UPTOWN— Here's an insane burger: a Kobe beef patty topped with applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, caramelized onions and Tillamook cheddar between two pimento cheese-stuffed waffles. Where can one find such a creation? D Bar Desserts, where chef Keegan Gerhard will serve the "KGB 2.0" burger for Tillamook's Denver Burger Week (June 23rd-30th). [Colorado Table]
SOUTH PEARL— Westword reports that Finley's Pub, 375 S. Pearl St., is now open for lunch and dinner with a menu composed of "New Orleans-style twists and pub classics." [Westword]
DENVER TECH CENTER— Around the World in 80 Plates contestant Jenna Johansen will serve a five-course romp through the Italian countryside with wine pairings this Sunday at Pizzeria Republica. Reservations can be made by calling Pizzeria Republica at (720) 489-2030. [EaterWire]
FT. COLLINS— Here's what Feasting Ft. Collins critic Kristin Mastre thinks about El Burrito restaurant — a place that advertises "First in Fort Collins and still Number 1,” by the way: "With the combination of swift food service and the Tex-Mex adorned with piles of iceberg lettuce, I consider this the equivalent of a locally-owned Taco Bell. Or the Fort Collins Casa Bonita without the cliff divers and guy in the gorilla suit."