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The Kitchen

1039 Pearl St. (Tenth St.) Send to Phone
303-544-5973 | Menu
Seasonal, local cuisine, a notable wine roster, and an energetic vibe bolster Boulder's dining scene.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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The Kitchen, Boulder, CO

The Kitchen Restaurant Review

: Fresh-from-the-earth ingredients. Check. Seasonal, sustainable menu. Check. Local growers and purveyors. Check. Wind-powered electricity. Check. The Kitchen, Boulder's beauty and the bistro, is as eco-friendly as it gets, but that's just a fragment of the fig, so to speak. Owner Hugo Matheson raises his own pigs and sheep on a nearby farm; customers can drop off their old wine corks for recycling; and the nifty beer list celebrates rare Belgium ales and local microbrews. Certified foodniks congregate downstairs to nosh from the chalkboard menu, which changes daily. The contemporary American foodstuffs have included braised veal ribs with harissa couscous; seared Hawaiian spearfish frolicking with fava beans; and summer squash risotto with toasted farro, lemon and chèvre. Share space with strangers during "Community Night," a Monday evening family-style smorgasbord of multiple courses served at a harvest table for $35 each. Or make your way to The Kitchen [Upstairs], an inviting space in which to sip and sample from one of the state's most coveted wine lists.


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