The cafe: Bellota, 4580 Broadway, Boulder 720-708-4150 bellotadenver.com.
About: Bellota (“acorn” in Spanish) is a Mexican cafe from the workforce guiding Boulder dining places Oak at Fourteenth and Corrida. Its initially place is at The Supply in Denver.
What’s on the menu: “Lively interpretations of regional dishes deeply rooted in tradition and authenticity with a menu that performs up northern Mexican flavors and components with own this means by heritage recipes passed down by way of generations,” according to the restaurant. The a-la-carte menu functions a vast wide variety of tacos, hen enchiladas, cochinita pibil, chile rellenos, pork tummy with mole sauce, and housemade salsas The bar software features tequila and mezcal cocktails, margaritas, wine, beers from Ska Brewing.
Who’s cooking: James Beard award semifinalist Manuel “Manny” Barella is executive chef and husband or wife. Born and lifted in Monterrey, Mexico, he previously worked at Frasca in Boulder, Uchi in Denver and Michelin-starred dining establishments in Napa Valley. He opened the 1st Bellota in 2020.
Far more: The 2,900-square-foot cafe seats 100 (like the patio) and is “vibrant with vibrant hues and décor created to evoke Chef Manny’s native nation,” according to a statement.
Opened: Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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