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Trouble at the Meats Counter?

Just wondering. Interesting mid-course adjustment.  Since we are not on Charlie Palmer’s personal press call list, we get some of our news where we can find it. Just before noon today, William Porter, restaurant writer for the Denver Post, posted the news. District Meats, on Wazee in LoDo, will change its name, along with its menu and serving hours. The new name, Charlie Palmer’s District Tavern, is meant to be more reflective of a “modern tavern” and less reflective…

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Mark’s Market Masters Mother Mania!

Don’t try this at home! It takes a team of talented bakers and plenty of oven capacity to turn out over 600 cakes in four days. Not to mention an ordering system to keep it all straight. The Market in Larimer Square has been at this for a while. 28 years under the able guidance of Owner Mark Greenberg. So, when Mothers’ Day comes around, he’s usually ready. And, he’s also ready to cut off…

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Coohills Starting Sunday Brunch On…of course…Mothers’ Day!

A bit of France. A bit of Colorado. From 10 to 2 on Sundays, Coohills at 1400 Wewatta in Lower Downtown will offer brunch in the way that only they can. This is where you’ll want to be for a view over Cherry Creek, comfort on their famous patio and a fine meal prepared under the supervision of Chef/Owner Tom Coohill. Let’s see. Brioche, Colorado lamb, charcuterie, housemade breads, pastries and sausages. So much to choose…

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Smashburger Takes Up the Samba!

Here’s a rumor to bite into. The former Samba Room space in Larimer Square, empty for two years, has a new tenant to keep them up all night. And, the folks at Larimer may have worked hard to get this, but they didn’t go too far. Apparently they have signed the space over to Consumer Capital Partners, they who own the rapidly expanding Smashburger chain. And, the rumored plan is that the space may turn out…

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Unauthorized Overnight Camping Ban Passes First Council Test

Early this morning, but before the “campers” were up, the Denver City Council voted 9-4 in favor of a proposed ban on sleeping in public or private outdoor (without permission) spaces in the City of Denver. This was the first reading of the bill in front of Council. The final vote will take place on May 14, and, if passed, the law will go into effect on May 29. It’s an emotional issue. Watching the Public…

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