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A Trio of Tasty Options: Farmers' Market and Wine Dinners, Vegetarian Cooking Class


A trio of tasty events should help you get over the mid-week hump today. Carmine's on Penn and Firenze a Tavola are both holding wine dinners, and at Cafe Options you can learn to cook your own vegetarian dinner:

The chef at Carmine’s will spend the day scouring the Cherry Creek Farmers' Market for fresh, in-season ingredients, and will then use his loot to cook up a farm-fresh, family-style dinner with wine pairings. This evening's dinner will run from 6 to 9 p.m and costs $75; reserve a spot at 303-777-6443. 

Firenze a Tavola is holding a wine dinner tonight featuring the wines of Adriatic coastal towns. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and will feature four wines paired with a multi-regional menu. Make a reservation at 303-561-0234. 

Chef Isabel Ranney, sous chef at the Magnolia Hotel, will be leading the Work Options for Women's monthly cooking class, which focuses on vegetarian cuisine, from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Cafe Options. Tuition for the course is $50; all proceeds benefit Work Options for Women. Find out more and enroll for the class on the Work Work Options for Women website. 

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings — and if you have information for a culinary event you'd like included in our online calendar, send it to [email protected].

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