A guide to the restaurants inside Zeppelin Station, Denver’s newest food hall

When Zeppelin Station opens on March 12, there might be so many new food and drink options that you freeze up from hunger and indecision. Do you want to freeze up with hunger and indecision? Of course you don’t, which is why you need a game plan to attack (attack!) the seven food vendors, two bars and coffee shop inside the city’s newest food hall.

Here’s the lowdown on all your options, where they come from and what to order. Knowledge is power, people.

Au Feu (pronounced “o-fu”)

What it is: Montreal-style smoked brisket

Comes from: Chicago

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Order this: When in Canada, get the poutine with twice-fried fries and cheese curds.

injoi korean kitchen (pronounced  “enjoy,” mixed with a disdain for capitalization)

What it is: Korean comfort food — fried chicken, bibimbap, kimchi fried rice, bulgogi and more

Comes from: brand new, but Chef Bill Espiricueta worked at Acorn and Oak at Fourteenth

Order this: Spicy fried chicken tenders or the kimchi fried rice.

Aloha Poke Co.

What it is: Raw fish bowls

Comes from: Chicago

Order this: Shoyu ahi tuna crunch bowl with spicy aioli. If you’re avoiding fish, don’t worry, they will make you a veggie bowl.

Dandy Lion Coffee

What it is: Traditional coffee with an Asian twist

Comes from: Denver

Order this: Vietnamese cold brew chicory coffee over condensed milk.

Gelato Boy

What it is: Gelato!

Comes from: Boulder, the husband/wife team owns Fior Gelato. If you spot them at either location, be sure to ask them how they met.

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Order this: Flavors change all the time, but The Gelato Boy (fried sesame bun gelato sandwich) is forever.

Namkeen (pronounced “num-kinn”)

What it is: Indian street snacks from the owners of Spuntino restaurant

Comes from: Denver

Order this: The crispy, delicate aloo samosa with spiced potatoes and peas.

Vinh Xuong Bakery (pronounced “vin-song”)

What it is: Banh mi + baked goods from a third-generation, family-owned shop

Comes from: Denver

Order this: The sweet/spicy grilled pork bahn mi.

No Vacancy

What it is: A food stall that changes concepts every 60-90 days. Right now it’s Comal, the heritage food incubator that serves Mexican, El Salvadorian, Syrian and Ethiopian foods.

Comes from: Denver

Order this: If you’re there on a Friday, grab a couple empanadas. The Syrian food (Saturday-Monday) might be the best in town.

Kiss + Ride

What it is: Casual, ground-level bar

Order this: The Cobbler, with sherry blend, plum, cinnamon and citrus.

Big Trouble

What it is: Zeppelin Station’s tiki-ish mezzanine bar

Order this: The We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat — with vodka, white port, midori, lime and champagne — serves 3-5 people, or someone with a big Uber budget.

Zeppelin Station: 3501 Wazee St., Denver; zeppelinstation.com; opening March 12

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