Food and Drink
Local chef Jose Avila of Machete Tequila & Tacos is making history with his restaurant, La Diabla Pozole y Mezcal, at 2233 Larimer St.
Why it matters: The restaurant is the only spot in the state focusing on pozole, Avila says. Pozole is a traditional hominy and meat soup of Mexico, where he grew up.
Whether it's epic deals, delicious dishes or refreshing drink specials, Happy Hour is meant to be joyful and satisfying.
- Here's our pick of the litter to imbibe and chow down — sometimes at a deep discount — in a variety of atmospheres:
Did someone say rooftop? Enjoy a drink with a view at these spots as the weather heats up.
Why it matters: Lofty bars and restaurants are multiplying as new developments crop up across the city.
Colorado beer competed on the world stage and came home with 22 awards.
Why it matters: The biennial competition — organized by the Boulder-based Brewers Association — returned for the first time since 2018 after a pandemic hiatus.
This story originally appeared in the Axios Denver newsletter May 20, 2021.
For Denver foodies, it's not uncommon to chase a food truck to its latest parking spot. (Isn't this why social media exists?)
- If you want Yuan Wonton, you need to go the extra mile.
Denver's annual Cinco de Mayo Festival in Civic Center Park returns this weekend after a two-year pandemic pause.
For anyone looking to kick off the celebration a little sooner, here are a few festivities happening Thursday:
It's always a good time for a good stout.
What to know: John recently joined a panel of brewers and beer experts for a blind-tasting of 32 barrel-aged stouts made in Colorado. (No adjunct ingredients allowed.)
This story originally appeared in the Axios Denver newsletter March 17, 2021.
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