Best New Restaurants

Best New Restaurants

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Behold, the very best restaurants to hit the Mile High City in the past year.

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    The seafood program is especially exciting: Paul, having studied fishing practices in Maine, is dedicated to serving fish and seafood that are both abundant and responsibly harvested.
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    Olive & Finch also does double duty as a market, with rotating salads in the deli case and a curbside delivery program that extends to the entire menu.
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    Brunson doesn’t cook dainty food—many dishes feature house-butchered pork from Brush and Hotchkiss—but there are delicate nuances such as soft poached eggs, and pomegranate demi-glace that elevate dishes so they befit the urban dining experience.
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    Proof can be found in the deeply flavorful rosemary lamb collar with kabocha squash and griddled plancha bread or the cast-iron dish of pierogies and Brussels sprouts tossed with Frank’s RedHot butter.
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    Thanks to two days of marinating in red wine and beef stock, braised beef shanks are unctuous, while tasting slightly smoky from a bacon-y sauce. Pierogies sit like pillows next to jewel-tone pieces of salmon garnished with baby frisée.
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    He stocks soba-cha (tea made from buckwheat) from Tea Wing in New York, serves a sweet pie made from navy beans, and bakes cookies tinted green from matcha tea.
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    The bright and loud eatery falls squarely in between cantina and taqueria with 20 hot and cold dishes plus 11 tacos.
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    The Maine lobster sits on creamy, lardon-flavored grits, and the trio of sliders includes beef, Colorado bass, and vegetarian patties. This is food that, like the restaurant’s congenial vibe, combines everyday appeal with fine-dining finesse.
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    The menu—inspired by the culinary traditions of the lower 48 states—continues thoughtfully as you move on to items like braised octopus bathed in a sweet onion broth with rancho gordo butter beans, clams, and sourdough croutons.
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    There are a handful of dishes that hail from the mother ship—namely, Oak’s kale salad, shrimp and grits, and tomato-braised meatballs—but the rest of the menu is original and complements Acorn’s urban and contemporary vibe.
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