Denver Burger Battle, Dinner In White and more on this week's culinary calendar

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With Euclid Hall's first anniversary party, the Denver Burger Battle and the Dinner in White, the Denver dining scene already has a very full plate this week. But there's more, lots more, including Vesta Dipping Grill's Menu Classic Mondays ((those are Vesta's samosas you see before you). Here's a taste of this week's culinary calendar:

Monday, August 8:

Vesta Dipping Grill, 1822 Blake Street, will feature another Menu Classic Monday: a three-course meal for two for only $52.80, based on the Vesta cookbook that came out last December. The menu changes monthly; for details, call 303-296-1970 or visit www.vestagrill.com.

The Kitchen Table, 5375 Landmark Place in Greenwood Village, will present Meatless Monday, part of a series of classes offered every Monday at dinnertime. Call 303-220-9769 or visit www.kitchentablegv.com.

The Kitchen, 1039 Pearl Street in Boulder, will host its Monday Night Community Dinner, a four-course, family-style dinner; a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Growe Foundation's mission of placing organic gardens in Boulder schools. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and costs $35; reservations are required.

Interstate Kitchen & Bar, 901 West 10th Avenue, will host the Rock 'n' Roll Spelling Bee, where you can eat, drink and win prizes starting at 10 p.m. Call 720-479-8829 or visit www.interstaterestaurant.com.

Tuesday, August 9:

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

Infinite Monkey Theorem, 931 West 5th Avenue, will present the Terroir "Urban Uprooted" Dinner, serving up five courses paired with IMT wines. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $80; call 303-736-8376 or visit www.theinfinitemonkeytheorem.com.

Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen, 1317 14th Street, will throw a First Anniversary Party, with sausage-making and butchering demos, specialty spirits, DJ Vajra, goldfish races, math quizzes and more -- including food, of course. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $45; visit www.euclidhall.com or call 303-595-4255.

Ball Park Bites will tour the Ballpark neighborhood, sampling an assortment of neighborhood restaurants. The tour starts at 5:30 p.m. and costs $20 to $25; call 303-997-9911 or visit www.ballparkbites.webs.com.

Wednesday, August 10:

Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop Street, will be the site of the Denver Burger Battle: Taste twelve of the best burgers in Denver, all in one spot. The battle runs from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and costs $65 to $85; visit www.denverburgerbattle.com.

Chinook Tavern, 6380 South Fiddlers Green Circle in Englewood, will host the Old World Meets New World Wine Party starting at 6 p.m.; Aurelie Botton will discuss "old world" French wines and "new world" Chilean wines. Admission is $27.99; call 720-266-6000 or visit www.meetup.com/denverwine/events/23697741.

Thursday, August 11:

Sip Fine Wine & Spirits, 1920 Market Street, will offer free wine tastings from 4 to 7 p.m. Call 303-298-9463.

Mellow Mushroom, 1201 16th Street, is hosting Downtown Patio Parties every Thursday with food and drink specials, giveaways, games and more. Call 720-328-9114 or visit www.mellowmushroom.com/.

Habitat Gallery & Studio, 828 Santa Fe Drive, will host its monthly Local Harvest Dinner, starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50; for details, go to www.localharvestfoods.com/events or call 303-534-9740.

Friday, August 12:

Il Mondo Vecchio, 1174 South Cherokee Street, will host Loading Dock Fridays, tours and tastings from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Friday. Call 303-744-6328 or visit www.mondovecchio.net.

Marczyk Fine Foods, 770 East 17th Avenue, will host a wine tasting and also its Meat on the Street, when you can get a burger of Niman Ranch beef, served on a fresh City Bakery brioche bun, for $6.99. Call 303-894-9499 or visit www.marczykfinefoods.com.

Saturday, August 13:

Balistreri Vineyards, 1946 East 66th Avenue, will host Boppin' at the Vineyards, a fundraiser for KUVO with wine, music and gourmet delights. Call 303-287-5156 or visit www.balistreriwine.com.

It's time for Dinner In White, a benefit for AMC Cancer Center. The venue will be revealed an hour before the event; be prepared by dressing all in white and preparing a picnic dinner -- then head to the location to sip on French cocktails, shop in the Parisian marketplace and enjoy more specials. It runs from 7 to 11 p.m. and costs $50; visit www.dinnerinwhite.com.

Amendment XXI Wines, 2548 15th Street, will present the Corrido Artisan Tequila Tasting, featuring artisan tequilas from Corrido from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is free; call 303-477-5646 or visit www.amendment21wines.com.

The Reserve at Solterra, at C-470 and Alameda Parkway in Lakewood, will present the Solterra Wine Festival from 2 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 and proceeds will benefit YMCA of Metropolitan Denver; for more info, go to www.solterrawinefestival.com.

Hamill House Museum, 305 Argentine Street in Georgetown, will present the Taste of the Divide, with live music, a wine-and-beer garden, and tastes of almost everything Clear Creek County has to offer. It runs from noon to 6 p.m. and costs $8 for adults and $5 for kids; call 303-569-2840 or visit www.historicgeorgetown.org.

Sunday, August 14:

Aria, 250 Josephine Street, will host the Denver Adventurous Eaters Club; for more info, visit www.meetup.com/denver-adventurous-eaters-club/events/24766431.

Vesta Dipping Grill, 1822 Blake Street, will host a five-course Sake Dinner. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $75; call 303-296-1970 or visit www.vestagrill.com.

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 cafe@westword.com.

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