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A community that believes deeply in the power of food to equalize, connect, chart new territory and honor tradition.

Through the words and visuals, and gatherings we host, you'll come to know how deeply satisfying it is to eat jam made from fruit that would've otherwise gone to waste, or eat in a restaurant whose passion for food and hospitality came from the generations before them, or go out of your way to support a café that a couple took honorable risks to open.

These are stories about humanity and community, told through food. And you will begin to more deeply recognize your own humanity and place in community through this lens.

Food is love.
Food is connection.
Food is joy.
Food is life.

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Here, at this moment in time, are the 100 must-eat dishes in Denver. We were originally going to do 92 - one for every day in July, August + September, to help energize your summer, but thought why not make it an even 100. The criteria was that our EiC had to have personally eaten the dish [and in many cases, multiple times]. Let's just say she's full. Presented in no particular order.

1. Abuelita's Chicken Enchiladas at El Chingon

2. Modern Paella at Stoic & Genuine

3. Sugar Steak at Bastien's

4. French Fries at Williams & Graham

5. Beet Falafel at Linger

6. Speck Pizza at Cattivella

7. Soup Dumplings at ChoLon

8. Baba Ganouj at Damascus

9. Lobster Ramen at Bones

10. Pappardelle with Pork Ragu at Il Posto

11. Cubano at Hearth & Dram

12. Fried Chicken at Low Country Kitchen

13. Bacon & Egg at Populist

14. Diablo Roll at Sushi Sasa

15. Soft Shell Crab Bao at There

16. Pappardelle Bolognese at Luca

17. Macho Salad at Cherry Creek Grill

18. Tableside Guacamole at Lola

19. Black Cod at Mizu Izakaya

20. Beet Salad with Arugula Sorbet at Concourse

21. Korean Wings at Departure

22. Chicken Mole at Palenque

23. Pork Polpettes at Cattivella

24. Tater Tots at Morning Collective

25. Bone Marrow at Colt & Gray

26. Mediterranean Sampler Plate at Comal [ Fridays ]

27. Beet Burger at Next Door

28. Falafel & Hummus Plate at Etai's

29. Matzo Ball Soup Dumplings at El Five

30. Eggplant Parmesan at Coperta

31. Shrimp & Grits at Acorn

32. Wonder Bowl at Just BE Kitchen

33. Chicken Sandwich at Royal Rooster [ inside Old Major ]

34. Cookie Board at The Preservery

35. Biscuits & Gravy at Sassafras

36. Chirashi Bowl at Departure

37. Japaleno Cream Cheese Burger at My Brother's Bar

38. Cubano at Frijoles Cubano Cafe

39. Pie in a Shake at Humble Pie

40. Any burrito at Chickee's Lil Kitchen

41. Any taco from Tacos Tequila Whiskey

42. Any pho from Pho 95

43. Any empanada from Maria Empanada

44. Any ice cream from Little Man

45. Croque Madame at Bistro Vendome

46. La Calena at Cafe Brazil

47. Crispy Brussels Sprouts at Panzano

48. Cilantro Rice & Beans at Work & Class

49. Lobster Roll at Steuben's

50. Kaya Toast at ChoLon

51. Man Candy Bacon at Ignite

52. Sable on Bagel of Choice at Rosenberg's

53. Shrimp Po'Boy at Four Friends

54. Pad Eggplant with Thai Basil & Shrimp at U.S. Thai Cafe

55. C.P.R. Bowl at Zoe Ma Ma

56. Puttanesca at Jax

57. XO Smoked Pork Ribs at Vesta

58. Corn Creme Brulee at Quality Kitchen

59. Artichoke Tortelloni at Rioja

60. 10-Layer Carrot Cake at Ocean Prime

61. Chipotle Bourbon Butter Chargrilled Oysters at Angelo's

62. Pozole at El Taco de Mexico

63. Mais Pizza at Pizzeria Locale

64. Chocolate Nachos at SOL Mexican Cocina

65. Lobster Mac & Cheese at Mizuna

66. Tres Leches at Cuba Cuba

67. L.A. Galbee at Dae Gee

68. Salted Lavender Honey Pie at Queen City Kitchen [ inside Fort Greene Bar ]

69. Carbonara Pizza at Osteria Marco

70. Corn Cake Scramble at El Camino

71. Beijing Duck Rolls at Hop Alley

72. Lobster Club at Wash Park Grille

73. Beignets with Mexican Caramel at Kachina

74. Wagyu Sushi at Sushi Den

75. Karaage at Osaka Ramen

76. Brisket at Owl Bear BBQ

77. Margherita Pizza at Bar Dough

78. Rugelach at El Five

79. Taco Sushi at TAG

80. Porchetta at Bremen's Wine & Tap

81. Scram-Ba-Lam at Stowaway Kitchen

82. Pork Belly at Rioja

83. City French at Olive & Finch

84. Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich at Hearth & Dram

85. Spanish Tortilla at Maria Empanada

86. Half Eggplant Parmesan / Half Spaghetti at Pasquini's

87. Baklava at Comal

88. Churros at El Chingon

89. Chilled Tofu with Ginger & Soy Vinaigrette at uncle

90. King Crab at Mister Tuna

91. Korean BBQ Veggie Wings at Vital Root

92. Banh Mi at Vinh Xuong

93. Cacio e Pepe at Coperta

94. Shredded Chicken Enchiladas at Tamayo

95. Kouign Amann Ice Cream Sandwich at High Point Creamery

96. Butter Sampler {!} at Truffle Table

97. Pumpkin Dragon Roll at Sushi-Rama

98. Anything at Table 6

99. Anything at Potager

100. Anything at Fruition

— Julia Child