Breaking: Encore Returns as Beast + Bottle:
Paul and Aileen Reilly, business partners at the recently closed Encore on Colfax, are opening Beast + Bottle. The new venture, whose catchy name plays on food and wine, is set to open early in 2013 in a central Denver location. Scant information appears on the Beast + Bottle brand new website, twitter account, and Facebook page (with 92 fans and counting). One thing is certain: Denver is...
Udi's Colfax Pizza Bar Plywood; Larkburger Northglenn:
EAST COLFAX— Cafe Society reports that a new Udi's concept will take the former Encore on Colfax space at 2550 E. Colfax. Udi's Colfax Pizza Bar, which will be similar to Udi's Pizza Cafe Bar in Arvada, will open in October. [Cafe Society]
NORTHGLENN— Larkburger’s new Northglenn restaurant located at the intersection of Washington St. and 120th Ave. opens at 11 a.m. tomorrow. [EaterWire]
Paul and Aileen Reilly Closing Encore on Colfax:
It's a sad day, Denver — chef Paul Reilly and GM Aileen Reilly will close Encore on Colfax after brunch service this Sunday. Due to severed lease negotiations at the Lowenstein Theatre Complex, the Reilly siblings will be looking for a new space to either reopen Encore or develop another concept. Aileen issued this statement:
Wynkoop's Pint For a Pint Blood Drive; Pho-natic:
HAPPY HOUR WIRE— Encore on Colfax recently rolled out a new happy hour menu, and the prices will definitely make you happy. Everything is $2-$6, M-F from 4-6 PM. [Eaterwire]
LODO— How about a pint for a pint? Donate a pint of blood at Wynkoop Brewery Co.'s first annual Spring blood drive tomorrow between 9 AM - 1 PM and get a complimentary pint of beer in return. "Give blood, drink beer, help...