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Monday, September 13, 2010

Restaurant Events and Food Festivals Sept 13-Oct 10, 2010

Sept 13-Oct 10 Food Happenings

Hi all,
Summer is just about over and the food and wine festivals are slowing down, but below we have listed what’s going on in Colorado from September 13th to October 10th.

Restaurant events:

Terroir in Longmont www.terroir-restaurant.com
Terroir "Uprooted" Farm Dinner
at Sol y Sombra Farm
in Hygiene, Colorado
Celebrating the Arrival of Fall with Breadbasket Italian Wines
Sunday, September 19 at 5 p.m.

Passed Hors d'Oeuvres (paired with the Pederzano Lambrusco):
- Grilled flatbread pizzas with anchovy
- Crostini with house-made duck prosciutto and aged gouda
- Bear Mountain bison carpaccio and herb pesto bruschetta

Course 1:
Salad of grilled mushrooms with roasted carrots, greens, truffle oil, and lemon paired with the Cataldi Madonna Cerasuolo

Course 2:
Roasted Jodar Farm cornish game hen served over ratatouille with green tomato chutney paired with the La Salette Valpolicella

Course 3:
Braised Fox Fire Farm lamb shank with crispy polenta, caponata, and gremolata paired with the Terredora Aglianico

Course 4:
Sweet potato tart with coconut streusel and cinnamon creme anglaise paired with the Marenco Moscato d'Asti

After Dinner:
Amaro Montenegro digestive

Join Allison Edwards at her picturesque two acre farm as we celebrate the arrival of fall and the bounty of this past summer. This will be our last Terroir "Uprooted" Farm Dinner of the season. Tickets for this rain or shine, al fresco, event are $65 excluding tax and gratuity.

Community Beer Social
featuring the beers of Lagunitas Brewing Company
of Petaluma, California
Wednesday, September 15 at 6:30 p.m.


Tickets for the dinner are $25 excluding tax and gratuity. Community beer dinners are offered monthly at Terroir on the third Wednesday of the month. Seating is community style and is limited to 15 guests.

"Meet the Winemaker" Dinner
featuring the winemaker of Altocedro Wines
Tuesday, September 21 at 6:30 p.m.


"Meet the Winemaker" Dinners are offered once monthly at Terroir and provide the unique and intimate experience of having dinner with a visiting winemaker. Dinners are always five courses with four wine pairings and the cost is $45 per person excluding tax and gratuity. Seating is community style and is limited to 15 guests.

Cooking classes are offered at Terroir each Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until noon. Classes are taught by Executive Chef Tim Payne and are limited to four students, thereby providing a hands-on experience for all. Classes cost $65 including all supplies, lunch, and a $10 gift certificate to Terroir. For a complete listing of scheduled classes, please call Melissa at 303.651.0630

Also at Terroir a new happy hour.

New Happy Hour Menu

When: Monday through Saturday at the bar from 4:00-6:30 p.m.

Where: 246 Main Street, Longmont, Colorado, 80501

Cost: $3-$7 with all wines by the glass and beers on draft at ½ price.


Bar Menu

Stuffed New Potatoes. Haystack goat cheese stuffed new potatoes served with poblano pepper romesco sauce 5

Ahi Poke. Marinated yellowfin tuna served on crispy wonton chips 7

Lamb Meatballs. Fox Fire Farm lamb meatballs served in spicy tomato sauce 7

Tostones with Black Bean Dip. Plaintain chips served with bean dip 3

Baked Gnocchi. House-made gnocchi served baked with garlic and Parmigiano Reggiano 5

Falafel. Black bean falafel served with tomato vinaigrette 3

Restaurant Kelly Liken events: http://www.kellyliken.com/events

September 16-18, 2010 Great American Beer FestivalDenver, ColoradoAmerica's greatest beer celebration: 46,000 + attendees, 1,900 beers, in days.
September 16-19, 2010 Annual Colorado Mountain WinefestPalisade, ColoradoThis is Colorado's oldest and largest wine festival. Offering four days of fun, it features more than four dozen wineries, great music, food, chef demos, bike rides and golf amid fall colors in scenic wine country.
Irish Single Malt TastingFriday, September 17: 6:30 p.m.

