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Tonight: Whiskey, wine and tequila at Interstate, Venue and Mezcal

Whatever your preferred poison, between the Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Dinner, the Anam Cara Wine Dinner and the Tequila Combate, there's no doubt something tasty (and inebriating) that you'll want to do tonight.

Here's what you need to know:

Interstate Kitchen & Bar, 901 West Tenth Avenue, is hosting the Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Dinner, a four-course meal with Jake Norris, head distiller at Stranahan's and including such delicacies as chilled barley and buttermilk soup, confit of bacon and peach ambrosia. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $45; call 720-479-8829 or visit www.interstaterestaurant.com.

Venue, 3609 West 32nd Avenue, is offering up the Anam Cara Wine Dinner, with four courses (including crab cake, pork belly, duck breast and poached peach) paired with Oregon's Anam Cara wines. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $50; call 303-477-0477 or visit www.venuebistro.com.

And here's your chance to make a difference: Weigh in on which tequila Mezcal, 3230 East Colfax Avenue, should use for its new house margarita. The Tequila Combate starts at 6 p.m. and donations to benefit PEBC and literacy training will be accepted; call 303-322-5219 or visit www.mezcalcolorado.com.

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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