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FOOD & DRINK INDEX

Dorm cooking:.......... 3
DORM GOURMET
Quality cooking
Healthy eating:........ 6

Cheap eats:............ 10

Vegetarians:........... 12

Sandwiches: ........... 14

Burritos:................. 17

Sushi:.................... 20

Ethnic food:............ 24

Pizza: ..................... 28

Fine dining:............ 30

Dessert: ................. 33 University of Colorado students Martina Macon, left, and Megan Jones meet for the first time. CU’s dorm rooms don’t have kitchens, but that
doesn’t mean you can’t cook up a decent meal. File photo Sammy Dallal

Coffee: ................... 36

Smoothies:............. 40
The mini-fridge gourmand
With a little Dorm rules Mitchell said.
Then there are carrot sticks and
digest our food (particularly meat)
and kill bacteria, it also breaks
creativity, you can
Adult beverages:.... 44 make entire meals
The University of Colorado
forbids students from
dip, and the tried-and-true PB&J.
So as CU students go about
down enzymes that aid in
digestion and leech out nutrients.
bringing hot plates and their days, unquestioningly In New York’s Pure Food and
in your room toaster ovens to their dorm conforming to society’s pre- Wine restaurant, you’d pay $20 a
Non-alcoholic drinks: By Dylan Otto Krider
rooms — in addition to
firearms, halogen lamps,
conceived notions of what is
“acceptable,” the micro-fridge sits
course for food you can not cook
yourself with a little ingenuity.
............................... 46 For the Colorado Daily there, taunting them, defying them

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knives, water beds and pets Famed “cook” Bryan Au, author
iving in student housing with other than “small fish and to just try to make a gourmet meal of “RAW in Ten Minutes,” says all
a micro or mini-fridge — a water turtles.” For more out of it. you need is a knife, cutting board
beverage cooler and information on CU housing Well, you can. and peeler to achieve culinary
Dining reviews:....... 48 microwave combo — may seem to
limit the culinary options available
rules, visit
housing.colorado.edu
One of the hippest, snootiest
trends in fine dining among our
elegance, but a blender greatly
expands your capacity for
to newcomers. East Coast elites happens to be uncooked meals.
And you’d be right, but it is raw food cooking. (You may “No open-coil appliances,” says
Drink specials: ..... 59 within those restrictions that
creativity thrives by giving our
this glorified combination of hotel
mini-bar and Easy-Bake Oven,
remember one such restaurant
featured on an episode of “Sex and
Paula Bland, CU’s director of
relegating it to the tedium of residence life. “No George
inner rebels a structure to rally the City.”)
producing instant late-night Foreman Grills.”
against, lines to blur, expectations Disciples of the diet contend
munchies and storing grab ’n ’ gos Basically, anything that will
to defy. that food is healthier the closer it
One needs rules to find a purchased to use up the unused burn the residence hall is
gets to being served straight out
loophole, a paradigm to overthrow. meal-swipes at the end of the forbidden. So, blenders?
of the ground (after rinsing, of
Yet, because meal plans offer a week. course — but not too much!). “We don’t encourage a lot of
variety of options for any diet, few “I’d eat a lot of salads,” recent This is because, although heat cooking,” she said, but no
students dare to experiment with University of Colorado grad Jayme above 118 degrees F tends to pre- SEE MINI-FRIDGE, PAGE 4
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When it comes to the
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your she knows. Google yields recipes for
cool stuff “We ask that you not bring casseroles, muffins, quiche and
AT PLATO’S today! appliances you’d have in a kitchen “faux-roasted” potatoes (if you
because we don’t have a kitchen,” haven’t already done so, we
CLOSET® said John Fox, assistant director recommend microwaving a Peep
• We pay on the spot for all items accepted. of residence life. for kicks).
No waiting time for items to sell. Plus, you’d have to wash Just don’t follow the cooking
• Clothing must be in good condition utensils and so forth in the sink times too religiously.
and in current style. It must be freshly down the hall, which isn’t really According to the Web site
laundered and folded neatly in boxes, designed for food waste. www.123easyaspie.com, “people
or in shopping bags. No hangers, please. But, if you really wanted to? For become frustrated when
protein shakes or something? attempting to cook in the
• We make selling the items you no longer “Yeah, you could probably get microwave because they do not
need or use convenient, efficient and away with it,” he said. realize that most recipes for
fun! (No appointments are necessary.) Cool. microwave ovens are written for
• The amount we pay is based on Instead of pasta, you can make the 700-watt oven (the industry
condition, brand, style and demand. zucchini noodles, and there are standard).”
We reserve the right to refuse items even pie and cookie recipes that What’s more, the microwave is
based on condition, current inventory process almonds and dates into a actually superior to stoves and
levels, or past experience. dough that crisps in the fridge. ovens when it comes to cooking
Because everything that gets vegetables because it heats the
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EAT RIGHT
Intake

BEADS BEADS BEADS Sarah Grant, an employee at Abbondanza Organic Seeds and Produce, places carrots on a bed of
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YOU CAN MAKE YOUR OWN and wants the glutton free — now! individuals, who shun the tasty
UNIQUE JEWELRY OR or all its progressive
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WE CAN DESIGN THEM FOR YOU. reputation, Boulder doesn’t OK, maybe it’s not that bad, but hydrogenated technology, and the
ALL STRINGING DONE ON PREMISES. fall so easily into simplistic lord knows, it’s pretty health University of Colorado is no
divisions of left vs. right. conscious up here. exception.
Sure, people tend to care about Something about the natural SEE HEALTHY, PAGE 8

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EAT RIGHT
HEALTHY from 6
However, CU’s student-run
Community Health is pretty laid
back about what you put down
your trap.
Ever wonder why the diet
industry rakes in $40 billion a
year?
“Because it doesn’t work,” said
Rachael Ghent, 21, a student
coordinator at the Community
Health Resource Center.
Oh, they might work for a
while, until you gorge yourself
and get suckered by the next
infomercial.
“Don’t think calories. Don’t
think good vs. bad,” Ghent said.
The New England Journal of
Medicine just published research
demonstrating what we’ve known
for quite a while: losing weight is
about diet and exercise. Excess
calories are stored as fat. To avoid
SEE HEALTHY, PAGE 9 Sonia Farthuber, a staff member at the University of Colorado’s Wardenburg Health Center, demonstrates healthy eating at CU’s Global Jam.
Remember, the more colors you eat, the better. File photo Cliff Grassmick

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And produce comes without bar Expires 12/31/09 Expires 12/31/09

codes at the Farmers’ Market! (Or Bakeman said men and women If you force yourself to run a
pesticides and food coloring.) generate a lot of negative thinking mile, you’re about as likely to
about themselves that can lead to stick with that as you are to go
But wait, there’s more!
obsessive behaviors like not into old age eating your salad
“Stop being so strict that you eating, or over-exercising. Instead without dressing.
can’t enjoy yourself and are of looking good naked, we need to Walk. Have sex. Go out
thinking about food all the time,” start thinking about staying dancing. If it’s fun and doesn’t
said Delia Bakeman, another healthy at any size. require vegging, do it!
student coordinator who also runs
the body image practicum. There are all sorts of little How much would you pay for a
tricks they have to help you do healthy lifestyle? If you stop by
According to Bakeman, your the Community Health office at
body does a pretty good job of that, like waiting 20 minutes after
the University Memorial Center, now accepting flatiron meal plan
telling us what it needs — if you eating half your usual portion of
you can get all this advice and
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BUDGET DINING
On the cheap

Less cash,
more filling
You don’t have a lot Food Not Bombs
of money, but still Boulder organization Food
need to eat. Here’s Not Bombs nabs discarded
items (hopefully before they
how reach the Dumpster) and
makes them into free
By Dylan Otto Krider reclaimed meals every
For the Colorado Daily Tuesday, Thursday and

