Six Tasty Food Events From This Week's Culinary Calendar

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Score! Last night's Broncos win kicks off a week of great after-work culinary activities. You can eat a good meal while supporting do-gooders, raise a glass (or three) of beer at Frasca, or exercise your animal instincts at the Denver Zoo. Keep reading for details.

See also: Seven Great Dishes and Drinks on 17th Avenue

Monday, September 8

Slow Food Denver, Chipotle and Grow Local Colorado need your help to pick the best of three great finalists to receive a $3,000 grant -- and after a good meal at the Slow Food Denver C.A.F.E. Dinner, you can vote on your favorite do-good project. The dinner, which will run from 6 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at Harman's Eat and Drink, will include a chance to hear the three sustainable food-project proposals from Sprout City Farms, GreenLeaf and Sunshine Food Project; after dinner, guests will decide who will take home the grant. Tickets, which are $65, include a cocktail reception, three courses with wine pairings, tax, gratuity and a $40 tax-deductible contribution to the C.A.F.E. micro-grant program; get yours here.

Tuesday, September 9

Interstate Kitchen and Bar is turning five today and celebrating with specials and free mini cupcakes. There will also be booze samplings, giveaways, music, dancing and all-around tomfoolery. Special and festivities will run from 11:30 a.m. until close. For more information, call 720-479-8829.

Wednesday, September 10

Yelp! and Denver Urban Gardens (DUG) are partnering tonight on a Farm-to-Fork Dinner at Denver Urban Garden's Historic Horse Barn. Ticket prices have yet to be announced, but the event will benfit DeLaney Community Farm; check back with dug.org for updates.

Frasca Food and Wine is switching from wine to beer for tonight's special beer dinner with Victory Brewing Company, which starts at 6 p.m.. The dinner is $160 and includes six courses with six beer pairings; call Frasca at 303-442-6966 for reservations and more information.

Thursday, September 11

Join Rialto Café and Boulder Beers for an intimate, four-course craft beer dinner with Boulder Beer Brewmaster David Zuckerman. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $40; call 303-260-4735 for reservations.

Friday, September 12

Brew at the Zoo will offer guests unlimited beer and food samples from more than forty breweries and twenty restaurants, live entertainment and after-hours access to the Denver Zoo when doors to the even open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $85 and only available through Thursday; get yours now by clicking here. Proceeds from Brew at the Zoo will benefit the Denver Zoo's Scholarship Fund.

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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