Denver in January feels so right. The air is pure, the snow is powder, and the people are natural and free.
Along with the city-scene and the lovely landscape, one thing particular struck my heart about this city—the use of natural light is sublime. With close to 300 days of sunshine, it’s no wonder every restaurant, brewery, and living space has giant windows, letting all of that good warmth in ... making every moment an ephemeral dream.
Brunch = Bloody Marys, so we walked up town to get some. At midday, I expected the city to be bustling, but instead I found the streets to be rather calm. As we toured around, I fell in love with how relaxed this capital was. Countless murals and urban characteristics. Where was everyone? I peeked in some windows and found out. The breakfast scene in Denver is radiant! We hit Snooze and put in a reservation, then stopped at Ignite for a morning cocktail. Easily making friends at the bar, we stepped outside for some fresh air and portraits. Moments like this were frequent on our trip; the city is so free-flowing like that. Or maybe it was just us.
Our reservation text came through so we headed for Snooze. Moving through the crowd, we pulled up two seats at the bar and soon our server greeted us with a, “Hey girl!” We ordered a few more drinks and an egg sandwich on toast with salmon. Oh my, woah. Mouthwatering. Savory. Fresh. Light. Filling. Absolutely perfect. I love everything about that morning uptown.
I easily love everything about that city and came back with a handful of great stories. One thing’s for sure—this city captured my heart, and I’ll be back soon.