W
e once made the mistake Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at
of eating a slice of pizza the Central Park bandshell
while reading a book in at the intersection of
Looking for really cheap food? Follow the lead of area freegan Mo Cassidy, seen here checking out veggies Broadway and Canyon
in a trash bin behind a Boulder grocery store. File art Mark Leffingwell sight of a French waiter, an
Boulevard.
offense apparently worth risking
his tip for.
“You can’t taste the food,” the leftover slices for $1 after 4 p.m. at
waiter chastised. “You want to the University Memorial Center.
concentrate, to experience the But for the most part, the
food, enjoy the food.” easiest way to save money on food
is not to eat out, unless you ask
So we did, and it tasted like a
where your roommates are eating,
pretty mediocre slice of pizza. The
grab one of the two-for-one
genius of McDonald’s was that it
coupons from the student coupon
recognized that sometimes we
book and tag along.
want the most calories in the
shortest amount of time for the There are a lot of things you
least cost. can buy at the grocery store for
virtually nothing: potatoes, rice,
When you’re cramming for a
beans and bananas always come
final or are short on cash because
pretty cheap. Then, so does
you blew your last check from
buying generic, and produce in
home on Guinness and “Halo,”
season.
what you need is something to fill
the space in your gut just long Little Debbies may be cheap,
enough to make it from the time but fill you for about as long as
you call home to check in on mom swallowing air.
until the time the next check For protein, eggs and baked
arrives. beans fill you up pretty good for
There are plenty of places that little cost, and you’ll get more out
cater to college students that offer of a juice than the less expensive
deals, and Domino’s sells any SEE CHEAP, PAGE 11

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about sustaining yourself on the in a crock pot before you’re in dire

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absolute minimum before you
resort to taking up the offer for
dinner from the loud breather
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decontaminate the more FRIDAY & SATURDAY L AT E N I GHT
questionable items in the fridge
hummingbird feeders. who sits behind you in chemistry
into stews. Making chili or tomato Happy Hour* (9:30-11:00pm)
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Eating whole fruit instead of sauce in bulk and freezing it can *includes our regular sushi happy hour
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for the price. getting enough calories and basic
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Before you head to the grocery
store, you might want to map out engine running. where each person is responsible D I N N ER
a list to prioritize, and eat for a particular food group. The
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Boulder offers a options, especially when you eat (1215 13th St., 303-449-0404,
out. www.halffastsubs.com) has a
multitude of That is, unless you live in variety of veggie subs, including
choices for the Boulder where it’s easier to the Portobello Boomer with
minced, marinated mushrooms,
veggie-inclined admit to veganism than it is to
owning a gas-powered mower. roasted red peppers and tomato
garlic pesto.
By Dylan Otto Krider Here, people won’t look at you
For the Colorado Daily funny if you ask whether For the hardcore, they also

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something contains animal have tempeh, the soy cake that
eople shun animal products; your waiters are well plays the role of whole wheat to
products for a variety of versed in the limitless
reasons: ethical, tofu’s Wonder Bread.
substitutions of tofu, they know
environmental, health. the difference between ovo and If want a restaurant that
The problem is the pesco, and are always tolerant of focuses on the vegetable, rather
motivations for going vegetarian intolerance to lacto. than merely offering it as an
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GREEN EATING
other classes, but they also have around with you.” tofu, but have to be more careful
MEAT-FREE from 12 Fortunately, CU’s meal plans
offer a wide variety of vegetarian volunteer groups that teach a lot Bakeman said she likes about making sure they eat
options such as hummus, salads of the same information. broccoli and cauliflower dipped enough — particularly because
“option,” Boulder Greens (1135 and sandwiches. In her in ranch dressing, but admits it’s
“You want to stock up on protein is brain food.
Broadway #102, 303-444-2199) workshops, Bakeman takes not everyone’s bag.
sells soups, salads and breads. snacks you like that make you Fortunately, in Boulder,
students to the dining halls to feel good and won’t make you “It all depends on what your vegetarian is a not just an option,
Spud Bros. (2010 10th St., teach them how to stock the tastes are,” she said.
lose energy,” she said. “They but a menu, with lots of choices.
303-444-1836) specializes in fridge.
should pack carrots, snap peas, Vegetarians can get their
potatoes — fried, half-baked and The practicums are linked to those kinds you can carry protein from beans, nuts and
baked — with various dips and
toppings, from jalapeños and
olives to cinnamon sugar and
Thai peanut sauce.

You can also get sweet


potatoes and vegetarian chili for
smothering or alone. (Steamed
broccoli can be substituted for
fries.)

For a snack, Rush (4593


Broadway, (303) 442-7874,
www.natural-rush.com) offers
fruit bowls.

“It’s pure blended fruit that


comes topped with organic
granola or topping of your
choice,” said Andrew Pudalov,
the store’s founder.

The concept took off when


they served Açaí berries the
traditional way they do in Brazil,
in a bowl topped with granola
and a little honey. Now they sell
a number of fruits and toppings
that are available in the frozen
section of Whole Foods and local
coffee shops.

Plus, you can get organic


hemp granola made with hemp
and flax seed, rolled oats and
brown rice flour.

“Hemp is a super nutritious


feed,” Pudalov said. “The
pioneers lived off the hemp
seeds and bread.”

“Vegetarians are really


focused on nutrition because
they have to be. It’s easy not to
get the nutrition or protein you
need,” said Delia Bakeman, a
student coordinator at the
University of Colorado’s
Community Health Resource
Center who runs a nutrition
practicum.

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SANDWICHES
Five Bites

Building
Boulder’s
University of Colorado student Mandy Jamieson munches on lunch at Half Fast Subs on the Hill. File photo
perfect beast
Cliff Grassmick Let’s face it: So Half Fast Subs
many sandwiches, 1215 13th St., Boulder
www.halffastsubs.com
so little time Hours: 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Monday-Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-
By Dylan Otto Krider
midnight Friday, 11 a.m.-midnight
For the Colorado Daily

T
Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday
he sandwich has got
to be one of the The only thing half-assed about
more perfect foods. this place is the name.
We don’t personally care for
them, but even we can appreciate Because the owners couldn’t
their strengths: All of the food think of one, they held a contest,
groups are represented, they’re and this was the best thing
portable, don’t require utensils or Boulder could come up with. It
cooking, are easy to prepare ahead maintains some of the original
of time to pick up and go, and can Beatles/“Yellow Submarine”
last until lunchtime without décor of the previous owner, and
refrigeration. added some of its own gags and
In Venice, we quickly learned trademark Groucho Marks
the secret to a good sandwich is caricatures (one of the owners is a
the bread. There, you buy your fan).
bread in a bakery, then walk down
to a butcher to slice it and put on What looks like a mom-and-pop
some prosciutto and cheese. joint, however, masks a menu that
Just as cooks tell you never to demonstrates a lot of
cook with a wine you wouldn’t inventiveness and sophistication
drink, you should never make a built up over the owners’ previous
sandwich with bread you couldn’t years in the restaurant business
eat dry. working for The Man.
It’s the opposite of the American
way of thinking about it, where the Snarf’s
bread is just meant to get the
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filling to your mouth without
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getting your fingers dirty.
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Here, even the cold cuts are a
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily
cheap, processed sheet closer to
bologna than sliced from a well- What Boulder sandwich shop
cured ham hanging in the store owners lack in naming ability,
window. In Venice, a thin slice of they make up for in their
meat is an accent, a topping. sandwiches.
That was a sandwich even we
could wrap our mouth around. Whether Snarf’s is a clever
Boulder is a college town, so moniker or cheesy, it’s a favorite
there are plenty of places making of the locals, with corned-beef
good sandwiches (even non- brisket, prime rib and Julienne
students like to grab a sandwich turkey. They distinguish
for a picnic in the mountains). themselves by doing the
Good bread, good veggies, good standards well.
meat — good eating all around. SEE BEAST, PAGE 15
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BEAST from 14 available late — and they deliver.
What more could you want?
Just a short jaunt under 28th
Cheba Hut Street near Colorado Avenue.
1313 College Ave., Boulder
303-413-3494
www.chebahut.com Market Europa
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday- 33 South Pratt Parkway,
Sunday Longmont
The other trend in the naming 303-772-9599
of Boulder businesses are the www.cheeseimporters.com
numerous plays on words that Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-
play into Boulder stereotypes with Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
synonyms for all things pot, grass, Though a bit of a drive, we
reefer, ganja, Mary Jane. couldn’t resist throwing this
Fittingly, this shop’s hidden Italian import store.
sandwiches come “toasted.” This little store, tucked in the
Somewhat more out of character, back of the warehouse district, has
however, nothing is “wasted” in a deli in the back that serves
this zero-waste establishment. affordable quiches, sandwiches,
Got the munchies? Reefer coffees and Paninis.
above. In true Venetian style, you could
eat the bread alone, but the cheese
is something phenomenal as well.
Silver Mine Subs While you wait, you can put on
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303-402-9400 peruse through the imported
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Burritos are full of protein and
By Dylan Otto Krider particularly vegetarian-friendly,
For the Colorado Daily so, it’s no wonder they’ve taken

L
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assembly line behind the counter, Thursday-Saturday University of Colorado student Brandon Lied tears into a chicken-and-black-bean burrito like he means it at
including Qdoba and Chipotle and SEE ROLLED, PAGE 18 Illegal Pete’s. File photo Zak Wood

