USA Today 10 Best: Lunch Spots in Denver - "The restaurant offers a refined, stylish space, good service and a menu with everything from small bites such as bacon-wrapped dates to pan roasted Flatiron steak... The bar is a pleasant place to relax..." Read the full article here.
Zagat - Charcoal Restaurant - "Golden Triangle denizens call this hidden gem good enough to be a destination, combining as it does an imaginative, reasonably priced New American menu with a great selection of wines and wonderful martinis; service is friendly and a view of the kitchen provides entertainment as well." Read the full article here.
Thrillist- April 6th, 2016 "All of Denver's Best Happy Hours" - This semi-hidden spot tucked away off Broadway is well-known to those in the neighborhood. But even if you don't live near Charcoal, the trek over for happy hour (Thursday-Monday, 4-6pm; all night Tuesday-Wednesday) is more than worth the effort..." Read the full article here.
In Good Taste Denver - February 15th, 2016 "Charcoal, Grilled" - "Sleek, retro, modern, cool and warm, the decor is easy and pleasing. Service is very attentive and considerate." Read the full article here.
Thrillist - Ruth Tobias - August 27th, 2015 "Best Lunch Spot in 18 Denver 'Hoods" - "You’ll never meet a bread spread you don’t want to smear all over your body here, be it the super-smooth chicken liver pâté with grilled ciabatta..." Read the full article here.
303 Magazine - Molly Martin - June 11, 2015 "The Happiest Hour: Scandinavian Eats at Charcoal" - "But no matter what you order, all of the food items available at Charcoal consistently deliver balanced yet bold flavors that make this happy hour worthy of a regular rotation." Read the full article here.
303 MAGAZINE - Molly Martin - July 20, 2013 "Swedish Cuisine at Charcoal's Brunch" "You've got to try: The five-course tasting menu for $15 filled with varying selection of brunch favorites like French Toast as well as traditional Swedish items like Potato Pancakes served with House Smoked Salmon. An upscale restaurant without any pretention. Charcoal is a great brunch spot for food made with care, attentive service, and a classy yet relaxed experience without the crowds..." Read full article here.
5280 - Amanda Faison - March 2012 "Best New Restaurants" - "At just six months old, Charcoal is already an anchor in the Golden Triangle neighborhood... a modern space draped in sultry fabrics, dark wood, and a glass-enclosed wine case. The menu is reminiscent of a steak house, but the food and presentation is much more nuanced than a slab of sizzling beef on a white plate. Landberg wraps striped bass in speck and serves it with an inventive sweet potato tortilla Espanola. He gets a perfect sear on the New York strip, adds Stilton creme, and tops it with a crispy sourdough onion ring. He bathes mussels in a spicy Hatch green chile white wine broth and serves grilled pork loin with a flaky Roquefort biscuit. It's in these small, surprising elements that Landberg's passion for his craft truly shows." Read full article here.
DENVER POST- William Porter - Oct. 26th, 2011 "Smokin' new spot...delivers goods" - "Some restaurants arrive in a five-alarm blaze of hoopla, often hiding the fact that they offer more sparks than heat. Others come to the scene quiet as a struck match. But oh, the resulting glow. Charcoal, a recent arrival in the Golden Triangle, falls squarely into the second category. This restaurant already turns out superb food in a sleek room." Read the full article here.
5280 - Shari Caudron - October 12th, 2011 "Go Now: Charcoal Restaurant" - "I'm pleased to report that Charcoal is a showcase for Landberg's talents...Warm and modern with a chef's view kitchen, a large open dining area, and an elegant glass wine wall separating the dining area from the inviting bar." Read the full article here.