Lon Symensma, who left his post as executive chef of Buddakan in New York this past spring, has moved to Denver, where he will be the chef of ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro, slated to open downtown in October. The restaurant is named for the Chinese section of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and will feature Symensma’s interpretation of Asian dishes, as well as small plates. Running the kitchen at Buddakan are co-executive chefs Brian Ray and Yang Huang, who worked under Symensma. Bill King, ...

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