As the weather gets colder, it makes it that much easier to want to burrow under the covers. But before you grab the blankets and hibernate, cuddle up with a comfort food feast to keep the winter blues at bay. Denver has a variety of tasty take-out options to satisfy any craving or taste. The hardest part will simply be deciding what to order first.
The sister shop to the flagship Idaho Springs location, Smokin’ Yards, is arguably the best BBQ in Denver. Savor mouth-watering brisket, opt for a pulled pork sandwich, or splurge on a smoked meat platter. With three tangy, sweet, and spicy sauces, there’s a flavor even the most seasoned ‘cue aficionados will go gaga for.
On a cold day, there’s simply nothing better than a piping hot bowl of pho. Known as the breakfast of Vietnam or the Chicken Noodle Soup of Asia, ox broth with fresh sprouts, noodles, and basil will warm your soul from the inside out at prices that are kind to the wallet and akin to a trip across the pond. Not a soup person? The street stalls of Asia also inspire other menu items with Bahn Xeo, pork rolls, and Bahn Mi sliders always crowd-pleasers.
If you’re craving southern cookin’ like your momma used to make, check out all the fixins from Post. Think Louisiana style hot chicken, cold beer, buttermilk cheddar biscuits, take-and-bake pot pies, collard greens, and family-style sides. Brined for hours and dunked in buttermilk, you can guarantee it’s warm, juicy, and infused with love.
For Chinese classics with a modern twist that’s a major step up from greasy take out, Hop Alley is one of Denver’s hottest tables available delivered right to your doorstep. The Beijing Duck Roll is served in a delectable scallion pancake with hoisin sauce or class it up with the Siu Mai, pork and blue crab dumplings paired with bone marrow fried rice. It’s guaranteed to be unlike anything you’ve ever tasted before.
This South American bakery brings you the very best savory bites handmade every day from a generation’s old family recipe. Argentine street food, try classic flavors such as chicken and beef or spice it up with chimichurri or chorizo. Their breakfast empanadas are equally as cravable and are perfect snacks morning, noon or night.