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rino, the quick hits

rino, the quick hits

gus. here's the rino guide i send to all humans who ask. it's a great quick start to a single neighborhood in denver. my friends and i spend a lot of time here. it's a food and drink neighborhood with a lot of street art (that changes every year). 

beer etc: 

  • ratio - so yum. im not kidding everything here is great. 
  • epic - this was originally a utah brewery who moved to denver. try the escape to colorado ipa and the brainless line. 
  • 10 barrel brewing - this is an oregon brewery with a colorado presence. i really like the sours that they do. 
  • stem ciders - for your glutard friends. good cider and lots of fun events.
  • infinite monkey - this is a winery but is cool to check out.  
  • first draft - this is a pour your own bar. it's super fun. 

food & drink: 

  • dio mio - handmade italian and much cheaper than il posto. happy hour absolutely crushes here with 5$ cacio e pepe. 
  • bar helix - this is a newcomer with fantastic food and drink. 
  • park burger - i worked at one of their locations in college so i am partial but also one of the best patios in denver. great burgers, beer, and boozy shakes. 
  • cart driver - this place has awesome pizza. like awesome. and they have a late night happy hour from 10-12.
  • work & class - good place to take a variety of people. they have meat and sides but is great mix and match. 
  • hop alley - chinese from the team that started uncle ramen. great vibes. 
  • il posto - fancier italian with a cool two layer restaurant set up. 
  • the populist - this is kind of the og spot in rino. great small plates with a killer cocktail program.
  • sushirama - this isn't the best sushi in denver, but it comes out on a conveyour belt which is just fun.  
  • stowaway - coffee and food with the best fried chicken sandwich i have ever eaten. fact. 

party: 

  • finn's manor - this is a kind of collective with food trucks, a bar, and usually fun music. it's a great place to start on a night out. 
  • pon pon - it's a bar with an art gallery in it. it's fun for later at night if you don't feel like dancing. 
  • matchbox - i could live at matchbox. it's a great bar and is always packed. 
  • meadowlark [kitchen] - meadowlark has two sides, the bar side and the kitchen side. i prefer the kitchen side because the bar side sometimes has a 5$ cover and the kitchen is just really fun. 
  • millers & rossi - speakeasy style that also has an art gallery and games. 

other: 

  • the source - this is a marketplace with a bunch of different things in it like amazing restaurants (acorn) and good coffee (boxcar). 
  • denver central market - as it sounds, it's a marketplace. i like the ice cream shop in there best. 
  • topo designs - denver brand (mostly backpacks) with their flagship in rino right by cart driver / work & class. 
  • crema coffee - awesome coffee shop. 
  • rosenberg's bagels - while technically in 5 points not rino, this is the best fucking bagel you will have outside of nyc. i get the egg everything with dill cream cheese and onion. 
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