This Week’s Top Denver Restaurant and Food News

By Ruth Tobias  |  April 11, 2014
Credit: Ruth Tobias

Feast your eyes on the stories that had local food lovers salivating this week, from marshmallow art to noodles galore.

Udi’s Announces Its Three New Names, Zagat Denver 
Udi’s is now Etai’s…and Silvi’s…and Izzio! CEO Etai Baron explains the name changes for this iconic Colorado brand.

Osaka Ramen Will Open in August in RiNo, Eater Denver
Jeff Osaka, the celebrated chef-owner of twelve, is bringing a noodle bar and izakaya to this booming neighborhood come summer. We joined him on his hard-hat tour of the space (pictured) and will report further details soon, so stay tuned.

City Bakery Cafe Opens Today, Cafe Society
Michael Bortz’s beloved bakery bears a sibling in the form of a Golden Triangle sandwich and pastry shop. 

2014 Peeps Contest Entries, Denver Post
The newspaper’s 7th annual Easter Peeps contest inspired some 130 hopefuls to create marshmallow-candy dioramas: some adorable, some comical, some downright creepy.

6 Things to Get Excited for at Cart-Driver, Zagat Denver
Basta’s Kelly Whitaker and Andrew Birkholz have big plans for a tiny RiNo space that include wood-fired pizza, oysters, soft-serve ice cream and more.