Every restaurant has its signatures; not every restaurant has an icon. But these 26 places do.
By definition of the word “iconic,” nothing on this map should come as a surprise; the only real criterion for inclusion is renown (or perhaps, in some cases, notoriety). In other words, the following dishes have all been around long enough — at least a few years, with one exception — to have made an impact on Denver’s dining scene, offering meaningful insight into where it’s been, where it’s at, and/or where it’s going. And anyone who eats their way through them automatically earns the badge of a local: congratulations.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More