Denver has some mouth-watering events lined up this week. Kick it off by reading and dining at a Book Club Dinner and end it by jamming and brunching at Doggy Biscuits. Whatever tickles your taste buds, make sure to take a peek at this roundup of food and drink events in Denver.

Monday, January 21

Book Club Dinner

Photo courtesy of Frasca Food & Wine on Facebook.

When: Monday, January 21, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Frasca Food and Wine, 1738 Pearl St., Boulder

Cost: $130 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Frasca Food and Wine hosts a Book Club Dinner. The event features a night to hear from Raj Parr — a world-renowned sommelier. You can sip on wine from Frasca, nibble on pairings and learn more about Parr’s book, The Sommeliers Atlas of Taste: A Field Guide to the Great Wines of Europe.

Tuesday, January 22

January Bottle Release

Photo Courtesy of Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales‎ on Facebook

When: Thursday, January 22 – 23

Where: Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales, 1290 S Broadway #A51, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales presents a January Bottle Release. The release features Stargate, a sour golden ale created with stone fruit and aged in fresh spirit barrels. The bottle release is one of four variants that is slowly being released this year.

Wednesday, January 23

Brew You Yoga

Photo Courtesy of Oasis Brewing Company, LLC on Facebook

When: Wednesday, January 23, 6:30 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Oasis Brewing Co., 3257 Lowell Blvd., Denver

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Oasis Brewing Co presents Brew You Yoga. The event features a one-hour vinyasa yoga flow on the mezzanine looking out over Oasis. Following the flow, you can refresh with a flight of Oasis beers. Make sure to bring your own mat to practice on.

Thursday, January 24

Beer and Cookie Pairing

Photo Courtesy of Good Sugar Baking‎ on Facebook

When: Thursday, January 24, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Great Divide Brewing Co., 2001 Arapahoe St., Denver 

Cost: $14 at entry

The Lowdown: Great Divide Brewing Co. teams up with Good Sugar Baking to host a Beer and Cookie Pairing. The event features a pairing of four cookies from Good Sugar Baking complemented by four brews from Great Divide. The event raises funds to help build classrooms in El Salvador.

Beer + Sushi

Photo By Emma Pion-Berlin

When: Thursday, January 24, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Bamboo Sushi (LoHi), 2715 17th St., Denver 

Cost: $55 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Bamboo Sushi partners with Zuni Street Brewing to present Beer + Sushi. The event features a four-course pairing of craft brews and fresh sushi. You can delight in bites of Yakumi, Kumamoto Oyster, Yuzu Tart-Pretzel Beer Brittle and more.

Drunk History Comedy Show

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When: Thursday, January 24, 8 p.m. 

Where: Mercury Cafe Denver, 2199 California St., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Mercury Cafe hosts a Drunk History Comedy Show. The event features a night of hilarious tipsy jokes. The theme of the show is based on the history of immigrants and refugees in America. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Art From Ashes.

Trap Kitchen Cookout Tour

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When: Thursday, January 24, 8 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Rock Steady, 2100 Curtis St., Denver 

Cost: $30 – $75 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Trap Kitchen has partnered with 3 Deep Productions and Roux Black to present a Trap Kitchen Cookout Tour. The tour has made its way to Denver for you to try a pop-up buffet. The Trap Kitchen started out of Compton in 2013 when “Spank” — a chef and a Crip — partnered with “News” — a sous chef and a Blood — to drastically change the course of their lives from the streets to preparing delicious food. The buffet dinner traveling to Denver will be created by Spank and News personally.

Chef ShowDown

Interior of Mister Tuna restaurant

Photo Courtesy Mister Tuna

When: Thursday, January 24, 10 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Where: Mister Tuna, 3033 Brighton Blvd., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Mister Tuna hosts a Chef ShowDown. The event features a competition between two chefs. Chef Ryan Rau of Urban Farmer Denver will face off against chef Ian Wortham of Tavernetta Denver. You can sample dishes as they fly out of the kitchen and vote for the winner. The event benefits We Don’t Waste.

Friday, January 25

Denver Winter Brew Fest

Photo Courtesy of Mile High Station on Facebook

When: Friday, January 25 – 26

Where: Mile High Station, 2027 W Lower Colfax Ave., Denver

Cost: $40 – $70 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Mile High Station presents Denver Winter Brew Fest. The event features a two-day festival of beer. You can sample more than 100 different brews from over 40 breweries while celebrating Colorado’s beer community. You can also jam out to live music while you sip.

4th Anniversary

Photo Courtesy of Dunbar Kitchen & Tap House on Facebook

When: Friday, January 25, 6 – 11 p.m.

Where: Dunbar Kitchen & Tap House, 2844 Welton St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Dunbar Kitchen & Tap House presents its 4th Anniversary. The event celebrates four years of business with a special collaboration beer tapping with Odell Brewing RiNo. You can sip on local brews, munch on food specials and win prizes throughout the night.

One Year Anniversary

Photo Courtesy of Denver Distillery on Facebook

When: Friday, January 25, 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: Denver Distillery, 244 S. Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Distillery celebrates its One Year Anniversary. The event features a night of drink specials, live music from Paddy Houligans and more. The first 50 people that arrive will receive a preview sample of Denver Distillery’s four-grain bourbon.

