When it comes to good food, Denver used to be a bit of a secret. In case you haven’t heard, Denver has become one of the country’s hot food scenes. It’s nearly impossible to list all of Denver’s finest, but here are some who helped put Colorado on the culinary map.
Did you know that Denver has one of the largest cookbook collections in the country? The Husted Collection at University of Denver’s Penrose Library holds 14,000 cookbooks spanning the past 400 years. As this collection shows, Denver loves to read about food. Here are a few popular books from local bookstores that capture the essence of Colorado’s finest cookbook writers.