Seven Top Food and Drink Events on the Culinary Calendar This Week

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Now that Halloween is over, fall and colder weather are here with a vengeance. But there are plenty of food and drink events to warm your heart -- and please your palate. Keep reading for a taste of what's on the culinary calendar this week.

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Monday, November 3

Frasca Food and Wine continues its Monday Night Wine Dinner Series tonight with Copain Winery and Wells Guthrie. The four-course wine dinner is $50, not including optional wine pairings. To make your reservation, call Frasca at 303-442-6966.

Tuesday, November 4

Root Down is hosting its next Raw Dinner from 6 to 10 p.m. tonight. The four-course dinner will be prepared by chef Daniel Asher and raw food-certified sous chef Sarah Phillips. Tickets are $41 seating is limited; call Root Down at 303-993-4200 to find out if there's a spot left.

Wednesday, November 5

Eric Skokan, author of Farm, Fork, Food, will be speaking and signing books at the Boulder Book Store at 7:30 p.m. today. Admission is $5; for more information, click here.

Thursday, November 6

Sergio Germano of Germano Ettore wines will join chef Troy Guard for a special five-course, seven-wine tonight at TAG. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and reservations are $89; call 303-996-9985.

Tony's Market on Broadway will host A Taste of Tony's from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today. There will be more than twenty stations of food, wine and local beers, as well as opportunities to win a variety of prize packages. Tickets are $50, and proceeds will benefit the Wellspring Community and its efforts to provide adults with developmental disabilities and other special needs the opportunity to enjoy meaningful work, on-going education and entertainment. To learn more or make a reservation, go to Tony's website.

Friday, November 7

Join Upslope at its Lee Hill tap room as the brewery kicks off a weekend of celebration for its sixth anniversary. There will be barrel-aged releases from Lee Hill; Cured will provide cheese pairings starting at 4 p.m., the Heirloom food truck will serve up farm-fresh eats from 5 to 8 p.m. and there will be live music by The Longest Day of the Year Duo from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, head over to upslopebrewing.com.

The RiNo Epicurean Market will take run from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the Chocolate Crisis Center. This unique market will feature merchants from the RiNo Arts District, joined by other gourmet vendors from throughout the Front Range. Admission is free. For more information, click here.

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 cafe@westword.com.

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