Denver is in for a good time this week in the food and booze world. If you have Friday morning off from work, consider yourself lucky because you’ll have the perfect excuse to stay out on Thursday night for some of the week’s events. Start your week by designing your own beer mug and end it with an all you can eat luau. One of our highest recommendations for the week is for the So All May Eat Gala at SAME Café, where you can meet the chefs behind your favorite restaurants. Read on for the full roundup.

Monday, March 19

Monday Artisans Market

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Photo courtesy of Call to Arms Brewing Company on Facebook

When: Monday, March 19, 4 – 7 p.m.

Where: Call to Arms Brewing Company — 4526 Tennyson St., Denver 5th floor

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Call to Arms Brewery is having an artisans market this Monday. Featuring some of Denver’s favorite bakeries like Raleigh Street Bakery, Good Sugar Bakery and treats from Copia Confectionary. This is the second to last day Call to Arms will be showcasing this market so be sure to stop by.

Gabby Dinner at El Five

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When: Monday,  March 19, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: El Five Denver — 2930 Umatilla St., Denver

Cost: $45

The Lowdown: The Gabby Gourmet Restaurant Guide is having a dinner to celebrate El Five. The $45 admission fee will cover gratuity, tax, dinner and wine. This event is expected to fill up quickly so make your reservations soon.


Tuesday, March 20

Design Your Own Baere Glass at Baere Brewing Company

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When: Tuesday, March 20, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Baere Brewing Company — 320 Broadway, Denver Suite E

Cost: $20

The Lowdown: Show your design skills off at Baere Brewing Company this Tuesday and you can design your own beer glass. All tools will be available, so all you need to bring is your creativity. Get your tickets today.

Holy &*# It’s a Cluster*$%! (of Free Food and Drinks)

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When: Tuesday, March 20, 5 – 7 p.m.

Where: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery — 1139 20th St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery will have a plethora of free food this Tuesday to showcase the new ClusterTruck concept. Every type of food and food truck will be there offering free product up to $15. The first 30 people there will get free beer — so get there early to stake your claim.


Wednesday, March 21

$10 Burger, Bacon, Bourbon Nights

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When: Wednesday, March 21, 4 – 9 p.m.

Where: Bacon Social House — 2434 W 44th Ave., Denver

Cost: $10

The Lowdown: Every Wednesday until April 18 at the Bacon Social House you can get a burger and a bacon-infused bourbon for only $10. Stop by anytime between 4 and 9 p.m. to enjoy a delicious burger and a unique bourbon for an incredible price.

Stein Wednesdays

Photo courtesy of The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project

When: Wednesday, March 21, 3 – 11 p.m.

Where: The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project

Cost: $12

The Lowdown: Stein Wednesdays are back at The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project. Buy a 32-ounce stein and bring it back every Wednesday for a free refill. Only beers under 8% ABV are available for this promotion.


Thursday, March 22

Stay Gold Spring Märzen Lager Release

When: Thursday, March 22, 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Where: Ratio Beerworks —2920 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Ratio Beerworks is releasing its highly anticipated stay gold, a spring Märzen Lager. This beer is brewed with a blend of pilsner, Munich and Vienna malts giving it a clean, crisp and rich flavor. Stop by anytime from 5 p.m. to midnight to get yours.

Beer & Cheese with Odell Brewing

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When: Thursday, March 22, 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: The Denver Bicycle Cafe — 1308 E 17th Ave., Denver

Cost: $20

The Lowdown: Head to the Denver Bicycle Club this Thursday for a beer and cheese pairing featuring Odell Brewing Company. There will be five-ounce pours carefully paired with delicious cheeses and a chance to speak to experts. Get your tickets today.

Bottle Release of Shirtless Putin Nuzzling with Dolphins

Photo courtesy of Call to Arms.

When: Thursday, March 22, 3 – 10 p.m.

Where: Call to Arms Brewing Company — 4526 Tennyson St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Call to Arms Brewing Company has brewed the second batch of its locally famous Shirtless Putin Nuzzling With Dolphins and will be releasing it on Thursday. Touted as a Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Baltic Porter with Coffee. Brewed with Czech Pils yeast, seven different malts and barreled in Four Roses bourbon barrels, this beer is worthy of its name. The release includes only 400 bottles, with a limit of four per customer. 

