Restaurants

Little Man Ice Cream Opens New Location!

Summer just got even sweeter with the opening of Little Man Ice Cream’s grand opening at Englewood’s Kent Place shopping center at Hampden Avenue and South University Boulevard. Previously the site of Glacier Ice Cream, Little Man Ice Cream’s eighth location is at 3455 South University Boulevard. The new University Boulevard shop offers 22 to 24 flavors daily with six vegan options. The location will be open daily 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Little Man Ice Cream Factory In case you missed it, the Little Man Ice Cream Factory opened in 2019 and is a 6,000-square-foot state-of-the-art tasting room and production kitchen in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver. Guests enter Willy Wonka-esque through a walk-in freezer and pop into a space designed to replicate an industrial ice ...

50+ Ideas for Mother’s Day in Denver: Events, Brunch and More!

It’s almost Mother’s Day in the Mile High City and we are here for all the activities, brunches and events. Scroll down to see our Mother’s Day gift guide as well and be sure to bookmark this page and check back often as we hear of other fabulous family-friendly events to celebrate our moms.  Mother’s Day Events in Denver Colorado Chocolate Festival May 6-7 Sample and buy the finest chocolates in Colorado with tastings, samples, cooking demos, fun contests, chocolatier championships, games, kid’s activities and gifts. Held at the Crowne Plaza on I-70 in Denver.  cochocolatefests.com Decoupage Flower Pots + First Drink is Free at LUKI Brewery May 7, 2-3 p.m.    Decoupage, the art of decorating objects with paper cut-outs, is very important i...

The Ultimate Denver Summer Activity Guide for Kids (250+ Ideas)

Mile High Mamas’ 2022 Summer Activity Guide is here! Don’t miss the ultimate kid-friendly guide to summer in Denver as well as our top Colorado family travel destinations.  Denver’s Best Summer Activities for Families 2022 Mile High Mamas has the best guide for family indoor activities in Denver, as well as the best outdoor fun. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this article for our recommendations for Denver’s best hikes, splash parks, waterfall hikes, pools and more. We have included some of Denver’s best playgrounds below but be sure to also check out Denver Playgrounds & Parks: A guide to the best play areas in metro Denver.  We have also included businesses that have permanently closed during the pandemic; others require reservations. Don’t...

Girl Scout Cookie Desserts? These Denver Restaurants Are Partnering with Girl Scouts of Colorado!

Just when you thought Girl Scout cookies couldn’t get any better, two Denver restaurants are making them that much better!   Rioja and Bistro Vendôme are partnering with the Girl Scouts of Colorado to present delicious desserts featuring Girl Scout cookies from Feb. 6th – March 13.  Visit Bistro Vendôme to try the Samoas Semifreddo and Samoas Crumble (featured image). Rioja will be serving an Adventurefuls Fudge Brownie with caramel sauce, vanilla bean ice cream and an Adventurefuls Cookie Crumble. Additional Denver Foodie Finds If you’re looking for amazing foodie finds and Valentine’s Day fun in Denver, check out: Valentine’s Day in Denver 2022: Romantic Dining, Gifts & Activities. 5 Darling Charcuterie Board Ideas for Valent...

Valentine’s Day in Denver 2022: Romantic Dining, Gifts & Activities

Sure, you may be wishing you’re in romantic cities like Paris or New York City for Valentine’s Day but Denver has so much to offer for the holiday of love. Check out our tips for celebrating Valentine’s Day in Denver with your loved ones–from where to eat, buy flowers, and play together in collaboration with Visit Denver. Scroll down to the bottom for our guide to creating your own fondue and Valentine’s Day charcuterie boards as well as family-friendly activity ideas.  Valentine’s Day in Denver 2022 GIFTS Denver has plenty of  Valentine’s Day gift options. Sound of the Rockies Chorus will deliver a Singing Valentine to serenade your love by quartets formed from an award-winning chorus in the Denver area. Explore The Mile High City’...

Denver Restaurant Week 2021: What you need to know

After a loooong year, we’re thrilled that Denver’s popular Denver Restaurant Week is back April 23-May 2, 201. This 10-day celebration of the local dining scene highlights hundreds of top restaurants with multi-course meals at three tasty prices.  Multi-course dinners will be made for delicious prices of $25, $35 or $5 per person. If you’re still not comfortable eating indoors? Patio, to-go and delivery options will be available. View Menus! Search Participating Restaurants! And make your reservation today. 

Pitch Black: This new Denver dining experience is in the dark!

