From foie gras to pho: A second helping of Cafe Society, July 1-5

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The meat-and-cheese plate, $17 at Old Major.
This week Gretchen Kurtz reviewed Old Major, where chef/owner Justin Brunson is on a mission to introduce items like foie gras, truffles and caviar to people who aren't familiar with fancier food. Mark Antonation continued his trip up Federal Boulevard with a stop atPho 79, and Lori Midson chatted with Kelly Whitaker of Pizzeria Basta about his philosophy in the kitchen and his plans for a Denver restaurant.

See also:
- Pride of Philly hits the streets of Denver with authentic cheesesteaks
- Ten best plates of fried chicken in Denver
- Photos: Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria opens in Glendale

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Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria.
And in the meantime, six more restaurants opened in the metro area this week alone, three of them in Glendale's City Set complex.

Opening this week:

Big Smoke Burger, 650 South Colorado Boulevard
Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria, 650 South Colorado Boulevard
Harman's Eat & Drink, 2900 East Second Avenue
Illegal Pete's, 270 South Broadway
Mellow Mushroom, 9721 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree
Udi's Cafe & Pizza Bar, 650 South Colorado Boulevard

Any news we missed on Cafe Society this week? Post it in the comments section below. And remember, you can write your own review of any of the places mentioned on Cafe Society by clicking on their Voice Places link.


Location Info

Basta

3601 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO

Category: Restaurant

Old Major

3316 Tejon St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Pho 79

781 S. Federal Blvd., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Namaste India

5545 Wadsworth Bypass, Arvada, CO

Category: Restaurant

Silvi's Kitchen

686 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria

654 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Illegal Pete's

270 S. Broadway, Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Mellow Mushroom

9721 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree, CO

Category: Restaurant

Mellow Mushroom

9721 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree, CO

Category: Restaurant

Big Smoke Burger

650 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant


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