Just in case it got buried in the last post. . .
One more authentic Sichuan place has sprung up in Denver:
Ocean Forest Cafe on the corner of Kipling and Jewell in Lakewood.
Ocean Forest Cafe is not new, but their Sichuan menu is new. There are also some Shanghai and other style dishes on the menu too, and four types of hot pot. (To my knowledge, until now, the only other kinds of hot pots obtainable in Denver were Cantonese or Fujianese.)
Ask for the Chinese menu. Now it is only written in Chinese, but I've listed some dishes below in English and also they will help you there with other dishes. If you get an English menu with the usual Chinese-American and Thai dishes on it, that is the wrong menu.
For those of us on the west side of town, we no longer have to schlep to China Jade. Also, it could be that Ocean Forest Cafe beats China Jade.
Sichuan Spicy Cold Noodles
Sichuan Spicy Fish and Vegetable Stew
Sichuan Spicy Fish Soup with Pickled Vegetables
Pea Shoots and Garlic
Water Spinach and Garlic
. . . and four different kinds of hot pot which we have not tried yet, but it looked good on the tables of others we've seen order it