Denver continues its summer of restaurant openings at a pace that seems impossible to maintain. Since last Wednesday alone, several new eateries opened ranging from swanky lounges like the Cooper Lounge to coffee shops like Black Black Coffee and casual ramen-centric eateries like Tokio. Because it is hard to keep track of it all, here's roundup of eight new places that opened in the last week.
Dorchester Social Eatery
Where: 1448 Market Street
What: With an extravagant and glamorous interior, this new eatery and bar is sharing global cuisine in a community-oriented.
Who: The 70 seat restaurant is helmed by chef Michel Wahaltere, formerly of Gisella and the Campo de Fiori group of Aspen.
Notes: Don't miss the stunning rooftop patio.
· First Look: Dorchester Social Eatery Opens August 9 [EDen]
· Glitzy Dorchester Social Eatery Is Now Open in LoDo [EDen]
Where: 2907 Huron Street
What: A casual yet traditional Japanese eatery that features a raw bar, six ramen dishes, and a whole section dedicated to items cooked on the bincyo-tan Japanese charcoal grill.
Who: Chef Miki Hashimoto, the owner of the now defunct Japon, a restaurant he owned on South Gaylord Street for 18 years.
Notes: Outside of edamame and the tuna roll, the gluten-free options at this restaurant are virtually inexistent.
· Tokio, a New Japanese Eatery, Brings More Ramen! [EDen]
Cooper Lounge [Photo: Adam Larkey]
THE COOPER LOUNGE
Where: 1701 Wynkoop Street, on the mezzanine of Union Station
What: A sophisticated and comfortable bar and lounge.
Who: Owned by the Larimer Associates, the bar operations are managed in part by industry veteran Marcel Templet, formerly of the Capital Grille.
Notes: The seafood cart brings fresh oysters, caviar, and shrimp cocktail, among others.
· The Cooper Lounge Now Pouring At Union Station [EDen]
· Highly Anticipated Stoic & Genuine Open in Union Station [EDen]
· The Terminal Bar Now Pouring At Union Station [EDen]
Spruce Farm & Fish [Photo: Courtesy of Stefanie Jones PR]
SPRUCE FARM & FISH
Where: 2115 13th Street, Boulder, in the historic Hotel Boulderado
What: A modern farm-to-table restaurant focused on local ingredients as well as fresh seafood.
Who: Owned and operated by Frank Day; chef Shawn Murrell runs the culinary program
Notes: Don't skip dessert: the flourless chocolate cake is a must.
· Spruce Farm & Fish Now Open in the Hotel Boulderado [EDen]
· Boulder's Catacombs Reopens as License No. 1 [EDen]
· Boulderado's Corner Bar Re-Opens With Upgrades [EDen]
PMG [Photo: Facebook]
Where: 2018 10th Street, Boulder
What: A community wine bar that serves
Who: Emily Gold, owner and chef Salvatore Proia, formerly of the Bitter Bar.
Notes: PMG stands for Pour Ma Gueule. A full bar is offered to guests including an extensive selection of grape-based after dinner drinks such as Cognac, Grappa, and Chinato.
· PMG, A Community Wine Bar, Will Open In Three Days [EDen]
· Beehive Shutters in Boulder; A Wine Bar to Replace It [EDen]
Where: 17th and Glenarm Place on the ground floor of the Midland Lofts building.
What: The second location of the popular LoDo sandwich shop
Who: The group behind the original shop in Steamboat Springs; there are also locations in Fort Collins and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Notes: Breakfast sandwiches are popular here.
· Backcountry Delicatessen To Open New Location [EDen]
BIKER JIM'S HIGHLANDS RANCH
Where: 1601 Mayberry Drive, Highlands Ranch
What: The second brick and mortar location for a hot dog emporium featuring eclectic selections like elk or Alaskan reindeer.
Who: Jim Pittenger
Notes: A signature garnish for the dogs is cream cheese and Coca-Cola soaked grilled onions.
· Biker Jim's Closer to Opening in Highlands Ranch [EDen]
BLACK BLACK COFFEE
Where: 3507 Ringsby Court
What: A modern coffee shop focused on high quality coffee drinks
Who: Coffee industry veteran Joshua McNeilly
Notes: The selection of beans used is curated from roasters all over the world. Among the current offerings are Coffee Collective in Copenhagen, Portland's Stumptown Coffee Roasters, and Sweet Bloom in Lakewood.
· Black Black Coffee Taking Over Boxcar Space in TAXI [EDen]