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Although I love Santiago's and Chubby's, I do miss the California-style burritos that seem to be sold on every other street corner in Southern California -- but not in Denver. The closest I have found locally is Viva Burrito, which has two locations I think. I've heard that Tacos Rapidos is good...
Lucille Stranahan's still sells its barrels to a broker, who then sells them to breweries, which is a nice thing for the breweries that still want to use their barrels to age beer. Only Breck is allowed to use the name "Stranahan's" on their labels, however, and to market their beer that way.