And, of course, the Cinco de Mayo celebrations will be in full swing at the Blake Street spot this Sunday, when the restaurant will offering $2 Cuervo shots, $5 Patron shots, door prizes and more. Call the Rio at 303-623-5432 to learn more.
In the meantime, here's a taste of what else is on the culinary calendar this week:
Monday, April 29:
Local author Irene Rawlings, a member of Sisters on the Fly -- a nationwide group of women who share old-fashioned traditions -- is signing copies of Cast-Iron Cooking With Sisters on the Fly at Tattered Cover Lodo, 1628 16th Street, tonight at 7:30 p.m. Her fellow sisters will park their trailers in a caravan outside for meeting and greeting. Admission is free; for more information, call 303-436-1070.
Tuesday, April 30:
Prost Brewing, 2540 19th Street, is hosting a pop-up beer dinner this evening to celebrate Walpurgis -- a traditional German holiday that toasts the end of winter. The four-course dinner costs $49 and begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.