Wind Bistro Royce Oliveira To the Wind Bistro

To the Wind Bistro

3333 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80206
An intimate City Park charmer that turns out New American dishes from an open kitchen.
Openings: Dinner Tues.-Sat.


To the Wind Bistro Restaurant Review:

Chef Royce Oliveira, along with his wife Leanne Adamson, preside over this City Park jewel that's roughly the size of a walk-in closet. Nonetheless, the couple have made the most of the adorable space, elevating the small dining room with colorful art and handcrafted tables, while bordering the open kitchen with a handful of stools that peer into Oliveira's culinary landscape. His season-driven menu, which changes like the wind, is full of options such as panzanella salad punctuated with heirloom tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella; foie gras au torchon bolstered with blood plums and walnuts; a carbonara with barley, carrots, peas and smoked mushroom duxelle; and a duo of pork, including tenderloin and Berkshire ribs. Order as many dishes as you desire, pair them with a craft beer from the notable selection (the wine list, albeit tiny, is lovely, too) and finish with a banana-rum cake, courtesy of Adamson, who is also a pastry chef.

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