From Burt's to Bye-Bye Twelve: A Second Helping of Cafe, August 18-22

Categories: Cafe Society

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Danielle Lirette
A dish from Mayan Manjar Yucateco.
This week in Cafe Society, Gretchen Kurtz reviews Mayan Majar Yucateco, an underdog that's taken over the former Maria Empanada space and could be a real contender. As she approaches her hundredth Cafe review, she also considers how the restaurant scene in Denver has changed over the past two years. And for Chef and Tell, chef Jason Morse tells Mark Antonation about cooking for Colorado Proud, his love of local ingredients and more.

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Danielle Lirette
Interior of Tokio.
Also this week, Jonathan Shikes reports that Denver Pearl Brewing just learned it can't have the words "Pearl" or even "Denver" in its name, and will change it. We also reveal that Stoic & Genuine is run by superheroes -- or at least men named after them. And we continue to chronicle the flurry of restaurant openings in the area:

OPENING THIS WEEK*
Burt's Smokehouse Shack, 7470 South University Boulevard, Centennial
Project Pie, 1155 13th Street, Boulder
Sakana, 7520 Sheridan Boulevard, Arvada
Seasons 52, 8325 Park Meadow, Lone Tree
Tokio, 2907 Huron Street

CHANGING ITS NAME
Ignite! to Ignite Burgers & Lounge, 2124 Larimer Street

CLOSING THIS WEEK
Twelve, 2233 Larimer Street (at the end of service Saturday, August 23).

*Or earlier, and not included in a previous second helping.



Location Info

Tokio

2907 Huron Street, Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Ignite Burgers & Lounge

2124 Larimer St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Mayan Manjar Yucateco

5209 West Mississippi Avenue, Lakewood, CO

Category: Restaurant

Platt Park Brewing

1875 South Pearl Street, Denver, CO

Category: General

Stoic & Genuine

1701 Wynkoop, Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Nonna's

1307 E. 6th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Seasons 52

8325 Park Meadows, Lone Tree, CO

Category: Restaurant

Sakana

7520 Sheridan Boulevard, Arvada, CO

Category: Restaurant

Twelve Restaurant - CLOSED

2233 Larimer St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant


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