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so you don’t get the beans, rice would get from a beach-side
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hope they don’t get deported. goes for the burritos as well. The
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SUSHI
Sushi chef
John Salinas Five Bites
makes a roll

So much more
at the sushi
bar in the
Hapa on
Pearl Street.

than just raw fish


File photo
Joshua
Lawton

By Dylan Otto Krider the style of rice used, which can


For the Colorado Daily be a pedestal or clumped around

N
o, sushi doesn’t have to be just about anything.
made from raw fish. And don’t worry about using
your hands — Nigiri is
Sushi actually refers to particularly difficult to eat with
chopsticks, as the finger of rice is
meant to crumble in your mouth,
and tends to fall apart, especially
when dipped.
You should just dip the fish in
the soy sauce and return it to the
rice where the fish is often
attached with the appropriate
amount of nasal-clearing wasabi.
Presentation is often important.
The ultimate extreme would be
Nyotaimori (female body
presentation), where the sushi is
laid out upon a woman “in the
raw.”
The model is trained to lay
supine as your buffet table, taking
short, shallow breathes, so as not
to upset the display, and bring the
rolls to just under body
temperature (you wash or douse
yourself in some cold water
beforehand to reach the right
temperature).
Believe me, it’s not the weirdest
Japanese sexual idiosyncrasy
from the Western perspective.
However, Westerners do tend
to find sushi yummy, once they
get over the raw fish thing, and as
long as you shy away from such
Western additions as mayonnaise
and cream cheese, it’s very
healthy.

Hapa Sushi Grill &


Sake Bar
1220 Pennsylvania Ave., Boulder
303-447-9883
www.hapasushi.com
Hours: 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-
Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-close
Thursday-Saturday
Hapa on the Hill is the one
places we’ve found that has
actually done Nyotaimori for
special events, but it looks like it’s
up to the girlfriends (and guys) to
carry on the tradition, Carrie
Bradshaw-style, by surprising
their significant other at home.
SEE FISH, PAGE 22
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SUSHI
FISH from 20 Koichi Iwai cuts up a
salmon in preparation
They do offer happy hours with Tokyo Joe’s for the lunch hour at
Sushi Zanmai. File photo
cheap sake from 10 p.m. to 2525 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder Marty Caivano
midnight Thursday through 303-443-1555
Saturday, and nigiri rolls from www.tokyojoes.com
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays and
Hours: 10:45 a.m.-9:05 p.m.
Saturdays, which is kind of sexy.
Monday-Friday, 10:45 a.m.-9:20
p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Sushi Tora
2014 10th St., Boulder If you’re really wanting your
303-444-2280 sushi quick and cheap, next to
www.sushitora.net picking up some rolls at the
Hours: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5-10 grocery, Tokyo Joe’s does offer
p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-10
some rolls. The eel is a
p.m. Saturday, 4:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
particularly good deal.
Sunday
With sushi, you know the fish is
fresh (don’t ask, the intamae or
he’ll be insulted). But it’s also just
as likely that the wasabi isn’t.
The wasabi root requires lots of
water, has a short shelf life and
takes three to four years to
cultivate, so what you usually get
is a mixture of horse radish,
mustard and food coloring.
But Sushi Tora goes through
the effort to give you the real stuff
in all its natural greenness.
Tora! Tora! Tora!

Sushi Zanmai
1221 Spruce St., Boulder
303-440-0733
www.sushizanmai.com
Hours: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5-10
p.m. Monday-Friday, 5 p.m.-
midnight Saturday, 5-10 p.m.
Sunday
A long, elegant sushi bar runs
the length of this restaurant so
you can watch your chef at work,
and they offer Japanese-style
appointments for wining and
dining.

Yaki Maki
1175 Walnut St., Boulder
720-974-0388
www.yakimakisushi.com
Hours: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 4:30-10
p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-
2:30 p.m., 4:30-11 p.m. Saturday;
2-9 p.m. Sunday
Sushi is not the sort of thing
you want to be eating on a budget.
Though clean of a lot of oils —
except for healthy Omega 3s —
it’s good for you, but not the
wallet, and it’s not the sort of
thing you want to skimp on, since
it’s all about the quality of the fish
and skill of the intamae.
So, a little under $20 for all-you-
can-eat is about as good of a deal
as you want find.
Any cheaper wouldn’t be sushi.

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ETHNIC
WORLD from 24
The Taj
2630 Baseline Road, Boulder
303-494-5216
Hours: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 4-10
p.m. Monday-Friday; 11:30 a.m.-
2:30 p.m., 4-10 p.m. Saturday-
Sunday
Though always good for a nice
Indian meal, the buffet — though
a bit pricey — is a great way to
sample the menu since they put
out a lot more of their quality
dishes than other places.

Papusas Sabor Hispano


4457 N. Broadway, Boulder
303-444-1729
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-
Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday
There is so much more south of
the border — a continent of
culinary riches to explore.
This tiny corner of a strip
SEE WORLD, PAGE 27 Jon and Beth Willis enjoy a meal at Ras Kassa’s Ethiopia Restaurant. File photo Sammy Dallal

WB26 Colorado Daily Welcome Back Wednesday, August 26, 2009


ETHNIC
WORLD from 26 Yeah, they do.

Chinese is so integrated into


center serves Salvadorian cuisine, our eating habits, it’s almost
a blessing, since, if you limit American food, anyway, and with
yourself to Mexican food, you all-you-can-eat and carry-out, it’s
would never get to try the papusa student food, as well.
— grilled mesa stuffed with meats
and an unopened flower bud, Tangier Moroccan Cuisine
loroco.
3070 28th St., Boulder
It’s served with a red sauce and 720-621-9291
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itself. Saturday

Located in North Africa,


Tsing Tao Restaurant Morocco is more Middle Eastern
607 S. Broadway, Boulder in its sensibilities — it’s got a
303-494-6228 distinctness all its own, and its
www.tsingtaorestaurant.us long-held position as a center of
Hours: 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday- trade gives the nation’s food
Friday, noon-9:30 p.m. Saturday artisans plenty of international
and Sunday; lunch buffet daily influences to choose from.
until 3 p.m.
In fact, Moroccan food is
OK, when it comes to Chinese considered to be among the best
food, it’s not so much about in the world due to its complexity Customers enjoy lunch at Papusas Sabor Hispano restaurant on north Broadway. File photo Cliff Grassmick
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Wednesday, August 26, 2009 Colorado Daily Welcome Back WB27
PIZZA
Five Bites

An ode to pizza
There are few
things on Earth as
glorious as a good
pizza pie
By Dylan Otto Krider
For the Colorado Daily

W
hose curds of milk, whose
crusts of bread
Make students flock,
their hearts a twitter?
When boyfriends left, and
roomies failed
T’was only you who delivered.

Blest! You I unconcern’dly find


All hours, days and nights other
stores slept away
My health of body and peace of
mind
But a phone call, night or day.

When I’m empty, who fills me?


Who nourishes me when I am
weak?
Who gets me through the late
night hours
When I need to study, or can’t
sleep? Jonathan Andrews holds a beautiful slice of pizza at Jalino’s. File photo Mark Leffingwell

In winter you warm me, fresh long pal, Matt Moen.


from the hearth
In summer, you cool me, Cosmo’s Pizza
wrapped in foil, straight from the 1325 Broadway Nick-N-Willy’s Famous
fridge. 303-447-1133 Take-N-Bake Pizza
www.cosmospizza.com 4800 Baseline Road
How many accounts have you Hours: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 a.m. daily 303-499-9898
balanced? If pizza is America’s staple, this www.nicknwillys.com
How many club meetings did is the University of Colorado’s. Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-
you feed? With simple hours, you don’t
Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-
How many depend on you, tasty have to remember if it’s Thursday
Saturday
pizza yet, and they serve beer, making
To get them through the it the hangout of choice. They say humans are always
college years? It’s got the big three: cheap, inventing something to undo what
Yet when I need you, you’re open late and delivers. they invented before.
always there We make shelter, then put in
Just for me. Fatty J’s windows to see the outside. Then
Terry “Willy” Jones, founder and owner of Nick-N-Willy’s Famous Take- we make blinds to shut out the
1301 Broadway, Boulder
Jalino’s Pizza N-Bake Pizza, shows the kids how it’s done. File photo Mark Leffingwell 303-447-2222 sun.
1647 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder www.fattyjspizza.com Same with pizza. We don’t want
303-443-6300 Jalino’s has been delivering on Hours: 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Monday, 11 Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight Sunday- to cook, so we eat out. We want to
www.jalinospizza.com that promises since 1986, with a.m.-2 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 Wednesday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. eat at home, so we get it
Hours: 10:30 a.m.-midnight late-night specials to get you into a.m.-3 a.m. Friday-Sunday Thursday-Saturday delivered.
Sunday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-2 the wee hours. How do you improve on Fatty J has an interesting story. But we want to make it
a.m. Friday-Saturday America’s staple dish? Fold it in In 1971, his dad crashed his plane, ourselves, so now we can pick up
You may find that pizza is your half, seal the edges and serve the leaving Matt Jahn injured and an
most stable relationship. Through D.P. Dough tomato sauce on the side for orphan. When he was accepted
our ready-made pizza to put in the
oven.
the ups and downs, even on the 1622 Broadway, Boulder dipping. into CU, he moved from Chicago,
bad days, pizza is pretty good. 303-444-9663 This is the place to go for met his wife and eventually Will it work?
Comfortable. Secure. www.dpdough.com calzones, the pizza alternative. formed the pizzeria with his life- Do your windows have blinds?
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FINE DINING
Five Bites

