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Weekly Planner: A Four-Day Multi-Course Dinner Crawl

Start your eating engines: we count 33 dishes in this week's roundup, all paired with booze
April 7, 2014
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by Ruth Tobias

Monday

Bordeaux Wine Dinner with Jay Fletcher at Frasca Food and Wine

Master sommelier Jay Fletcher comes to Frasca to pour some of his favorites from the Left and Right Banks, paired with a four-course menu of soft-cooked egg with pancetta, beef-tongue rigatoncini and more ($50 per person for food only, plus $45-$50 for wines). 1738 Pearl St., Boulder; 303-442-6966

Montinore Estate Wine Dinner at Lower48 Kitchen 
The white-hot Ballpark spot is hosting its first-ever winemaker’s dinner. Offered throughout evening service, the four-course feast of savory bread pudding with spring vegetables in green goddess dressing, pork loin with sprouted grains and more will be paired to wines from special guest Rudi Marchesi of organic Oregon producer Montinore Estate ($40 per person without wine, $72 with). 2020 Lawrence St.; 303-942-0262

Tuesday

From the Ground Up Beer Dinner at BRU handbuilt ales & eats 
Ian Clark’s Boulder brewpub (pictured) is going vegetarian for tonight’s four-course beer-paired dinner, which includes asparagus-lemon rangoons with beer-infused sweet-and-sour sauce and roasted oyster mushrooms with quinoa-shallot fritters (7 PM; $40 per person). 5290 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; 720-638-5193

Marchesi di Gresy Wine Dinner at Arugula Bar e Ristorante 
Chestnut, porcini and apple risotto and seared duck breast over celeriac puree in a cherry reduction star on a five-course menu designed to highlight this producer’s Barbarescos (6:30 PM; $45 per person without wine, $89 with). 2785 Iris Ave., Boulder; 303-443-5100

Signature Chef’s Series at Mortons’s the Steakhouse 
The LoDo steakhouse prepares a five-course spring dinner ranging from stuffed oysters to French-onion filet mignon and cherries jubilee (7 PM; $95 per person). 1710 Wynkoop St.; 303-825-3353

Wednesday

Odell Beer Dinner at Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House  
Hit the LoDo pie parlor for a six-course celebration paired to Odell Schwarzbier: think lamb loin over malted risotto with a coffee-infused dark lager or “liquid” cheesecake on spent-grain crust with a barrel-aged version (6 PM; $75. Purchase tickets here). 1610 16th St.; 303-825-1021

Thursday

Community Dinner at Potager 
The table will be set with five courses featuring spring produce and Tender Belly pork, plus beer and wine pairings, at this Capitol Hill fixture tonight; it’s almost sold out, so book pronto (6:30 PM; $100 per person). 1109 Ogden St.; 303-832-5788

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