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Ten Tastiest Events on the Culinary Calendar in Denver, June 27-30

We're heading into a holiday weekend, but that's no reason not to sink your teeth into some fun right now. This week you can learn more about beer, party on the South Platte or enter a hot, hot wing-eating challenge. Keep reading for the delicious details on the top ten culinary events this week.

Monday, June 27 

Declaration Brewing is hosting Women for Delicious Beer Presents: A Raw Ingredient Tasting today at 6:30 p.m. The brewery's head brewer will discuss raw ingredients that are used in the brewing process, including malts, water, honey and more. Tickets are $15 — which includes a pint — and can be purchased here.  

Frasca Food and Wine will explore the wines of Dalla Terra with guest Brian Larky at the restaurant's Monday Night Wine Dinner. The evening is $50 for four courses — not including optional wine pairings, which range from $45 to $50 per person. For reservations, call 303-442-6966.

Tuesday, June 28 

Cured West is teaming up with its neighbor, floral shop Fawn's Leap, to offer a four-session Home Economics Summer School. Class runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today; get more information and register ($55 each class, or $200 for all four) by calling Cured West at 720-389-8096 or Fawn's Leap at 303-999-0935.

To celebrate the new parking garage funded by the owners of Izakaya Den, Sushi Den and OTOTO, the restaurants will throw a “Summer Rooftop Party” from 5 to 10 p.m. today and tomorrow. Six guest chefs from Japan will be making authentic Japanese ramen noodles, and sushi rolls, Japanese BBQ and specialty Japanese sake and beer stations will be offered across the rooftop of the garage in the 1500 block of South Pearl Street, across from OTOTO. Tickets are $55 and can be purchased here; all proceeds will be donated to earthquake-relief agencies in Kumamoto assisting victims of the April earthquakes.

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