Hey, big spender


Willing to pay a spending cash, you might as well
blow it on a night out.
little more? How else will you ever learn to
Boulder’s got some manage your money? Live and
learn, live and learn.
stellar eats Better yet, these are the places
to have mom and dad take you as
By Dylan Otto Krider a send-off celebration.
For the Colorado Daily
Your last meal, so to speak,

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Got sweet tooth?
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dessert with two spoons.
For the Colorado Daily or so. Fall semester

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Boulder
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DESSERT
SWEET from 33 For us, crepes, savory or sweet,
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to order, they deliver and are Saturday
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University of Colorado student Shauna Garland chooses some green apple sour belts at Powell’s Sweet
the fact that they serve gluten-free homemade ice cream in Shoppe on the Pearl Street Mall. File photo Zak Wood
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Diane Von Furnstenberg
For the Colorado Daily As someone who has tithed WiFi, and can drink the coffee

I
Yves Saint Laurent about 5 percent of his income to
have a confession: I’m pretty black.
Bottega Veneta the altar of Starbucks religiously
lame.
Dries van Noten for more years than I care to
Don’t drink, don’t smoke.
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Buchanan’s Coffee Pub
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Theory cardiovascular stamina of this If that sounds harsh, I pay the spot of choice for University of
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going aerobic since my privilege and am not looking to write term papers, study and send
Marni sophomore year of college. stop anytime soon — so who’s instant messages.
Isabel Marant laughing now? Not me.
I don’t sleep late because the It’s got a prime location, patio
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Alexander Wang had a one-venti-nonfat-latte-a-day stuff straight, we wouldn’t need to with the shop.
habit for years now — and that’s dilute it with all that milk and
Martin Margiela
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Elizabeth & James sodas. little bite to counter the
Laughing Goat
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Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6, Sunday 12-5 dinner. The point is, caffeine is health- SEE CAFFEINE, PAGE 38
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Ian Short slings a coffee drink at the Amante on North Broadway. File photo Cliff Grassmick

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gimmick — but it’s actually quite They have hemp milk (yes, that a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
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chewy, marble-sized tapioca by agave nectar (try watermelon
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based in Boulder.
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Kombucha instead of Kahlua, or If you take one of the popular
straw. (You might need to try it
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DINING GUIDE
Boulder restaurants
$...................... Entrees up to $10 Service 1
⁄2 easily). Recommended dishes: Scotches from different parts of lunch, and dinner. Hours: Daily,
$$.................... Entrees up to $15 Ambience Fish and chips, cottage pie, ice the country. breakfast: 7 to 11 a.m.; lunch,
$$$.................. Entrees up to $25 $$$ cream with secret chocolate 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; dinner, 5
Chef Alec Schuler spins gour- sauce, drinks. Baker Street Pub & Grill 1729 to 9 p.m. (to 10 p.m. Friday and
$$$$............. Entrees $25 and up
met concoctions out of his spa- Food 28th St., Boulder Saturday). All major credit
Arugula Bar e Ristorante 2785 cious kitchen, infusing tradi- Service 1
⁄2 720-974-9490 or www.sher- cards. Wheelchair accessible.
Iris Ave, Boulder tional Italian staples, like Ambience 1
⁄2 lockspubco.com. Deep-fried Vegetarian and vegan dishes.
303-443-5100, www.arugula- risotto, pasta, and gnocchi with $$ pub grub, daily drink specials, Noise level: Quiet. Recom-
ristorante.com. High-end Italian modern and contemporary The Scotch Corner Pub, locat- English fare for lunch and din- mended dishes: Lamb shank,
dining for lunch and dinner. flavors and ingredients. ed at the corner of Walnut ner. Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. oysters, eggs Florentine
Hours: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Street and Broadway, offers daily. All major credit cards. Food
Monday through Friday, 4:30 to Scotch Corner Pub 1800 Broad- dishes like meat pies, fish and Wheelchair accessible. Vege- Service 1
⁄2
10 p.m. Monday through Thurs- way, Suite 150. 303-545-2000. chips and bangers and mash. It tarian dishes. Noise level: Can Ambience
day, 4:30 to 11 p.m. Friday and Scottish pub food with vegetar- also serves a surprisingly wide be rambunctious, late night live $$
Saturday. All major credit ian versions of many dishes variety of vegetarian dishes, in music, dinnertime kid crowd Celebrated chef Radek Cerny’s
cards. Wheelchair accessible. available. Dining hours: 11 part because Maggie Pitkethly, can elevate the noise. Recom- newest enterprise aims to strike
Vegetarian and vegan dishes. a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Satur- one of the owners, is vegetari- mended dishes: fish and chips, a balance between upscale cui-
Noise level: Not too loud, day; noon-9 p.m. Sunday. Res- an. Food isn’t outstanding, nor baked potato cheddar soup, sine and affordable prices.
though weekend nights are ervations not required. Kid is it particularly good for you — Baja tacos. Generally, it succeeds with
crowded. Recommended dish- friendly. All major credit cards. think lots of cream sauces and Food dishes like lamb shank, the oy-
es: House made Vin Santo Wheelchair accessible. Many fried dishes. But the friendly Service ster appetizer, and eggs Flor-
Ambience ⁄2 entine. Other dishes fall prey to
Pate, roasted chicken risotto, vegetarian entrees. Noise level: Pitkethlys, the live music and 1

$$ a lack of consistency, poor pre-


Long Family Farm pork tender- Medium (frequent live music, the cheerful décor make pa-
Baker Street Pub & Grill is a sentation, or uninspired flavors.
loin. but it’s quiet enough that if you trons feel welcome. The pub
chain restaurant specializing in The service can also ranges
Food sit far away you can still talk also provides a wide array of
deep-fried pub grub with a nod from attentive and alert to dis-
to some traditional British dish- missive and bored. Serving
es like fish and chips and meat- breakfast, lunch and dinner
loaf. Efficient, friendly service seven days a week, the restau-
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Happy Noodle House 835 Wal-
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sions, cheap drink specials and
inspired cuisine with high-end
a pool table, the pub hopes to
cocktails. Hours: Dinner nightly,
be a late night hotspot.
4-10 p.m.; weekend lunch
thru Sept. 30 Full Belly Bistro 2779 Iris Ave.,
noon-4 p.m. Reservations not
accepted. Somewhat kid
Boulder. 720-242-6266 or
friendly. All major credit cards.
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RESTAURANTS from 48 and regular cupcakes. Fare is
classic comfort food, and the
St., Boulder. 720-565-0448 or
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slightly greasy tuna melts and Deli food. Hours: Monday-Fri-
Wheelchair accessible. Vege- grilled cheese sandwiches taste day, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday
tarian dishes. Noise level: Loud. better and better the later it and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Recommended dishes: Dry Fry gets. Some of the desserts can Reservations not required. Kid
Open Fun noodle bowl, wok charred be overpoweringly sweet, but
the bakery has a great idea
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Food 1
⁄2 with its made-to-order cookies. tarian entrées. Noise level: Qui-
Daily Service
Ambience
You choose from among 24 dif-
ferent flavors, and they’re
et-medium. Recommended
dishes: Shakes, smoothies,
$$ baked on the spot. Even single- fresh mozzarella sandwich, Co-
The Happy Noodle House cookie orders ($1.10) are ac- ney Island Reuben
serves Asian-influenced dishes cepted. Food
with a focus on noodle and rice Service
bowls. In addition, the menu Sam’s Chinese and Vietnamese Ambience
features many savory appetiz- Restaurant 5360 Arapahoe $
ers and small plate options, Ave., Unit F, Boulder. Linday’s Boulder Deli 1148 Pearl
and the bar is a well of crea- 303-447-3529. Asian cuisine. St. (in Häagen-Dazs store).
tively blended cocktails. Diners Hours: Monday-Friday, 11 303-443-9032 or www.lindsay-
a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30
Large Thai style noodle soups share common tables with oth- sboulderdeli.com. Deli food.

