As I'm still a fairly new arrival from Boston, I have the occasional culinary pangs of loss for stuff I could get there that I can't get here. Mind you, that goes both ways; by and large, considering everything from markets to prices to room for growth, I think the culinary tradeoff's pretty even.
That said, it's softshell crab season, and right now a bunch of my old friends are feasting on piles of fried crustaceans at Peach Farm in Boston's Chinatown without me.
What seasonal item can I look forward to here in Denver to make me forget all about that? And it has to be a real replacement here, something I could make them equally jealous with if I wanted to.
Hatch chile roasting season is an obvious answer...anything else?