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Trends: Denver Restaurants Highlight Honey in Their Dishes

The flavor of the year makes its way on to Denver's menus in many forms.

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Honey is the flavor of the year, and it's making its way on to Denver menus in a big way. From honey butter to honey glaze to honey beer, this sweet nectar is often the perfect complement to spicy or savory flavors. Here are ten applications of honey on Denver's menus.

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Vita Restaurant

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The Fried Duck Leg Confit on Vita's dinner menu includes honey to spread on blue corn bread, with a side of vinegar slaw.

Vesta Dipping Grill

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One of Vesta's housemade dipping sauces on the summer menu is bourbon honey. Enough said.

ChoLon Bistro

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The pork belly buns at Cholon have a signature sesame-honey glaze that complements the savory pickles that they're served with. Honey appears a few more times in dishes and in cocktails on this Asian fusion menu.
When you order the kimchi-dusted pork skins at Ace Eat Serve, you might consider ordering extra honey-chili dipping sauce.

Humboldt Farm Fish Wine

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The New Bedford scallops & pork belly entrée at Humboldt showcases white balsamic honey glazed pork belly with spring onions, fennel puree, and roasted fingerling potatoes.

Denver Biscuit Company

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The Le Cordon Bleu at Denver Biscuit Company features buttermilk fried chicken, ham, and cheddar cheese. It's rounded out with locally made honey butter.

True Food Kitchen

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The Natural Refreshers juice menu at Cherry Creek's True Food Kitchen regularly uses honey. Try the Root & Remedy juice made with beet, carrot, ginger, turmeric and honey lemonade.

Devil's Food

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Some of Denver's best and most inventive breakfast can be found at Old South Gaylord's Devil's Food Bakery & Cookery, including fried chicken & waffles with chipotle honey.

Bin 1884

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The Sofia Cheese Plate at Bin 1884 features a blue cheese wedge drissled with honey and served with sliced apples, almonds, and a baguette.

Caution Lakewood

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The Honey Matrimony Brown Ale at Caution Brewing is brewed with local wildflower honey from Beeyond The Hive in Northern Colorado.

Vita Restaurant

The Fried Duck Leg Confit on Vita's dinner menu includes honey to spread on blue corn bread, with a side of vinegar slaw.

Vesta Dipping Grill

One of Vesta's housemade dipping sauces on the summer menu is bourbon honey. Enough said.

ChoLon Bistro

The pork belly buns at Cholon have a signature sesame-honey glaze that complements the savory pickles that they're served with. Honey appears a few more times in dishes and in cocktails on this Asian fusion menu.

Ace

When you order the kimchi-dusted pork skins at Ace Eat Serve, you might consider ordering extra honey-chili dipping sauce.

Humboldt Farm Fish Wine

The New Bedford scallops & pork belly entrée at Humboldt showcases white balsamic honey glazed pork belly with spring onions, fennel puree, and roasted fingerling potatoes.

Denver Biscuit Company

The Le Cordon Bleu at Denver Biscuit Company features buttermilk fried chicken, ham, and cheddar cheese. It's rounded out with locally made honey butter.

True Food Kitchen

The Natural Refreshers juice menu at Cherry Creek's True Food Kitchen regularly uses honey. Try the Root & Remedy juice made with beet, carrot, ginger, turmeric and honey lemonade.

Devil's Food

Some of Denver's best and most inventive breakfast can be found at Old South Gaylord's Devil's Food Bakery & Cookery, including fried chicken & waffles with chipotle honey.

Bin 1884

The Sofia Cheese Plate at Bin 1884 features a blue cheese wedge drissled with honey and served with sliced apples, almonds, and a baguette.

Caution Lakewood

The Honey Matrimony Brown Ale at Caution Brewing is brewed with local wildflower honey from Beeyond The Hive in Northern Colorado.

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