BLACK EYE CAPITOL HILL
Where: 820 Sherman Street
What: A second location of Black Eye Coffee, but with a more extensive menu and longer hours.
Who: Owners Ali Elman, Dustin Audet, and Gregory Ferrari
Notes: Open 6 a.m. to 2 a.m., the new location serves cocktails in addition to coffee. The cafe also offers scones, biscuits and a number of other pastries, so guests can enjoy either breakfast or a midnight snack.
INK! COFFEE BONNIE BRAE
Where: 709 South University Avenue
What: The specialty coffee shop added another location in the Bonnie Brae area.
Who: Keith Herbert, CEO and founder of Ink!
Notes: The Bonnie Brae location will not only have delicious coffee drinks and pastries, but will also introduce froozers - a healthy frozen fruit and vegetable snack - to the market.
Where: 8171 South Chester Street, Centennial
What: A unique venue combining cooking and eating under one roof.
Who: Katie and Eric Robbins own the new venture
Notes: The venue features hands-on cooking classes, ranging from "date night" to "kids only". Upcoming classes include macaroon making, Thanksgiving day sides, and tacos and margaritas.
Where: 8270 Northfield Boulevard
What: A laid-back restaurant serving up savory Italian street fare such as flatbread sandwiches, fried ravioli, and rotisserie meats.
Who: Owner TC Clark and culinary director Shahin Afsharian Campuzano
Notes: The restaurant includes a bar, and hours are Monday - Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight.
Where: 295 South Pennsylvania Street
What: A modern American bistro and bar, focusing on seasonal vegetables and seafood.
Who: Owner Chris Sargent and his impressive culinary team, including Jorge Cazares, Craig Field, Brian Wilson, and Maggie Restive.
Notes: Fans of the former Cafe Bar/Grey Cactus might not even recognize the new interior of the building, as it received a pretty heavy makeover in becoming Telegraph.
Where: 4334 West 41st Street
What: A cured meat shop and deli, featuring meats coming exclusively from colorado.
Who: Head butcher Brian Albano and chef-owner Bill Miner, both of Relish Catering.
Notes: Lunch or a casual dinner are great here but you can also get some of the shop's cured meats to go.
Where: 3000 Zuni Street
What: A wine and beer bar meets gourmet cheese shop, serving up bites like charcuterie plates, salads, and sandwiches.
Who: Owner Paula Dick
Notes: The LoHi shop also offers a variety of cheeses, olives, crackers, salamis, and more for to go.
Where: 2227 W 32nd Avenue
What: A bar-driven venture with Italian food, mainly wood-fired pizzas in a comfortable yet contemporary venue.
Who: Chef Max MacKissock and co-owners/partners Juan and Katie Padro, and Highland & Tap Concepts.
Notes: The menu has more than just pizza: house-made pastas, great salads, and roasted meats and vegetables are being served up.
CRAVE REAL BURGERS
Where: 1550 Blake Street
What: A Denver location of the beloved restaurant based out of Castle Rock serving fancy burgers and boozy milkshakes.
Who: Jeff and Jeryn Richard, owners of all the other locations
Notes: Crave is be open for lunch and dinner until 10 p.m. nightly.
LITTLE BEER MACHINE
Where: 2924 W 20th Avenue
What: a brewery and tap house in Jefferson Park with a fun, lively atmosphere.
Who: Owners Brett Williams, Mike Dunkly and Ben Chenard
Notes: The brewing system is the only one made entirely in Colorado, and will hopefully begin brewing up to 16 different types of Little Machine beer.
THE INVENTING ROOM
Where: 2020 Lawrence Street
What: A magical dessert emproium in a space that is reminiscent of Willy Wonka's chocolate Factory.
Who: Chef Ian Kleinman
Notes: The 18 seat space offers guests a front seat to the making of cotton candy, frozen treats made to order using liquid nitrogen, and more. The shop is open noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Private parties are welcome - for kids in the mornings and adults in the evenings, outside of regular operating hours.