Parabola Party

Photo Courtesy of Ale House on Facebook

When: Friday, January 25, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Ale House, 2501 16th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Ale House teams up with Firestone Walker of Paso Robles, California to present a Parabola Party. The event features an evening of imbibing with three different pours. The pours include a Parabola Imperial Stout, a Coconut Rye Parabola and a Scotch Barrel-Aged Parabola.

Donut Pop-Up

Photo Courtesy of Mister Tuna‎ on Facebook

When: Friday, January 25 – 26

Where: Mister Tuna, 3033 Brighton Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: TAG Restaurant Group hosts a Donut Pop-Up. The event features two-days to fill up on some sweet treats. You can purchase glazed donuts for $3.50 and filled donuts for $4.50. If you buy a dozen donuts you can get $3 off of your purchase.

Saturday, January 26

Drinking History Tour of Denver

Photo courtesy of Buckhorn Exchange.

When: Saturday, January 26, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. 

Where: The Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant, 100 Osage St., Denver 

Cost: $25 – $30 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Atlas Obscura presents a Drinking History Tour of Denver. The event features a tour of three different locations in Denver that hold some amazing history. You can sip drinks at each stop and learn more about the Mile High City. The tour starts at The Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant.

Beer and Bug Pairing

Photo by Kyle Cooper.

When: Saturday, January 26, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Where: Cervecería Colorado, 1635 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Cervecería Colorado partners with Comida and Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch to host a Beer and Bug Pairing, that is right– bugs. The event features a pairing of insects prepared in three different Mexican dishes compliments of Comida, paired with brews from Cervecería.

Vegan Cheese, Chocolate and Beer Tasting

Photo Courtesy of Alternation Brewing Company on Facebook

When: Saturday, January 26, 2 – 6 p.m. 

Where: Alternation Brewing Company, 1539 S. Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $30 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alternation Brewing Company teams up with Peaceful Rebel Vegan Cheese and Broken Shovels Farm Sanctuary to host a Vegan Cheese, Chocolate and Beer Tasting. The event features a taste of four four-ounce brews paired with four kinds of cheese and four chocolates. You can also munch on bites from Vegan Van if you are still peckish following the pairing.

Opening Weekend

New Source Hotel. Photo by Brittany Werges.

When: Saturday, January 26 – 27

Where: The Source Hotel and Market Hall, 3350 Brighton Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Source Hotel and Market Hall welcome Reunion Bread Company for its opening weekend. The event features a chance to explore the new bakery, filled with pastries, loaves of freshly baked bread and more created by Ismael De Sousa. De Sousa has worked across the globe and is ready to bring Denver some amazing European style baked goods.

Bourbon and Bacon Fest

Photo courtesy of McNichols Civic Center on Facebook.

When: Saturday, January 26, 2 – 5 p.m. 

Where: McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $55 – $100 get tickets here

The Lowdown: McNichols Building partners with Buffalo Trace Bourbon to host the Bourbon and Bacon Fest. The event features a celebration of the rich liquor and crunchy sticks of delight. You can sample from specialty bourbons and whiskey from local and large distilleries and munch on bacon dishes from premium restaurants. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Colorado Restaurant Association Education Foundation.

SuperStout Party

Photo Courtesy of River North Brewery‎ on Facebook

When: Saturday, January 26, 12 – 9 p.m. 

Where: River North Brewery, 6021 Washington St. Unit A, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: River North Brewery presents a SuperStout Party. The event features a day to taste from over 20 different stouts. You can sip on brews such as a 2018 Decennial II: Shadowman, a 2018 Barrel Aged DOUBLE Avarice and a 2018 Barrel Aged Nightmare Fuel.

Sunday, January 27

bRUNCh Club

Photo Courtesy of bRUNch Running on Facebook

When: Sunday, January 27, 8:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Where: Denver Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. Ste 100, Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Keep your fitness journey going during Denver Milk Market’s bRUNch Club. The event features a 5k run in the morning around downtown Denver. After you sweat it out and burn some calories you can dive into brunch from Morning Joe and Lou’s Hot | Naked. bRUNch is for everyone as you can run as fast or slow as you need.

Doggy Biscuits

Photo Courtesy of Monkey Barrel on Facebook

When: Sunday, January 27, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Where: Monkey Barrel, 4401 Tejon St., Denver 

Cost: $75 – $125 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Monkey Barrel hosts Doggy Biscuits, a brunch that celebrates Snoop Dog. The event features a brunch with a themed food menu and themed cocktails. You can sip and bite while jamming out to some classic Snoop Dog hits spinning from DJ Notch.

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Mark Your Calendar

3rd Annual Kick Off Party and Film Premiere

When: January 31, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Laws Whiskey House, 1420 S. Acoma St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

Stout Month

When: February 1, 11 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. 

Where: Black Sky Brewery, 490 Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

Denver Beer Co.’s Beer and Cookie Pairing

When: February 2 – 3

Where: Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: $20 tickets available here