My twin sister lives in Boulder. My brother works in Boulder. A human I adore is from Boulder. I didn’t realize until after I got back from my trip how much I’m actually linked to Boulder. I even took Louis to a high school friend’s frat party on New Year’s Eve there in 2010 for the perfect first-time-in-America experience. Ha. Oh, Boulder. I always hated driving up there in High School for orchestra stuff, hiking or whatever, because of all of the pedestrians! Ah!
This time it was a different kind of spin by Boulder. One where I got to get off the beaten path for some snazzy places, awkwardly spread out, which I secretly really like… we had delicious beer and the best Mexican in town. I’m anxious to get back there next time I’m home.
AVERY BREWING // Home of deliciously crafted beers, get a flight or two
BRU // Restaurant and handbuilt ales
EFRAN’S II // Best Mexican in town
THE KITCHEN NEXT DOOR // Friendly and casual spot on Pearl Street
SANITAS BREWING COMPANY // Try their black IPA
UPSLOPE BREWING COMPANY // Try their Thai Style White IPA
This is just the loveliest of places. And after a wild night in Boulder on New Year’s Eve, you can’t find a better brunch in town.
I was hesitant in choosing my brunch meal due to the fact that everything looked divine, but I settled for the Salmon Benedict, which the waiter had so kindly assured as delicious. Louis took the Mediterranean Salad with a big scoop of hummus. The coffee mugs alone were precious, and their Chai is absolutely a must-to-try. I probably should have tasted like four of their teas, but we had a long drive up to the Stanley Hotel afterwards.
For a Sunday morning, let alone New Year’s Day, it was nice and calm. I heard through the grapevine I hear it fills up around dinner time.
The beautiful and serene decorations will distract you from your date, so be prepared! For the experience you get, this is definitely worth your buck- making a 2 person brunch a great deal for a bout $40 including loads of coffee/chai and such. If you’re up in gorgeous Boulder, don’t pass this up.
On a side note, I highly suggest the Salmon Benedict, I am now addicted to poached eggs.
You can consult their menu online here.
Dushanbe Tea House
1770 13th Street
Boulder, Colorado 80302
Tél: (303) 442-4993