About Regional Flavor
Breakfast is especially delicious in Colorado, whether it’s an elegant Duffeyroll in Denver or a mountainous trucker’s feast up north at Johnson’s Corner. Carnivores will delight in the beef (and more) at the Buckhorn Exchange and in creative true-west fare at the one-of-a-kind eatery known as The Fort.
Colorado Regional Specialties
Out of embarrassment, sexual panic, or a sense of humor, virtually no eater calls a testicle a testicle. Whether harvested from a rooster, sheep, pig, or bull, edible balls go by such names as prairie oyster, calf fries, cowboy caviar, and – most popular – Rocky Mountain Oysters. They're a favorite hors d'oeuvre in diners and steak houses throughout Colorado.
Loaded with resonant buffalo tips and served in a rich demi-glace with just enough green chiles for an underlying bite, buffalo stew is a modern gloss on vintage frontier food.
Colorado is a land of excellent sweet rolls, both truck-stop large and artisan elegant.
A Denver must, Biker Jim's serves a dazzling array of plain & fancy sausages and hot dogs with an even more spectacular choice of toppings and condiments.
Johnson's Corner north of Denver, Colorado, is famous for its immense cinnamon roll, but it is a full-menu, three-meal-a-day truck stop with hearty fare.
A Duffeyroll cinnamon roll is as light as a croissant, crisp and finely veined with cinnamon and sugar. It's a pastry best-bet in Denver, Colorado.
Low prices, welcoming service and excellent large breakfasts make the Village Coffee Shop popular among blue and white collar workers and university students.
Part of a small Snooze chain in the West, the downtown Denver location in the old Union Station serves upscale, creative Benedicts and flights of pancakes.
Pepperhead of Cortez offers fantastic New Mexico style chiles rellenos, mole and artisan margaritas. Dessert is all about puffy sopapillas drizzled with honey.
People come to Sundance Café & Lodge for three square meals a day and the funky atmosphere. Eat outside and enjoy a beautiful mountain view.
Pass Key is a small chain in Pueblo. The signature sandwich is the Pass Key Special, a sausage and cheese hoagie.
Butter, sugar, almonds, milk chocolate, salt. Can't get much simpler than the ingredient list for Enstrom's superb milk chocolate almond toffee. A Denver best!