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A Trio of Special Dinners Tonight — One Gluten-Free

It's International Coffee Day and businesses all over Denver are celebrating by offering a deals and dishes. For starters, local Dunkin' Donuts outlets are offering guests at all Dunkin' Donuts a free medium hot or iced dark roast coffee today. Additional restaurants like Tamayo, ViewHouse and Habit Doughnuts will be serving up coffee-inspired fare. If coffee doesn't do it for yo u, maybe wine will.

This evening there's a duo of wine dinners to choose from, and there's also a gluten-free special at Lower48.

Acorn, the award-winning restaurant in RiNo, will host winemaker Ehren Jordan, of Failla Winery, at a wine dinner starting at 6:30 p.m.; tickets are $75. Make your reservations by calling Acorn at 720-542-3721.

Up in Boulder, Arugula chefs Alec Schuler and Sven Hedenas have created a five-course menu that will showcase the wines of the Loire River Valley as well as Colorado's fall bounty; it will be paired with five wines that range from the upper reaches of the river in Sancerre to the Atlantic coast in Fiefs Vendèems. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and is $86 per person. Make reservations at 303-443-5100, and take a look at the full menu here

And Lower48 Kitchen is presenting another gluten-free dinner from chef Alex Figura and Jake Rosenbarger of Kim & Jake's in Boulder. Find more info here.

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Ben Landreth