Cantina Loca will showcase restaurateur Dana Rodriguez’s Doña Loca, which is produced and bottled by hand in Oaxaca, Mexico, and distributed in Colorado.
“It taught us we don’t need as big a space,” co-owner Erin Markham said of the coronavirus pandemic. “It taught us we need a patio.”
Citing a ‘rainy day’ mindset, Simeran Baidwan opened a third restaurant in West Highland in January and has signed a lease for a fourth in Central Park.
The seller bought it for $751,000 in 2004 from the notorious Smaldone crime family, which made it a hub for gambling and bootlegging in the 1940s.
The founder of Culinary Creative bought the Ogden Street South Sports Bar after it went up for sale in March but would not say what he has in mind for the space.
Guard opened TAG in 2009 and then launched a restaurant group that includes other concepts to which he’s shifting his focus.
“You can’t just eat into it or you’ll burn your mouth,” said a co-owner of the burger with cheese in the middle. “That’s how you know it’s a good one.”
The owners of the Doughnut Club, which also has shops in RiNo, Lakewood and Fort Collins, want to have six of the sweet spots open by the end of the year.
The program had been set to expire in October, but the city is extending it at least another year in an effort to rejuvenate business corridors.
Raymond Griffin started the eatery in 2010, and began franchising in 2014, but due to the pandemic said, “We don’t know when we’ll be selling franchises again.”