“Half-way to St. Patty’s Day Irish Whiskey Tasting”Raise your glass with Professional Celtic Entertainer Scott Beach as he delves into the hidden Single Malt Whiskeys of Ireland– the country that invented whiskey! Find out the difference between Irish and Scotch Whiskeys, enjoy Irish tunes on the different styles of bagpipes, and celebrate your love of the Emerald Isle with rare and unique Irish Single Malt – not your typically Jamison or Bushmills! Reservations: $65.00 includes Castle Tour, Irish Supper Buffet, Cash Bar, Whiskey Presentation, Dessert & Coffee Reception with the Presenter.

September 17-19, 2010 17th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews FestivalTelluride, ColoradoThe festival is a three-day celebration of music and microbrews, held in Telluride Town Park, an outdoor music venue with breathtaking mountains for a backdrop.
2010 Great American Dine Outis September 19-25, 2010
09/17 - 09/26, 2010 - Oktoberfest DenverDenver, ColoradoLocation: Ballpark NeighborhoodContact Phone: (720) 255‑5475Website: www.oktoberfestdenver.com

September 18, 2010 Lake City Uncorked Wine & Music FestivalLake City, ColoradoGood food, good wine, good music under the fall aspen leaves in historic Lake City, Colorado -- featuring six regional bands. Variety of wines for tasting; SKA Brewing beer booth; unique food & artisan vendors.


Event Registration
21 Sep 2010
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
The Broadmoor - Charles Court Restaurant 1 Lake Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80906

The BROADMOOR's culinary team is proud to announce the Fifth Annual "Taste of the BROADMOOR" Benefit Dinner to be held September 21, 2010, at Charles Court restaurant.
Benefiting The Broadmoor's Culinary Apprenticeship Program and the Colorado Restaurant Association's ProStart Program, the five-course dinner is a celebration of the culinary industry and the next generation of great chefs. The evening will feature epicurean creations by star-studded line-up that includes The Broadmoor's Executive Chef Siegfried "Sigi" Eisenberger, Summit's Chef Bertrand Bouquin, Penrose Room's Chef Justin Miller, Charles Court's Chef Greg Barnhill, and Executive Restaurant Pastry Chef Rémy Fünfrock. Wine Director Tim Baldwin will pair all courses exquisitely with Old and New World wines.
Cost for the dinner is $150.00 per person and includes the welcome reception and wine pairings. Tickets can be purchased by calling Dining Reservations at 719.577.5733. The evening begins with a reception at 6:00 p.m. Dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m

September 22nd Westwords Dish

Taste of Greenwood Village
October 1st Hush’s adventures in dining go on sale.(http://www.hushdenver.com/)

10/02 - 10/03, 2010 - Cider Days Harvest Festival Lakewood, ColoradoLocation: Lakewood's Heritage CenterContact Phone: (303) 987‑7859Website: http://www.lakewood.org/
10/02 - 10/03, 2010 - Applefest Cedaredge, ColoradoLocation: Cedaredge Town ParkContact Phone: (970) 856‑6961Website: n/a

Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America’s Farmers Markets with Deborah Madison When: Thursday October 7 2010, 6:00 (tasting), 7:00 (speaker)Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York Street Denver 80205Cost: $20 (Slow Food and DBG members), $25 (non-members), $10 (students, with valid id)
This is the seventh and final lecture in the 2010 Bonfils-Stanton series: The Feast in the Garden, Edible Landscapes and Regional Food Traditions. Slow Food will host a tasting prior to each lecture, highlighting tastes related to the speaker's work and featuring Colorado products.
Deborah Madison, founding chef of Greens Restaurant in San Francisco, is a cook, writer and cooking teacher with an emphasis on seasonal produce, and heritage fruit and vegetable varieties. She has authored many award-winning cookbooks, including “The Greens Cook- book” and “Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone.” Her writing reveals the deeper culture of food through recipes and profiles of farmers, ranchers, producers and cooks. She writes for magazines such as Gourmet, Saveur, Orion and the blog Culinate.com, is on the board of the Seed Savers Exchange and has been involved with Slow Food for more than a decade. She is currently co-director of the Monte del Sol Edible Kitchen Garden in Santa Fe.
Slow Food members and students, please call DBG to reserve with a special rate: 720.865.3580. To learn more about the entire series or reserve online (DBG members and non-members), click here.

Tickets go on sale October 7th for the celebrity chef tour http://www.celebritycheftour.com/

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