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11 Restaurants That Opened in Denver in October

The dining scene continues to boom.

Black Eye Capitol Hill
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.

Black Eye Cap Hill Is Officially Open


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.

Ink! Coffee Ready to Open in Bonnie Brae


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.

Uncorked Kitchen Will Combine Dining and Learning with New Venue


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.

Salati Brings Italian Street Food to Stapleton


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.

First Look: Telegraph Opens Its Doors in Wash Park


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.

Cured Meat Shop Il Porcellino Lands On Tennyson Street


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.

Mell's Cheese Hosts Grand Opening Today [EDen]


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.

Chef Max Mackissock Unveils Bar Dough in LoHi


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.

Crave Real Burgers Launches in LoDo


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.

Little Machine Beer Will Launch Next Week


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.

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