Dressing up for a Le Grand Time with 5280 Magazine

5280 As part of the celebration for 5280 Magazine’s annual list of 25 Best Restaurants, they’re pulling out all the stops for 5280|Dines.  On Wednesday, October 12 from 6:00 to 9:00pm, folks from Denver will be sipping, sampling, and certainly mingling at Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar.  Denver’s top chefs, Frank Bonanno of Mizuna, Lon Symensma of ChoLon, Simon Purvis of Edge, Darrel Truett of Barolo Grill, Scott Parker of Table 6, and Nelson Perkins of Colt & Gray, will be cooking up a storm.

Here’s the listed menu:

  • Mizuna: Fruti di Mare Insalata
  • Edge: Wild Venison Sausage, Fall Roast Vegetable Hash, Brussels Sprouts Salad, Huckleberry Gastrique
  • Barolo Grill: Vitello Tonnato or Chilled Veal with Tuna Aiolo with a Relish of Roasted Peppers, Olives and Capers
  • Table 6: Pho Duckin Dumpling Soup
  • Colt & Gray: Beef Heart and Trotter
  • ChoLon: Duck Terrine, Foie Gras: Chicken Liver Mousse, Pickled Vegetables and Tarragon-Chinese mustard Aïoli

Yum.  For tickets, you can purchase them online.  For a refresher, here are the top 10 of 5280’s List of the 25 Best Restaurants of 2011:

  1. Frasca (1738 Pearl Street, Boulder)
  2. Fruition (1313 East Sixth Avenue)
  3. Mizuna (225 East Seventh Avenue)
  4. Sushi Den (1487 South Pearl Street)
  5. ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro (1555 Blake Street)
  6. Luca D’Italia (711 Grand Street)
  7. Bittersweet (500 East Alameda Avenue)
  8. Z Cuisine (2239 West 30th Avenue)
  9. Potager (1109 Ogden Street)
  10. Colt & Gray (1553 Platte Street)

About Jess Hunter

Jess is a lady and a scholar. If she's not mulling over the various names of famous mustaches and their respective bitter cocktails, she's nibbling on American Craft Singles and Cantillon. Connect with her by email at jesshunter@denveroffthewagon.com.