Bar 1 at Green Russell will host a pop-up event on Wednesday.
Bar 1 at Green Russell will host a pop-up event on Wednesday.

Six Tasty Events on the Culinary Calendar This Week

With Memorial Day Weekend behind us it's time to get back to the working week but that doesn't mean you cant make time to dig into a few delicious events during this short week. From food trucks to a ravioli festival, here are this weeks culinary events.  

Tuesday, May 26

Looks like it will be a beautiful day for Civic Center Eats, the lunchtime gathering that brings a variety of food trucks and musical acts to Civic Center Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Today's entertainment will be provided by Owen Kortz. For more information, visit civiccenterconservancy.org

Wednesday, May 27 

Bar 1, the standing-room-only area at Green Russell, will be taken over by the Denver Botanic Gardens and turned into a plant sanctuary for this evening's pop-up event. Plants will be for sale, and the bar will serve garden-inspired beverages. For more information, call the bar at 303-893-6505.

Firenze a Tavola will be hosting a community table dinner at 6:30 p.m. devoted to those amazing stuffed pasta pockets: ravioli. The five-course menu will feature dishes like ravioli Mugellani, chocolate-filled ravioli and more. Dinner is $33; make your reservations here.

Emily Papach, one of only 21 female Master Sommeliers in the U.S., will lead a special wine dinner at 1515 Restaurant at 6 p.m. tonight. The four-course wine dinner is $65, and all the guests will be entered into a drawing to win a 1.5 liter bottle of Cambria wine. For reservations, call the restaurant at 303-571-0011.

Frasca Food and Wine will trade wine for beer at today's Craft Beer Series dinner, with Crooked Stave the guest of honor. The fun begins at 6 p.m. and tickets are $160; call Frasca at 303-442-0608. 

Thursday, May 28

Soups and Dreams will bring together art, culture and causes at the McNichols Building from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today. Guests can sip a variety of soups from around the world while listening to poetry and music from  El Mariachi Juvenil de Bryant Webster, The Pink Hawks and poet Bobby LeFebre, and learning more about four local charities. There's an $8 suggested donation; RSVP 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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