Green Means Go
By Elisabeth True
Green – Fine Salad Co.
3-1/2 (out of 4 stars)
1137 16th St. 303-279-0173
Exceptional salads from a star chef in a hip downtown space.
A bit pricey for salads.
Frizzled leeks, Chef Jam salad, candied pecans, roasted beets, Stilton vinaigrette,
A multitude of vegetarian options, ranging from curried tempeh to haricots vert
to grilled portobellos.
“Top 6 places in Denver for lunch”
5280 Magazine - December 2004/January 2005
Special Restaurant Issue
Top six Places for Lunch: When lunch has been little more than a sandwich at your
desk for too long, take a midday time-out. Lunch at any of these restaurants, whether
you’re simply taking a breather or celebrating a big event, is guaranteed to recharge
Hip downtown eatery Green: Fine Salad Co. doesn’t serve just any
salad. Enormous bowls of quality ingredients are assembled, tossed and chopped to
order “exhibition style” from an open kitchen gleaming with stainless-steel fixtures
and flashing mezzalunas. Green is the brainchild of star chef James Mazzio, and
his touched of brilliance show up in ingredients like roasted beets, frizzled leeks,
candied pecans, grilled portabellas, dried apricots, shaved asiago, and haricot
verts. The world is your oyster as you choose from no fewer than 22 salad dressings
and seven greens.
ALSO In Issue: Where We’re Eating
Forget the fancy-schmanzy restaurants, this is where we grub.
GREEN: Fine Salad Co.
Being a young bachelor, I’m a firm believer in a diet of meat, potatoes, and Ramen
noodles. On those rare occasions when I have a hankering for vegetables, I head
over to GREEN: Fine Salad Co., where the veggies are so fresh, they actually taste
good.- Patrick Doyle"