Things to Do

Tonight: Cherry pie and green chili contests

John Hinman of Marczyk Fine Foods recently got into a debate with Elizabeth Thomas, the pastry chef at WaterCourse and City, O'City: Who makes the best cherry pie in town? Since neither side would concede, you'll have to find out at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Sweet Action Ice Cream, 52 Broadway, where the two will throw down to see whose cherry pie reigns supreme; for info, call 303-282-4645 or go to

More a spicy than sweet kind of person? Keep reading for a contest that might be more to your taste...

Rock Bottom Brewery, 10633 Westminster Boulevard in Broomfield, is holding a Green Chile Cook-Off tonight as part of its Fire Chief Ale event series. Proceeds will benefit the Westminster Firefighters Fire Victims Benefit Fund and the Westminster Public Safety Recognition Fund. That face-off starts at 6 p.m.; call 720-566-0198 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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