$5.75
er patrons, and the lively, ro- a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 4:30-9 Hours: Monday-Saturday, 8
bust atmosphere is both famil- p.m. Lunch buffet, Monday-Fri- a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10
ial and energizing. day, 11:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. No a.m.-9:30 p.m. Reservations
kids’ menu. Reservations not not required. Kid friendly. All
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Sandwiches, soups, shakes, level: Quiet. Recommended ommended dishes: TBA and
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chicken with lemongrass, lunch
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day-Wednesday, noon-mid- bisque, cookies
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⁄2
30th & Baseline, Boulder (next to Carelli’s) noon-2 a.m. Reservations not
required. Kid friendly. Visa and
Food
Service
Service
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www.sukithai.com 303.444.1196
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MasterCard accepted. Wheel- Ambience $


chair accessible. A few vege- $$ Heidi’s Brooklyn Deli and Lind-
tarian savory dishes and vegan Sam’s Chinese and Vietnamese say’s Boulder Deli sit a few
cupcakes available. Noise level: Restaurant offers a weekday blocks apart on Pearl Street.
Quiet-medium. Recommended lunch buffet for $8.95. The res- Heidi’s, near the corner of Ninth
dishes: Tomato bisque, grilled taurant sits in a shopping cen- and Pearl, serves shakes,
cheese, tuna melt, fresh-baked ter near Arapahoe and 55th
smoothies, wraps, soups and a
cookies. Late night delivery and Street, and it’s one of the few
huge variety of sandwiches.
care packages available. quiet, sit-down dining places in
Food is inconsistent, but some
Food the area. Flavors are unsubtle,
items, like the fresh mozzarella
Service with garlic, pepper, ginger, and
sandwich, are quite tasty. Am-
Ambience 1
⁄2 brown sauces heavily repre-
bience is dark and cozy. Lind-
$ sented. But food is often tasty,
say’s is in a much sunnier spot
Boulder Baked, located just and portions are always gener-
in the Häagen-Dazs store at
south of Pearl Street and ous for the prices.
Broadway and Pearl. Offerings
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mended dishes: Kedgeree Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 Hours: Monday-Friday, 5-11
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the friendly servers are happy four nights a week, while the
ad, Colorado grilled lamb chop, a.m.-6 p.m. Reservations not p.m. to midnight or 1 a.m. (va-
to give you samples of soup. restaurant’s roadhouse fare
Maine pan-seared scallops, required. Kid friendly. Visa and ries), happy hour, 5-7 p.m. dai-
goes beyond your standard
sticky toffee pudding. MasterCard accepted. Wheel- ly. Reservations accepted for
Blues & Greens 800 28th St., burgers and ribs. The menu
Food chair accessible. Vegetarian large parties. Kid friendly. All
Boulder. 720-974-7775. Road- features several vegan dishes Service entrees. Noise level: Medium. major credit cards except Dis-
house fare with vegan and veg- and food prepared with locally Ambience ⁄2 Recommended dishes: Break-
1
cover. Wheelchair accessible.
etarian dishes. Live music on grown and all-natural ingredi- $$$$ fast croissant sandwiches, Noise level: Medium to loud.
many nights; see www.boulder- ents. Food is affordable, crea- The Kitchen has received na- scones, New England clam Recommended dishes: Chicken
shomeoftheblues.com. Restau- tive and tasty. Try the mush- tional attention for its environ- chowder. salad sandwich, BLT, farro cas-
rant hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. dai- room and cheese appetizer or mental practices, but this is just Food serole, pulled pork sandwich,
ly. Reservations accepted. Kid the Philly steak sandwich made one of the many reasons to visit Service butterscotch pudding.
friendly (no formal kids’ menu, with seitan (wheat gluten). the restaurant. Cuisine is con- Ambience Food 1
⁄2
but will prepare half portions of sistently delicious. Particular $ Service 1 ⁄ 2
most dishes). All major credit The Kitchen 1039 Pearl St., standouts include the Colorado Spruce Confections serves cof- Ambience 1
⁄2
cards. Wheelchair accessible. Boulder. 303-544-5973 or lamb chop and the Kedgeree, a fee, pastries and savory fare. $$
Vegetarian and vegan dishes. www.thekitchencafe.com. fish and curried rice dish that is The downtown location offers George’s Food and Drink
Noise level: Loud during live Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 8 a favorite of co-owner Hugo limited indoor seating, but the opened recently next to the
music performances, quiet-me- a.m.-2 p.m. and 5:30-9 p.m.; Matheson’s. At dinnertime the outdoor patio is a prime hang- Boulder Theater. The restaurant
dium otherwise. Recommended Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 restaurant is a fine-dining es- out spot on nice days. Food is serves appetizers and café fare.
dishes: Mushrooms and cheese p.m. and 5:30-10 p.m.; Satur- tablishment, but daytime meals made fresh daily. At times, Portions are small for the price,
appetizer, spinach salad, vege- day, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5:30-10 offer simpler but equally good dishes suffer from being re- but food features high-quality
tarian Philly “steak” sandwich. p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. food in a more casual atmos- heated, but the all-natural in- ingredients and appealing
Food 1
⁄2 and 5:30-9:30 p.m. Reserva- phere. gredients and well-balanced flavor combinations. During
Service tions accepted. Very kid-friend- flavor combinations make for happy hour, the wine is plentiful
Ambience 1
⁄2 ly at breakfast, lunch and Spruce Confections 767 Pearl lots of appealing choices. and cheap ($3 a glass). The
$$ brunch; evening is more fine- St., Boulder. 303-449-6773. Soups and breakfast croissant restaurant’s old brick building
Blues and Greens, the new res- dining. All major credit cards. (Second location at Broadway sandwiches are good bets. and posters of bygone theater
shows give it class, while the
George’s Food and Drink 2028 theater-going patrons make it
14th St., Boulder.
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restaurant offers several spe- plum and walnut bread pud- noon-3 p.m. Dinner, 5-9:30 Baseline Road, A109, Boulder.
RESTAURANTS from 52 cials including two rolls for
$8.95 and an all-you-can-eat
ding.
Food
p.m. daily. Reservations ac-
cepted. No kids’ menu, but will
303-494-3635. Pastries, sand-
wiches and sausage lunches.
Service 1
⁄2 accommodate kids. All major Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-
buzz with excitement. A fine lunch ($13.95) or dinner
Ambience 1
⁄2 credit cards. Wheelchair acces- 5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
spot to escape the recession ($18.95). Fish doesn’t reach the
$$$$ sible. Many vegan and vegetar- Reservations accepted but not
doldrums. sublime heights of that at top
Thyme on the Creek offers fine ian entrees. Noise level: Quiet. required. Kid friendly (quick
sushi establishments, but it is
dining at the Millennium Har- Recommended dishes: Buffets, service). No credit cards.
Yaki Maki 1175 Walnut St., Boul- fresh and tasty. Standout rolls
vest House. The restaurant’s carrot naan, goat curry. Wheelchair accessible. Vege-
der. 720-974-0388 or www.ya- include the rainbow #2 and the
two new chefs have added Food tarian entrées: Egg salad and
kimakisushi.com. Sushi and salmon-and-avocado roll; less some delicious options to the Service cheese sandwiches. Noise lev-
Japanese cuisine. Hours: Mon- successful dishes are the menu, like the grilled scallops Ambience 1
⁄2 el: Quiet. Recommended dish-
day-Thursday, 11 a.m.-2:30 mixed tempura (too soft) and and the squash soup. Fare can $$ es: Frankfurter lunch, Polish
p.m. and 4:30-10 p.m.; Friday, the caterpillar roll (too sweet). be inconsistent; some dishes Namaste Nepal Restaurant of- sausage lunch, pastries.
11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 4:30-11 The restaurant sits at Walnut aren’t as carefully prepared as fers Nepalese, Indian and Ti- Food 1
⁄2
p.m.; Saturday, 2-11 p.m.; Sun- Street and Broadway, with an they should be, given their betan fare, with a special em- Pastries 1
⁄2
day, 2-9 p.m. Reservations ac- interior that will strike you as ei- price tag. But much of the fare phasis on vegetarian dishes. Service
cepted. Kid friendly. All major ther sterile or pleasantly mod- is tasty, and the menu features Some of Namaste’s more un- Ambience 1
