AMARONE WINE DINNER WITH ALLEGRINI
Calling all wine lovers: On Nov. 6, Arugula chef and proprietor Alec Schuler and Chef de Cuisine Sven Hedenas will be presenting a wine dinner paired with Allegrini wines from Valpolicella, one of Italy’s most important wine regions.
Guests will enjoy a five-course dinner menu, expertly paired with Allegrini wines. Among the items served at Arugula is a three-bean ragu marinated with Munson Farm butternut squash and Maine mussels, decadently topped with shaved soppressata salami and paired with Valpolicella Classico D.O.C 2011. Also on the menu is a braised lamb shank, served with bell peppers over creamy polenta folded with hazelnuts and Monroe Farm cabbage, topped with a charred rack medallion and paired with Amarone Classico D.O.C 2008.
Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $79 per person. Regular updates on election results will also be given. For reservations call 303-443-5100.
TWISTED PINE TURNS 9
Twisted Pine Brewing Company is celebrating the ninth anniversary party of its brewery at 3201 Walnut St. on Saturday, Nov. 3. In honor of the event, the brewery will be releasing its newest Artisan Ale, Modern Day Pine-eer. The brewery will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and food specials such as $9 pizzas and pint specials will be offered. Twisted Pine will also be releasing some of its cellar beers throughout the day.
Guests will also be treated to entertainment from local band The Afronauts, which will be playing funky Afro-beats from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
7TH ANNUAL RESTAURANT WEEK PRESENTED BY FIRST BITE BOULDER
Boulder foodies will be delighted to know that Annual Restaurant Week is back. Brought together by First Bite Boulder, Annual Restaurant Week is a nine-day dining event to celebrate Boulder’s great dining community. From Nov. 9 to Nov. 17, guests can eat in more than 40 of the city’s top restaurants for only $26. Restaurants will offer a special three-course prix fixe dinner to the community.
Among participating restaurants are the Rio Grande, Colterra Food & Wine, Boulder Chop House and many more. To view the full list of restaurants, visit www.firstbiteboulder.com