We started out our trip with drinking and eating and the good eats continued Saturday morning.
Similar to our NYC trip, I started a Denver Pinterest board to remember ideas of things to eat/drink/see during the trip.
One of the top place s on my list was Snooze. I learned about Snooze from Torts and a Torts blog. Seeing as she regulars the place, I figured it had to be good. We weren't proven wrong.
We visited the LODO location and had a 45 minute wait; but they had coffee and seating (even games, although it was too windy) to keep us occupied. Once inside we discovered what a well oiled machine this place is. All of the staff was busy but friendly. Mario was our waiter and extremely patient with our indecisiveness. When we told him we were visiting, he came out with a piece of paper and started to jot down recommendations.
I'm pretty sure this place was meant to be, they had mimosas for me and brewmosa (beer and orange juice for Ben).
|Breakfast tacos; one with chorizo|
|Sweet potato pancakes with caramel sauce|
We decided we could part with the scenery just yet (and it wasn't much of a workout), we drove back towards Denver and decided to park at a random trail head we found.Betasso Link Trail. The guide says it's extremely steep and difficult, but if the four of us non-hikers could do it without much difficulty, it makes you question who assigns the level of difficulty in the first place.
After checking out Trip Advisor reviews, we decided to give The Med a try for lunch. We were seated in the outdoor patio and enjoyed the weather, food, and a chance to sit down.
|Pizza (AGAIN!) for Ben|
|My gyro; delish!|
Avenue Grill. They only have two TVs there (located in the bar) but we were able to snag a table to watch the game, enjoy some amazing tuna and cheer on a victory.
Leaving dinner my parents decided to call it a night, but being Saturday night, Ben and I weren't quite ready to call it quits yet. Instead, we walked over to Cheeky Monky on Colfax Avenue, which Ben had researched to be a good craft beer bar. He wasn't wrong.
We hopped at spot at the bar and chatted it up with Michael, the bartender. Like everyone else we interacted with, he was super friendly. Ben about had a heart attack when he realized they had Russian River on tap. We were ready to head home when we realized they had Russian River Supplication, our sought after holy grail sour beer, available in bottle. So, we spent $22 on a bottle of beer and it was worth every drop.