Reader: I'm Betting on the "Pave Paradise, Put Up a Parking Lot" Approach at Lechuga's
You could once find red-sauce joints all over Highland, which decades ago was this town's biggest Italian neighborhood. But over the years, those spots have been closing....and now Lechuga's , which got its start as Carbone's and continued to serve some of its classic dishes over the next two-plus decades, has been sold. There will be a retirement party for the owners tonight at the restaurant...and after that? Although the new owners will reportedly continue to run the joint, readers are wondering....
Little Devils at Lechuga's.
See also: Lechuga's Has Been Sold!
I'm missing the Little Devils already. Been going there for almost 40 years. Hopefully the new owners won't change much but I'm betting on the Joni Mitchell song - "Pave paradise, put up a parking lot" approach given the rest of the neighborhood.Have you ever tried the Lechuga's Little Devils? What other iconic Denver dishes do you still crave? What red-sauce joints do you miss?