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Foodie Friday

Are you looking to enjoy Downtown Boulder’s fabulous foodie scene on the most bang for your buck? Check out this list of restaurant specials and promotions compiled weekly - just for YOU!  Please note that effective at 5 p.m. today, Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) has issued Public Health Order 2021-08 requiring masks in all indoor public settings during periods of substantial or high transmission as defined by the CDC’s Data Tracker. The order requires masks in all indoor public spaces for all individuals 2 years and older regardless of vaccination status. Read the full press release and please remember to be kind to employees and one another!

Door of Gemini

Food-Related Events and Announcements: December 3

Happy Friday, foodies!

Looking for a new restaurant to try? Head to Gemini at 1115 Pearl Street! A Spanish tapas and wine bar, Gemini features foods like sherry glazed ribs, gambas a la plancha and fried butternut squash sandwiches. And if you need something to wash it all down with, peruse their wide selection of beers, wines and signature cocktails.

If you are in need of a space to book a holiday party or special event, consider Supermoon. Offering one-of-a-kind holiday experiences curated just for your needs, Supermoon provides full event services from cosmic cocktails to delicious dumplings. Learn how to book your special event today!

Jax Fish House has new menu items coming out this upcoming Monday! Start off the week with fresh seafood and good company.

It’s time to spice up your holiday food. Impress your guests with a Chai Cranberry Fizz beverage, followed by Garam Masala Spiced Cashews and Chinese Five Spice Carrot Cupcakes from Savory Spice. Certain to elevate your typical dishes!

If you’re running out of gift ideas for the upcoming month, check out Ash’Kara! They’re offering a free $20 gift card with every $100 gift card purchase. Share the gift of delicious Middle Eastern flavors this holiday season.

Seeking a caffeine boost? Head to Boxcar Coffee Roasters for sustainable sourced and expertly roasted coffee beverages. Enjoy a rich mocha or classic cappuccino while strolling down Pearl Street.

It’s always a good time for sushi. Whether you are looking for a tasty lunch stop or in need of a full holiday catered meal, Japango has you covered.  From sashimi to classic rolls to specialty plates, Japango has a menu sure to please any relative or guest. 

Get into the holiday spirit with Snooze A.M. Eatery’s thin-mint-inspired pancakes. Chocolate peppermint pancakes made with brownie batter and topped with a warm chocolate mint glaze and peppermint pieces, this treat is sure to get you in a festive mood. And who can say no to such a sweet breakfast?

Nothing feels more like the holiday season than a warm bowl of homemade soup. Check out Lindsay’s Boulder Deli at Haagen-Dazs for a wide selection of soups like clam chowder, chicken noodle and sweet potato curry. Flavors change daily, so check out Facebook for details!

If you have not yet tasted a warm grilled cheese sandwich from Ruthie’s Boardwalk and Social, head down to the 1300 block of Pearl Street and order yourself one (or two). Trust us, you won’t regret it.

Have a great week!

Ways to Help

Emergency Family Assistance Fund (EFFA) helps those in our community whose immediate needs for food, shelter and other basic necessities cannot be adequately met by other means, and supports their efforts toward financial stability or self-sufficiency. You can help them with a financial contribution, volunteering, or donating non-perishable food and cleaning supplies.


Harvest of Hope's sole mission is food assistance. They offer clients a choice shopping experience where individuals select preferred foods within their shopping allowances. You can help them with financial assistance, volunteering or by donating the food items on their shopping list. Learn more here.


Boulder Food Rescue aims to create a more just and less wasteful food system by facilitating the sustainable redistribution of healthy food that would otherwise be wasted to low-income communities, by bicycle. The best way to help them currently is to donate or volunteer. You can learn more about the work they are doing here.


Meals on Wheels Boulder provides nutritious meals and a daily well-being check to Boulder residents, regardless of age or income. The number one way to support them during this time is to contribute financially. You can do that here