Welcome back to our monthly Dig Into Denver series. At the beginning of each month, we offer a food and drink-based itinerary that guides you through the best places to eat and drink in town – including the recently opened and unprovoked celebrations.
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But first … food news
In case you missed it, here are some of the biggest announcements in Denver Food News from last month.
The Dio Mio team starts a pizzeria with a pop-up series
The lowdown: The Dio Mio team is launching a pizzeria called Redeemer Pizza. The joint also comes with a series of limited edition pizza pop-ups before it reaches its stationary location.
Rosenbergs Bagels & Delicatessen open a bouldering location
The lowdown: Rosenbergs Bagels & Delicatessen will open a new location in Boulder this April. The Denver staple serves its classic bagels, spreads, and menu items like a pepperoni pizza bagel.
Music City Hot Chicken becomes a member of the TRVE Taproom
The lowdown: Music City Hot Chicken and TRVE Brewing Company have announced a merger. The brewery and chicken shop are planning a partnership to serve crispy chicken and cold beer.
Fox Run Cafe is reopening with new menus
The lowdown: The Fox Run Cafe is reopening after a month with brand new lunch and breakfast menus. The new menus offer the café fresher, lighter bites.
El Secreto offers Puerto Rican desserts and donuts for delivery in Denver
The lowdown: El Secreto has opened to offer Puerto Rican desserts and donuts for delivery in Denver. The bakery serves flavors like pīna colada, strawberry shortcake and crème brulée.
Butter Moon Bake Co. serves pies and buttermilk biscuits
The lowdown: The Butter Moon Bake Company has opened to serve pies and buttermilk biscuits. Owner Ava Truckey offers blueberry and earl gray scones, buttermilk biscuits, salted banana scones, and more.
Perdida opens on South Gaylord
The lowdown: Perida, a modern Mexican-style restaurant, has opened in South Gaylord. Here you will find seared scallops, carnitas tacos with a chilli crust, churros and much more.
The Wild Opened by Union Station
The lowdown: The game has opened across from Union Station. The all-day dining café and lounge offer cocktails, cold meats and coffee.
Excuses to celebrate
March 3: National Cold Cuts Day
The lowdown: Celebrate your snack on March 3rd during National Cold Cuts Day. What better excuse is there to make a sausage board?
Do not miss: When in need of some killer cuts, check out this list of Seven Charcuterie Board Developers or Rosenberg’s Bagels & Delicatessen.
March 9: National Crab Day
The lowdown: Crack into some crustaceans during National Crab Day on March 9th. Perfect for sushi, butter dippin and more.
Do not miss: For a few crab stops in Temaki Tornado or Temaki Den.
March 17th: National Irish Food Day / St. Patrick’s Day
The lowdown: Get some green to celebrate National Irish Food Day and St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th. Be careful not to get trapped.
Do not miss: If you need a traditional location, check out the Talnua Distillery.
March 27: National World Whiskey Day
The lowdown: Pick up a glass for National Whiskey Day on March 27th. We all deserve a drink.
Do not miss: If you need a great foundry check out Deviation Distilling, Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey, Laws Whiskey House, and this Denver Distillery bucket list.
March 30: National Hot Chicken Day
The lowdown: Dig into crispy chicken during National Hot Chicken Day on March 30th. Make sure the chicken is extra spicy for the perfect kick.
Do not miss: For some spicy bites, check out Music City Hot Chicken, Lea Jane’s Hot Chicken, Saucy Chix, Kickin ‘Chicken, and Chicken Rebel.
Eat well, give it back
Denver is a charity, and there are tons of events every month that benefit nonprofits across the city. For Dig In, however, we highlight specifically food and beverage events that support food-centric causes and nonprofits – those that fight hunger, support the service industry, and more.
Comal @ Home
When: March 5th – March 25th
Where: Comal Heritage Food Incubator, 3455 Ringsby Ct. # 105, Denver
The lowdown: Comal Heritage Food Incubator presents Comal @ Home. You can enjoy meal sets with dishes such as pozco, poleco, costillas de puerco, and tamales de rajas con queso throughout March. The boxes collect donations for Comal’s continuing education programs. Order here.
Pizzeria Locale March Community Pizza Box
When: From March 9th
Where: All Denver Pizzeria Locale locations
The lowdown: Pizzeria Locale presents a Community Pizza Box together with Conscious Alliance. In March, all Denver Pizzeria Locale locations will offer a box designed by local artist Monte Mitchell to honor the Conscious Alliance’s mission to end hunger. 33% of the profit goes to Allianz and you can also use the QR code on the box to donate.