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12 Must-Do Events for June

From the return of Top Taco to rare whiskey tastings—Denver has it all this month

Graduations, weddings, Father’s Day? Well, clear your calendars because there is so much going on this month! We have rounded up our 12 favorite events for June and suggest you try to hit them all. HOT ROCKS GRILLER CHALLENGE When: Wednesday, June 7, 6-9pm Where: Elway’s {2500 East 1st Avenue, Denver; 303.399.5353} What: The big slider battle of the season takes place every ... Read More »

9 Must-Do Events in May

Summer event season has begun

The summer food and drink festival season is off with a bang! In addition to Derby Day and Mother’s Day, we have nine events from a tribute to George Michael to a festival devoted to all things chicken and cocktails, that we think everyone should attend this month. There are tons of opportunities to eat and drink, many of which support important ... Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Kentucky Derby Day Parties in Denver/Boulder

How to enjoy the most exciting two minutes in sports

In Denver we celebrate the running of the Kentucky Derby by wearing big floppy hats or seersucker suits, cheering on “our” horse for two short minutes and drinking all day. Hold your horses and enjoy “the most exciting two minutes in sports” at any of these fantastic Derby parties. With 15 to choose from, might we suggest you plan for ... Read More »

Brunch O’Clock: The Kitchen Denver

A new menu from new Culinary Dir. Meg Grace Larcom and Head Chef Jeffrey Web

It’s hard to believe that it has been five years since partners, Kimbal Musk and Hugo Matheson opened their second location of The Kitchen {1530 6th Street, Denver; 303.623.3127} in downtown Denver. The restaurant, like its older Boulder sibling, has remained grounded in its mission of “community through food” by developing and cultivating personal relationships with farmers, ranchers, brewers, and ... Read More »

Morning Collective Now Open in Rosedale

Two Snooze alums have created a lively new breakfast and brunch destination

Two long-time Snooze alums, Chef Joseph Strelnik and John “JD” Daniels have joined forces to create a new morning destination spot. Morning Collective {2160 South Broadway, Denver; 303.953.9943} opened in the Rosedale neighborhood on April 3 in what was once a 7-11. The area has seen a renaissance of late and with the recent opening of next-door neighbor Post Chicken ... Read More »

Where to Eat and Drink for Rockies Opening Day

Take me out to the ball game

The arrival of spring is a sign of good things to come; warmer days, rooftop patios, and of course, the beginning of baseball season. Friday, April 7 is opening day for the Rockies at Coors Field. They are predicting warm, sunny weather, so may we suggest that you play hooky and take in some great food and drink options before and after ... Read More »

9 Must-Do Events for April

Eat, drink, and help others

With Passover, Easter, and the beginning of baseball season, how are we going to find time to eat and drink at all the fabulous events happening in and around Denver? Well, put your big boy pants on and get ready to party! In addition to having a good time, you can dine out for a cause—such as building homes for ... Read More »

11 Must-Do March Events

Beer, bubbles, and oysters galore are on the menu this month

March is choc-a-block full of great happenings around town. We’ve rounded up eleven events that would be a shame to miss. Slurp on bivalves, enjoy IPA and pizza, head to Boulder for strong ales, enjoy one-of-a-kind collaboration beers, and maybe even find a little love. It’s going to be a great month and this doesn’t even include St. Patrick’s Day ... Read More »

8 Epic Mardi Gras Celebrations

Bid farewell to February NOLA style

It’s time for one last hurrah before you need to give up something you love for the forty days of Lent. Whether you call it Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras, this is your excuse for one last eating and drinking hootenanny. While the holiday is officially Tuesday, February 28, many places are getting the festivities started early. From ... Read More »

Denver Restaurant Week On the Cheap

7 places to enjoy restaurant week for $25 per person

When Visit Denver launched Restaurant Week in 2005, it was an opportunity to showcase Denver’s then growing restaurant scene to the public at the reasonable price of $52.80 per couple. Over the years, the price remained the same because it reflected the city’s mile-high elevation of 5280 feet. However, inflation made it difficult for restaurants to maintain quality without raising ... Read More »