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Thirsty Monk Now Pouring Belgian Drafts on 17th Avenue

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Thirsty Monk opened Monday at 1604 East 17th Avenue
Thirsty Monk [official photo]

BREWPUB NEWS: The Thirsty Monk opened Monday at 1604 East 17th Avenue. This Asheville-based brewpub brings Belgian ales and “food flights” to the Uptown neighborhood, partnering with local restaurants on snacks to pair with different beer styles. Drinkers will find an opening lineup including a blonde, saison, and gose. Thirsty Monk now has four locations in North Carolina as well as another new spot in Portland, Oregon.

SNOWCAT TACOS NEWS: Steamboat is getting a mountain-roaming food truck in the form of a snowmobile. Taco Beast will serve asada and al pastor tacos as well as street corn, Mexican beers, and breakfast burritos, all slope-side, according to Steamboat Today. The mobile vendor will debut this summer and continue for next winter’s ski season. [The Know]

BEER GARDEN NEWS: Cherry Creek just got a new 100-person patio for drinking beer and eating sausage. The new Moxy Hotel last week opened its beer garden at 240 Josephine Street, and the outdoor space includes couches, corn hole, and fire pits. A drinks menu is made up of canned Colorado beers as well as drafts, wine, and beer cocktails. Food options include five different sausages (one veggie option) and six sauces.

The new Cherry Creek Beer Garden on Josephine Street
Moxy Hotel [official photo]

NEW DELI NEWS: Denver is about to see an uptick in sandwich offerings (see four new delis opening this spring and summer). One of the first to arrive is this second location of Curtis Park Delicatessen, coming to the Congress Park/Cherry Creek North neighborhood. The new deli is slated to open in April at 6th Avenue and Clayton Street, Westword reports. New neighborhood-inspired sandwiches remain to be seen. For now, Eater is a fan of the classic Curtis, made with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and Thousand Island dressing. [Westword]

Curtis Park Delicatessen

2532 Champa Street, , CO 80205 (303) 308-5973 Visit Website

Deep Draft Brewing

1604 17th St, Denver, CO 80218 (417) 986-3337 Visit Website