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Tamayo: Far beyond Tex-Mex

Two words: Tamale Festival. Richard Sandoval’s Modern Mexican restaurant Tamayo, in Denver’s Larimer Square, is hosting its 1st Annual Tamale Festival. The word “tamale” comes from the Mayan word meaning “wrapped.” Today tamales are a traditional Latin American dish made of corn husks or banana leaves wrapped around masa or corn dough and other ingredients. … Continue reading

Taste Around Town: Zink Kitchen + Bar

It can be easy to overlook hotel restaurants, thinking of them as a place to eat room service food in a dining room, where attire beyond hotel bathrobes is required and there is not a TV in sight. This is not the case with Zink Bar + Grill, which is located adjacent to the DoubleTree … Continue reading

Taste Around Town: 1515 Restaurant

Denver is getting spoiled. In recent years a number of shining stars have come to the restaurant scene, elevating Denver’s culinary options to increasingly higher levels. It seems with each new day area foodies bask in a diner’s paradise of excellent meals, with options across the state. Meanwhile, more established restaurants have been raising the … Continue reading

Root Down: Don’t miss a morsel

Dinner at Root Down is like a Willy Wonka experience: every dish is more dazzling than the last. An ooh and aah-inspiring creativity is on display, something unexpected in the site of a former auto repair shop, with “Alignment,” “Tune-Lube,” and “Tires” still visible on the exterior. The menu encourages diners to share dishes. Family … Continue reading