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Eat This Now: 13 New Dishes to Try in Denver

What’s everybody Instagramming right now? What are local tastemakers raving about? What, in short, should you order next? We’ve got 13 answers to those all-important questions below.

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Hottest Restaurants in Denver

Cholon’s Lon Symensma and chef-partner Luke Bergman inject some urban pizzazz into Stapleton with this all-day New American eatery.

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The Hottest Restaurants in Denver Right Now, July 2017

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? Restaurant obsessives want to know what’s new, what’s hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort that is worth dropping everything for and running to as fast as we can.

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Luke Bergman on Arugula Sorbet, Gastronomic Competitions and Concourse

Luke Bergman met Lon Symensma fifteen years ago, when both men were fresh out of culinary school and serving a brief stint at the same Connecticut country club. While they orbited each other a bit in New York City, their professional paths never really intersected again until two and a half years ago, when Bergman came out to Colorado to visit his old friend.

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There’s A New Lobster Dish in Town: The Chitarra Pasta at Concourse

Is there a better way to eat lobster than on top of a bed of fresh pasta?

The source of inspiration for the lobster chitarra pasta at Concourse is found in it’s smallest component. When placed on the table, you may notice small brown crumbles on top of fresh, made-from-scratch pasta and lobster pieces. That crumble is milk powder, fried in clarified butter.

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The Highlight Reel: May’s Tastiest Food News

A monthly review of happenings in the Denver dining scene from 5280’s food team.

Keeping up with Denver’s ever-changing, always-growing dining scene can be challenging. For this reason, we bring you “the Highlight Reel,” a monthly recap of everything you need to know about dining out in (and around) the Mile High City. We’ll talk about the month’s hottest openings and news, as well as closings and what we’re looking forward to in the month to come.

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Cocktail Corner: Strawberry Fennelade at Concourse is Your New Summer Drink

The cocktail: Strawberry Fennelade

Where to order it: Concourse, 10195 E. 29th Drive

Why we love it: Chef Lon Symensma has done many great things for Denver—like open Cholon and Cho77, two of our favorite Asian-inspired eateries in town. And, now, it’s Symensma, chef Luke Bergman and the rest of the Concourse team I have to thank for creating the cocktail that completes all of my summer party plans.

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The Essential Guide to Denver’s Newest Patios

The latest concept from ChoLon’s Lon Symensma opened its doors in Stapleton in early May. With seating on the brand new patio for 70, there’s no lack of space to enjoy a meal with friends from a fun and extensive menu that includes dishes like Wagyu beef tataki with smoked egg mayo and potato chips and a free form lasagna, with Swiss chard, ricotta, and black sesame.

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An Early Look at Concourse Restaurant Moderne

Chef-owners Lon Symensma and Luke Bergman offer a little bit of everything delicious at their new all-day eatery in Stapleton.

If you’ve ever eaten at ChoLon or Cho77, chef/owner Lon Symensma’s fabulous southeast Asian restaurants, you know that he consistently delivers on big flavor and great service. Now, in the early days of his third concept, Concourse Restaurant Moderne, Denver diners are discovering that Symensma also knows how to run an all-day eatery featuring new American cuisine.

No Sour Grapes Here: Denver Celebrates National Wine Day May 25

Newly opened in the Stapleton Eastbridge Town Center, Concourse is the perfect place to sip some wine. Serving American progressive cuisine highlighting Colorado ingredients, this new hotspot from chef Lon Symensma is offering a special deal for wine lovers: Stop by during happy hour (every day from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.) or lunch and your second glass of wine is just $1 after your first full-price glass.

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