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Sixteen Great Peach-Centric Dishes to Try Now

August accouterments – Find Palisade Peaches packing a punch on menus all month.

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In case you've never been to Palisade, picture this: The Colorado River snakes through the lush Grand Valley, bordered by looming mesas on all sides. On the valley floor rest expansive orchards, birthing apples, cherries, grapes, pears and Colorado's prized produce – the Palisade Peach.

As the sweet treats come by the basket-full from the Western Slope to the Front Range, August in Colorado is dedicated to the celebration of peach season. To help you celebrate, we've collected a series of attractive peach-friendly places and plates to try now.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Acorn

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3350 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216
(720) 542-3721
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The popular market salad gets a warm-weather upgrade, complete with peaches, Cure Organic Farm tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and kalamata olive caramel.

2. Beast + Bottle

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719 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 623-3223
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Chef-owner Paul Reilly is using pieces of paradise from Palisade in the black pepper-studded fazzoletti: complete with pork bolognese, San Marzano tomatoes, and of course, peaches.

3. Blackbelly Market

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1606 Conestoga Street
Boulder, CO 80301
For a refreshing starter, an heirloom tomato and Palisade Peach tartine comes with burratta and locally farmed basil.

4. Farmer Girl @ Avanti

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3200 Pecos Street
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 269-4778
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With a hyper-seasonal, and thus, ever-changing menu, Avanti's Farmer Girl added peach vinaigrette to its salad, as well as pork, goat cheese and cucumbers.

5. Frasca Food and Wine

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1738 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-6966
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Try the insalata with burrata, Palisade peaches and nasturtium. To cap off the meal, the crostata with Palisade stone fruit, Edison wheat and creme fraiche won't disappoint.

6. Fruition Restaurant

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1313 E 6th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 831-1962
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Featured at Fruition, a Palisade stone fruit dessert with grilled peach, pickled plum, buttermilk ice cream and brown butter macadamia nuts.

7. Lower48 Kitchen

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2020 Lawrence St Unit A
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 942-0262
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This time of year, pick the pickled Palisade peaches that pepper toast, topped with house-made ricotta, fennel and basil.

8. MAX's Wine Dive Denver

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696 Sherman St.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 593-2554
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Executive chef Kevin Savory's dessert creation is a creamy-boozy spin on the traditional peaches and cream favorite, with house made peach and lemon thyme gelato, served with a spiced short bread, roasted peaches and topped with a Tin Cup whiskey sauce.

9. Mercantile Dining & Provision

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1701 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 460-3733
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For the easy summertime living, the kitchen crew at this Union Station hot spot created a beef tartare with Palisade Peaches, basil chimmichurri, faro crackers, and tallow powder.

10. Milk & Honey

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1440 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80202
For a sweet final note, check out M&H's grilled olive oil cake with roasted peach, marcapone and fennel.

11. Old Major

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3316 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 420-0622
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Amidst a meaty menu, bring a friend or date to try the peach cobbler for two, with a butter biscuit and Sunnyside Farm honey ice cream on the side, topped with bee pollen.

12. Pizzeria Locale

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1730 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-3003
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Only at the Boulder location, guests can enjoy the Mercato salad with Western Slope stone fruits, farm greens, caciocavallo croutons, and white balsamic.

13. Rioja

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1431 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 820-2282
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Appearing on the brunch, lunch and dinner menus, find the Palisade Peach and black mission fig salad, with sorrel, amaranth, peach-goat cheese mousse, Virginia ham, and Angostura gastrique.

14. Table 6

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609 Corona St
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 831-8800
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Though there are several peach specials to be tried, the main dish is the fried green tomatoes with Palisade Peaches, resting on a bed of basil yogurt and dressed with a truffle vinaigrette.

15. The Plimoth

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2335 E 28th Ave
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 297-1215
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The Plimoth is making a peach parfait with jam and vanilla custards, white chocolate mousse, and an almond crumble. An already-made peach jam will appear on the menu later this year.

16. The Populist

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3163 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 432-3163
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there's no shortage of peaches in the Niman Ranch pork flatiron. The dish comes with bacon poblano spoon spread, charred Palisade Peach puree, sweet corn and fava succotash, fresno pickled peaches and micro hearts on fire.

