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Fifteen Tastiest Events on the Culinary Calendar for Denver, September 26-30

September closes out with some tasty events, including new menus, beer dinners and celebrations of coffee. Keep reading to get the full scoop on the fifteen tastiest events this week.

Monday, September 26

Frasca Food and Wine continues its Monday Night Wine Dinner Series with guest Giulia Migliorati of Valle Reale. The Monday night dinners are $50 for a four-course meal, with optional wine pairings ranging from $40 to $50. Call Frasca at 303-442-6966 for reservations.

Tuesday, September 27 

Nocturne launches its Renditions menu today,  to play off the new mural that was painted as part of Colorado Crush 2016. The menu will be unveiled at 7 p.m. with an interactive five-course dinner. Tickets are $59; grab yours here

Wednesday, September 28 

Frasca Food and Wine will turn the spotlight from wine to beer as it hosts chef Daniel Burns and Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso, co-owners of the Michelin-starred Luksus in Brooklyn, for a Guest Chef dinner tonight with brewery-beer pairings.The dinner is $150 and includes a signed copy of the duo's book, Food & Beer.  Reservations begin at 5:30 p.m.; call 303-442-6966. 

The Chowder Room
is teaming up with Firestone Walker for a special beer-pairing dinner at 6 p.m., with eight courses paired with eight beers. Tickets are $65; call the restaurant at 303-777-3474.

Take a virtual hike as geologist Connor Newman teaches you about the geology of Rocky Mountain National Park during the final Summer Enchanted Evening at the Baldpate Inn today. The event is free, and refreshments and snacks will be provided. For more information, call 970-586-5397. 

Learn to spin pie like a pro during Cook Street School of Culinary Art's Wood Fired Pizza Class tonight. You'll learn how to make pizza from scratch, with homemade mozzarella, and you'll get to pair your creation with craft beers. Tuition is $89; register and learn more here.    

Firenze a Tavola is holding a vegetarian harvest community table dinner tonight at 6:30 p.m. The price is $33 for a five-course meal; call 303-561-0234 for reservations.  

Metro Caring will launch Denver's largest-ever food-waste reduction campaign at its annual fundraiser, Cornucopia. The fundraiser will begin at 5 p.m. at the Space Gallery, and tickets start at $75; learn more at

Thursday, September 29 

Axios is celebrating its five-year anniversary with a Wines of Greece dinner at 7 p.m. tonight; it's four courses with five Greek wine pairings for $65. You can make your reservations here.

Euclid Hall continues its beer-dinner series leading up to the Great American Beer Festival with special guest brewery Funkwerks tonight. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and is $65; get your ticket here

Boyer’s Coffee is Celebrating National Coffee Day and fifty years of service in Denver with free coffee and a house-style party today.  From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., you can swing by the Boyer’s Coffee Schoolhouse Cafe for free coffee, live music, food trucks, chances to win prizes and more. Get the full scoop here

For National Coffee Day, Dunkin’ Donuts will be celebrating the brand’s 66 years of business by offering any medium-sized cup of signature hot coffee for the special price of 66 cents. Stop by your nearest Dunkin' Donuts location to learn more. 

Keep reading for more events on Friday.

Friday, September 30 

Illegal Pete's is hosting its first annual golf tournament at Broken Tee Golf Course, starting at 9 a.m. today. The tournament is $120 per golfer, and includes eighteen holes, a cart and food after the game. Proceeds will benefit Veterans Expeditions; get all the details here.  

The fourth annual Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week kicks off ten days of dining at altitude. You can dig into a variety of prix-fixe menus and specials, all set at $20.16, through Sunday, October 9. For more information, including a list of participating restaurants, visit  

The Third Annual “Beer Flights” beer garden lands at Denver International Airport today, where you can find it through October 10. The beer garden will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, on the DIA outdoor plaza between the Jeppesen Terminal and Westin Denver International Airport. Tickets are $10 and include a souvenir glass to taste ten, two-ounce samples of beer. 

For more Food & Drink events, go to our online calendar. If you know of an event that should be included in that calendar, send information to [email protected]
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