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Denver's five best weekend-only restaurant specials

"Everybody's working for the weekend," Loverboy once observed in a song that sticks in your head for hours every time someone mentions it (as I just did -- sorry). That's because weekends are awesome. And making them even more awesome are a handful of local restaurants that really sweeten the two-day-off deal with weekend-only specials.

Here are the five best reasons to make a special trip to a restaurant on the weekend:

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Laura Shunk was Westword's restaurant critic from 2010 to 2012; she's also been food editor at the Village Voice and a dining columnist in Beijing. Her toughest assignment had her drinking ten martinis and eating ten Caesar salads over the course of 48 hours. She still drinks martinis, but remains lukewarm on Caesar salads.
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