Whether it’s a grand buffet in an Art Deco hotel dining room or a massive spread in the comfort of home, local restaurants have Denver diners covered for Thanksgiving. While traditionalists will find the turkey dinner of their dreams below, non-traditionalists — including vegetarians — also have options galore this year. To name just a few other interesting alternatives: Apple Blossom will be serving holiday brunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Lincoln’s Roadhouse is cooking up turducken gumbo for the big day (call to order by November 19); Hinman Pie is hosting a pickup pop-up at Grange Food Hall through November 30; and So Damn Gouda is doing elaborate antipasto platters for a crowd November 22 through November 24.
It’s of note that Denver sits on the ancestral lands of the Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Ute tribes (the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes are now federally recognized as one Nation); many ingredients in its restaurants this year have Indigenous origins but are often served without context or acknowledgment. Here are some ways you can directly support Indigenous communities this month and beyond.Read More