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Today: Food for thought at City O' City, Frasca, Dino's and the Denver Library

When you're plunging back into the work week after two days of freedom, it's comforting to know that others are continuing their work, too. Today four different series will serve up very different culinary events --- any one of which should gt your week off to a good start.

First up: If you dine at Dino's,10040 West Colfax Avenue in Lakewood, between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m., a portion of the day's proceeds will benefit the Zarlengo Foundation. For details, call 303-238-7393.

The Denver Central Library, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, is presenting "Food Fight: Retaking Our Plates," a film series focusing on food. What's On Your Plate? will screen from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, and admission is free; call 720-865-1111 or visit

City O' City, 206 East 13th Avenue, is the featured stop on tonight's Green Route Restaurant Tour, with appetizers and drink specials, plus the chance to meet with owners and chefs; stop by between 6 and 8 p.m. For more info, call 303-720-6850 or go to to sign up.

Frasca Food & Wine, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, will host its Monday Night Wine Dinner with Sara Pedralli of Bellvista, who will present the wines of Franciacorta, Italy. Admission is $45, plus extra for the wine pairings; call 303-442-6966 or visit

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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