Ballpark Plates, Corks and Forks, and Whiskey and Doughnuts on This Week's Culinary Calendar
Save calories and carbs for later in the week, when you can visit Denver's Best Restaurant Neighborhood to sample dishes from forty kitchens, visit the Denver Botanic Gardens for wine and more food, or throw down both doughnuts and locally distilled whiskey in the ultimate throwdown. Dough! Keep reading for a taste of this week's culinary calendar.
Lower48 Kitchen, the Best New Restaurant in the Best New Restaurant Neighborhood.
See also: The Ten Best Restaurants in the Ballpark Neighborhood
Monday, August 11
Shark Week is back on the Discovery Channel, with tie-ins at eateries ranging from the massive Dunkin' Donuts chain, which is hosting a selfie contest, to the tiny Katherine's French Bakery, which is offering its sable (French butter) cookies in shark ($2.95 each) and surfboard and life preserver (sold as set of two for $3.25) forms. For more information, call 303-282-5888.
The Havana Exchange Farmers' Market takes place today in the parking lot at the Havana Exchange Shopping Center in Aurora from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- or until all the food is gone. Find out more at the markets website.
Tuesday, August 12
Fado Irish Pub is hosting Network After Work Denver, giving local professionals in all types of industries the chance to eat, drink and socialize. There will be drinks and light appetizers from 6 to 7 p.m. For more information, visit networkafterwork.com.
Wednesday, August 13
Ballpark Plates gives diners a taste of the Ballpark neighborhood, which we named Denver's Best New Restaurant Neighborhood in the Best of Denver 2014. More than forty restaurants will be participating in the event, which runs from 5:30 to 8:30 today. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 the day of the event; for tickets and more information, head to ballparkplates.com.
Keep reading for more of this week's culinary calendar.
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