A number of them, including Vegan Van and Arepas House, are local food trucks that are opening their first stationary locations.
Four vendors have signed on, including a food truck that operates in RiNo and 16th Street Mall’s Taco Connection.
The restaurant, named after the Spanish word for pig, will move into the former Gary Lee’s Pub & Grub space.
Borne’s most recent spot, Randall’s at the New Climax, closed in August.
Parent company Little Pub Co. is closing Three Lions Pub and opening Colfax Sports & Brew in its place.
Parker will be the sixth location for the Denver-based chain of fast-casual Italian restaurants.
The Fort Worth, Texas-based company has more than 100 locations nationwide, including several in the Denver suburbs.
‘Restaurant Row has been established for quite awhile, but it’s gotten a little bit lazy in terms of keeping up with what people want,’ said Kerry Condon, co-owner of District Marketplace at 1320 E. 17th Ave.
Chef and owner Vince Howard: ‘Nobody wanted the property because they don’t want to be on Colfax. But I really like the area … I don’t want to be another starving restaurant on Larimer Square.’
The winery currently has two locations, in Littleton and Breckenridge. Govnr’s Park Tavern, which opened in 1976, closed last month.