On Sunday, September 25, Westword's DISH, our annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, returns for its 22nd year. The festival of food will take over Sculpture Park at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, where dozens of local restaurants will offer samples of their best dishes. And we'll have a separate section just for barbecue, including something savory from Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que.
The idea of Colorado barbecue is important to Coy and Rachael Webb, who have been serving smoked lamb and bison (among other tasty meats) since opening their barbecue joint at 2387 South Downing Street in early 2015. To continue that tradition, they'll be smoking a whole Colorado lamb for DISH and will also serve housemade Pueblo Dynamite chile pickles (which you can purchase by the jar at the Webbs' City & Country Deli & Sausage Co. two doors down).
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Through 11:59 p.m. on September 16, you can grab general admission DISH tickets for $20 each if you use the code EATLOCAL (click "Buy Offer"). That ticket will get you these smoky samples plus unlimited food from all the other vendors, beverage and liquor sampling, and live entertainment from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. For general admission tickets: General admission DISH tickets through AXS
We've got an even better deal on VIP tickets: Using the EATLOCAL code, they're just $40 each and include early access to the event at 11 a.m.; unlimited food, beverage and liquor sampling, and access to a VIP area featuring an open bar provided by Stella Artois and live entertainment. For VIP tickets: go to VIP DISH tickets through AXS.