This coming weekend promises some major events, including Easter and 4/20. But don't save up all your appetites for then, because there are ample opportunities to eat out this week -- everything from wine dinners to private chef specials.
Monday, April 14
You can even do a little time traveling this week, at least when it comes to paying for your meals. In honor of its 42nd anniversary, The Broker downtown is rolling its lunch prices back to 1972.From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today through Friday, the most expensive thing on the retro menu will be prime rib for $6.95.
Tuesday, April 15
Landry's Signature Chef Series is under way; today's featured chef/restaurant is John Robinson of The Oceanaire. Menu items for the special evening include pan-seared Massachusetts scallops, Alaska halibut cheek carbonara and herb-crusted Colorado lamb chops. Reservations are $95 per person or $75 for Landry's Select Club members. Call 303-991-2277 to reserve a seat.
Thursday, April 17
It's the third Thursday of the month, and that means that Axios Estiatorio is holding its monthly Greek wine-tasting dinner. This month's meal will feature the wines of Patras and Cefalonia and "some fantastic boutique wines from the northwest Peloponnese and the island just off its coast," the restaurant promises.
Friday, April 18
Great Roads to Great Chefs wraps up this weekend after a ten-week run. The chef series at the Stanley Hotel's new restaurant, Table, has featured a different rising-star chef every Friday and Saturday night; Caleb Shriver of Dutch & Company in Richmond, Virginia, will be cooking this last weekend. Reservations for each night are limited to twenty people; call 970-577-4000 to see if there are any spots left. Tickets are $100 per person; dinner-and-stay packages start at $400 for couples. A portion of the ticket sales will benefit victims of the Northern Colorado flood.
For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings -- and if you have information for a culinary event you'd like included in our online calendar, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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