So. Much. Food.

It’s been a challenging year for restaurants in the Denver Metro area, to say the least. Yet, despite the pandemic, restaurants are still putting out amazing food. I could have made a top 100 list, but here's my top 10, in no particular order.

The Roost
Buckner Lamb Chops: Chargrilled Longmont-raised lamb, lemon basil pesto, seasonal vegetables, and organic red curried quinoa.

Lea Jane’s Hot Chicken
The LJ Waffle Cone: Angry Mac and Hot Chicken Bites with all the toppings.

Hank’s Texas BBQ
Beef Rib: Only available on weekends.

Bendido: Corn cake topped with carnitas, poached eggs, and chipotle hollandaise. Only available on weekend brunch.

Urban Village
Kale Moong Dal Chaat: Crispy kale topped with sprouted lentils, tamarind-mint-cilantro puree, and roasted cumin yogurt.

Los Dos Potrillos
Chili Relleno Nachos: Crispy chili Rellenos chopped and stuffed with Anaheim peppers and jack cheese in a crispy shell. Then smothered in green chili and cheese.

Crush Pizza + Tap
Hot Mess Pizza: Spicy red sauce, Sopressetta, in house-pickled peppers, goat cheese, and honey.

20 Mile Tap House
The Ringer: Cheddar, bacon, and two crispy onion rings.

Kickin Chicken
Chicken Sandwich: Chicken thighs on buttered Texas toast topped off with Kickin sauce, slaw, and pickles.

Daughter Thai Kitchen and Bar
Bangkok Ribs: Stewed ribs with glaze honey palm sugar black soy sauce, bok choy, and crunchy noodles.

Have you tried any of the above dishes? What was your favorite dish of 2020? Comment below.