Tonight's Dos Casas, a benefit for Brent's Place, will bring seven of the town's best chefs - Jamey Fader of Big Red F, Sheila Lucero of Jax Fish House Denver, Matt Selby of Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's, Tyler Wiard of Elway's in Cherry Creek, Goose Sorenson of Solera, Sean Yontz of Mezcal and Tambien, and Troy Guard of TAG -- to Fader's home base of Lola, 1575 Boulder Street. The open-house event starts at 7 p.m. with a silent auction, cocktails and regional Mexican plates; tickets are $75, VIP (with a reception at 6 p.m.) $150. For information, call 720-570-8686 or go to www.loladenver.com.
A few blocks away from Lola, Z Cuisine A'Côté at 2245 West 32nd Avenue will continue its tour of the wine-making regions of France with a tasting focusing on Bordeaux from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on April 29; $25 includes wines and appetizers, with part of the proceeds going to charity. For details, call 303-477-1111 or go to www.zcuisineonline.com