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Enjoy life in the slow lane with Slow Food Denver today

Enjoy life in the slow lane with Slow Food Denver today

Take it slow. At 11 a.m. today, Slow Food Denver will host a tasting at History Colorado, in conjunction with the current show Food: Our Global Kitchen. At 5 p.m., Slow Food Denver will go global itself when it hosts a free lecture by acclaimed Sicilian chef Fabrizia Lanza at Fuel Cafe. Then at 6:30 p.m., Lanza and Fuel chef/owner Bob Blair will cook up a special dinner with dishes paired with Tasca wines from the Lanza family winery. Tickets for the dinner are $100 per person, including wine, tip and tax; purchase them here.

Keep reading for a taste of other culinary options tonight...

See also: Fuel's Bob Blair on cooking for Michael Pollan

The Scandinavian dinner series at Trillium returns tonight with a four-course meal by chef/owner Ryan Leinonen devoted to Denmark. The dinner is $70 (plus tax and tip) and includes wine/cocktail/beer pairings. To RSVP, call 303-379-9759.

The community table at Firenze a Tavola, downstairs at Parisi, will feature special dishes to beat the heat tonight. The dinner is $33 per person, excluding tax, gratiuity and beverages, and starts at 6 p.m. Find more information here.

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.