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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 »

9 Must Do Events for February

Girl Scout cookie pairings, Stout Month, and more!

February is for lovers—lovers of chocolate, beer, wine, whiskey, gin, and Girl Scout cookies. In addition to whatever fabulous Valentine’s Day plans you may be whipping up, we have put together a list of other events going on in Denver and Boulder. They are pretty hard to resist. Stout Month When: All month long Where: At all of the Mountain Sun Breweries: Mountain ... Read More »

8 Must-Do January Events

From chili cook offs to bug dinners, this month is filled with foodie surprises

Ok, the holidays are over and by now, most of our New Year resolutions have already fallen by the wayside. Which is great—January is filled with all sorts of fun. From now on, Tuesday will be referred to as Brewsday, you have a chance to eat a five-course meal of bugs, you can take an ETuk to a farm to ... Read More »

[email protected] Now Open in Congress Park

Jeff Osaka's seasonal creations are back

We have often said that Jeff Osaka is a “man with a plan”; in August 2014 he commemorated his 50th birthday by shuttering his beloved Twelve restaurant in RiNo and began making that plan a reality. Since then, he has created two new restaurant concepts—Osaka Ramen and Sushi Ramen—and conceptualized and executed the hot new Denver Central Market. But Osaka ... Read More »

Giving Back for the Holidays: 5 Restaurant Toy Drives

Eat, drink, and give this holiday season

The restaurant industry is well known for its philanthropic activity, particularly when it comes to feeding those in need. However, during this season of giving, restaurants focus their attention on children and the joy of opening a toy as a gift. Join these five restaurants by bringing toys and happiness to children who often lack both. ‘Tis the season to eat, ... Read More »

7 Must-Do Events in December

Glögg, Denver Festivus, Family Feud, and, more

The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve is packed with fun-filled, beer, food, and booze events. You can enjoy an end of Prohibition Party, an obscure Scandinavian holiday feast, a snow day pub crawl (even without any snow), a friendly, boozy fame of Family Feud, and a giant beer party in an airplane hangar. Here is a rundown of ... Read More »

Fish N Beer Opening Monday

A new restaurant from Kevin Morrison opening in RiNo

When it comes to naming a restaurant, Kevin Morrison is not a man prone to hyperbole. After selling his first business The Spicy Pickle, he opened Tacos, Tequila, Whiskey (aka Pinche Tacos) five years ago, followed last year by Poco Torteria. In each case, the name tells you exactly what you’re getting—well, almost. Morrison and partner Aniedra Nichols, will open ... Read More »

Eleven Must-Do November Events

Beer, wine, bagels, and a little voodoo

There’s so much happening in Denver this month, we’re not sure how we’re going to fit in all our Thanksgiving celebrations. There are two major head-to-head chef pairing competitions—one that challenges nine chefs to create the perfect pairing for wine, while the Chef and Brew competition celebrates the great pairings possible with craft beer. In between, there are pop-ups, a ... Read More »