⁄2
credit cards except Discover. ern, depending on your taste. several novelties — polenta usual offerings are among its $
Wheelchair accessible. Vege- croutons on the Caesar salads, best — try the carrot naan, the Erhard Bochert has been bak-
tarian entrées. Noise level: Me- Thyme on the Creek 1345 28th corn “caviar” on grilled scallops goat curry special, or, if the ing in Boulder for decades, and
dium. Recommended dishes: St., Boulder (in Millennium Har- and an osso buco made with buffet has it on the day you vis- his eponymous café reflects his
Specials (all-you-can-eat and vest House Hotel). braised buffalo. it, the deliciously creamy sweet many years of experience. Er-
any-two-rolls specials); salmon 303-998-3835. American cui- potato masala. The restaurant hard’s serves light lunches and
and yellow tail nigiri, rainbow sine with European influences. Namaste Nepal Restaurant offers both a lunchtime and pastries. Most of the lunch of-
roll #2, Philadelphia roll, salmon Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. 4800 Baseline Road #108, dinner buffet. These are a good ferings are well prepared but
and avocado roll. Reservations accepted. Kids’ Boulder. 303-499-2234 or value, although à la carte fare conventional; an exception are
Food menu available. All major credit www.namastenepalboul- tends to be hotter and fresher. the sausage lunches, which
Service cards. Wheelchair accessible. der.com. Nepalese, Indian and Service is gracious, ambience feature real Frankfurters or Pol-
Ambience One vegetarian dinner entrée. Tibetan food. Lunch hours: quiet and inviting.
ish sausage. When it comes to
$$ Noise level: quiet. Recom- Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.-3
Yaki Maki combines decent su- mended dishes: scallops appe- p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, Erhard’s European Cafe 4800 SEE RESTAURANTS, PAGE 54
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RESTAURANTS from 53 ginger and garlic, and it’s one
of several Nepalese dishes the
Murphy’s Grill offers pub fare
like burgers and nachos as well
restaurant serves at lunchtime. as more upscale dishes like the
pastries, you can have your The diner has five Nepalese Murphy’s pasta, which features
pick of excellent ones. Try the employees, and owner Peter a delicious roasted red pepper
croissants (airy and flaky), the Underhill has taken advantage cream sauce. Another menu
Known Linzer torte (tart with a nutty of their culinary background to standout is the “Smallest Des-
for our crust), or the palmier (crisp and offer some unusual diner fare. sert in Town,” which gives you
Color sugary). Dot’s curries are fragrant and a small brownie and ice cream
Specialists’ satisfying, while the restau- for just 99 cents. Ambience is
Dot’s Diner 2716 28th St., Boul- rant’s traditional fare remains cheerful and friendly. Murphy’s
der. 303-449-1323. American tasty as well. The fluffy omelets is named after Murphy’s Law,
diner fare and Nepalese curries and $4.25 Early Bird special the edict that anything that can
at lunchtime. Hours: Monday- (before 8 a.m.) are good break- go wrong will, and the restau-
Friday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday fast bets. rant is decorated with signs
and Sunday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. capitalizing on this theme.
(Breakfast served all day, lunch Murphy’s Grill 2731 Iris Ave.,
starts at 10:30 a.m.) Reserva- Boulder. 303-449-4473 or Carelli’s Ristorante Italiano 645
tions not required, but call for www.murphysgrillboulder.com. 30th St., Boulder.
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only valid when you present this ad expires November 1, 2009 ble. Vegetarian entrees. Noise 11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday, 4-10
level: Medium. Recommended Reservations accepted. Kid p.m.; Osteria happy hour, Mon-
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Vim Rai, who is Nepalese, the $$$ cream crepe.
RESTAURANTS from 54 Ambience
$$$ menu may expand even further
in coming months. A $9.95
Twenty Ninth Street’s Cantina
Laredo serves gourmet Mexi-
Food
Service
1
⁄2
1
⁄2
The b.side Lounge offers a
wide-reaching small-plates lunch buffet showcases the can fare. Prices can be on the Ambience
Service restaurant’s culinary breadth steep side, but the food is in- $
Ambience menu. Cold plates include sal-
ads, spring rolls, and caprese and offers many vegetarian deed a step up from that at Crepes a la Cart, located on
$$$ dishes. Service at Bali to Bom- many Mexican restaurants. Broadway between Spruce and
Carelli’s offers a standard Ital- skewers, while hot options, of-
ten more elaborate, feature bay can be disorganized, but Don’t expect to find everything Pearl streets, serves more than
ian menu of calzones, pizzas, the restaurant has a pleasing topped with chile — here you’ll 75 different crepe dishes. You
pastas and “secondi.” Fare can dishes like lamb chops and
cheese fondue. Food tends to décor. It’s located in the shop- get sophisticated sauces like can choose from the traditional
be inconsistent — on my visit ping center at the northeast the poblano sour cream mix-
be expensive, but the happy- — the ham and cheese, the
the veggie calzone featured corner of 30th Street and Ar- ture or the delicious chipotle-
hour wine specials offer a good Crepes Suzette, the crepes
nearly raw broccoli, while the ri- apahoe Avenue. wine sauce. Ambience is relax-
deal. The interior has received a with fruit and sour cream. Or
sotto di mare was well-cooked, ing and inviting, whether you sit
makeover since its Trilogy days you can choose from the more
creamy and full of fresh sea- Cantina Laredo 1680 29th St., inside or on the restaurant’s
food. A big reason to visit Care- and now sports crimson walls adventurous — the pizza crepe,
and graphic-novel-style prints. Boulder. 303-444-2260 or outdoor patio. Tex-Mex breakfast or the
lli’s, though, is not the food but www.cantinalaredo.com. Up-
the ambience. Owner Greg The outdoor patio provides a pumpkin pie. The restaurant’s
relaxed place to sip your Syrah scale Mexican food. Hours: 11 Crepes a la Cart 2018 Broad- cheerful country French décor
Carelli recently added a new a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, way, Boulder, 303-444-4191 or
wing to the restaurant, and the and people-watch. and prime downtown location
11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and www.crepesalacarts.com. Sa- mean that it can get busy over
combination of an open-pit fire-
Spud Bros. 2010 Pearl St., Boul- Saturday. Reservations ac- vory and sweet crepes. Hours: lunchtime, so orders can take a
place, floor-to-ceiling windows,
der. 303-444-1836 or cepted. Kid friendly. All major 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday- while. It’s worth a visit, though,
and a snazzy LED light pendant
www.spud-bros.com. French credit cards. Wheelchair acces- Wednesday, 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m. particularly for the raspberry
make the place both relaxing
fries with a variety of toppings. sible. Vegetarian entrées. Noise Thursday-Saturday. Reserva- chocolate cream crepe.
and glamorous.
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11 level: Medium. Recommended tions not required. Kid-friendly.
a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, noon-10 dishes: Top-shelf guacamole, Visa, MasterCard and Discover Bangkok Cuisine 4479 Broad-
John’s 2328 Pearl St., Boulder.
p.m. Reservations not required. Cantina Laredo platter, cama- accepted. Wheelchair accessi- way, Boulder. 303-786-9999.
303-444-5232 or www.john-
Kid friendly. All major credit rones escondidos, Mexican ble. Vegetarian entrees. Noise Thai food with emphasis on ve-
srestaurantboulder.com. Tradi-
apple pie. level: Medium. Recommended gan, vegetarian and seafood
tional fine dining. Hours: Open cards. Wheelchair accessible.
Food 1
⁄2 dishes: The complete vegetari- dishes. Hours: Daily, 5-10 p.m.
for dinner Tuesday through Vegetarian entrees. Noise level:
Service an crepe, ham and cheese
Saturday at 5:30 p.m.; closed Medium. Recommended dish-
Ambience crepe, raspberry chocolate SEE RESTAURANTS, PAGE 56
Sunday and Monday except for es: Dixie dinner, vegetarian/
groups of 12 or more. Reserva- vegan chili, Thai chicken.
tions recommended. Moderate- Food
ly kid friendly (no kids’ menu, Service
but pasta and other dishes pre- Ambience ⁄2
You can trust Dr. Rathburn with all your wisdom teeth needs.
1

