10/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Denver Restaurants Overcome Challenges, Embrace Local Ingredients

And yet an increasing number of hometown chefs are not only celebrating Colorado's farmers, ranchers, cheesemakers and foragers, but also growing produce and other food themselves. Their restaurants, many of which opened in the last few years, are bringing Denver in line with the farm-to-table ethos already consuming so many American cities. And the ambitious chefs are taking advantage of the urban gardens multiplying all over town.

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