Dish of the Week: Savory Cannoli at Grammy's Italian Goodies

Apr 13, 2018 552


We're in Denver, so let's get one thing straight: Cannoli can be the familiar crunchy Italian dessert made with sweet ricotta piped into deep-fried tubes, or they can be bready rolls stuffed with meat. Sometimes you'll see them sold in old-school Italian joints as "canoli," but Grammy's Italian Goodies, at 4601 Harlan Street in Wheat Ridge, keeps the extra "n" in its hand-sized cannoli. 

Grammy's started out as little more than a booth selling homemade cookies at Lakewood's annual Festival Italiano, but expanded to a counter-service restaurant and bakery three years ago. Along with pizzas, pasta and a vast selection of baked goods (especially around holidays like Christmas and Easter), the tiny restaurant makes two kinds of savory cannoli. 

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