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Trolling for Tacos

The block of Blake Street between 15th Street and the 16th Street Mall is shaping up to be a new urban battleground. With neighbor fighting neighbor for their dining dollars. What a difference a year makes. Not long ago, the block sported an eclectic mix of ethnic restaurants with something for everybody. Now, there is still something for everybody…that is if you like tacos or sushi. Gone is the organic breakfast and sandwich place with…

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In Breaking International Food News for Downtown Denver…Ghugi Ghives Up the Ghost, Tsunami of Sushi About to Wash Over LoDo…and, Whither Boney’s?

India House on Blake Street has closed. Ghugi Singh shuttered the place after dinner last Saturday night, nearly 20 years after it re-opened as India House. Before 1993, a dark cavernous space was also operated by Singh, the Delhi Darbar. The re-model was elegant, bright and very well designed. The food was terrific! We noticed the space was dark yesterday while out on a walk. Today in Westword, they reported that Ghugi is going on to other…

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Aoba to Open on Blake Street in March!

Taking over and re-making the space that was Organixx, Aoba Japanese Restaurant plans a March opening. The contribution to the neighborhood: Sushi, of course, along with unique noodle dishes “not available in Denver” according to one of the owners. And, they plan on serving small plates of Japanese tapas, sake and Japanese beer. Aoba means greenery in Japanese. Aoba joins other independent and locally owned restaurants on the block of Blake between 15th and 16th.…

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