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Ten Tastiest Events on Denver's Culinary Calendar for March 14-18

The start of Daylight Savings Time can throw a wrench in your work week; none of us wants to give up an hour of sleep. Fortunately, the next few days are full of tasty events to get you back on your feed. For starters, Nocturne is celebrating the supper club's first anniversary with half-price bubbly. Through March, guests who drop the password “happy first anniversary" when ordering any champagne by the bottle at Nortune, will see the price sliced in half. And that's just the beginning of the deals on our culinary calendar. Keep reading for the details.

Monday, March 14 

The latest Dunkin' Donuts location owned by the Bradley Donuts franchise group opened today at 4922 East Hampden Avenue. In celebration, through March 20 you can get a medium hot or iced coffee for just fifty cents at this spot, which is open from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Boulder County Farmers' Markets will host an informational, community-supported agriculture happy hour at Powder Keg Brewing Co. in Niwot today from 5 to 8 p.m. The happy hour will feature nine local producers — including Boulder County Farmers' Markets, Red Wagon Organic Farm, Aspen Moon Farm, Ollin Farms, Sol Y Sombra Farm, Monroe Organic Farm and Altan Alma Organic Farm — that offer community-supported agriculture programs and will inform guests of the benefits of having a CSA share and membership options for the 2016 season. For more information, visit

Frasca Food and Wine's Monday Night Wine dinner will feature Phil Laramore, who will discuss the wines of Felsina. Tickets are $50 per person, not including optional wine pairings which range from $40 to $50. For reservations and more information, call Frasca at 303-442-6966. 

Tuesday, March 15 

Tropical Smoothie Café’s
 executive chef, Lake Dawson, will be visiting Colorado to showcase the new, limited-time-only Cali Chicken Club Flatbread, as well as the fan-favorite Avocolada Smoothie featuring avocado, lime, coconut, spinach, kale and pineapple. The public is invited to a free tasting event from 6 to 8 p.m., during which Dawson will preview a secret test menu item. Learn more at

Ototo is holding a six-course sake pairing dinner tonight at 6 p.m; the $100 ticket includes a short sake seminar. Grab tickets and learn more here

Keep reading for more culinary events this week.

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Ben Landreth