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Old 10-26-2010, 02:09 PM
 
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There are definitely ethnic enclaves in Metro Denver that do surprisingly well. As mentioned, there are hundreds of Pho places, South Federal being the epicenter of that. There are also a surprising concentration of Ethiopian restaurants, dozens of them along east Colfax. Arabic food is also pretty well represented -- S Colorado Blvd offering good options in that department. Korean food go to Aurora, along Parker Road, ditto North Indian and South Indian, both pretty well represented there. A handful of Dim Sum places along Alameda and South Federal are plentiful and good.

Denver isn't as "ethnic" as the Bay Area or SoCal, so we don't have quite the quantity of options as you'll find there -- particularly in terms of Chinese, or as many of the excellent Iranian places you might find in Los Angeles. But, we have some good options here by any measure.
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Old 10-26-2010, 02:29 PM
 
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If you haven't found ANY kind of good ethnic food, you haven't looked hard enough!!!! For gosh sakes,....what does anyone expect out of a city...????......ALL countries and continents represented???? Does anybody wonder where the Danish icecream and New Zealand burgers are?? I thought not!!!!
Get over how some cities aren't New York for goodness sakes!! If that's what one looks for,..then move there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Go over to different countries and look for OUR many different kinds of food,.....do you see them and find them.......exactly....not happening??!!
Colorado/Denver is no different...not behind, just what it is.
dude chill. i didn't move here for the food so i don't particularly care that I can't find the same ethnic food I used to in new york. i was just answering the original poster's question.
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Old 10-30-2010, 09:29 PM
 
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Being from Chicago, I think the food here is pretty underwhelming.
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Old 10-31-2010, 12:06 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Being from Chicago, I think the food here is pretty underwhelming.
I think it's influences like this that will divide opinion on the matter. Those from large, dense, cosmopolitan cities will probably find the food selection here a bit sparse, while those from other parts of the country may be pleasantly surprised to find out we have a decent variety with some good quality.

I will say this...there is quite a few experimental restaurants around Denver...for good and ill
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Old 11-02-2010, 11:40 AM
 
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Same old answer:

Compared to NY, LA, Chicago, etc. Denver doesn't even come close. But, for a city of this size there is a pretty good selection of food and you can find lots of good places. Not every ethnicity is represented, but there is a bigger selection than I expected when I moved here.

Much better than SLC MUCH!
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Old 11-02-2010, 01:07 PM
 
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The Optimistic Omnivore: Denver Dining in 2010 - Denver Magazine - January 2010 - Denver, CO (http://www.denvermagazine.com/January-2010/The-Optimistic-Omnivore-Denver-Dining-in-2010/ - broken link)

One thing Denver does have is really good fish, which is surprising until you break down the distribution channels.
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