1. Acorn

3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216
The popular market salad gets a warm-weather upgrade, complete with peaches, Cure Organic Farm tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and kalamata olive caramel.
3350 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216

2. Beast + Bottle

719 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203
Chef-owner Paul Reilly is using pieces of paradise from Palisade in the black pepper-studded fazzoletti: complete with pork bolognese, San Marzano tomatoes, and of course, peaches.
719 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203

3. Blackbelly Market

1606 Conestoga Street, Boulder, CO 80301
For a refreshing starter, an heirloom tomato and Palisade Peach tartine comes with burratta and locally farmed basil.
1606 Conestoga Street
Boulder, CO 80301

4. Farmer Girl @ Avanti

3200 Pecos Street, Denver, CO 80211
With a hyper-seasonal, and thus, ever-changing menu, Avanti's Farmer Girl added peach vinaigrette to its salad, as well as pork, goat cheese and cucumbers.
3200 Pecos Street
Denver, CO 80211

5. Frasca Food and Wine

1738 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Try the insalata with burrata, Palisade peaches and nasturtium. To cap off the meal, the crostata with Palisade stone fruit, Edison wheat and creme fraiche won't disappoint.
1738 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302

6. Fruition Restaurant

1313 E 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80218
Featured at Fruition, a Palisade stone fruit dessert with grilled peach, pickled plum, buttermilk ice cream and brown butter macadamia nuts.
1313 E 6th Ave
Denver, CO 80218

7. Lower48 Kitchen

2020 Lawrence St Unit A, Denver, CO 80205
This time of year, pick the pickled Palisade peaches that pepper toast, topped with house-made ricotta, fennel and basil.
2020 Lawrence St Unit A
Denver, CO 80205

8. MAX's Wine Dive Denver

696 Sherman St., Denver, CO 80203
Executive chef Kevin Savory's dessert creation is a creamy-boozy spin on the traditional peaches and cream favorite, with house made peach and lemon thyme gelato, served with a spiced short bread, roasted peaches and topped with a Tin Cup whiskey sauce.
696 Sherman St.
Denver, CO 80203

9. Mercantile Dining & Provision

1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202
For the easy summertime living, the kitchen crew at this Union Station hot spot created a beef tartare with Palisade Peaches, basil chimmichurri, faro crackers, and tallow powder.
1701 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202

10. Milk & Honey

1440 Larimer Street, Denver, CO 80202
For a sweet final note, check out M&H's grilled olive oil cake with roasted peach, marcapone and fennel.
1440 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80202

11. Old Major

3316 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211
Amidst a meaty menu, bring a friend or date to try the peach cobbler for two, with a butter biscuit and Sunnyside Farm honey ice cream on the side, topped with bee pollen.
3316 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211

12. Pizzeria Locale

1730 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Only at the Boulder location, guests can enjoy the Mercato salad with Western Slope stone fruits, farm greens, caciocavallo croutons, and white balsamic.
1730 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302

13. Rioja

1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202
Appearing on the brunch, lunch and dinner menus, find the Palisade Peach and black mission fig salad, with sorrel, amaranth, peach-goat cheese mousse, Virginia ham, and Angostura gastrique.
1431 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202

14. Table 6

609 Corona St, Denver, CO 80218
Though there are several peach specials to be tried, the main dish is the fried green tomatoes with Palisade Peaches, resting on a bed of basil yogurt and dressed with a truffle vinaigrette.
609 Corona St
Denver, CO 80218

15. The Plimoth

2335 E 28th Ave, Denver, CO 80205
The Plimoth is making a peach parfait with jam and vanilla custards, white chocolate mousse, and an almond crumble. An already-made peach jam will appear on the menu later this year.
2335 E 28th Ave
Denver, CO 80205

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16. The Populist

3163 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205
there's no shortage of peaches in the Niman Ranch pork flatiron. The dish comes with bacon poblano spoon spread, charred Palisade Peach puree, sweet corn and fava succotash, fresno pickled peaches and micro hearts on fire.
3163 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205

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