Eat Denver's fifth annual Big Eat was the biggest and best yet. More than three dozen of Eat Denver's 86 members -- all independent restaurant operators in the metro area -- were featured at the Thursday night bash at the Galleria at the Denver Performing Arts Complex . The event was a sell-out, with 800 tickets snapped up. Attendees got to sample bites from many of Denver's best restaurants as well as drinks from favorite breweries and bars. Kevin Galaba was there to document the food fun; keep reading for a taste of the 2014 Big Eat.