Dish is dishing up Denver's favorites: Win free tickets!

Dish, Westword's annual celebration of dining in Denver, will be at the EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th Street, on Wednesday, September 22 -- and we want to dish out some free tickets.

Why do you think you deserve to go to Dish?

Give us your answer in five words or less in the comments section below (be sure to include your e-mail address), and you'll be eligible to win a pair of tickets to Dish. Deadline for this round is 8 a.m. tomorrow.

This year's participating restaurants include Appaloosa Grill, Apple Spice Junction, Argyll, Big Fat Cupcakes, Big Kahuna, Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs, Corner Office, Frills Bake Shop, Gaetano's Restaurant, Goosetown Tavern, Habesha, Kinga's, Lala's Wine Bar + Pizzeria, Little India, Marlowe's, Organic Pizza Co., Pasquini's, Pearl Street Grill, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Second Home, Sexy Pizza, Steve's Snappin' Dogs, Sully's Slice Truck, the 9th Door, the Inventing Room, the Porker, Tony's Market, Waffle Brothers, Walt's Mobile Bistro, Wazee Supper Club and Wynkoop Brewing Company.

There will also be liquor samplings, mixology contests and live entertainment.

For those who don't win the tickets, admission is $30 in advance at, $40 at the door and $50 for VIP, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Volunteers of America and the GrowHaus.