Fifteen Tastiest Events on the Culinary Calendar for Denver, July 29-31

Today we celebrate the wing.EXPAND
Today we celebrate the wing.
Danielle Lirette

Today is National Chicken Wing Day, and Buffalo Wild Wings is celebrating by giving you half-price wings all day long; fly off to the nearest B-Dubs to cash in on the deal. But there are plenty of other tasty happenings around town this weekend — from the Denver County Fair to beer fests to restaurant pop-ups. Keep reading for all the details on fifteen delicious ways to spend your weekend.  

Friday, July 29

Lou’s Food Bar is celebrating National Chicken Wing Day with a patio party at 5 p.m. today. The restaurant will offer 50-cent buffalo, jerk, bacon cheeseburger and raspberry habanero wings. This event will double as the launch party for Lou's new Snack and Brew series, for which a local craft beer will be paired with a Lou’s food special each month. This month's pairing is Denver Beer Co.'s Princess Yum Yum and Lou's raspberry habanero wings. Contact Lou's at 303-458-0336 for more information.  

Chef Hunter Pritchett, formerly of Luca, will bring his Los Angeles-based Chinese food pop-up restaurant, GoldenBoys, to The Source today.  It's a collaboration with chef Theo Adley of RiNo Yacht Club; the two will be serving a special menu for one night only, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. — or until the food runs out. Learn more at

The Denver County Fair takes over the National Western Complex all weekend, starting at 4 p.m. today. Bring the whole family for shows, blue ribbon contests, live music, exhibitors, dancing, food, drinks and much more. For those with a hardcore appetite, Andrew Novick's X-Treme Pancake Breakfast and X-Treme Breakfast Burritos will offer over 100 toppings, plus 31 flavors of butter for your pancakes, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday. Ticket prices for the fair start at $5; grab yours and get all the details at   

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse is hosting a five-course Valdicava Wine Dinner at 6 p.m. today. The dinner is $400; call the steakhouse at 303-796-0100.

Keep reading for more events this weekend.

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