Last year, Anise opened its doors on Friday, May 10th a couple days before Mother’s Day. Exactly one year later to today, it is May 10th and is Mother’s Day. Under any normal circumstances, we would have a big celebration to thank all our loyal customers for supporting us in our first year, but in …

COVID-19 is the worst pandemic in our life time, but us humans have made it through some really bad pandemics with less technology and scientific know hows (Plague of Justinian in the 500’s AD, Black Plague in the 1300’s, and the 1918 Flu Pandemic in… the early 1900’s). If history is correct and if it …

On March 20th, Governor Polis signed an executive order allowing Anise (and all liquor licensees licensed for on premises consumption) to sell alcohol for carry out, and delivery. This executive order will end on April 18th. On March 22nd, Gov. Jared Polis ordered non-essential businesses to reduce the number of people physically present in the …

With the COVID-19 closures, news are happening at warp speed. Anise is not a news source, but as a service to our community, we will try to summarize the COVID-19 news that matters. As a switch, our blog now begins by thanking all the front line COVID-19 First Responders – nurses, doctors, healthcare providers, and …

Anise Remains Open

On March 16, Governor Polis gave executive orders mandating the closure of all restaurant dine-in services for 30 days. In our last blog, we discussed Mayor Hancock given the same orders for the City of Denver, ending on May 11. Take-out, delivery, walk-up service, drive-up service, and drive-through service are still allowed. Despite having these …

Anise COVID-19

Dear Anise Customers, This morning, Mayor Michael Hancock just ordered for all restaurants and bars in Denver to close for 8 weeks, through May 11. Restaurants can still offer delivery, curb-side pick-up, and drive-thru. These closures will take effect at 8AM tomorrow morning, March 17. As a service to our community, Anise is committed to …

Anise would like to introduce Photini®, on the left, and Phojito®, on the right. The Photini® is a perfect blend of VSOP Cognac and 12yr old Scotch accented with pho spice liqueurs. It is the most sophisticated of all drinks. The Phojito®, on the other hand, is probably the most refreshing drink ever created. We …

On this International Women’s Day, Anise would like to salute all women and growing girls to aspire to be the best that you can be. At Anise, we’d like to salute one of those women, our Owner and Executive Chef, Quyen Trinh. Happy International Women’s Day! #BeTheBestThatYouCanBe #InternationalWomenSDay #Anise #GoldenTriangle

Meet Quyen Trinh, Anise’s Executive Chef. Culinary trained at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder, Colorado, Quyen is the creative mind behind Anise’s nearly perfect 5 star ratings as per all the foody social media sites. When Quyen is not busy in the kitchen, she can be seen FOH greeting guests and sharing …

Banh Mi (Vietnamese Baguette) made its debut in Vietnam around 1830s; and just like Pho, it went through many changes due to wars, migrations, and different cultural tastes. Banh Mi continues to morph itself since its introduction to the Western culinary scene since 1975 after the Vietnam War. In America, if there’s another Vietnamese dish …