Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar (11. S. Tejon St., jaxfishhouse.com), which specializes in sustainably sourced seafood, opened in the former Il Vicino location on Jan. 7. Jax, operated by Boulder-based Big Red F Restaurant Group, also has locations in Boulder (the original spot), Fort Collins, Lodo Denver, Glendale and Kansas City. Visit our website to see our first impressions from a Jan. 3 media preview.
Viking-themed Drekar Meadery (908 N. Circle Drive, drekarmeadery.com), which the Indy first reported on in this column on May 8, 2019, opened Jan. 3 with an initial offering of three meads: traditional, blackberry and raspberry flavors.
During January, Ristorante del Lago and Summit at The Broadmoor (1 Lake Ave., broadmoor.com) are both offering special three-course, prix fixe menus for $45 (plus tax/tip) during the first hour of service, nightly. The Summit menu in part includes red wine-braised beef short ribs and Rocky Mountain red trout options with either a beignet or profiterole finish, while the Italian eatery offers choices between Colorado striped bass, wild mushroom pizza and lasagna followed by either tiramisu or a gelato/sorbetto selection.