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At La Cruz…5 Fridays, 5 Mexican Restaurants and a Couple of Familiar Songs!

One custom we tend to pack up and take with us wherever we go…or live…is our weekly Friday night out. Usually a couple of cold beers in an interesting place followed by a dinner I would be unlikely to cook at home. When in LoDo, and the weather is good, we often occupy part of the deck at the Wynkoop. From there it’s an easy stroll to Mangiamo Pronto for some fine pasta. Or, to…

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20 Things About ’11 You Should Know if You Live in Downtown Denver

Our Look at the Best (and, Worst)! Everyone has an end-of-the-year list. But, nobody covers the ground we do. Best Parade: Of course it’s the Stock Show Parade. And, next week at noon on the 5th, you can watch again as the longhorn steers spook their way around the steam vents on 17th Street! It’s also only 30 minutes long which is the ideal length for any parade. Worst County Fair: Yep, Denver. There obviously…

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Coohills 1400 to Open this Fall. By the Creek!

Watch for this new restaurant from Tom and Diane Coohill at 1400 Wewattta. Construction in the space is well underway now, and the owners are hoping for an early November debut. The location is at the Southwest corner of the 1400 Wewatta building, nicely off the street and overlooking Cherry Creek. The menu promises to have a good variety of small and large plates, lunch and dinner service as well as a patisserie, fresh and…

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Quick Bites Around Town

Let’s go over to the food aisle and catch up on some Downtown restaurant news. Some you know, some you may have missed. Dixon’s Downtown Grill is closing on Labor Day. The owners are consolidating their efforts at Racine’s where they own the building and the parking and do a lot of business. Good luck to them. We hate to lose Dixon’s. No word yet on what may go in there, and it’s a large…

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Rumors Good Enough to Chew On!

Friday is always a good time to spread a little gossip. And, no, we don’t know any further changes in the status of Carmelo Anthony. But, isn’t it a shame that most of the rumored deals for him include a Chauncey Billups departure as well? But I digress. Downtown is getting more restaurants. Surprised? A couple of new ones, a probable move, and a replacement. Let’s see how this all works out. First, the replacement.…

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