On Sunday, September 7, 2014,Westword
will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at theDenver Performing Arts Complex
, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes.Interstate Kitchen & Bar
, for example, will be returning to DISH with something a little lighter to counter the inevitable culinary excess.See also: Dishes of DISH: Brioche French Toast from Fooducopia
In just over three years of operation, Interstate has become a tradition on Santa Fe Drive, feeding countless art patrons and travelers spruced-up diner grub. But for its DISH offering, the kitchen will eschew burgers and fried chicken for a fresh salad with spring vegetables.
Baby carrots, peas, radishes, cauliflower and greens are all represented in this salad, which is brought together with a buttermilk vinaigrette dressing. It may not be the most obvious item from a restaurant based around a motor oil-stained vision of Americana. But Interstate's Joey Newman says the dish serves the restaurant's goal of "seasonally representing our surroundings with scratch made and wholesome ingredients."
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Interstate's salad is just one of dozens of offerings you'll find at DISH, which runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 7. (VIP entrance is at 11 a.m.) To see what else is in store and buy tickets for this culinary celebration's twentieth anniversary, visit the 2014 DISH site.