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Today: Mardi Gras celebrations across the city

Restaurants will be celebrating Fat Tuesday across the city; here are some of the parties we know about. (If we missed yours, feel free to post a comment to let readers know what you're doing!)

Both Jax Fish House locations are hosting Mardi Gras celebrations. In Denver, at 1539 17th Street, Jax will feature live music and pan-seared redfish starting at 5 p.m.; call 303-292-5767 or go to for more info. And in Boulder, the Jax at 928 Pearl Street is offering a three-course menu with traditional New Orleans cuisine for $35; call 303-444-1811 or go to

Also in Boulder, the West End Tavern (926 Pearl Street, 303-444-3535, and Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace (950 Pearl Street, 303-442-7771,, are marking Mardi Gras with food-and-drink specials.

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 [email protected].

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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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