Archive for month: January, 2014

Fodor’s | January 3, 2014

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5 Restaurants to Watch in Denver Think there are only scruffy beards, plaid shirts, and great powder in the Mile High City? Chefs and sommeliers are out to prove you wrong. This winter, travelers can uncover a gold mine of dining destinations in Denver,

Miami Herald | November 2, 2013

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Travel Briefs: Get A Taste of Local Chefs Wolfgang Puck now has company: A number of airports across the country are opening restaurants from high-profile hometown chefs, offering local flavor to fliers. In contrast to the coast-to-coast Puck empire,

Food Arts | November 2013

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Deep Dish: November 2013 Root Down, a second outpost of Justin Cucci’s original restaurant which is located in a converted gas station, opened at Denver International Airport in September. Cucci says the design of the 4,000-square-foot space was inspired

The New York Times | October 23, 2013

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Feeding Fliers With Local Fare …And at Denver International Airport, Justin Cucci, chef and owner of the popular farm-to-table restaurant Root Down in the Lower Highlands neighborhood, opened an airport outlet last month… “We’ve tried

Denver Westword | August 29, 2013

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First look: Root Down at DIA opens Monday (and the soaring space is incredible) Justin Cucci, perhaps more than any chef-restaurateur in this city, is full of surprises. Who would have thought, for example, that the New York native whose prominent rise

The Denver Post | August 19, 2013

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Root Down restaurant ready to open at Denver International Airport At first the idea seems contradictory: take the site-specific experience of a gas station-turned-restaurant in Denver’s trendy Lower Highland neighborhood and translate it to the