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Where to Drink This Week: Summer Brew Fest

Where to Drink This Week: Summer Brew Fest Colorado is home to some of the nation’s top craft brewers.  If you are looking for an easy way to sample the top Colorado breweries in one location, you need to go to the Summer Brew Fest.  The Summer Brew Fest celebrates craft brews from around Colorado and also featuring live music, food and other vendors. The Summer Brew Fest is on Friday July 25th and Saturday July 26th at the Mile High Station on Colfax.  The event is from 7-10pm each night with the option to buy a VIP ticket for an opportunity to arrive at 6pm for first read more >

Where to Eat This Weekend: Glaze by Sasa

Where to Eat This Weekend: Glaze by Sasa Glaze by Sasa is the formerly Glaze Baum Cake Shop renovated to include a sushi bar and a wider dessert menu.  Glaze By Sasa is tucked away in the Congress Park neighborhood, but it is worth it not to over look.  Owner/Baker Heather Alcott makes the unique Japanese cakes that received numerous accolades of praise, but earlier in 2014 Glaze Baum Cakes shut it’s doors.  Luckily for Denver, Glaze by Sasa re-opened as a slightly different concept offering sushi and a larger menu selection. Wayne Conwell, owner of Sushi Sasa in LoHi, joined forces with Alcott to offer the best read more >

Where to Drink This Week: BaRed

Where to Drink This Week: BaRed BaRed (pronounced bar-red) covers everything from morning coffee and breakfast, to affordable yet classy lunch, quality happy hour and tasty dinner options.  BaRed comes across as an upscale bar with their own in house mixologist Thomasz.  However, BaRed boldly claims they have the best bar food around Denver for affordable prices- no mundane, lackluster bar food here. Happy hour at BaRed is Monday-Friday from 4-7pm.  They offer $1.50 oysters, $5 Arrincini (Italian rice ball stuffed with marinara, mozzarella cheese, basil oil and balsamic reduction) $5 red or white wine glasses, $6 cocktails created by mixologist Thomasz, $4 liquors and $3 read more >

Culinary Connectors’New Saturday Denver Craft Beer Tours

Culinary Connectors’New Saturday Denver Craft Beer Tours Culinary Connectors now offers Denver craft beer tours on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  These tours are the best way to tour and taste some of Denver’s best breweries.  Denver has one of the nation’s most diverse and top notch breweries in the nation.  Culinary Connector’s Denver craft beer tours will give you an inside look into how the craft beer is made and an opportunity to taste different samples of craft beer around the city. All the Denver craft beer tours have 3 stops- 2 different tap rooms and 1 local brewery and 3-4 beer tastings at each stop.  Thursday’s read more >

Where to Drink This Week: Whiskey Rebellion

Where to Drink This Week: Whiskey Rebellion Whiskey Rebellion is something you do not want to miss this Thursday, July 10th if you are a whiskey fan.  Whiskey Rebellion is meant to show case some of America’s best whiskeys and will have a variety of whiskey producers and suppliers offering samples for guests to try.  Whiskey Rebellion will also have whiskey experts available for any questions and explaining the distillery process. A ticket to the Whiskey Rebellion will get you into the event, along with sampling 12 different whiskeys, see a cocktail demo and eating snacks from The Corner Office.  What makes this event even better is read more >

Where to Eat This Weekend: The Noshery

Where to Eat This Weekend: The Noshery Nestled up in the Berkley neighborhood is a newly opened quaint, bright, creative bakery and cafe The Noshery.  The Noshery was started by chef Andrea Knight, who gained experience working at D Bar, the Berkshire, Wooden Spoon and Whole Foods. The spot The Noshery is at in Berkley neighborhood has been a neighborhood cafe for the past 60 years (2 owners, each 30 years).  Needless to say, The Noshery hopes to be part of the community another 30 + years.  Knight redesigned the inside to make it bright, welcoming and open.  The Noshery’s menu has delightful goodies like fruit tarts, read more >

Where to Drink This Week: Blake Street Vault

Where to Drink This Week: Blake Street Vault The Blake Street Vault is in one of Denver’s oldest buildings that dates back to the 1860′s.  The building started out as a saloon and boarding house for Denver’s business district, and it attracted all kinds of big names and intrigue through it’s early years.  There was a vault for the money in the basement, and the alcohol was brought up from the basement in large barrels with an elevator.  Both of these are still in the basement although they aren’t used anymore. The building has switched hands and themes through the many years, but since 2008 Blake Street Vault read more >

Where to Eat This Weekend: Charcoal Restaurant

Where to Eat This Weekend: Charcoal Restaurant   Denver Restaurant Week is fun way to experience a 3 course dinner at some of Denver’s best restaurants at a discounted rate of $30 per person.  Unfortunately, this opportunity is offered twice a year.  However, you don’t have to wait until the next restaurant week (August 23-29) to enjoy the same option at Charcoal Restaurant.  June 23-28 Charcoal is offering their own restaurant week with appetizer, entree and dessert for $31 (excluding tip, tax and beverage). Charcoal Restaurant features fine dining at affordable prices in an elegant and contemporary atmosphere.  Charcoal Restaurant prides itself on using simple, fresh, high read more >

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