Food happenings around town
Mother’s Day brunch at the Boulderado
The Boulderado Hotel will offer a brunch buffet on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The menu will feature chef-carved prime rib with roasted shallot au jus and horseradish cream sauce, whole roasted pork loin, grilled mahi-mahi, roasted vegetables, fresh breakfast pastries, egg dishes and a selection of desserts. The brunch, which will be held in the Boulderado Event Center, costs $35.95 per adult and $17.95 for children ages 6-12. Children under 5 eat for free, and tax plus a 20 percent gratuity will be added at the end of the meal.
Local connoisseur airs radio show
John Lehndorff, a Coloradobased food writer, will host Radio Nibbles, a new radio show on KGNU focused on food, cooking and dining in Boulder. The show will air on Thursdays at 8:25 a.m. on 88.5 FM in Boulder and 1390 AM in Denver, as well as online at www.kgnu.org. Lehndorff is the former food editor at the Daily Camera and the former dining critic at the Rocky Mountain News. He worked as executive director of the American Pie Council and the author of Denver Dines. He writes a food trend blog called Nibbles, which can be found at johnlehndorff.wordpress.com. For more information visit www. JohnLehndorff.com.
Avery hosts Strong Ale Fest
Avery’s 8th annual Boulder Strong Ale Festival will take place on Friday, April 30, from 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 1, from noon to 5 p.m. The tasting sessions will feature more than 74 strong beers over 8 percent alcohol by volume, and all attendees will receive 16 two-ounce tasting tickets and a commemorative festival tasting glass with admission.
Both days’ events will take place at the Avery Tap Room and Barrel- Aging Cellars. Ticket sales are limited to 400 per day and are expected to sell out. Tickets are $30 per person and are available at the Avery Tap Room or online.
For more information, visit www.averybrewing.com.