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Denver Burger Battle, Dinner In White and more on this week's culinary calendar

Denver Burger Battle, Dinner In White and more on this week's culinary calendar

With Euclid Hall's first anniversary party, the Denver Burger Battle and the Dinner in White, the Denver dining scene already has a very full plate this week. But there's more, lots more, including Vesta Dipping Grill's Menu Classic Mondays ((those are Vesta's samosas you see before you). Here's a taste of this week's culinary calendar:

Monday, August 8:

Vesta Dipping Grill, 1822 Blake Street, will feature another Menu Classic Monday: a three-course meal for two for only $52.80, based on the Vesta cookbook that came out last December. The menu changes monthly; for details, call 303-296-1970 or visit www.vestagrill.com.

The Kitchen Table, 5375 Landmark Place in Greenwood Village, will present Meatless Monday, part of a series of classes offered every Monday at dinnertime. Call 303-220-9769 or visit www.kitchentablegv.com.

The Kitchen, 1039 Pearl Street in Boulder, will host its Monday Night Community Dinner, a four-course, family-style dinner; a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Growe Foundation's mission of placing organic gardens in Boulder schools. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and costs $35; reservations are required.

Interstate Kitchen & Bar, 901 West 10th Avenue, will host the Rock 'n' Roll Spelling Bee, where you can eat, drink and win prizes starting at 10 p.m. Call 720-479-8829 or visit www.interstaterestaurant.com.

Denver Burger Battle, Dinner In White and more on this week's culinary calendar

Tuesday, August 9:

Izakaya Den, 1518 South Pearl Street, will present Sliced!, a sushi-making class featuring chefs from Sushi Den, Izakaya Den and Ototo; after class, enjoy a meal that includes sushi, miso soup and green tea. Call 303-777-0691 or visit www.izakayaden.net.

Infinite Monkey Theorem, 931 West 5th Avenue, will present the Terroir "Urban Uprooted" Dinner, serving up five courses paired with IMT wines. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $80; call 303-736-8376 or visit www.theinfinitemonkeytheorem.com.

Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen, 1317 14th Street, will throw a First Anniversary Party, with sausage-making and butchering demos, specialty spirits, DJ Vajra, goldfish races, math quizzes and more -- including food, of course. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $45; visit www.euclidhall.com or call 303-595-4255.

Ball Park Bites will tour the Ballpark neighborhood, sampling an assortment of neighborhood restaurants. The tour starts at 5:30 p.m. and costs $20 to $25; call 303-997-9911 or visit www.ballparkbites.webs.com.

Denver Burger Battle, Dinner In White and more on this week's culinary calendar
Lori Midson

Wednesday, August 10:

Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop Street, will be the site of the Denver Burger Battle: Taste twelve of the best burgers in Denver, all in one spot. The battle runs from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and costs $65 to $85; visit www.denverburgerbattle.com.

Chinook Tavern, 6380 South Fiddlers Green Circle in Englewood, will host the Old World Meets New World Wine Party starting at 6 p.m.; Aurelie Botton will discuss "old world" French wines and "new world" Chilean wines. Admission is $27.99; call 720-266-6000 or visit www.meetup.com/denverwine/events/23697741.

Thursday, August 11:

Sip Fine Wine & Spirits, 1920 Market Street, will offer free wine tastings from 4 to 7 p.m. Call 303-298-9463.

Mellow Mushroom, 1201 16th Street, is hosting Downtown Patio Parties every Thursday with food and drink specials, giveaways, games and more. Call 720-328-9114 or visit www.mellowmushroom.com/.

Habitat Gallery & Studio, 828 Santa Fe Drive, will host its monthly Local Harvest Dinner, starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50; for details, go to www.localharvestfoods.com/events or call 303-534-9740.

Denver Burger Battle, Dinner In White and more on this week's culinary calendar

Friday, August 12:

Il Mondo Vecchio, 1174 South Cherokee Street, will host Loading Dock Fridays, tours and tastings from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Friday. Call 303-744-6328 or visit www.mondovecchio.net.

Marczyk Fine Foods, 770 East 17th Avenue, will host a wine tasting and also its Meat on the Street, when you can get a burger of Niman Ranch beef, served on a fresh City Bakery brioche bun, for $6.99. Call 303-894-9499 or visit www.marczykfinefoods.com.

Denver Burger Battle, Dinner In White and more on this week's culinary calendar

Saturday, August 13:

Balistreri Vineyards, 1946 East 66th Avenue, will host Boppin' at the Vineyards, a fundraiser for KUVO with wine, music and gourmet delights. Call 303-287-5156 or visit www.balistreriwine.com.

It's time for Dinner In White, a benefit for AMC Cancer Center. The venue will be revealed an hour before the event; be prepared by dressing all in white and preparing a picnic dinner -- then head to the location to sip on French cocktails, shop in the Parisian marketplace and enjoy more specials. It runs from 7 to 11 p.m. and costs $50; visit www.dinnerinwhite.com.

Amendment XXI Wines, 2548 15th Street, will present the Corrido Artisan Tequila Tasting, featuring artisan tequilas from Corrido from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is free; call 303-477-5646 or visit www.amendment21wines.com.

The Reserve at Solterra, at C-470 and Alameda Parkway in Lakewood, will present the Solterra Wine Festival from 2 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 and proceeds will benefit YMCA of Metropolitan Denver; for more info, go to www.solterrawinefestival.com.

Hamill House Museum, 305 Argentine Street in Georgetown, will present the Taste of the Divide, with live music, a wine-and-beer garden, and tastes of almost everything Clear Creek County has to offer. It runs from noon to 6 p.m. and costs $8 for adults and $5 for kids; call 303-569-2840 or visit www.historicgeorgetown.org.

Denver Burger Battle, Dinner In White and more on this week's culinary calendar
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Sunday, August 14:

Aria, 250 Josephine Street, will host the Denver Adventurous Eaters Club; for more info, visit www.meetup.com/denver-adventurous-eaters-club/events/24766431.

Vesta Dipping Grill, 1822 Blake Street, will host a five-course Sake Dinner. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $75; call 303-296-1970 or visit www.vestagrill.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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