It’s a rambling, funky ride through town you get to hear stories along the way that you might not know,” said Banjo. “People that have lived here years and years, they come on bus and I hear repeatedly ‘I learned a lot about stuff I didn’t even know about my hometown.’ I love to hear stuff like that.Banjo Billy’s Funky, Rambling Ride Through Boulder
I definitely missed the vibrant food culture of Durham when we moved to Baton Rouge. For an area with such a powerful culinary legacy, the interesting restaurant options were slim to none. There we small bright spots—the food truck scene in particular—but they didn’t seem to signal any fundamental change in the landscape.
When nationally renowned chef Donald Link was considering a second location for his phenomenally successful New Orleans restaurant, Cochon—an “upscale Cajun” eatery that has been referred to as one of the Crescent City’s best by The New York Times and USA Today—he considered Baton Rouge, where he cut his teeth at Sammy’s Grill.
At least, he considered it briefly.
“I did think about it,” he says, pausing, then laughing without finishing the sentence.
With so much passion in the Boulder startup community surrounding technology and cutting-edge products and services, it’s almost refreshing to walk into Atlas and see that same passion directed at some of life’s simplest pleasures: tea and coffee.How do you introduce someone into your community?
- Grab beers at Great Divide.
- Or dinner and beers at FreshCraft or Falling Rock or Euclid Hall.
- Mix it up with pizza and beers at Lucky Pie.
- Don’t miss breakfast at Snooze.
- Like fancy food? Check out The Kitchen.
- The 1Up has arcades (and beer and food)!
- Chipotle might have started in Denver, but Illegal Pete’s is the burrito place to be.
We hope these suggestions help you have a great time in Denver. Now don’t forget you’re a mile up, and drink lots of water :)
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