The Triple Bento Box Holiday Special from Sushi Den in Denver includes sushi, sashimi, izakaya menu items and dessert. (Provided by Sushi Den)
Without a doubt, someone will comment on this story and anyone else providing information about meals available at a number of Denver restaurants. The reader will say something like, “This is too expensive. learn to cook at home. “Although I disagree with both premises, the point is really elsewhere.
According to the Colorado Restaurant Association, nearly 80% of restaurants are considering closing their doors permanently when we close Colorado in 2020. These companies laid off more than 60,000 workers last year. Without government help, local restaurant owners and workers can do one thing to keep themselves afloat and that is to make us food.
So here are 10 companies that are vacationing cooking for you.
Bar dough offers a New Year’s Eve dinner with the title “Grandmother’s Table” in the heated, individual greenhouses. The Piedmont-inspired menu is multi-course (USD 95 per person) and ends with truffles. exploretock.com/bardoughdenver
The bookbinding has several options for New Years Eve at home, including oyster and lobster dinners, short rib dinners, and pierogi dinners ($ 49- $ 360). Or you can order a New Year’s brunch with bagels and salmon, duck hash, chilaquiles and much more. exploretock.com/thebinderydenver
The Curtis Hotel features the one night King Room, champagne, spiked hot chocolate and a set table for two with dinner served by local restaurants Urban Farmer and Tamayo. The entire package starts at $ 279 and includes a self-guided walking tour of the Parade of Lights in downtown Denver. thecurtis.com/nye-room-to-graze
The New Year’s Package of Roast Chicken and Champagne from Morin, a Denver French restaurant that has been closed except for special occasions during shutdown. (Provided by Morin)
Morin brings back its fried chicken and champagne “buckets and bubbles” especially for New Years Eve. You pay $ 16 to $ 34 for a five- to ten-piece chicken bucket and then add Brut or a Miller High Life six-pack and a la carte side dishes like macaroni and cheese gratin, Parker House rolls, and chicken liver mousse and caviar. exploretock.com/morin
Noble uprising wants you to “take a sharp item with you by 2020,” said co-owner Scott Mattson. The natural wine bar organizes a virtual saber or sabrage course on New Year’s Eve at 9:30 p.m. The cost is USD 59 per person and includes a bottle of sparkling wine, a “weapon” for saber cutting and live virtual teaching. Additional wines, fried chicken, and lobster mac and cheese to go are also available. exploretock.com/nobleriotdenver
Olivia restaurantThe three-course New Year’s Eve dinner starts at $ 75 per person for three courses of lobster spaghetti, braised pork shoulder, and pineapple tartin. You can add a traditional caviar service of champagne ($ 195) or champagne cocktails ($ 35 for two). oliviadenver.com/jdrf-dinner
root in Broomfield offers two versions of a throwback Gatsby meal for the vacation. The first offers a Waldorf salad, croquettes, Wellington beef, an imperial cocktail, and sundries or tiramisu. The second version contains only vegan versions of these options ($ 70 or $ 90). exploretock.com/rootscolorado
Sushi Den Chef Toshi Kizaki created a special bento box for the holidays that can be ordered between Christmas and New Year’s Eve with 48 hours’ notice. The Triple Bento combines sushi, sashimi, seafood, izakaya menu items and dessert for two for around 140 USD (market price, varies depending on the day). sushiden.net/dentogo/
TavernettaThe New Years Eve Party Kit includes a bottle of Dom Perignon 2009, black truffle butter, and Parmigiano Reggiano popcorn, and party items for four ($ 185). You can add it to an already blown meal from the restaurant. exploretock.com/tavernetta
The tailor of the wolf gives you a take-and-bake bo ssam (slow-roasted Korean pork shoulder and ingredients) to celebrate the end of 2020. The meal for two to four people consists of bo-ssam, half-smoked chicken buldak (Korean “fire”) “chicken), Szechuan pork belly, smoked brisket, bibb salad, 12 bao rolls, a sauce kit, fried rice Kit, miso kimchi stew, and a cucumber platter ($ 125). exploretock.com/wolfstailor
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