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Beer or wine? There's a dinner for each tonight

Whether you're a wine connoisseur or a devoted beer drinker, there's a dinner for you tonight. Humboldt and Bru Handbuilt Ales and Eats are hosting wine and beer dinners, respectively, so you can enjoy great food paired with whichever beverage you prefer. See also: Oskar Blues will debut Old Chub Nitro this week, the first U.S.-made nitro beer in a can

Bru Handbuilt Ales and Eats and executive chef/brewmaster Ian Clark continue their monthly beer dinner series with a "From the Ground Up"-inspired vegetarian menu. Dishes will include a black trumpet mushroom noodle bowl, charred asparagus and lemon rangoons; they'll be paired with Bru's handcrafted ales. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and costs $40; call 720-638-5193.

Humboldt will be hosting Huia Vineyards for its Chef's Table Series tonight. Here's the lineup for the four-course meal:

First course Pinot Gris Smoked salmon chowder, spring root vegetables, chive and radish

Second course Sauvignon Blanc Roasted tomato and lentil salad, arugula, chèvre, citrus vinaigrette

Third course Gewurztrammer, Peppered albacore carpaccio, capers, lemon, basil

Fourth course Pinot Noir, Niman Ranch pork tenderloin, celeriac puree, shallot butter, fiddlehead ferns

Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and reservations are $49. Seats are extremely limited, so call 303-813-1700 to see if there are any left.

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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