At breakfast any day of the week, you'll find newscasters, professors, politicians, developers, brokers and just about every other kind of suit in this town strategizing over Eggs Mazatlan, bacon pancakes and Farmers Breakfasts. The original uptown location was forced out during the early 2000s condo craze. Want to share one of my posts? Three different tomato blends are offered for the base — a house mix that's heavy with Italian seasonings, a Clamato version, and one made using V8 — all of which can be spiced up even further with any of 75 hot sauces in a variety of strengths, and eight seasoning mixes. But there's nothing weird or wacky about the beakers of cranberry juice and fresh-squeezed orange and grapefruit juices that come on a tray with any mimosa order, and once they arrive, the staff does the best bubbly thing ever: They leave the bottle on the table for you to pour — and when it's empty, they bring another one. If you go: dress smart and arrive hungry—the snacks and small plates are just as tantalizing as the mains. Place to Train for Competitive Eating 210 E.
Place to Get a Beer Flight 4435 Park Rd. You want bottomless mimosas at noon on Monday? Readers' choice: Santiago's The best breakfast burritos come from roadside shacks, street vendors and hole-in-the wall Mexican joints, right? And, Averbach says, his two professions have more in common than you might think. Bonus: the menu has also been updated. Dish Made with Local Beer Oven Roasted Beer Cheese at 2909 N. If you need a morning eye-opener the kitchen at Phil's opens at 7 a.
Not sure where to start? Time to head to Breakfast on Broadway. Unexpected Local Beer Selection 225 E. Where innovation has really paid off, though, is in the non-traditional eggs Benedict served during the Saturday and Sunday brunch. Wednesday through Sunday , you can't beat the hefty breakfast burrito, packed with potatoes, eggs and meaty possibilities, and smothered with Junie's spicy, pork-laden green chile, which is based on a family recipe created at the Brighton farm where the Garcias grew chiles that rivaled those in Hatch for power and pungency. That means no stingy pours, no waiting to beg a server for another.
All images, projects, and layouts are property of The Paper Mama blog, unless otherwise noted. The huge pancakes and several scrambles are also good choices; the sheer variety of flavorful ingredients in the latter, like wild-boar sausage or goat cheese and smoked tomatoes, make them stand out. Structured with a bracket system, baristas go head-to-head, facing off to see who can pour a better heart, rosette or some other form of latte art. When the lights came back on at the Denver Diner, it could very well have been a considered a city holiday. The duck confit Benedict at Lou's Food Bar is cozy comfort food that lands in just the right spot. Local Food Artisan Bill Averbach, 2104 South Blvd. Restaurant With Staying Power 1535 Elizabeth Ave.
Surprisingly Kid-Friendly Dining 2501 Central Ave. Sweet Tea Brined Wings at Use of Sweet Tea Sweet Tea Brined Wings at 1212 Pecan Ave. And the Bloody Mary, a bold brew augmented by a mini-salad of celery, cucumber, olive and pepperoncini, with spicy salt on the glass rim, makes getting up on the weekends worth your while. People yell and jump and talk mad shit, and it's wonderful. Latte Art at Latte Art 224 E.
Phil's has only held down this corner since 2002, when Phil Garcia bought the former home of Our Place and a drugstore before that , but in this rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, the dive bar looks like it's been here forever. Chisholm knows a thing or two about pork, so all of the sausage is ground in-house. Stuffed with crab and avocado and topped with yellowtail hamachi and paper-thin slices of jalapeño, the specialty roll is a mixture of flavors and textures—with a hint of heat—that just works. Next you'll be treated to a private lesson from owner Taylor Swallows or a member of his staff , who loves sharing his mad swashbuckling skills with the world. Sophomore Year 4310 Sharon Rd. Held at coffee shops around the city; keep your eye out for a flier at your favorite java joint. Finishing it gets you a free meal and your name added to the Wall of Fame.
This is bar food to the extreme. Local Brew 215 Southside Dr. That's wonderful, but please only share one image with credit to The Paper Mama blog and a proper link to the original post. Readers' choice: Lucile's Creole Cafe If you're looking for a new party trick, sabering at Sarto's just might be the coolest brunch-time activity ever. This smooth, refreshing beer can be enjoyed anytime. Winners move on to the next level, and in the end there is only one latte-art champion. Date Night Restaurant 7822 Fairview Rd.
The servers are great with the little ones, and the tykes will have a blast checking out the crazy fish art get it? Readers' choice: Pete's Kitchen If you want a taste of authentic Den-Mex, get to Phil's Place — fast. But with its extensive menu, trendy feel, and quirky extras like a rentable party bus, the restaurant only gained in popularity in 2012, garnering shout-outs in a handful of national magazines. Day or night, it delivers consistently gooey and delicious biscuits and gravy, thick slices of pie, piles-of-meat sandwiches and some of the best people-watching on Colfax Avenue, just as it has for the past quarter of a century. Topped with tomato jam, goat cheese, and arugula, it tumbles out of a warm brioche bun and sends you chasing stray bites on the plate. This altbier is what put Olde Meck on the map and is available across the city, much to the delight of local craft aficionados. Bartender Caitlyn Smith is responsible for the selection, and she can be found early every Sunday slicing cheese into sticks to add to the vast array of veggies — including an extensive selection of pickled ones — as well as such ideal add-ons as olives, bacon and beef jerky. No reservations at this popular diner, but you can call thirty minutes ahead to get on the list.
Accompanied by hand-cut fries, this burger will make you wonder what took you so long to branch out beyond beef and turkey. Open to the public, latte-art throwdowns are well known in the coffee community, but wildly undiscovered by lesser humans aka non-baristas. Best Non-Meat Burger 812 South Blvd. Almost everything is served up big, and even the baked potato a 1-pounder can be loaded down with pulled pork or chicken, beef brisket, or fried turkey. It sounds weird, we know, but trust us: You'll start craving another order soon after you finish the first.