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Beer dinners, sparkling wine and more on this week's culinary calendar

Beer dinners, sparkling wine and more on this week's culinary calendar

There will be beer dinners celebrating local brews this week, as well as several wine events -- and restaurants are gearing up for the all-important Valentine's Day dinners, too. Here's a taste of what's on the menu:

Monday, February 6:

Lou's Food Bar, 1851 West 38th Avenue, hosts the Great Divide Beer Dinner, four courses paired with Great Divide brews. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $45; reservations are required. Call 303-458-0336 or visit www.lousfoodbar.com.

Frasca Food and Wine, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, hosts its weekly Monday Night Wine Dinner; this week, Summer Wolff presents the wines of IULI, Piemonte. Admission is $50 and up, and reservations are required; call 303-442-6966 or visit www.frascafoodandwine.com.

 

Beer dinners, sparkling wine and more on this week's culinary calendar

Tuesday, February 7:

Highland Tap and Burger, 2219 West 32nd Avenue, hosts Crafty Ladies with a tasting of Breckenridge Brewery's beers and inventive food pairings. Call 720-287-4493 or visit www.highlandtapdenver.com.

Breakfast on the Edge, 2045 Sheridan Boulevard in Lakewood (720-328-5806), and Breakfast on Broadway, 2901 South Broadway in Englewood (303-788-9998), host a Customer Appreciation Day, celebrating the anniversary with two-for-one entrees (or 50 percent off your meal if you're dining alone).

Cook Street School of Fine Cooking, 1937 Market Street, hosts a wine-and-chocolate pairing class from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $69; call 303-308-9300 or visit www.cookstreet.com.

 

Beer dinners, sparkling wine and more on this week's culinary calendar

Wednesday, February 8:

Radda Trattoria, 1265 Alpine Avenue in Boulder, hosts an Evening with Giorgio Rivetti of La Spinetti, a family-style Tuscan dinner paired with wine. Admission is $55 and up; call 303-442-6100 or visit www.raddatrattoria.com.

Encore on Colfax, 2550 East Colfax Avenue, hosts OUT on the Town; the restaurant will donate at least 10 percent of its daily profits directly to Center programs. Call 303-355-1112.

Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street, presents Uncork the Romance, a tasting of sparkling wines, cavas, champagnes and more, with appetizers. It runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $35; call 303-831-7310 or visit www.stringsrestaurant.com.

Cafe Options, 1650 Curtis Street, hosts the Work Options for Women Cooking Class. This round: Potatoes with Max MacKissock. It runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and costs $50; visit www.eventbrite.com/org/1741145294.

Ale House at Amato's, 2501 16th Street, hosts the Ale House Chug & Grub Vol. III, with small plates and beer pairings; a vegetarian option is available. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $25; call 303-433-9734 or visit www.alehousedenver.com.

 

Beer dinners, sparkling wine and more on this week's culinary calendar

Thursday, February 9:

Bistro Vendome, 1420 Larimer Street, presents Thursday French Classics: Poulet Farci. Call 303-825-3232 or visit www.bistrovendome.com.

Russell's Smokehouse, 1422 Larimer Street, hosts the Great Divide Beer Dinner; it starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $45. Call 720-524-8050 to sign up.

Radda Trattoria, 1265 Alpine Avenue in Boulder, celebrates its five-year anniversary with a pig roast. Admission is $25 and up; call 303-442-6100 or visit www.raddatrattoria.com.

 

Beer dinners, sparkling wine and more on this week's culinary calendar

Friday, February 10:

Lakewood Arts Council Community Art Center and Gallery, 85 South Union Drive, is the site of the Vintage Valentine's Tea, an event featuring a card-making project and other creative activities with tea and cakes. It runs from 2 to 3:30 p.m.; call 303-980-0625 or visit www.lakewoodartscouncil.org.

Randolph's Restaurant and Bar and the Warwick Hotel, 1776 Grant Street, hosts the Toast to Love Package through Monday, February 13, with a one-night hotel stay, dinner and more (a dinner-only option is available). The dinner option starts at $39; call 303-318-7272.

EDGE Restaurant & Bar, 1111 14th Street, host a Valentine's Day Dinner through Tuesday, February 14, four courses with multiple choices. Admission is $65; call 303-389-3343 or visit www.edgerestaurantdenver.com.

 

Beer dinners, sparkling wine and more on this week's culinary calendar

Saturday, February 11:

Q's, 2115 13th Street in Boulder, hosts the North American Whiskey & Game Dinner, with guest Robert Sickler hosting this multi-course meal paired with whiskey. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $65; call 303-442-4880 or visit www.qsboulder.com.

TAG, 1441 Larimer Street, hosts TAG U, where Troy Guard offers an intimate cooking class, including cocktails and a three-course meal with pairings to follow. This round: Valentine's Chocolate and Wine. It runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and costs $75; call 303-996-9985 or visit www.tag-restaurant.com.

Leadville's Mining Musuem, 117 West 10th Street, hosts the Miner's Ball and Annual Wine Tasting. Tour the museum in your Victorian finest, sample wines and enjoy a three-course meal; there will also be dancing and card games. It runs from 4 to 11 p.m. and costs $80 and up; call 719-486-1229.

UCAR Center Green Laboratory, 3080 Center Green in Boulder, hosts the Chocolate Lovers' Fling, with cakes, candies, sauces, wine, beer, appetizers, live music, auctions and more; proceeds will benefit Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence. It runs from 7 to 11 p.m. and costs $125 to $200; call 303-449-8623.

Backcountry Pizza and Tap House, 2319 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder, hosts the Danny Williams Silent Auction and Fundraiser, with a beer garden and more. It runs from 6 to 10 p.m.; call 303-449-4285 or visit www.backcountrypizzaandtaphouse.com.

 

Beer dinners, sparkling wine and more on this week's culinary calendar

Sunday, February 12:

Frasca Food and Wine, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, hosts Junior Flatiron Chef Competition; a group of young Boulder chefs will compete against each other for this dinner. Admission is $65, and reservations are required; call 303-442-6966 or visit www.frascafoodandwine.com.

Casselman's Bar & Venue, 2620 Walnut Street, hosts Speed Rack, a ladies-only bartending competition; proceeds will benefit breast-cancer research. It runs from 1 to 5 p.m. and costs $20; visit www.speed-rack.com.

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings -- and if you have information for a culinary event you'd like included in our online calendar, send it to cafe@westword.com.

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