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Tonight: Get your dine on at one of three special meals

Looking for something special tonight? The good news is, you've got choices; the bad news is, you'll have to decide between three great dinners.

Here's what's going on around town:

At Venue, 3609 West 32nd Avenue, you can enjoy a Collaboration Dinner with six courses by James Rugile and Frank Bonanno. The menu features grilled radicchio, yellowfin tuna, gnudi, ravioletta, halibut, Colorado lamb and poached pear. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $65, which includes wine pairings; call 303-477-0477 to make reservations.

At Asti D'Italia, 14648 Delaware Street in Broomfield, A Taste of Veneto will pair four courses with wines for $60. The menu includes warm green salad, mozzarella spedini, braised duck and antipasti dolce. For more details, call 303-357-3900 or go to

And the $27.50 A Taste of Spain & Portugal will feature Spanish wines from different regions and ports from Portugal, along with paella, at 10 p.m. at the Blending Cellar, 946 Pearl Street in Boulder. For details, call 303-447-0475.

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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