Oysters on the half shell
Denver

OAK at fourteenth

Credit: OAK at fourteenth

The bright decor, huge street-facing windows and gourmet local/seasonal comfort food will make you feel like you're part of an open-air farmer's market, sans the patchouli doused hippies. Be sure to check out their killer cocktail list too, run by the current prez of the Colorado Bartender's Guild.