Wall Street Journal's "Insider's Guide to Denver," with Jen Jasinski and Adam Lerner
The Wall Street Journal just posted its "Insider's Guide to Denver" -- and it's a lot more insightful than the Denver destinations for foodies list that USA Today produced earlier this year. But there's a lot more than food here, too.
denver.org Jen Jasinski, a tourist attraction in her own right, toasts her favorite spots in town.
The Journal spoke to actress AnnaSophia Robb, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver director Adam Lerner, Topo retailer Mark Hansen and chef Jen Jasinski, who'd rated as a top foodie attraction in the USA Today piece.
Secret Sip // Williams & Graham
A cool, classic, speakeasy-style bar. Owners Sean Kenyon and Todd Colehour made the storefront look like a bookstore. You enter the bar through a moveable bookcase. I love a good Sidecar, especially when Sean makes it. They have great food, too. 3160 Tejon St., williamsandgraham.com
I can't decide what I like there more--the perfect Peking duck or the squid with spicy salt. You can feed your whole crew for cheap--and they're open late. 2500 W. Alameda Ave., jjrestaurant.com
It's run by a bunch of rowdy heavy-metal guys. They have a beer named Wanderlust, for a song by the band Baroness. They call it a Belgo-American Pale Ale. 227 Broadway #101, trvebrewing.com
Keep reading for Adam Lerner's picks.