It’s not just princesses who are regulars at Park Hill’s oldest neighborhood-owned and -operated pizzeria. All sorts of characters are regulars at the restaurant that Morgan McKay’s parents opened in 1996, and which she bought back about four years ago.
Mayor Hancock announces citywide stay at home order and closure of non-essential businesses from March 24 to April 10. That follows Gov. Polis’ statewide order for all businesses to cut back their on-site staff to at least 50%. Social distancing orders remain in effect.
For bakery founders Sam Butarbutar and Wenter Shyu, both raised by immigrant parents in the U.S., “third culture kid,” or TCK is suggestive of their creative take on food and community.
Asal Danesh worked as a Munich-based Lufthansa flight attendant for eight years before deciding it was time to grow some roots. So she gave up her nomadic lifestyle and planted her feet in Denver, where much of her family has resided since the 1970s. Along with her business partner and brother Donnie, she opened Honey Hill Café in Park Hill in May 2019.
When Muluye Hailemariam first arrived in the U.S. as a teenager, she had precisely $38 in her pocket. “I started from zero,” she says, and smiles broadly as she discusses her life and her business, Kabod Coffee, located on the corner of Northfield and Central Park Blvds.
“The dough should be the focus of any pizza. That’s what it’s all about,” says Brand Manager Chris Donato of Pizza Locale, which recently added Stapleton to its Denver locations.
Chef and owner Vince Howard says his new delicatessen, Tessa, “is a conduit for fun with food, rather than being your grandfather’s deli.” Tessa has differentiated itself from other sandwich shops in the area with its weekend brunch featuring Bloody Marys, mimosas and unique themed pop-up events.
This month: 1) Congressman Jason Crow Tapped to Serve as Impeachment Manager; 2) GW Principal Boldly Addresses Past Issues; Will Offer IB Courses for All; 3) Lucky’s Pulls Out of Lowry; 4) Berkshire Closing Feb. 2; and 5) Multiple Changes in NE Legislators.
Mile-high seniors are flocking to a program called Senior Planet that offers new opportunities through technology.
After conducting research on the produce supply chain, Puri and Haley were stunned to learn from conversations with retailers and local restaurants how far fresh produce had to travel.