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Friends of Eater Describe the 2017 Denver Dining Scene in One Word

And it’s not “gentrifying”

Denver’s restaurant scene was busy busy busy in 2017
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As is the tradition, Eater asked a group of journalists, bloggers, and friends of the site to weigh in on the year in food. Here, they attempt to boil down the last year in Denver restaurants to one single word.

Linnea Covington, freelance writer, Westword

“Booming.”

Gigi Sukin, editor, CoBiz

“New American. Refining. Poke.”

Alexandra Palmerton, food and booze editor, 303

“BOOMING.”

Andra Zeppelin, former editor, Eater Denver

“Promising.”

Brittany Werges, managing editor, 303

“Shapeshifting.”

Ruth Tobias, writer, Zagat Denver

“Turbocharged.”

Laura Shunk, freelance writer, Westword

“Sprinting.”

Callie Sumlin, associate food editor, 5280

“Crowded.”

Denise Mickelsen, food editor, 5280

“Non-stop.”

Rebecca Treon, freelance writer, Denver Post

“Booming.”

Ashley Dean, culture reporter, Denverite

“Farm-to-table.”

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