Once a Mere Bruschetta, Bar Dough’s Fancy Toast Rises to Cult Status

Apr 18, 2018 375

On a recent night at Bar Dough, LoHi’s hip-hop-pumping Italian wine bar and pizza oven, a black and white version of Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman” was playing in the background. It’s a perfect choice of show, given that this restaurant’s chef and co-owner, Carrie Baird, has recently risen to badass star status.

She made it to the final four on the reality cooking series “Top Chef” last season, while staying a fan favorite and even leaving on a high note at the end of February. She also, throughout the show, created some competition-winning toasts that stumped her fellow contestants. “In the real time, I didn’t realize I was toastin’ so hard,” Baird says now with her typical effervescence. “(Toast is) my thing now,” she adds. “And I’m not upset, even one percent, but it’s really funny how it all played out.”

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SOURCE: https://denver.eater.com

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