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Where to Eat This Weekend: Twelve Restaurant


Chef-owner Jeff Osaka is the genius behind twelve restaurant with the focus on a fresh, unique menu changing every month.  Twelve restaurant has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognition for their delicious, well thought out food.  In fact, Osaka was a semi-finalist in 2014 for a James Beard award for Best Chef Southwest.  Twelve restaurant’s prix fixe menu offered Monday-Wednesday is popular deal for many in Denver, and it has landed them on Westword’s Best of Award List as Best Prix Fixe Menu.

Twelve Restaurant

Chef Osaka

Earlier this month, Osaka announced he would be closing the doors of twelve restaurant on August 23rd, much to the disappointment of many.  The good news is that Osaka plans to re-open twelve restaurant in the future somewhere else that will accommodate more seating.  The other good news is Osaka is planning to open another restaurant, Osaka Ramen later this year.

Before twelve restaurant shuts its doors, for now, make sure to stop by to experience the pleasure of eating here one last time.

Twelve Restaurant is located at 2233 Larimer St. Denver 80205.  Contact them at 303-293-0287.

twelve restaurant is open every night from 5:30-10pm.




How to Eat Like Your Great Grandma: Fresh Thymes

Next time you’re in Boulder, check out Fresh Thymes for a home cooked, allergen free food with quality, local ingredients.  The entire restaurant is gluten and peanut free, and most dishes are free from dairy and soy.  However, even people without allergies will delight in the food Fresh Thymes offers because it is simply goodContinue Reading

Where to Eat This Weekend: Glaze by Sasa

Glaze by Sasa is the formerly Glaze Baum Cake Shop renovated to include a sushi bar and a wider dessert menu.  Glaze By Sasa is tucked away in the Congress Park neighborhood, but it is worth it not to over look.  Owner/Baker Heather Alcott makes the unique Japanese cakes that received numerous accolades of praise,Continue Reading

Where to Eat This Weekend: The Noshery

Nestled up in the Berkley neighborhood is a newly opened quaint, bright, creative bakery and cafe The Noshery.  The Noshery was started by chef Andrea Knight, who gained experience working at D Bar, the Berkshire, Wooden Spoon and Whole Foods. The spot The Noshery is at in Berkley neighborhood has been a neighborhood cafe forContinue Reading

Where to Eat This Weekend: Charcoal Restaurant

  Denver Restaurant Week is fun way to experience a 3 course dinner at some of Denver’s best restaurants at a discounted rate of $30 per person.  Unfortunately, this opportunity is offered twice a year.  However, you don’t have to wait until the next restaurant week (August 23-29) to enjoy the same option at CharcoalContinue Reading

Where to Eat This Weekend: Twelve Restaurant

Twelve Restaurant is owned by chef Jeff Osaka who was formerly the chef in many successful restaurants in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Jackson Hole.  Once he moved to Denver, Osaka ventured opening his own restaurant, Twelve Restaurant.  The name is based off the principle that the menu changes every month, twelve timesContinue Reading

Where to Drink This Week: Ste. Ellie

Ste. Ellie is a sister bar to the wildly popular and successful Colt & Gray.  You have probably heard of the hot drinking spots Colt & Gray and Williams & Graham, but Ste. Ellie is still flying under the radar around Denver.  Ste. Ellie has a similar concept of these 2 establishments: classic and creativeContinue Reading

Where to Drink this Week: Curtis Club

If you’re looking for a fun, rustic place with an amazing local farm to table and drink menu, head over to the Curtis Club this week.  The Curtis Club is an urban yet rustic bar that has an eclectic yet homey feel to it.  The wood furniture is homemade, and there is a beautiful pictureContinue Reading

Where to Eat This Weekend: Protein Bar

Protein Bar, based out of Chicago, has made its way to Denver.  Protein Bar is focused on providing healthy, flavorful, quick meals.  Their mission is a tall order: to change the way people eat on the go.  They don’t hide behind anything; the nutrition value for menu items is proudly displayed on the menu.  TheContinue Reading

Where to Eat this Weekend: Cafe Bar

Cafe Bar is a new American restaurant with a modern but comfortable concept.  Cafe Bar offers brunch on the weekends, and would be a great option for taking ladies out for brunch this weekend for Mother’s Day.  The patio is beautiful and perfect for enjoying the Colorado sunshine. Cafe Bar offers American classics like theContinue Reading



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