Restaurants

Aurora gyro shop cooks up Colfax location

The boom in Chipotle-style restaurants is pushing an Aurora sandwich shop into Denver, and its owner already has plans to expand and eventually franchise the concept.

LoHi restaurant project bets on bikes

The seven-restaurant Avanti development has rolled out Denver’s largest shared bicycle station – in hopes that minimizing parking woes will bring in more diners.

Coffee roaster brews up third shop

A local coffee shop and roaster is adding a third standalone location with a new space on 32nd Street in the Highlands.

Sandwich joint fattens up presence in Denver

A late-night restaurant chain known for its overstuffed sandwiches is adding two more Denver locations to its plate – and it just opened a shop near DU last month.

Liquor store owner ventures into beer, pizza

The founder of a Highlands liquor store is launching a new project next door: a taphouse and pizza restaurant. And he’s getting help from a Highlands head chef and a member of the Frank the Pizza King family.

Punch Bowl Social lands at Stapleton

The Broadway restaurant and entertainment venue announced plans yesterday for a $6 million second Denver location in the former Stapleton air traffic control center. And the company said it’s planning another location farther south.

Bakery fills long-empty Five Points space

A new bakery is rolling into a long-vacant space next to Rosenberg’s bagels and will bring European pastries to the Five Points neighborhood.