This Week In Food: Midnight Pop-up Party, 4/20 & Flea Kick-off

Photo by Roman Tafoya

Christmas for pot smokers is around the corner and there’s plenty of gift-giving around town. We’ve got the food aspect covered for you to have the perfect 4/20 — including a full guide to the munchies (soon to be released). Also this week Silver Spork, known for its popular supper clubs, is throwing a pop-up party this Saturday. Location is to be announced but tickets are on sale. Also this Friday is the kick-off party for Denver Flea and 303 readers get a special discount on their access to over 100 vendors as well as bottomless booze. Plus it’s that time of year again: tax day. Whether you hate it or you love it, we’ve got some places you can and spend that refund.


Buddz and Breakfast at Green Labs

Photo courtesy of Green Labs
Photo courtesy of Green Labs

Where: Green Labs, 

When: April 20 10:30 a.m.

Cost: $50/person

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased here

The Low Down: The creative and collaborative pot-industry startup collective, Green Labs, will host a “Buddz and Breakfast” to go along nicely for some wake-and-bake. Start 4/20 off right with a full breakfast catered by Cultivating Spirits, consisting of crepes, mimosas and fruit paired perfect with “select cannabis strains” from Fresh Baked Boulder. And the best part about all of this is that you’ll be having this breakfast with one of the biggest names in Reggae, Collie Buddz.

Cheba Hut

Photo courtesy of Cheba Hut's Facebook Page
Photo courtesy of Cheba Hut’s Facebook Page

Where: Click here  for a list of locations

When: April 20

The Low Down: It’s no doubt the most famous pot-friendly toasted sub shop around town will be getting in on the festivities this year. Cheba Hut has yet to officially announce what it is cooking up for us, but based off its Facebook page, the “epic celebration” is something to get excited about. In past years, Cheba Hut has hosted a massive block party, and offered a 4-inch “nug” sandwich, chips and a drink for $4.20 in honor of the holiday. If it’s anything like the previous celebrations, then stoners are in for a real treat.  Stay updated on with its Facebook page here.

Postmates Delivery Service

Photo courtesy of Postmate’s Facebook

Where: Click here to visit its website

The Low Down: For those times on 4/20 when you can’t leave your couch, Postmates has a solution. Gone are the days of wishing you could get Chipotle delivered to your door because with this online delivery service, that is now a reality. Postmates delivers from dozens of places from general stores to restaurants including some of Denver’s favorites like Osteria Marco, The Cherry Cricket, Larkburger, Sushi Den and Moon Tower Tacos. With Postmates, you won’t have to worry about how you’ll stay well-fed this 4/20.

Other Events

Denver Flea Kick-Off Party

Photo by Lindsey Bartlett


Where: Bindery on Blake, 2901 Blake St., Denver

When: Kick-off, April 17, 6 – 11 p.m., Flea, April 18 12 p.m.- 7 p.m.

Cost: $25/person in advance, use PROMO CODE 303MAG to get $3.03 off

Tickets: Kick-off tickets can be purchased here. RSVP for Saturday’s Flea here.

The Low Down: The Denver Flea is back for its second year in a row with a packed two-day spring event scheduled for this weekend. This fun and community-based event brought several thousand folks to its Holiday Edition this past December, and is expected to be even bigger and better this season with many new additions. The flea will commence on Friday with a kick-off party with live music, 100+ local vendors, giveaways, a bottomless booze featuring the specialty Flea beer brewed with New Belgium, called “Fleak Out!” And as a 303 reader you get a special deal, just use PROMO CODE 303MAG to get a discounted ticket. Then on Saturday, come back to Bindery on Blake for more music, food, shopping and drinks galore. The flea will be free on Saturday and those who RSVP before the event kicks-off will get a free New Belgium Beer and a chance to win a New Belgium Cruiser Bike.

Midnight Bacchanal

Exclusive sneak peek of the pre-bacchanal supper club party.
Exclusive sneak peek of Silver Spork’s upcoming pop-up dinner. Photo by Roman Tafoya

Words by Brittany Werges

Where: TBA

When: April 18, 9 p.m.- 4 a.m.

Cost: $40/person

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased here

The Low Down: Known for its exclusive pop-up dinners (see above for sneak peek of this month’s dinner location), Silver Spork will its second annual Midnight Bacchanal party. Occurring after Flea, this night of “classy debauchery” will feature “musical surprises” such as dueling Jazz quartets, an all-night open bar, and circus performers including a potential stilts bar where party-goers can stand on circus stilts and enjoy food and booze from above. The official theme (which will dictate a dress code) and location will be sent out sometime this week. Only 300 tickets are available and as the clock counts down to the event, the prices will reportedly rise.

 Tax Day Deals

Session Kitchen

Photo courtesy of Session Kitchen
Photo courtesy of Session Kitchen

Where: 1518 S. Pearl St., Denver

When: April 15, 3 – 6 p.m.

The Low Down: Take the bite off of tax day with a glass of wine, or even better, a bottle for only $20 at Session Kitchen. On Wednesday, Session Kitchen invites everyone to its patio to enjoy its springtime Vihno Verde for $20, along with charcuterie and artisanal cheese plates for only $4.

Chicken’N’Dom at MAX’s Wine Dive

Photo by Kim Baker
Photo by Kim Baker

Where: 696 Sherman St., Denver

When: April 15

Cost: $78/person

The Low Down: The highly anticipated MAX’s Wine Dive near Governor’s Park opens today. In honor of its debut and upcoming tax day, MAX’s invites you splurge with your refund on some champagne and fried chicken. Enjoy two glasses of Dom Pérignon paired with its soon to be famous, jalapeño-buttermilk battered fried chicken.

Brunch Specials

Beer Brunch

Photo by Rachel Nobrega
Photo by Rachel Nobrega

Where: Lou’s Food Bar, 1851 W. 38th Ave., Denver

When: April 18 – 19

Cost: $30/person

The Low Down: We all know mimosas pair well with weekend brunch, but Lou’s Food Bar chef Ryan Higgins is changing the game with a beer paired brunch this weekend. It’ll be its second installment and it will feature a three-course brunch paired with Boulder’s Vindication Brewing company.

 bRUNch Running Returns

Photo courtesy of bRUNch Running's Facebook
Photo courtesy of bRUNch Running’s Facebook


Where: 1401 Curtis St., Denver

When: April 19, 9:15-12:15 a.m.

Cost: $25/person in advance, $30/person at the door

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased here

The Low Down: The second installment of the weekly brunch running is here and it’ll be held at The Corner Office. The people behind bRUNch want to make life simple: run, eat and drink. That’s exactly what they have planned for runner’s this Sunday who sign up to run a 5k or a 10k, then re-fuel with some red velvet pancakes, pork belly benedict, croque madame, mimosas, bloody marys and more. The ticket includes the run, an entree, two drinks and tax and gratuity. Also check out this season’s schedule for its full line-up of runs.

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