News, brews, reviews: A second helping of this week's Cafe Society
This week Gretchen Kurtz reviewed Taita Peruvian Cuisine & Bar, Mark Antonat's journey up Federal stopped at J's Noodle Star Thai, and Lori Midson traveled to Boulder to interview Nate Bychinski, executive chef of Mateo.
Mark Manger Taita chef/owner Pepe Aparicio is ready for the holiday weekend.
And there was lots of other action on the Denver dining scene, including several openings -- and a couple of surprise closings.
Cold Crush made it open for Memorial Day weekend.
Cold Crush, 2700 Larimer Street
Live Basil Pizza, 6305 East Hampden Avenue
Margs Taco Bistro, 500 East 19th Avenue
Mountain Toad Brewing, 900 Washington Street, Golden
Odyssey Beerwerks, 5535 West 56th Avenue, Arvada
Pizza Republica, 890 East 14th Street
Spuntino, 2639 West 32nd Avenue (reopened after a quick renovation)
Abrusci's, 300 Fillmore Street
Ghost Plate & Tap, 800 18th Street
Closing this weekend:
Angelo's Pizza, 620 East Sixth Avenue (closing 5/26 for a two-month renovation)
Izakaya Den, 1518 South Pearl Street (closing 5/26 and moving across the street)
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