From Morocco to Mexico, a second helping of Cafe Society: March 17-21

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Danielle Lirette
Sultani kabob at Mecca Grill.
Cafe Society was busy eating its last meals for the Best of Denver 2014 this week, but didn't ignore its normal duties. In her current review, Gretchen Kurtz visits Mecca Grill, which changed owners last year and is slowly switching from the old emphasis on Lebanese food to Moroccan cuisine. In Chef and Tell, Lori Midson talks to chef Robert Alfaro of Atticus, the new restaurant in the University of Denver neighborhood, about his humble beginnings at Taco Bell and his current obsession with herbs.

Also this week, we checked in with Zanzibar a year after its Bar Rescue adventure aired on Spike TV. Mark Antonation continued his trip up Federal Boulevard with a stop for tacos al pastor for A Federal Case. And we resumed our our 100 Favorite Dishes downtown with the charcuterie board atBlack Pearl.

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Danielle Lirette
The Pasty Republic is now open on Tennyson.

OPENING THIS WEEK:
Jefferson Park Pub, 2445 Eliot Street
Huckleberry Roasters, 2830 Larimer Street
The Pasty Republic, 4166 Tennyson Street
To the Wind Bistro, 3333 East Colfax Avenue

CLOSING THIS WEEK:
Emil-Lene's Sirloin House, 16000 East Smith Road, Aurora
Steak Out Steakhouse, 395 South Sheridan Boulevard



Location Info

Black Pearl

1529 S. Pearl St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Mecca Grill

270 S. Downing St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Jefferson Park Pub

2445 Eliot St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Huckleberry Roasters

2500 Larimer St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Pasty Republic

4166 Tennyson Street, Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

The Steak Out Steakhouse - CLOSED

1395 S. Sheridan Blvd., Lakewood, CO

Category: Restaurant

To the Wind Bistro

3333 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Emil-Lene's Sirloin House - CLOSED

16000 E. Smith Road, Aurora, CO

Category: Restaurant

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