It’s a stab in the (almost) complete dark! A secret venue in the heart of the city is host to new concept dining-in-the-dark event ‘Pitch Black’. You may wonder what the benefits are, but the absence of distractions promotes the idea that eating in the dark heightens diners’ senses making for a more pleasurable experience. The focus is instead on taste, smell, mouthfeel and sound, as well as promoting the art of conversation. There are no food snaps here, so Insta-happy snappers be warned! All diners must hand over phones, watches and any other light sources before the event begins, dining is in pitch black after all. Diners will enter a warmly lit room, before being accompanied by waiters into the dining room and plunged into utter darkness to enjoy an unusual dini...

Top Ten Family-friendly Activities in Golden in February

There are so many fun ways to get out and about in Golden in February. Only 20 minutes from downtown Denver, Golden feels a world away with its small-town charm, hiking trails and creekside paths. February offers lots of opportunities for family fun in Golden, including: Hunt for a Golden Glass Orb – Throughout February, a one-of-a-kind glass orb will be hidden daily somewhere in Golden by Foothills Art Center. On weekdays, one glass orb will be hidden and on Saturdays and Sundays, there will be two orbs hidden. “Finders are keepers” of these beautiful orbs handcrafted by Colorado artists. More info on the Golden Glass Orb Hunt here: Visitgolden.com. Take Your Golden to Golden – February 3rd is International Golden Retriever Day and while there is not an official Goldens in Golden gat...

National Soup Month: Make This Delicious Chicken Noodle Soup or Try These Local Favorites

There’s nothing cozier than snuggling up to a warm bowl of soup for National Soup Month. Check-out this delicious Chicken Noodle Soup recipe, as well as favorites from Denver restaurants including Pork Green Chile and House Red Chile, Vegan Chili & Cornbread, Thai Curry Soup and more.  Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe Project Angel Heart, a local non-profit organization, prepares and delivers medically tailored meals to those living with critical illnesses in Colorado, at no cost to the recipient. This chicken noodle soup recipe is used in the Project Angel Heart kitchen. Feeling spicy? For a twist on this classic comfort food, try curried chicken noodle soup by adding 2 tablespoons of fresh minced ginger and 1 tablespoon of curry powder. Then garnish with chopped cilant...

3 Colorado Cookbooks That Make Great Gifts—And Benefit Local Businesses

We all want to support our favorite independent bars and restaurants during these unprecedented times of pandemic restrictions and closures. But it can be tough to know exactly how to help (besides, you know, ordering excessive amounts of takeout and tipping large). Well, it is now easier to lend a hand, thanks to the recent release of three beautiful Colorado-based cookbooks.  The recipe collections below are a win-win. They bring the best of Centennial State dining and drinking to your kitchen and home bar and proceeds from book sales benefit the local establishments that provided recipes for the books. We can’t think of a better way to treat yourself, your loved ones, and your restaurant community this holiday season.        -Jenny McCoy, 528...

12 Best Denver Restaurants for Thanksgiving Dinner (Dine-in and Take-out) in 2020

Updated: Where to eat Thanksgiving dinner in Denver 2022.  With COVID restrictions in place, we won’t be gathering around the dinner table with our umpteen cousins this year so why not make Thanksgiving a bit easier? Check out these Denver restaurants that are celebrating Thanksgiving, both in-restaurant and for pick-up. For activity ideas, go to our event calendar.  Ace Eat Serve Leave the cooking to the Ace Eat Serve (501 E. 17th Ave) team and pre-order a Peking Duck for the Thanksgiving holiday. Why not change things up for 2020 and enjoy duck instead of traditional turkey this year? The Peking Duck platter is $49 and serves 3-4 guests – includes a whole duck, mu shu crepes, pickled pep...

Fall Giveaway: Dinner to Go, Free Cleaning, Personal Assistance

As You Wish asyouwishcolorado.com FOUR HOURS FREE PERSONAL ASSISTANT Value: $300 It’s been a long, chaotic, summer mamas, we know it! And, back to school is questionable for many districts, mine included! Are we going, we’re already delayed, what’s happening? It’s hard to make a decision on this fall let alone what’s for dinner. We have something to give you a morning or afternoon of harmony to get organized and ready for whatever fall has in store. As You Wish was established in Denver in 2010, and is a full-service personal assistant company. They handle everything from errands, concierge, organizing, moving management, to corporate and personal events. Think last-minute, small, 6-person, socially-distanced birthday party or running the dog to the groomer (if you can even get in!), groce...