Under-the-Radar Gem of the Week: Cody’s Cafe and Bar
Given its generic name and nondescript strip-mall location, you could easily pass by Cody's 100 times without giving it a second thought. After all, we did just that ourselves, until last weekend. Turns out this little cafe is the quirkiest of treasures: a cozy neighborhood eatery run by an adorable Vietnamese-born chef, Sue Smith, whose Italian menu is vibrantly laced with Asian and Latin influences.
In the art-lined dining room - whose centerpiece painting depicts Smith’s beloved late terrier (whose name was, yes, Cody) - we sampled a number of dishes, each tickling us more than the last. Here’s a look.
10253 E. Iliff Ave.; 303-750-1580