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Coming to Denver: the Great Food and Terrible Service of Karen's Diner

Peyton Garcia
Peyton Garcia
Posted on July 6
A group of angry-looking waitresses sit at a 1950s-style diner booth

“Great burgers and very rude service.” (Provided by Karen’s Diner)

This Week On Denver’s Dining Scene:

🍕 Sad news for pizza lovers: Pizzeria Locale, a fan-favorite for quick, casual, customizable pizza, will permanently close all four of its locations across metro Denver on Monday, July 10. [Westword]

⭐ Looking to refresh your list of date night dining spots? Check out 5280 Magazine’s 2023 Top of the Town edition. Inspiration for exceptional eating can be found in the guide’s dining section. [5280]

🤬 Karen’s Diner, the viral dining experience that offers great food and horrible service in a nostalgic 1950s diner setting, will appear in Denver for a two-day pop-up in September.  [303 Magazine]

🍽️ Take a self-guided Denver food tour when you hop on RTD’s Route 28 bus. [Westword]

🥕 GoFarm sources fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, and fungi from local farmers to package and distribute as customized produce deliveries ordered online — like a farmers market in a box! [Westword]

🍕 Calling all my fellow Detroit-style pie lovers out there — introducing Red Tops Rendezvous, a new purveyor of thick, chewy, cheesy deep-dish goodness. [Westword]

🏙️ According to travel site Big 7 Travel, Denver’s own Linger restaurant has one of the best rooftop bars in the country, ranking No. 13 out of 50. [Denver Post]

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