Things to Do

Denver Beer Fest, 25 years of Paris on the Platte and more on this week's culinary calendar

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Wednesday, September 21:

Seven Cups, 1882 South Pearl Street, hosts "; Robert Edison will share some of his tea bag collection as well as stories about various tea bags. It starts at 7 p.m. and is free; call 303-777-2877 or visit

Izakaya Den, 1518 South Pearl Street, presents Sliced!, a sushi-making class featuring chefs from Sushi Den, Izakaya Den and Ototo; after class, sit for a meal that includes sushi, miso soup and green tea. Call 303-777-0691 or visit

The Kitchen Table, 5375 Landmark Place, Suite 105 in Englewood, presents a Glorious Gluten-Free Baking class from 6 to 9 p.m.; admission is $80. Call 303-220-9769 or visit

Blue Star, 1645 South Tejon Street in Colorado Springs, presents the Dogfish Head Dinner, two beers for each course with five courses. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $90; call 719-632-1086 or visit

Firenze a Tavola, 4401 Tennyson Street, presents the Frescobaldi Wine Dinner; the multi-course, family-style dinner will be prepared by guest chef Donatella Zampoli. It starts at 6 p.m. and costs $55; call 303-561-0234 or visit

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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