A culinary tour of LoDo, wine and movie-watching, vegan pizza and more on the calendar
LoDo Bites -- a culinary walking tour of restaurants in lower downtown -- takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. While sampling small bites at dozens of downtown restaurants and enjoying drink specials and desserts at select locations, attendees can also appreciate the incredible area that LoDo has become.
Participating restaurants include Bistro Vendome, Backcountry Delicatessen, Blue Sushi Sake Grill, ChoLon, Coohills, Euclid Hall, Fogo de Chao, Hapa Sushi, H|Burger Lounge, Lucky Pie, McCormick's Fish House, Mangiamo Pronto, Black Crow at the Rio Grande, Southern Hospitality, T|ACO, TAG, The Squeaky Bean, Vesta Dipping Grill and Wazee Supper Club.
Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 the day of (but the event tends to sell out). Learn more and purchase tickets on the LoDo Bites website. And keep reading for a taste of what else is on the culinary calendar this week.
Monday, June 24:
Bombay Bowl, 575 Lincoln Street, has introduced a new Meatless Monday special: from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, any meatless bowl is $5. The fast-casual Indian restaurant offers a large selection of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options daily; call 303-645-4680 for more details.
Musician and winemaker Maynard James Keenan will join the crew at Frasca Food & Wine, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, for the restaurant's Monday night wine dinner. Keenan will pour and discuss a flight of his signature wines. The four-course dinner costs $50, with additional charges for pairings; call 303-442-6966 for reservations.
The first annual Moovers & Shakers mixology competition takes place at the Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut Street in Boulder, tonight at 5:30 p.m. Competitors from six restaurants -- Bramble & Hare, Frasca, the Kitchen, Oak at Fourteenth, Q's Corner Bar and SALT -- will attempt to sway the crowd in their favor for a cash prize. There will be small bites served during the event, and a screening of a new documentary about cocktails at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. For more information, call 303-440-7826.
575 Lincoln St., Denver, CO