The Creole-style dishes at these Denver and Boulder joints will make you feel right at home in N’Awlins.
Even after a hearty breakfast, one can’t resist the allure of a sweet third course. At this local Cajun staple, banana beignets topped with pecans and maple syrup pair perfectly with a cup of chicory coffee.
Gumbo is a smorgasbord of prized N’Awlins ingredients in one hearty dish. This seafood favorite’s intepretation includes andouille, okra, gulf shrimp and whole crawfish.
With plenty of Asian-Creole mashups to choose, the Boil gives you the most bang for your buck. This five pound pot of crawfish, shrimp, baby clams, snow crabs, and mussels is served with two orders of sausage, corn, and potatoes. Come with a crowd because there will be more than enough to go around.
The traditional Eggs Sardou is spiced up at this Creole-friendly restaurant in Jefferson Park. Two poached eggs are coated in a Fresno chili hollandaise, situated on a scallion grit cake, creamed spinach and artichoke and served with cornmeal-crusted oysters and smoked bacon.