Whether you’re a die hard carnivore or a fruit fanatic, Denver has you covered this week. From a cuban style pig roast and a bacon scavenger hunt, all things pork are once again on the menu. Just make sure you have your smartphones ready… National Peach Month is also underway and with only a few days left to celebrate we’ve put together the top 3 places to satisfy any residual cravings. So hurry up Denver, it’s time to eat!
Cuban Style Pig Roast at Atticus
Where: 1135 E. Evans Avenue Denver, CO
When: Sunday, August 31st, seating starts between 5-6 PM, $25 for adults and $10 for kid.
The Lowdown: With 303 Magazine’s Cuban themed White Party happening this Thursday and now our favorite DU neighborhood retreat hosting a Cuban style Pig Roast, it looks like this week’s theme is all about Havana nights. The dinner, consisting of only 40 seats, will be an intimate family style meal serving a Colorado pig that has been roasted for 3 days. Paired with Cuban inspired dishes, this pig roast is the perfect way to end your summer. Seats are filling up fast so make your reservation now by calling (720) 459-8273.
The Farmland Great Bacon Treasure Hunt
Where: The scavenger hunt will take place all over Denver
When: August 30th, beginning at Noon
The Lowdown: Do you love bacon and money? Do you have a pulse? Good, because Farmland Foods is hosting a Denver scavenger hunt this Saturday for a chance to win a year supply of bacon and a $1,000 cash prize. All you have to do is follow them on Facebook or Twitter and watch for clues!
Deal of the Week: Celebrate National Peach Month
Jax Fish House 3-Course Peach Inspired Menu
Where: 1539 17th St, Denver, CO 80202 Phone:(303) 292-5767
The Lowdown: Jax’s might be known for their seafood fare, but that’s not the only thing they do well. For the month of August you can have a peachy keen dinner from beginning to end with this fruit infused menu. Appetizer: Palisade peach bay scallop ceviche with citrus segments and fresno chile. Main Course: Flatbread with Palisade peaches, smoked clams, burata, fresh herbs and olive oil. Dessert: A peach cobbler with biscuit topping, candied turmeric and chocolate hazelnut ice cream.
The Post Brewing Company Peach Pies
Where: 105 W Emma St, Lafayette, CO 80026
The Lowdown: If you’re willing to make the trek to Lafayette, Post Brewing Company will be dishing out some of the best peach inspired desserts Colorado has to offer. Here you can get a classic peach pie as well as peach whoopie pie and a peach bellini to wash it all down.
Session Kitchen Peach Jam and Biscuits
Where: Old Pearl Street Farmers Market
When: Every Sunday from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Lowdown: This weekend hop on over to South Pearl and celebrate the end of National Peach Month while welcoming National Biscuit Month with Session Kitchen’s famous buttery biscuits topped with Palisade Peach Jam. Pro tip: the biscuits and jam are also served in the restaurant for brunch on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.