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Tonight: Multi-course dinners at Asti d'Italia and Fleming's Steakhouse

It's a tough choice: Which multi-course meal, paired with wine, will you choose tonight? You'd better decide quickly, because both are bound to fill up.

Your options:

Asti D'Italia, at 14648 Delaware Street in Broomfield, presents A Taste of Italy: North West, a four-course meal featuring ahi tuna tartare (with a Lange '07 chardonnay hailing from Gagliasso), truffled forest mushroom risotto (with a Barbera d'Alba '08 wine from Grimaldi), Colorado prime rib (with a Barolo "Rocca" '04 vintage, also from Gagliasso) and a fresh fruit pastry crown (paired with a Moscato d'Asti from -- where else? -- Mosca). The dinner is $60; to make a reservation, call 303-357-3900 or go to

On the other end of town, Fleming's Steakhouse, 191 Inverness Drive West in Englewood, is hosting a four-course dinner featuring Kelly Fleming's estate-bottled Napa Valley wines, which Fleming will discuss in person. The menu includes seared diver scallops (paired with an '08 sauvignon blanc), hazelnut-crusted Colorado lamb medallions (with an '06 cabernet), porcini-dusted filet mignon (with an '05 cabernet) and wild-berry and mascarpone cannolis with Amaretto-laced caramelized figs and coffee or tea. The cost is $85; for more information, call 303-768-0827 or visit

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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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