Here comes another Denver poke restaurant, Aloha Poke Co.

How many poke restaurants is too many poke restaurants?

An artist's rendering of the market at Zeppelin Station. (Courtesy Zeppelin Development)
An artist’s rendering of the market at Zeppelin Station. (Courtesy Zeppelin Development)

How many poke restaurants is too many poke restaurants? We’re probably on our way to finding out.

The latest addition to the rapidly growing Denver poke restaurant roster is Aloha Poke Co., a Chicago-based chain that will open up shop inside the future Zeppelin Station in River North, The Know reports.


In-season cooking: Asparagus fritters from Morning Collective chef Joe Strelnik

To help you make the most of the farmers markets, we’re bringing you recipes from local chefs featuring different crops as they’re in season.

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Asparagus is in season for just a short window. Get it now while the getting is good. (Eliza Adams/Flickr)

It’s farmers market season, which means fresh, locally grown produce is all but at your door.

To help you make the most of it, we’re bringing you recipes from local chefs featuring different crops as they’re in season.


Two new poke restaurants are opening on Platte Street, less than two blocks apart

If poke wasn’t a real Denver trend before, it sure is now.

Spicy salmon poké at Ohana in Highland. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) food; poke bowl; highlands; ohana; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; dneverite;
Spicy salmon poke at Ohana Island Kitchen in Highland. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

If poke wasn’t a real Denver trend before, it sure is now.

This summer, Platte Street will get two new poke restaurants: Denver Poke Company will move in between 15th and 17th streets, and Poke House will open up in a new building at 15th Street, Eater reports.



RiNo Art District hops into beer business to keep Ratio Beerworks open in Denver

The RiNo Arts District hopped into the beer business Sunday, after Ratio Beerworks faced an at least 20-day closure due to an issue with its license.

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Ratio Beerworks in Five Points. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The RiNo Art District hopped into the beer business Sunday, after Ratio Beerworks announced last week it faces an at least 20-day closure due to an issue with its license.

RiNo Art District is buying beer from Ratio and then turning around and taking donations for it, district president Jamie Licko said Monday. The nonprofit is serving the beer inside Ratio at 2920 Larimer St. using the brewery’s employees.