, 8340 Northfield Blvd #1690, , Denver, Colorado 80238, (303) 373-9100

La Sandia Cantina - Park Meadows, 8419 Park Meadows Center Dr, Lone Tree, CO 80124, (303) 586-5511


Marco's Group Dinners

Marco's just never seems to disappoint. From the mouthwatering antipasto to the creative and over the top delicious pizzas to the fabulous array of desserts, it's such a staple for an intimate dinner or even better for large groups. The staff could not be warmer and more knowledgeable from sharing the extensive history to the current ingredients in every dish. Some highly recommended dishes are the El Poppa Vege (made especially for the Pope) and the Hell's Kitchen with sausage and the best smoked buffalo mozzarella in town. For dessert, don't overlook the amazing Italian desserts, the Cannoli and Pannacatta. Both well worth the calories! With their warm inviting space, Marco's is perfect for large groups. parties, events and catering. They have a lovely downstairs meeting and banquet room.

2129 Larimer St  Denver, CO 80205 | (303) 296-7000 |


Satchel's on 6th

"The interior changes to Satchel's on 6th are significant, but these are the same four walls. Satchel's is growing up, and upgrading the restaurant is a natural progression for us.  I'm excited for our customers who have been so supportive over the past 8 years to experience the warmer, more comfortable atmosphere."  

You are not a true foodie unless you have experienced the culinary genius behind Satchel's on 6th. Named after the owner, Andrew Cassalini's oldest son, their menu is fresh, seasonal, local and reflects great care in everything from the ingredients, the dishes, the cocktails to the overall experience and ambiance. Their new remodel includes a new, custom-built bar and welded metal back bar, all made in Colorado,  a new liquor license, allowing Satchel's to now serve cocktails, new antiqued, parquet wood floors, vintage chandeliers and pendants, deep red, channel-backed banquettes along both walls and all new cane topped bars stools and bentwood chairs. 

Satchel's has added a happy hour menu and is introducing a number of new seasonal dishes with the re-opening. The new cocktail list will feature signature cocktails on their "client list" on which many of the cocktails are named after some of Satchel's best clients.Jessica Poole will take on the role of bar manager, with bartending support from Jason Ladd.

1710 E 6th Ave  Denver, CO 80218 | (303) 399-2560 |  


Happenings coming up next:  Atticus, beast + bottle, Bittersweet, Linger and Root Down!

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