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Rotisserie Favorite Chook Charcoal Chicken Getting a Second Location on East 8th Avenue

Plus a new Asian seafood buffet and boozy Denver brunch

A close-up photo of two line of rotisserie chickens cooking on skewers
Rotisserie chicken at Cook Charcoal Chicken

Hale getting Chook

A second location of Chook Charcoal Chicken, the South Pearl Street fast-casual rotisserie chicken restaurant from Fruition and Mercantile owner Alex Seidel, is coming this fall to 4340 E. 8th Ave. in the Hale neighborhood, The Denver Post reports.

Chook Charcoal Chicken began selling grilled quarter, half and whole rotisserie chickens along with charcoal broccoli, mashed potatoes and gravy, Pacific dinner rolls and other sides last December. Seidel also told the Post he is hoping to continue to expand Chook’s and, by doing so, support a range of free-range chicken farms in Colorado. [The Denver Post]

A new sushi buffet in Lone Tree

Ichiban Buffet, a new Asian buffet that serves an array of sushi, sashimi and other seafood and Asian cuisine, recently opened in Lone Tree at 9721 Park Meadows Drive. Among the buffet’s offerings are lobster, a full salad and fruit bar, a rotating selection of soups and a selection of dessert options that includes ice cream, cake and a chocolate Fondue foundation. A grand opening celebration, which will include a ribbon-cutting celebration and a traditional dragon and lion dance performance, will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Brunch comes to Hearth & Dram

Hearth & Dram, the LoDo saloon known for its wide selection of whiskeys and menu of rustic favorites, will start serving boozy Saturday and Sunday brunches this weekend.

According to a press release, the new brunch service is guided by the motto “Meat, Whiskey and Rock & Roll” which will be echoed in the menus, cocktails and vinyl record music that will be played during the brunches.

Diners can expect such dishes as the Chilaquiles with smoked poblano crema, housemade tortilla strips, charred red onion, and tomatilla salsa, Wagyu Pastrami Hash with roasted red pepper, onions, housemade Russian dressing and shrimp and grits with a unique spoon bread crouton and a Colorado take on red-eye jus.

Brunch will now be served at Hearth & Dram from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m on Saturday and Sunday.

Hearth & Dram

1801 Wewatta Street, , CO 80202 (303) 623-0979 Visit Website

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