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Tonight: Lola hosts a blowout benefit for Dos Casas

Lola, 1575 Boulder Street, has pulled out all the stops for tonight's Dos Casas fundraising event, which offers three options: a five-course dinner at 6:30 p.m., paired with wine, for $75; the dinner plus exclusive patio seating and a chef meet-and-greet for $125; or an after-hours party starting at 9 p.m. and featuring appetizers, small bites and live music for $35.

The menu has been prepared by an all-star roster of Denver's top culinary talent; keep reading for a taste:

First course: Scallop and dungeness crab "crudo" by Sheila Lucero of Jax Fish House and Goose Sorenson of Solera.

Second course: Sofrito Cubano butterfish by Matt Selby of Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's and Troy Guard of TAG.

Third course: Brasato d'angello by Brian Laird of Barolo Grill and Tyler Wiard of Elway's.

Fourth course: Roasted organic beef cheeks by Lola's own Jamey Fader and Sean Yontz of Sketch and Tambien.

Fifth course: Banana mesquite cake by Kerry Johnson of Lola.

Proceeds benefit Brent's Place. Make your reservations at 720-570-8686 or

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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