Local burger chain Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard has taken umbrage with Carl's Jr.'s "banned" Super Bowl commercial that claims it has the first all-natural fast-food burger. Since Good Times has been serving natural beef since 2003, the homegrown chain decided to give its flashier rivals a good-natured ribbing. So all day today and tomorrow, you can get $2 off your Good Times burger by saying, "Natural isn't new."
Read on for more tasty events around town.
Tonight at 6 p.m., Frasca will hold a special dinner to benefit the Ellie White Foundation for Rare Genetic Disorders. Ellie is an eleven-year-old Coloradan with the extremely rare condition called Wolfram's Syndrome. (You can read more about the Foundation's work here.) Tickets are $200 for a dinner with wine pairings, there will also be a silent auction. Contact email@example.com or call 303-442-0608 for a reservation.
Parisi, the venerable Italian restaurant and market in Northwest Denver, is hosting a wine dinner celebrating that most classically Italian of wines: Tuscan Chianti. Three Chiantis will be poured, while Mario Scanu of the Winebow Group pours out knowledge. Tuscan specialties and wine will run $55 a person; call 303-561-0234 or go to OpenTable to claim your reservation.
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is making a stop in Denver today, if that is where you'd tru-ly like to be-e-e. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the giant frank on wheels will be in the parking lot of the Safeway near downtown, handing out gifts and joy.
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