pared upon request). All major $


credit cards. Entrance has two If you like french fries, you
steps, but staff are available to should try Spud Bros. at least
help patrons in wheelchairs once. The eatery specializes in
navigate these. One vegetarian fries with creative toppings —
entrée; many fish entrées. nacho cheese, Thai chicken,
Noise level: Quiet. Recom- and pizza sauce with peppero-
mended dishes: Duo of crab, ni, to name a few. The restau-
pan-seared duck breast, risot- rant offers fries baked, fried
to, lime bombe. and in-between. On the baked
Food versions, fries can become a
Service 1
⁄2 little mushy underneath their
Ambience sauces. But the topping combi-
$$$$ nations are tasty. Meat-eaters
Zagat recently chose John’s as should try the Dixie dinner with Dr. Rathburn is dedicated to delivering a pleasant
one of three Boulder restau- chicken and barbecue sauce,
rants to make its “World’s Top
Restaurants” list, and it’s easy
while the vegan chili makes a
good vegetarian choice. Ambi-
experience in the removal of your wisdom teeth. His skill
to see why: food, service and ence is cheerful, while food is
ambience all get very high cheap, fast and satisfying. and many years of experience with IV Sedation will make
marks. Chef and co-owner Co-
rey Buck excels at using con- Bali to Bombay 1630 30th St., you feel at ease.
trasting flavors to provide inter- Boulder. 303-444-1809. Indian,
est. His sister and co-owner, Thai, Indonesian and Nepalese
Ashley Maxwell, is responsible cuisine, including $9.95 lunch
for the sumptuous desserts. buffet. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
John’s sits in a cottage-style and 5-9 p.m. daily. Reserva-
building on east Pearl Street, tions not required. Kid friendly.
and ambience is cozy and qui- All major credit cards. Wheel-
et. chair accessible. Vegetarian

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Recommended dishes: Kabuli The Highest in Quality and Care
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With Dr. Rathburn, you get personalized service Dr. Kirk R. Rathburn
menu with international focus. Food
Open daily, 5-11 p.m. All major Service 1 ⁄ 2 tailored specifically to what you need to help you smile
credit cards. Moderately kid Ambience 1
⁄2 2907 Iris Ave
friendly (bar atmosphere). $$ beautifully and confidently. Our staff will strive to make
Wheelchair accessible. Vege- Bali to Bombay’s cuisine in- Boulder, CO
tarian dishes. Noise level: Me- cludes dishes from India, Thai- you feel as comfortable as possible before, during and
dium. Recommended dishes: land, Indonesia and several
after any procedure. Our office can manage simple
(303) 786-9673
Spinach pie, lamb with stuffed other Asian countries, and it’s a
pepper, coconut shrimp. testament to the restaurant that to complex dental procedures all in one location. www.rathburndental.com
Food 1
⁄2 it does these different styles
Service 1
⁄2 well. According to chef-owner
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RESTAURANTS from 55 consistently well-executed, and
seafood fans will find many
satisfying options. Banquet
Reservations accepted. Kid service is available.
friendly. All major credit cards.
Wheelchair accessible. Gluten- Gurkhas Restaurant 6565
Gunpark Drive, #190,
free dishes. Noise level: Quiet.
Gunbarrel. 303-530-1551 or
Recommended dishes: Coconut
www.gurkhasrestaurant.com.
soup, curries, pad Thai, shrimp Nepalese, Tibetan and Indian
with asparagus. cuisine. Hours: Lunch, 11 a.m.-
Food 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday,
Service 1
⁄2 noon-2:30 p.m. Saturday and
Ambience Sunday; Dinner, 5-9 p.m. daily.
$$ Reservations accepted. All
North Boulder’s Bangkok major credit cards. No kids’
Cuisine is located near the menu, but will prepare smaller
intersection of Broadway and portions upon request.
Violet Avenue. The restaurant Wheelchair accessible.
Vegetarian entrées. Noise level:
serves only dinner; during the
Quiet. Recommended dishes:
day, the space is occupied by
Swordfish appetizer, Mumtaz
the North Boulder Café. The sampler, momos, lunch buffet.
atmosphere is plain, but the food Food 1
⁄2
makes Bangkok Cuisine worth a Service 1
⁄2
stop. The restaurant specializes Ambience
in seafood and vegan and $$
OPEN LATE vegetarian foods. Six different Gurkhas Restaurant recently
types of curry are available, as opened in the Gunbarrel
well as numerous stir-fry and shopping center. The
noodle dishes. If you like Thai restaurant’s owners, Narayan
Duwal and Kalapana Gurung,
food’s signature flavors —
are originally from Nepal, and
coconut milk, curry, lime, fish the restaurant features
sauce, etc. — you’ll like Bangkok Nepalese cuisine as well as
Cuisine. Indian and Tibetan fare. A daily
lunch buffet ($8.99) features a
Dolan’s Restaurant 2319 changing selection of around
Arapahoe Ave., Boulder. 10 dishes, centered mostly
303-444-8758 or around Indian fare. A good
www.dolansrestaurant.com. salad and dessert bar is also
Steak and seafood. Hours: available. Ambience is quiet
Lunch: Monday-Friday, 11 and peaceful.
a.m.-2 p.m.; Dinner: Monday,
5-9 p.m., and Tuesday- The Cup 1521 Pearl St., Boulder.
Saturday, 5-10 p.m.; Happy 303-449-5173 or
hour: Monday-Friday, 2-7 p.m. www.thecupboulder.com.
and Saturday, 4-7 p.m. Bagels, panini, pastries and
Reservations accepted. Kid coffee drinks. Hours: Monday-
friendly, especially during Sunday, 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

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pastries. The bagel sandwiches
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traditional. The menu features
choices, but it’s the pastries
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that really shine. As for coffee,
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newest location being northwest corner of Arapahoe dishes feature similar sauces, owner Hua Cui acts as hostess
RESTAURANTS from 56 Boulder’s branch at Baseline
Road and 27th Way. The
Avenue and 28th Street, offers
American Chinese cuisine at
however, which tend to be on
the heavy side. A better bet is
and main server in the dining
area, and her friendliness gives
affordable prices. The lunch to order à la carte, where the restaurant a welcoming
restaurant is famous for its
Trade, organic blends. And the buffet ($6.99) includes a huge vegetables are fresher and feel.
mountain-style pies which
café’s employees are serious spread. Many of the buffet sauces more distinct. Co-
feature a thick, fast crust —
about coffee — one recently
ideally suited for dipping in

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Competition for his espresso-
thin-crust aficionados, the
and-root-beer concoction. The
restaurant offers prairie-style
Cup sits next to the Mountain pies. An $8.49 lunch buffet
Sun on Pearl Street. includes all-you-can-eat pizza
and salad. “Top Bar B Que Restaurant”
Beau Jo’s Pizza 2690 Baseline 2003 through 2009!
Road, Boulder. 303-554-5312 Golden Sun Chinese Restaurant
or www.beaujos.com. Pizza, 1635 28th St., Boulder.
pasta and salad. Hours: 303-449-0783. American Longmont
Sunday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.- Chinese food. Hours: Daily, 11 at Prospect
10 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Reservations not 1920 S. Coffman Street
a.m.-midnight. No reservations. required. Visa and MasterCard
Very kid friendly. All major 303-485-6988
accepted. Wheelchair
credit cards. Wheelchair accessible. Vegetarian entrees.
accessible. Vegetarian entrées. Noise level: Quiet. Boulder
Noise level: Can be loud.
Recommended dishes: Mama
Recommended dishes: Egg-
drop soup, sweet-and-sour
at One Boulder Plaza
1801 13th Street
Home of Tracy’s
Mia pizza, salad bar, lunch
buffet.
soup, bean curd with
vegetables.
Between Famous Illegal
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Canyon & Walnut
303-442-RIBS (7427)
Kansas City Style
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Beau Jo’s operates eight pizza
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HAPPY HOURS
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CU COLLEGIATE SPORT CLUBS
2009 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETINGS
www.colorado.edu/rec-center/programs/club-sports
CLUB DATE TIME FACILITY
Coach/Officers August 24 6-7:30pm RCCR 1-4
Baseball August 26 8-9pm RCCR 1-2
Crew August 25&26 7-8pm RCCR 1-2
Cycling August 25 6:30-8pm HELLEMS 252
Dance August 27 7-8pm RCCR 3-4
Equestrian August 27 7-8pm RCCR 1-2
Fencing September 2 7-8pm RCCR 3-4
Abby Van Horn, left, and Emily Wright do happy hour at Laudisio’s in
Field Hockey August 26 6-7pm RCCR 3-4
Boulder. File photo Jonathan Castner
Fly Fishing September 3 5-6pm RCCR 1-2

