Chomp!, cooking demos at Cherry Creek, VegFest and more on this week's calendar
The fourth Colorado location of Mellow Mushroom opens today at 9271 Park Meadows Drive in Lone Tree. The menu features a variety of pizzas, hoagies, salads and calzones (some gluten-free), as well as as a wide selection of craft beer (guests can join the Mellow Mushroom Beer Club and receive rewards). The new spot also boasts a large patio with a view of the mountains and a fire pit.
Keep reading for a taste of what else is on the culinary calendar this week.
- Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers opening second Colorado location in the Tabor Center
- Mellow Mushroom gives vegan eaters a pizza the action
- Pizza, pizza, pizza: Restaurant Roll Call for May
Bombay Bowl (575 Lincoln Street, 12023 East Arapahoe Road in Englewood) has introduced a new Meatless Monday deal: $5 for a meatless bowl every Monday from 3 to 6 p.m.; visit the website for more information.
Frasca Food and Wine, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, has invited winemaker Abe Schoener of the Scholium winery in Napa, California as the featured guest for the restaurant's Monday night wine dinner. The four-course menu costs $50 per person (wine pairings not included) and is available throughout dinner service; call 303-442-6966 for reservations.
Note: the Work Options for Women cooking class with Mary Nguyen of Parallel 17 is sold out.
Tuesday, July 2:
Civic Center Eats continues at Civic Center Park. The food-truck fest lands at the park at lunchtime on Tuesdays and Thursdays through September 26. The movable feast, which runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., features live music in addition to food and other vendors; check the website for the full schedule of both trucks and entertainment.
The history of beer in Boulder continues to flow every Tuesday through Saturday through October, at the Boulder History Museum, 1206 Euclid Avenue. The exhibit covers the area's brewing history from the late 1800s to today. General-admission tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children; visit the website for more information.