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Tonight: Dinner for Sinners at Strings

What can you expect from an event titled "Dinner for Sinners: Give in to Temptatation, You Know You Want to Come"? Five courses of pure decadence paired with wine, that's what -- preceded by a champagne reception.

Here's what's on the menu for tonight's fest at Strings:

First course: Watercress pistou, scallops and guanciale paired with G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge.

Second course: Duck-egg custard, caviar and chives paired with Nadal Grand Reserve Cava.

Third course: Maryland lump crab cakes, asparagus and aerated hollandaise paired with Chamisal Vineyards Chardonnay.

Fourth course: Braised short rib of beef, truffled pottatoes and thumbelina carrots paired with Chappellet Mountain Cuvee Red Blend.

Fifth course: Foie gras creme caramel, persimmon and sauternes gelee paired with Reserve Maison Nicolas Sauternes.

The sinfully decadent dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. at Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street; admission is $65. Call 303-831-7310 or go to www.stringsrestaurant.com for more info.

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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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