Dolce Sicilia Bakery‏

Dolce Sicilia Italian Bakery
3210 North Wadsworth Boulevard
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

The cheery atmosphere is perfect for an Italian sweet and cafe latte.

The cheery atmosphere is perfect for an Italian sweet and cafe latte.

In Italy, Italians eat sweets every day: a brioche or biscotti with their cappuccino for breakfast and maybe an almond cookie with cheese and fruit following lunch or dinner. Cookies are just the light touch of sweet Italians like at almost any hour. Continue reading

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The Simple Life of Pizza at Marco’s By Claudia Carbone

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Marco’s Coal-Fired Pizza
2129 Larimer St. (Scroll down for a second location)
Denver, CO 80205
303.296.7000

Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza

Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza
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When my Neopolitan father tasted genuine Italian food in Denver, he would make a little hand gesture as though tweaking his moustache that meant this is authentic! He would have done it at Marco’s where it’s all about authenticity.   From two dome ovens hand-made of volcanic stone from Sorrento to the flour, meats and cheeses imported from Italy, Marco’s Pizza is Neapolitan through and through, and owner Mark Dym has the documents to prove it. On the wall hangs the official certificate from L’Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana with Marco’s world ranking of 285 and another from Associazione Pizzaiuoli Napoletani recognizing Dym’s hard work as a pizzaiuolo (pizza maker) “in the service of quality.” Continue reading