By Carol Berry
Tocabe, a name derived from the Osage word for “blue,” will be featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” at 7 p. m. Mountain Standard Time on September 12.
Large illuminated hands grace the walls of the eatery located in a gentrifying area of northwest Denver, and symbolize both the three villages of the Osage Nation—the tribal affiliation of Tocabe’s co-owner, Ben Jacobs—and the extended hand of friendship.
“I think it’s such a big moment for such a small establishment,” Jacobs told Indian Country Today Media Network. “It’s pretty incredible for us.”
Below: "Decorative three hands on wall at Tocabe in Denver. The hands symbolize both the three villages of the Osage Nation and the extended hand of friendship." (Carol Berry)