Beaujolais and Beyond, beer pairings and more on the calendar this week
The 14th annual Beaujolais and Beyond Food & Wine Festival takes places from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. today at the Infinity Park Event Center, 4400 East Kentucky Avenue. The celebration of French wine features local eats from Crave Dessert Bar & Lounge, Devil's Food Bakery & Cookery, Epicurean Catering, Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy, Jonesy's EatBar, La Cave Wine, Food & Boutique, Lala's Wine Bar + Pizzeria, Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar, Lou's Food Bar, Opus Restaurant & Aria Wine Bar, Randolph's Restaurant and Bar, Root Down and Linger, Sunflower Farmers Market, Table 6, The Big Easy, The Westin Denver Downtown, and Zink Kitchen + Bar. Admission is $75; visit the website for more information.
Chef and Brew fills the Oriental Theater, 4335 West 44th Avenue, this evening from 6 to 9:30 p.m. The food and beer festival features beer from Caution Brewing, River North, Crooked Stave, Funkwerks, Our Mutual Friend, Wit's End, Strange Brewing, West Flanders Brewing and Elevation Beer Company. And each brewery will be paired with eats from a local chef: Participating restaurants include Panzano, Studio F, Ghost Plate and Tap, Row14, LaLa's Pizzeria and Wine Bar, Crock Spot and Aria. Tickets are $39 in advance and $49 at the door; check the website to learn more.