Today is National Oyster Day, and Jax Fish House is celebrating with free oysters and a very special guest shucker. But while oysters are in the spotlight, there are other tasty events cooking in Denver this evening. Keep reading for details..
In honor of National Oyster Da,y all four Jax locations will be offering free oysters from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., while supplies last (after that, oysters are $1.25 each). Even Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will be getting into the festivities; he'll be at Jax's LoDo location shucking oysters during the free oyster hour. For more information click here.
Old Major was one of only 25 restaurants in the country -- and the only in Denver -- to receive a special pig from Templeton Rye as part of its Heritage Pork Project; the animal was fed a diet using spent Templeton Rye mash. Join Old Major to celebrate and enjoy the "Templeton Pig" with three piggy courses and three cocktail pairings for $55. To make a reservation, click here -- and for more information about the Heritage Pork Project visit templetonryeporkproject.com.
Tonight at 6:30 p.m. join winemaker Sean Capiaux at Acorn for a special wine dinner featuring a selection of O'Shaughnessy & Capiaux wines paired with a five-course meal. The dinner is priced at $80; reserve your seat by calling 720-542-3721.
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