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  1. No specific suggestions, other than to say ditto to the others. But a warning: You're coming to Colorado, not Texas. It's not Tex Mex. Breakfast burritos are everywhere, but probably not what you're dreaming of; you're not in Texas anymore. Colorado Mexican is all about green chile. There are countless holes in the wall along Federal, Alameda, Colfax; in Brighton, Thornton, Lakewood. . . . Look for trucks at construction sites, anywhere, everywhere.
  2. I ate at Bombay Bistyo one Sunday a few weeks ago, and spoke with the (very earnest) owner, so got the back story...He is related to the folks who own Tandori Grill (brother-in-law of chef/owner I think it was) and so couldn't open a normal Indian rest in town unless he wanted to be banished from the family - hence the upscale/fusion concept. TG is, by the way, my favorite Indian in town. As I said, very earnest fellow, with I think a serious cooking school background (or maybe it was the head chef? - anyway, somebody is a Culinary Inst or similar grad) trying to do something interesting a la
  3. Okay, I still haven't been to Bombay Bistro, but I've read a review of it that makes it unlikely that I'll be choosing to eat there... Review of Boulder's Bombay Bistro
  4. Haven't yet tried Bombay Bistro; According to a column in today's Camera, L'Absinthe should be opening soon:
  5. If I remember, KT's was in an small old house at 63rd and Arapahoe.
  6. Efrain's, La Familia, taco trucks... I'm up for any of them, at just about any time. Or we could pick up food from Santiago's and come back to my house... edit to add: Welcome Aileen, it's good to have another coloradan posting.
  7. Hmph. Is everyone else happy all the time? When you need to cry... Volunteer to chop the onions.
  8. afoodnut

    Rosh Hashana

    L'Shana Tovah everyone. To all in Florida and other threatened locales, be safe; to all who are far from loved ones, be with them in your hearts. Have a happy and healthy New Year.
  9. The boggled mind is why I asked the question; I couldn't wrap my mind around the idea of fries at Carelli's (and I've got a vivid imagination). You're right, of course, that I've not tried the sandwiches. I'm always there for dinner with friends, and the sandwiches on the menu don't register. Next time.... I'm trying to remember the menu when Carelli's first opened, but I'm lost in the mists of age and forgetfulness.
  10. afoodnut

    Rosh Hashana

    Thanks, I needed that. You're right, of course. Now that the housekeeping chores are done, I'm up to the fun part. I'm pondering the dish that gives the vegetarians among us a "main course," and the rest of us another tasty bit. I'm leaning towards some spicy chick peas with tomatoes, but if anyone has some other interesting ideas, I'd love to hear them. (Note: that dish must be pareve, as our menu includes chicken. We're not by any stretch of the imagination kosher, but for observing holidays I wouldn't dream of violating kashruth rules. Interesting, but probably a topic for another thread.)
  11. Wow. Fries at Carelli's. Who'd a thunk it? Are they Italian style fries, or regular good ole 'merican style french fries? Sorry for the questions, but I don't think I've ever had Carelli's fries, and I shudder to think that all the times I've eaten at Carelli's, I somehow managed to miss good fries, whether they be Italian, French, or just plain fries.
  12. afoodnut

    Rosh Hashana

    Y'all will understand. (No. I'm not from the south.) This thread is the perfect (and only) place to vent. This afternoon was spent cleaning, scrubbing, vacuuming, and doing all sorts of otherwise avoided chores so my home is fit for Rosh Hashana. Wednesday, twenty or so people will be here for dinner (no final numbers yet, but that's close enough for now). I have most of my ingredients, but still haven't decided exactly how I'll prepare it all. That is, I have chicken, salmon, beets, carrots, lemons, honey, apples; watermelon...watermelon? you say? Well yes, watermelon. I live in Colorado, an
  13. Thanks for starting the thread, Chezhoff. So this makes a little more sense: In This thread, I said: (Hmmm, I haven't quite figured out how to do multiple quoting in the new interface.)
  14. Colorado west slope peaches are a great secret, aren't they? Do you also get the Rocky Ford (Colorado) melons there?
  15. If it's still there, a good German restaurant not far from Boulder is Andrea's in Lyons. I've not been there in ages...
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