Racine’s may be gone, but plenty excellent eateries remain open for business
Politicos and newsies alike let out a collective moan of despair when Racine’s announced it would close several months earlier than planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Or maybe it was just the sound of their stomachs grumbling.
Regardless, the toll taken on Colorado eateries threatens to squelch the burgeoning foodie scene that saw Denver’s recent ascent among America’s best restaurant cities. It is a travesty for our communal taste buds and a tragedy for the workers who relied on our restaurant trips to pay their bills.
For me personally, that reality hit home in early March. Even before Gov. Jared Polis closed restaurants and bars on March 17, I had already stopped attending soccer matches at my beloved British Bulldog restaurant and pub.