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Local Bakeries Take Denver's Pastry Scene to Over-the-Top, Insta-Worthy Levels

Peyton Garcia
Peyton Garcia
Posted on July 27
Someone holds over-the-top roulettes from Izzio Bakery in Denver Central Market

The over-the-top roulettes at Izzio Bakery in Denver Central Market. Yum! (@izziobakerycentralmarket on Instagram)

This week on Denver’s dining scene we’re looking at a local solution to the sriracha shortage, the hottest new bites on the pastry scene, an ice cream shop entering the burger arena, and the cheapest, easiest way to explore the diverse flavors of Broadway. Let’s dig in!

🥐 From sticky toffee croissant muffins to cream-filled, colorfully frosted roulettes, local bakeries are taking Denver’s flaky pastry game to brand new, over-the-top, Insta-worthy levels. [5280]

🍔 Popular ice cream joint, Right Cream, is taking a stab at something hot and greasy — smash burgers. Get yours on Saturdays from noon until they run out. [Westword]

🥡 It’s food truck season! Wondering where to find the best of them? Check out this roundup of local food truck hotspots. [Westword]

🍗 Five Points’ beloved Welton Street Cafe is well on its way to reopening in its new location. Here’s how construction is shaping up. [Denverite]

🌶️ The Huy Fong sriracha shortage got ya down? Here are five locally made hot sauce brands to fill that condiment-shaped hole in your heart. [Denver Post 🔒]

  • 🎧 But wait, there’s more: We recently taste-tested a number of local hot sauces in a quest to find Denver’s best. [City Cast Denver 🎧]

🧇 Look somewhere else for your waffles, both Waffles Brothers spots (700 E. 1st Ave. and 1707 Lafayette St.) have been seized by the City and County of Denver over unpaid taxes. [BusinessDen 🔒]

📍 Take a culinary tour of Broadway when you hop on RTD’s 0 bus. Fan-favorites include Postino, Pie Hole, Brewability, Somebody People, and way more! [Westword]

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