Bottoms up
Freestyle Ski September 10 6-7pm RCCR 3-4
Men’s Hockey August 27 5-6pm RCCR 1-2
Women’s Hockey August 27 5-6pm RCCR 3-4
Kayak September 3 7-8pm RCCR 3-4
Men’s Lacrosse August 25 7-8pm RCCR 3-4
Women’s Lacrosse August 26 7-8pm RCCR 3-4

Local happy hour Drink specials Racquetball


Roller Hockey
August 27
August 27
8-9pm
6-7pm
RCCR 1-2
RCCR 3-4

specials abound For a complete list of


Men’s Rugby
Women’s Rugby
August 25
August 25
8-9pm
8-9pm
RCCR 1-2
RCCR 3-4
Boulder-area happy hour Snowboarding September 10 7-8pm RCCR 3-4
By Kim Fuller specials, visit Men’s Soccer August 25 5-6pm RCCR 3-4
For the Colorado Daily www.coloradodaily.com Women’s Soccer August 25 6-7pm RCCR 3-4

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Softball August 27 6-7pm RCCR 1-2
t’s 5 o’clock somewhere, even Swimming & Diving August 26 5-6pm RCCR 3-4
during a time of tight margins,” says Andre Lobato, Synchronized Skating September 3 6-7pm RCCR 3-4
budgeting and prudent chef-owner of the 14th Street Bar Tae Kwon Do September 3 6-7pm RCCR 1-2
spending. and Grill. “But we have seen Tennis August 26 6-7pm RCCR 1-2
Triathlon Sept. 1 7-8pm BENSON SCIENCES 180
Dining out is often one of the people making a bigger effort to
Men’s Ultimate August 25 5-6pm RCCR 1-2
first luxuries sacrificed when the get here during social hour.” Women’s Ultimate August 26 5-6pm RCCR 1-2
economy is faltering, but while Happy hours are a good way to
Men’s Volleyball September 1 7-8pm RCCR 1-2
most Boulder restaurants are Women’s Volleyball September 1 7-8pm RCCR 3-4
sample restaurants without having Water Polo August 26 8-9pm RCCR 3-4
feeling the hurt of pinched
to commit a lot of money, and Wrestling September 2 7-8pm RCCR 1-2
pennies, their daily offerings of
many provide extensive food
good deals on food and spirits are For more information, please call 303.492.5274 or stop by the
bound to make everyone a little menus in addition to the
discounted drinks. Student Recreation Center, Collegiate Sports Clubs Office Room 126.
happier. Note: RCCR = Recreation Center conference Rooms (2nd Floor)

“I think the hardest thing for “We try to offer as much of a


restaurants is to cut down their SEE DRINKS, PAGE 60

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HAPPY HOURS
DRINKS from 59 toward the end or on Sunday, it’s
not usually as crowded.”
Web sites.

value as we can,” Lobato says. A number of Boulder happy Centro Latin Kitchen and
“People are more guarded about hours are being extended through Refreshment Palace
spending money. We want to the weekend as well, making
make sure they are getting a good them more accessible at times Offering a rustic and warm
meal, because it might be the only space on cold evenings and an
when family and friends can get
time that week or month they go open-air patio on sunny
together.
out.” afternoons, Centro is a truly
“I like to go to happy hour with happening post-work destination.
Many restaurants, such as The my friends at places where we can The restaurant prides itself in
Med and the Boulder Cafe, have sit down and catch up, with handcrafted cocktails and creating
extended their happy-hour affordable drink prices and a a festive atmosphere.
schedules, and Laudisio menu that pleases everyone,” says
Restaurant has opened up a Happy hour: Monday, 4 p.m. to
Mary Hawkins, a student at the
second bar area to accommodate close; Tuesday through Thursday,
University of Colorado. “I feel like
4-5:30 p.m.; Friday through
the growing popularity of its in Boulder there is a wide range
Sunday, 3-5:30 p.m.
happy hour. of happy-hour times, so you can
find something that fits your Drink specials: $2 Modelo
“We have nights here where
schedule.” Cans and Cuba Libres
the bar is totally packed,” says
Sierra Silverman, a hostess at Q’s Here is a listing of some local Food specials: $2 tacos, $2
Restaurant in the Hotel happy hours. Most restaurant chips and salsa
Boulderado. “But if you come menus can also be found on their SEE DRINKS, PAGE 61

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SEASON 2009-2010 AT MACKY AUDITORIUM
DRINKS from 60 empanadas, $4 ceviches, soup
$3.50 cup, $6 bowl
Phone: 303-443-5031 or
www.oldchicago.com
9/22

P I N K
M A R T I N I
Location: 950 Pearl St. Location: 1601 Pearl St.

Info: 303-442-3464 or
The Mediterranean
10/2
K R O N O S Info: 303-442-7771 or
Restaurant
Q U A R T E T www.centrolatinkitchen.com www.ajirestaurant.com
10/11

THOMAS The Med’s exotic cuisine


HAMPSON Aji Latin American Old Chicago combines Italian, French, Spanish
11/15
REBEL BAROQUE
Restaurant and Greek flavors, and the
ENSEMBLE All-American, and every beer energetic dining room makes for
1/29

MOMIX With its colorful and warm


you can think of. Old C’s is known
for its on-tap selection, and happy
a spirited experience for singles
2/18
VA N C L I B U R N atmosphere, Aji will put a fresh or large groups. Happy hour
GOLD MEDALIST hour brings a deal to the drafts.
spin on a dull day. Find rich offers a full menu of hot tapas and
HAOCHEN ZHANG Head there after 10 p.m. for half-
flavors and creative cocktails
2/28
LUNA NEGRA CU-Boulder off wings.
cold tapas for half-price.
up every night of the week, but come
DANCE THEATER Students save Happy hour: 3-6:30 p.m. daily
w it h th e and stay late on Sundays for Happy hour: 3-6 p.m. Monday
to 50%
with the Turtle Island Quartet & Pacquito D’Rivera

4/1
DAVE GRUSIN nc er t Ca rd ! specials all night long. through Friday Drink specials: $1 off all well
& LEE RITENOUR Co
Happy hour: 3-6 p.m. daily; drinks, house wines, beer and
Drink specials: $2.50 domestic
10/23-25
LA TRAVIATA Sundays, 3 p.m. to close sangria
beers, $3 imported beers

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Drink specials: $3.50 house Food specials: $2.50 two-
wines, $4 mojitos, $2.50 draft topping mini pizza in the bar, half- tapas, $4 pizza Margheritas
GIOVANNI beers price wings after 10 p.m.
4/22-25 Ned Rorem’s
Location: 1002 Walnut St.
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1352 College Ave , on the Hill
303-442-4200
HOOKAHS • SHISHA • COALS • VAPORIZERS
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DRINKS from 61 Hapa Sushi Grill & Sake those still wary of raw fish and
seaweed, this would be a good
Drink specials: $3.50 beer,
sake and infused sake
including olives, frites, burger and
fish and chips
Bar and affordable way to dive in.
Info: 303-444-5335 or Food specials: $7 for two Location: 1011 Walnut St.
Late afternoon or late night, Happy hour: Monday-Saturday, beginner rolls, specials on small
www.themedboulder.com Info: 303-998-1010 or
Hapa’s two-part happy hour keeps 2:30-5:30 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, sides www.brasserietenten.com
sushi rollin’ and sake coming. For 10 p.m. to close
Location: 1117 Pearl St.

Phone: 303-473-4730 or
Boulder Cafe
• Turbo Vinyasa Yoga
www.hapasushi.com A Boulder favorite for happy
• Turbo Bar for women
hour, this corner restaurant at
13th and Pearl streets sees a
Brasserie Ten Ten
bustling crowd in its booths, bar,
Feeling French? Small bites are and patio, offering great prices on
the perfect complement to fine favorites such as fondue dishes,
PETER SEAMANS calamari and a tower of nachos,
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Mens Journal. no expiration next to a sophisticated dining area Happy hour: 3-7 p.m. daily
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Drink specials: Most drinks
healthy appetite.
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Happy hour: 3-6:30 p.m. daily Food specials: Half off all
Drink specials: $3.25 select appetizers and raw bar, which
beers, $3.50 select wines, $3.75 includes oysters on the half shell,
select spirits peel-and-eat shrimp and crab legs
Location: 1247 Pearl St.
303-993-5933 • www.ironyogi.com Food specials: Appetizers
2516 Broadway, Ste 300, Boulder (behind Marisol Imports - free parking) ranging in price from $1 to $5, Info: 303-444-4884

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