DISH tickets go on sale this morning -- for Cafe Society readers

Denver has evolved over the past twenty years -- and so has DISH, Westword's annual celebration of the metro Denver dining scene. On Sunday, September 22, DISH will return to the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, a stunning outdoor venue on the edge of downtown. And for the first time ever, we're hosting DISH during the day, so that you can take in your surroundings, including great views of the city and some of the best food Denver has to offer. DISH attendees will enjoy samples from more than forty of Cafe Society's favorite restaurants and food trucks. as well as readers' picks from the Best of Denver 2013. There will also be samples of beer, wine and spirits, along with live entertainment to keep you moving throughout the afternoon.

And since you're a Cafe Society reader, we're giving you a chance to get your tickets early. Presale starts at 10 a.m. today!

See also: - Photos: Westword Dish 2012 - Photos: The food of Dish 2012 - Our 100 Favorite Dishes of far

Some of the restaurants that have already signed on to join us at DISH: Azucar Bakery, Biker Jim's, Boone's, DiFranco's, Interstate, Table Six, The Kitchen, Early Bird, El Taco De Mexico, The Hornet, The Real Dill, Williams & Graham, Gaetano's, Lola, Mustard's Last Stand, Maggie and Molly's, Nile Ethopian, Rio Grande, Trillium, Al Lado, Tin Star Smokehouse, Slotted Spoon, Pink Tank,Fuzzy Tacos, Central Bistro & Bar, Sugarlicious, Tamayo, Sushi Sasa, La Calle Taqueria, Jonesy's, Orange Crunch and WaterCourse Foods.

Early ticket prices* are $50 VIP (which gets you into the event at noon, as well as special seating and other goodies), $25 general admission (those doors open at 1:30). The event run until 4:30 p.m. Food Bank of the Rockies and Volunteers of America will receive a portion of the proceeds.

Fair warning: ticket prices will go up closer to the event. To buy yours now, click on this link and use CAFE for the promo code.

Watch Cafe Society for updates.