Wine + Food Tasting at The Preservery

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When: Thursday, March 22, 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: The Preservery — 3040 Blake St., Denver

Cost: $35

The Lowdown: The Preservery is celebrating the new season by bringing back wine and food tastings. Featuring a caprese-stuffed pork loin and a shrimp and crab stack with smoked gouda grits cake for the main entrée this is one dinner you won’t want to miss. This is the first wine and food tasting of the year so get your tickets soon.

So All May Eat Gala


Photo courtesy of SAME Cafe on Facebook

When: Thursday, March 22, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Space Gallery — 400 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Cost: $60

The Lowdown: The SAME Café will be having a gala this Thursday in hopes to provide clean, healthy and local food to all in attendance. Featuring small plates from some of Denver’s favorite restaurants like Snooze, City O’ City and Even Stevens with beer provided Renegade Brewing Company and liquor from Woody Creek Distillers, this is a gala you’ll want to attend. Get your tickets today.


Friday, March 23

Balistreri’s Friday Night Cooking with Wine!

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When: Friday, March 23, 6:30 – 10 p.m.

Where: Balistreri Vineyards — 1946 E 66th Ave., Denver

Cost: $48

The Lowdown: Balistreri Vineyards will be having a night of small plates and wine to kick off the weekend. Featuring cooking demos with Balistreri Vineyards executive chefs, Ariana and Chris. At the end of the night, you’ll be able to take home discounted wines and recipes to immortalize the night. Get your tickets today.


Sushi & Joint Rolling Class

My 420 Tours

Photo courtesy of My 420 Tours on Facebook

When: Friday, March 22, 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: My 420 Tours — 3881 Steele St., Denver

Cost: $79

The Lowdown: If you’re looking to up your rolling skills — whether it be for sushi or joints —then head to My 420 Tours this Friday. Learn from an executive chef who is an expert in both areas. Get your tickets today.


Saturday, March 24

Beer and Chocolate pairing with Copia Confectionary


Photo courtesy of Mockery Brewing on Facebook

When: Saturday, March 24, 2 – 8 p.m.

Where: Mockery Brewing — 3501 Delgany St., Denver

Cost: $16

The Lowdown: Mockery Brewing and Copia Confectionery are teaming up this Saturday to bring a chocolate and beer pairing to town. $16 will get you four beer samples and four chocolates. This event is first come, first served — so be sure to get there early.

Monkey Bar 3rd Anniversary!

Photo courtesy of Monkey Bar on Facebook

When: Saturday, March 24, 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Where: The Monkey Barrel Bar — 1112 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Monkey Barrel Bar wants to thank its customers for three years of business with a party this Saturday. There are surprises in store for customers so be sure to check it out and help them celebrate another great year.

2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted Release

Photo Courtesy of Comrade Brewing Company on Facebook

When: Saturday, March 24, 11 a.m.

Where: Comrade Brewing Company — 7667 E Iliff Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Comrade Brewing and Casey Brewing and Blending have teamed up to collaborate on a special brew — 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted. This superpower IPA will be available on Saturday, with limits of two bottles per person. Be sure to get there early while supplies last.


Sunday, March 25

AllYouCanEat Sunday Luau

When: Sunday, March 25, 4 – 8 p.m.

Where: Adrift — 218 S Broadway, Denver

Cost: $25

The Lowdown: Adrift is having another luau to wind down after the weekend. Featuring Kalama Polynesian dancers, all-you-can-eat pork and traditional Hawaiian sides, the event might make you forget Colorado is landlocked. Reservations for these luaus fill-up quickly so call Adrift and make yours today.

Mile High Swappers Denver March Food Swap

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When: Sunday, March 25, 2 – 4 p.m.

Where: Huckleberry Roasters — 4301 Pecos St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Mile High Swappers are having a food swap this Sunday. Bring five or more food items and look around to see what you want to swap out. There’s only one rule for this event — no cash!


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Mark Your Calendars

King of Carrot Flowers Carrot Elderflower Saison Release

When: March 23

Where: Ratio Beerworks — 2920 Larimer St., Denver

Cherry Creek Beer Garden Grand Opening

When: March 22

Where: Moxy Denver — 240 Josephine St., Denver