Things to Do

Tonight: Green up your plate via tour or film

Green Route -- a green map to the city -- is kicking off a series of Green Route Restaurant Tours tonight, starting with a stop at 1515 Restaurant, 1515 Market Street. Attendees will meet owner Gene Tang and enjoy a special appetizer plus discounts on drinks. The tours are free, but you need to sign up at www.greenroutedenver.com. Call 303-720-6850 with questions.

Prefer a more sedentary green culinary event?

Leave it to the Denver Public Library's Fresh City Life (in conjunction with Whole Foods Market) to put together a film series focusing on food supply and sustainability, just in time for Earth Month. "Food Fight: Retaking Our Plates" kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. with a free screening of Fast Food Nation at the Central Library, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway. Upcoming films include The Garden and even a special screening of Food, Inc. at the Mayan; for more details, call 720-865-1111 or visit http://denverlibrary.org/fresh.

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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