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Four Tasty Events to Get You Over the Mid-Week Hump

We're into fall and the days are getting shorter -- but the work week seems longer. Today is hump day, and we've compiled four delectable events to get you over that mid-week hump and rolling towards the weekend.

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Comida Cantina will host a tequila and mezcal celebration starting at 6 p.m. tonight. Tequila Ocho and Pierde Almas will be the guests of honor at this five-course dinner, where each course will be paired with a taste of the raw spirit and a cocktail featuring the spirit. Reservations are $65; call Comida at 303-296-2747 for reservations and more information.

Join Justin Cucci, chef/owner of Root Down and Linger, will share his culinary expertise at a cooking class hosted by Work Options for Women, and focusing on cooking with local ingredients. Class runs from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cafe Options; tickets are $75 and you can find them here.

EatDenver's Harvest Week continues with GrowLove: Buddha's Veggie Delight, a vegetarian feast that will highlight produce from the GrowHaus as nine chefs and cocktail artists create Asian-inspired cuisine and drinks. Participating restaurants include Colt & Gray, Ace, Steuben's, Euclid Hall, Coohills, Fuel Cafe, Vine Street Pub and Root Down. The party starts at 6 p.m. and tickets are $70; grab a seat here.

Firenze a Tavola will host a four-course wine dinner celebrating family history and one of Italy's most special culinary regions: Emilia Romagna. The dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $33; call 303-561-0234 for reservations.

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