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Coperta Starts Lunch Service, Blue Island Brings on Chef Joe Troupe

Plus, there's a new brunch menu at Beatrice & Woodsley and a return of favorites at a popular sushi spot

Orecchiette at Coperta
Orecchiette at Coperta
Courtesy of Coperta

Coperta Begins Lunch Service

The second act from the Beast + Bottle team, Coperta, just started lunch service in its Uptown home. Chef Paul Reilly offers antipasti like the Roman-style fried artichokes, salads like the Panzanella, six kinds of pasta primi, four different panini, and several main courses (secondi), including the eggplant Parmiggiana. A "power lunch" menu mixes and matches a variety of dishes in smaller portions.

Blue Island Oyster Bar Starts Oysterfest, Brings on New Chef

The Blue Island Oyster Bar led by its new executive chef, Joe Troupe, formerly of Amass, has launched multiple promotions that kick off Oysterfest. Bubbles & Bivalvesincludes a bottle of Evolution sparkling wine and 1 dozen premium oysters for just $30, while the second month-long feature is the $2 Oyster of the Day featuring a premium oyster. Through the 10th, there are great deals on Oysters Rockefeller, then from the 11th to the 20th, there is a special on Oyster Stew. More specials close off the month and usher in November. Call 303.333.2462 for details and reservations.

Expanded Brunch Hours and a New Menu at Beatrice & Woodsley

Set in one of Denver’s most beautifully designed and unique spaces, Beatrice & Woodsley recently launched a new brunch menu and expanded brunch hours. Items from the new menu include apple pie pancakes, asparagus Benedict on toasted ciabatta; brûléed grapefruit with sweet-salted almond and olive oil crumb; and pimento cheese grits with arugula and tomato salad.

Blue Sushi Sake Grill Brings Back Old Favorites

Starting Monday, October 17 and through the end of the month, guests will be able to switch up their normal sushi routine and throw in some of Blue's oldies but goodies. The menu will feature the following six rolls: Maui Roll, Tan Roll, Three Amigos, Hot Night, Fiesta Roll and Silly Rabbit.


400 East 20th Avenue, , CO 80205 (720) 749-4666 Visit Website

Blue Island Oyster Bar

, Denver, CO (303) 333-2462

Beatrice & Woodsley

38 South Broadway, , CO 80209 (303) 777-3505 Visit Website