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Weekly Planner: Muscat and Mozzarella

By Ruth Tobias  |  January 27, 2014


Third-Anniversary Aperitivo Hour at Pizzeria Locale
In observation of its third birthday, the Boulder flagship of Pizzeria Locale will turn happy hour into an all-evening affair, serving up two-for-$2 arancini, $8 margherita pizzas, $4 Aperol spritzes and more from 4:30 to 10:30 PM.

1730 Pearl St., Boulder; 303-442-3003


Brew Bites at Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen

Beer Month is wrapping up at Jennifer Jasinski and Beth Gruitch’s Larimer Square gastropub, Euclid Hall, so tonight’s your last chance to belly up to the bar from 3 PM onward for "Brew Bites," or three beer samples accompanied by a trio of nibbles ($12.50), until next year. "Because We Said So" is the theme linking this week’s two-ounce pours. Check Facebook to find out exactly what they’ll be.

1317 14th St.; 303-595-4255

Sips and Snacks at Rioja

Hit the bar at Jasinski and Gruitch’s Larimer Square Mediterranean flagship for a quartet of wine samples paired with snacks. Offered throughout dinner service, tonight’s $15 tasting centers on Muscat.

1431 Larimer St.; 303-820-2282

Tour of Spain Wine Dinner at Arugula Bar e Ristorante
Master sommelier Doug Krenik will guest host this four-course introduction to Spanish food and wine. Menu pairings range from clam-and-jamón chowder with salmon caviar and Albariño to almond streudel with fino sherry (6:30 PM; $80 per person).

2785 Iris Ave., Boulder; 303-443-5100

Get Sauced Winter Menu Tasting Party at DiFranco’s
This acclaimed yet ultra-casual Italian cafe in Golden Triangle (pictured) is throwing a soirée to showcase its current repertoire: think braised lamb-shoulder gnocchi and dulce de leche cheesecake, plus a welcome glass of wine or beer. Click here to order tickets (7:30 PM; $20).

955 Lincoln St.; 720-253-1244


Mozzarella-Making Class at The Truffle Table
Learn to pull and finish your own fresh mozzarella at this LoHi enoteca; the $50 fee includes a glass of wine and cheese to take home (6-7:30 PM).

2556 15th St.; 303-455-9463