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Winter Brew Fest, tequila, wine and bowls on this week's culinary calendar

Happy Chinese New Year! Food events are picking back up for 2012 -- including a promotion from P.F. Chang's that starts today and runs through Monday, February 6: Stop in to pick up a mysterious red envelope, then come back to find out what goodies you won. Visit

There are also tequila and wine dinners, the Winter Brew Fest and much more happening; here's a taste of what's on the menu.

Tuesday, January 24:

Rioja, 1431 Larimer Street, hosts Sips and Snacks, four tastes of selected wines with four bite-sized snacks from the kitchen. This week's theme: Little Funky Grapes. Admission is $15, and it starts at 5 p.m.; call 303-820-2282 or visit

Park Hill Golf Club, 4141 East 35th Avenue, hosts the Argonaut Wine Tasting; this month, it'll serve up wines from Australia and New Zealand, and proceeds will benefit the Positive Project. It runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $30 to $35; call 303-333-5411.

El Diablo, 101 Broadway, hosts the Five-Course Tequila Dinner with Herradura tequilas. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $75; reservations are required. Call 303-954-0324.

Arugula Bar e Ristorante, 2785 Iris Avenue in Boulder, presents the Terroirs of Tuscany Wine Dinner, classic wines from Tuscany paired with five courses. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $79; call 303-443-5100 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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