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Beast + Bottle and the Beatles tonight

Beast + Bottle is saying hello to a Beatles-inspired menu tonight. The popular Uptown restaurant is serving up a fab four-course meal with dishes inspired by the band's music, including the Octopus Garden: cctopus confit, tonnato, pickled shallot and smoked potato. See also: The Beatles' "Please Please Me" turns fifty

The meal is in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles' decision to jump the pond and ignite Beatlemania here in the States. The band's first appearance on American television was on February 9, 1964 on the Ed Sullivan Show. At the time, it was the most-watched television program,with about 34 percent of Americans tuning in to watch the band perform "All My Loving" and other songs.

Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and is $68.69 with wine pairings.You can check out the menu on the Beast + Bottle Facebook page. For more information or to make reservations, call Beast + Bottle at 303-623-3223. And yes, the Beatles will be playing on the stereo all night.

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