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Thursday, February 27,2014

Leenie’s Southern Cafe is a bit more cafe than Southern

Where to eat comfortable food wearing comfortable pants

By Josh Gross
Leenie’s leans more toward being a Southern-influenced diner than it does a full-blown Southern cafe.
Thursday, February 20,2014

Give me home fries or give me death

The North Boulder Cafe is some fine truck stop chic

By Josh Gross
The North Boulder Cafe is about as close to a lonely roadside diner as one is likely to find in city limits.
Thursday, February 13,2014

Boulder restaurant Zeal flaunts enthusiasm

Fresh, local and organic

By Josh Gross
Zeal is what Boulder has come to expect from sleek, Pearl Street eateries: A clean, modern design with high ceilings, plenty of light and colors as natural and comforting as the food.
Thursday, February 6,2014

Shamane’s make sha-magic in your sha-mouth

By Christine Vazquez
Though the shop’s tagline is “making your sweet dreams come true,” they are clearly making a run at satisfying savory dreams as well.
Thursday, January 30,2014

Tibet Kitchen: bad parking, great prices

Is this Boulder's best lunch special?

By Josh Gross
While they may look it, momos aren’t finger foods. They squirt hot, burny, liquid, which is fine for your mouth, but not for your wrist. Don’t be a hero. Just use a fork.
Thursday, January 23,2014

Make a mess at Ras Kassa’s

Ethiopian finger food

By Blair Madole
Their motto is “Eat like you’ve never heard of silverware,” and they aren’t kidding. Everything from farmer’s cheese to lentil stew is served with spongy Ethiopian bread called injera to be used for scooping, and nothing else.
Thursday, January 16,2014

Tiffins, tiffins, tiffins a to-go bag

Indian street food on a budget

By Grace Boyle
When Tiffin’s opened two years ago, its focus was solely on vegetarian food common in southern India. This year, they’ve expanded their menu by also offering meat and, notably, some new northern Indian dishes.
Thursday, January 9,2014

Doing happy hour in style at Jill’s in the St Julien

Good prices, classy eats, space to nap afterwards

By Christine Vazquez
Hotels are not on the average diner’s radar. But Jill’s at the St Julien in Boulder ought to be. A boutique hotel in the style Colorado does best — casually elegant — the restaurant carries this same kind of elegance, and makes it even more pleasing with the value and wide range of offerings at one of the best happy.
Thursday, January 2,2014

SALT’s chocolate tart: a recipe for forgiveness

Delish desserts make up for spotty service

By Cayte Bosler
Over my three visits to SALT, the service has been somewhat erratic. But what SALT lacks in consistent courtesy they make up for with desserts that will make you forget your woes, much less any minor offense received at the door.
Thursday, December 26,2013

Bru is unoccupied and unexpected

Great food, no wait

By Blair Madole
The menu reads like a contemporary, Southern-inspired restaurant that happens to have a handcrafted ale business on the side.