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The Ten Best Italian Restaurants in Denver

March 21, 2023

The Culinary Creative Group is a powerhouse on the Denver dining scene — it's behind such heavy-hitters as A5 Steakhouse, Señor Bear, Mister Oso and more. At Bar Dough, its Italian spot in LoHi, chef Russell Stippich and his team excel at consistently delicious and creative fare, from pizza and pasta to small plates that highlight seasonal ingredients. The restaurant's most recent makeover brought in moody tones, making it a striking date-night destination, but it's equally impressive when you're sipping an Aperol spritz at the bar during happy hour or indulging in the weekend brunch.

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Award-Winning Filipino Restaurant to Open at NOVEL RiNo

March 16, 2023

Developer Crescent Communities, in partnership with Dart Interests and The Culinary Creative Group, will bring a concept from Chef Carlo Lamagna, a 2022 James Beard Finalist for Best Chef: Northwest and Pacific and one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs 2021, to NOVEL RiNo, a 483-unit mixed-use apartment community located at the intersection of 40th Street and Walnut Street. Chef Lamagna plans to open Magna Kainan, an evolved offering of his Magna Kusina concept recently recognized as Portland Restaurant of the Year by The Oregonian.

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Where “Breaking Bad” Actors Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Drank Mezcal in Denver

March 15, 2023

The actors did a stint in Cherry Creek Saturday, hitting up cocktail bar Forget Me Not. They also swung through the nearby Del Frisco’s Grille to serve libations to guests, according to one Denver Post reader who was there. For a limited time, the restaurant will have a specialty cocktail menu with drinks featuring Dos Hombres mezcal.

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Famous Colorado Top Chef Contestant Finally Opening First Spot

February 28, 2023

Then last year, it was announced she'd be part of opening her first official spot in Denver, called the "Fox and The Hen," a breakfast and brunch restaurant with some unique items on the menu. It was originally slated to open in the summer of 2022 but logistics got in the way.

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