It can be difficult to find the produce amongst the other vendors at Stapleton Farmers Market.
Dr. PJ Parmar laughs as he looks around Mango House, located in a 56,000 square foot building at 10180 E. Colfax that used to be a JC Penney’s. Mango House, now the home of six food-court style restaurants, offers ethnic dining you won’t find under one roof anywhere else in metro Denver.
“I wanted to do something that spoke to the [airport’s] history like a punch to the head! If you had no idea what Stapleton was, you’d think ‘What in the hell is this airplane wing doing in this neighborhood?’ That’s why we did it.”
The new Della Radice restaurant offers shareable, small-plate dishes from three countries (France, Spain and Italy) plus wine, beer and a full bar.
Texas barbecue is a culture unto itself. From the kind of wood used (mesquite and oak, primarily), to the brisket seasonings (salt and pepper and that’s it), to the barbecue restaurant’s hours (11am until sold out). The new Hank’s Texas Barbecue on Colfax adheres to these traditions.
With an intentional vibe reminiscent of small restaurants in rural Japan, Misaki’s space at Stanley Marketplace is compact, with an L-shaped dining area that frames the restaurant but has no walls.
The Game Lounge is a fun place for dining and playing board games near Park Hill. It’s family-friendly and has special community and family nights.
“There wasn’t a place that was family-friendly, that wasn’t fancy and was also really good.”
With a long history working in restaurants, Erasmo (Ras) Casiano thinks it’s great that people dine out a lot. But he and business partner Diego Coconati noticed that people were becoming intimidated by certain foods and by cooking their own meals.
Located in the recently renovated Oneida Park development at 23rd and Oneida in Park Hill, Torpedo Coffee offers drinks, baked goods, breakfast burritos, sandwiches and salads to eat there or grab and go.