Tonight: Green up your plate via tour or film
Green Route -- a green map to the city -- is kicking off a series of Green Route Restaurant Tours tonight, starting with a stop at 1515 Restaurant, 1515 Market Street. Attendees will meet owner Gene Tang and enjoy a special appetizer plus discounts on drinks. The tours are free, but you need to sign up at www.greenroutedenver.com. Call 303-720-6850 with questions.
Prefer a more sedentary green culinary event?
Leave it to the Denver Public Library's Fresh City Life (in conjunction with Whole Foods Market) to put together a film series focusing on food supply and sustainability, just in time for Earth Month. "Food Fight: Retaking Our Plates" kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. with a free screening of Fast Food Nation at the Central Library, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway. Upcoming films include The Garden and even a special screening of Food, Inc. at the Mayan; for more details, call 720-865-1111 or visit http://denverlibrary.org/fresh.
For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings.