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16
Jun

Happy Hour Is My Favorite Hour

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I’m sure we can all agree there are few things better than a great happy hour. Leaving happy hour feeling full, maybe a bit tipsy, and not broke? Sign me up. Sometimes you just need to hit one on a Monday because it’s been a Monday or to celebrate the end of the week on a Friday. There are so many great Denver restaurants and bars with fantastic happy hours (there are even restaurants from our other lists that could be on this one – Central Bistro & Bar, Linger, and Postino to name a few), but these are a simply a few restaurants where the happy hour needs to be taken advantage of.   Lola | Coastal Mexican – […]

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12
May

Brunch Is Always A Good Idea

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I love a good brunch. I love that I don’t have to get up early to still enjoy breakfast, I can have either sweet or savory, and that my day is beginning with a mimosa. You know it’s going to be a good day when it’s a brunch day. Fortunately, Denver has so many great brunch spots to choose from. Enjoy a Denver day with a little food and a little day drinking.   Snooze Snooze is a great brunch spot. Open daily and with multiple locations throughout the city, including a one at Union Station, there’s something on the menu for everyone. You can’t go wrong with any of their benedict selections or their pancakes. How can you resist […]

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14
Apr

Drinks With a View

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Spring is in the air, and if you’re anything like me, you’re itching to take advantage of the beautiful Colorado weather we’re having. There’s no telling when the next snowstorm may hit, so why not take advantage of this weather when you can? Personally, my version of spending time outside involves a patio or rooftop deck and a delicious drink in my hand. And fortunately for me, Denver has plenty of options that allow me to do such that. Whether it be Downtown, Cherry Creek, or LoHi, there is no shortage of places where I can drink and enjoy this beautiful state I call home.     Avanti F&B, a collective eatery This upscale version of a food court is […]

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31
Dec

Exploring Colorado’s Wine Scene: Panzano Restaurant

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Located in the heart of Denver stands a truly incredible restaurant – Panzano. One of Mile High Wine Tours’ partner, this establishment offers a menu of contemporary Italian food, incredible service, and an extensive wine list.   Matt Snyder is the General Manager for Panzano. Snyder is an excellent leader utilizing his past experiences of both front of the house, back of the house, and even bar management to lead Panzano to success. Snyder’s decorated past includes Assistant General Manager at his local college campus bar, working under Aaron Whitcomb and Scott Parker at Table 6, and opening a bar “with childhood friends.” When it comes to Panzano, Snyder utilizes his past experiences to lead the company for about four […]

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28
Dec

Get It Poppin!

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Do more than toast with Champagne this year! by Epiphinae McClennon   Pop! Funny how a bottle of fine Champagne promotes the gathering of family and friends eager to hear the popping of the cork while at the same time avoiding being struck by it. The bubbly goodness is divided up  amongst the party goers as you all laugh and cheer. A good Champagne is your game changer. This year, let the bubbly meet all your party needs. It can play the star role for every dish this holiday season. You can use it for a traditional New Year’s toast or pair it with a sweet treat at the end of a meal. Here is a guide to finding a […]

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12
Dec

Exploring Colorado’s Wine Scene: Wild Women Winery

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Looking for a cozy yet hip wine bar downtown? Consider visiting  Wild Women Winery. Residing at the same location for over eight years, this winery is unique in organizational structure, location, and the delicious wines offered. Founded by Charlene Meriwether, Wild Women Winery is a woman’s business: by women and for women. Charlene explains the origin of the idea started under a franchise called “Lone Star Vino”  As the name suggests, this concept came out of Texas. However, since then, the winery has been rebranded to the Wild Women Winery we know today.   For the winery, they are fortunate enough to have an amazing location, making it a true gem. The winery is nestled between 16th street, and the […]

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04
Dec

Exploring Colorado’s Wine Scene: Carboy Winery

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In a city with a thriving microbrew scene, there is a new trend that is quickly on the rise – Urban Wineries. As the name implies, these establishments make their own wines in and around Denver. While Denver may not be the most ideal location to grow and harvest grapes, local urban wineries import grapes or juice from all over the world to make high quality wine at an affordable price. One of the newest to the scene is Littleton’s Carboy Winery. From the unique design to cozy feel, this winery offers an experience to remember.   The winery located off Santa Fe Boulevard is nestled between Downtown Littleton and Aspen Grove and truly is one of suburbia’s hidden gems. […]

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20
Sep

Palisade Peach Sangria

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Allie Kohler What they say is true; Palisade really is the place where life tastes good all year long. Colorado’s peach and wine capital hosted the 25th Annual Colorado Mountain Winefest this past weekend, and for four days in the small town of Palisade the state’s largest wine festival hosted 50 local wineries, live music, food trucks, educational seminars, chef demonstrations and even a grape stomp.   In celebration of Palisade’s wildly successful fruit and festival season, I’m going to make the perfect end of summer beverage using only the best of its fruitful bounty for Palisade Peach Sangria.   The two focus ingredients for this sangria will be 100% Palisade sourced peaches and  wine. That’s right, the wine too.   Colorado Wine […]

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