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The Squeaky Bean Will Toast Prince Today

The past few months have been brutal for music fans. It seems like the Grim Reaper is purposefully swinging his scythe at some of the greatest icons in the music industry: Bowie, Lemmy and now Prince. If the recent loss of talent has got you down and ready to drink it away, The Squeaky Bean Farm + Table, winner of the Best Cocktail Program in the Best of Denver 2016, may have just the event for you today.    

Since the original LoHi location opened in 2009, the Squeaky Bean has paid tribute to recently departed cultural icons with "shrine cocktails" — special drinks created in their honor and placed in a shrine with a photo of the deceased.  Today the restaurant will celebrate Prince by hosting a tribute cocktail hour from 4 to 6 p.m., when an entire menu of Prince cocktails will be on special. The restaurant will also be playing Prince’s music, of course, and encourages you to don purple attire for the occasion.

The Prince cocktail list will be available for at least two weeks and includes five Prince-inspired drinks.   

As added incentive to head there today, the Squeaky Bean is one of hundreds of restaurants taking part in Dining Out for Life; all of them will donate 25 percent of their April food sales to Project Angel Heart. Can't make it to the Bean? No problem: There's certain to be a participating restaurant near you. Find a complete list at diningoutforlife.com.      

For more Food & Drink events, go to our online calendar. If you know of an event that should be included in that calendar, send information to cafe@westword.com.

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