This weekend's culinary calendar includes a very boozy battle; an Incredible, Edible Gluten-Free Food Fair; and a taste of one of Denver's tastiest neighborhoods. Keep reading for a look at some of the delicious events coming up.
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Friday, August 15
Wine vs. beer? The question could be settled tonight, when Range will hold a five-course wine and beer dinner featuring wine from Infinite Monkey Theorem and beer from Former Future Brewing. The battle begins at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $90; call 720-726-4800 to make reservations.
Cruise Around the World in 80 Wines for a good cause tonight at the Wellshire Event Center starting at 6 p.m. This wine tasting and silent auction will feature over eighty wines from around the globe, a silent and a live auction, dinner and guest speakers. The evening benefits the Gateway Battered Women's Services; tickets are $100 per person or $180 for two; get yours here.
Saturday, August 16
The 2014 Taste of Highlands will take over Highlands Square from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight. The event will feature specialty food merchants, live music by local favorites Hayward Strangers, a beer and wine garden and dish samples, of course. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the door (if available), $50 for VIP; kids under ten get in free. For tickets and more information, visit highlands-square.com.
Three Leaf Farm will be holding a vegetarian farm dinner starting at 6 p.m. tonight. Chef Rachel Best of Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant will prepare a four-course meal using in-season produce as well as eggs from the farm's flock of free-range Rhode Island Reds. Reservations are $85 a seat; grab yours here.
Sunday, August 17
The Incredible, Edible Gluten-Free Food Fair takes over the Denver Mart from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. The fair will showcase beer, bread, desserts, snacks and much more -- and it's all gluten-free. Admission is free, but there will be a $5 parking fee. For more information, click here.
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