1. Dine in a private Alpenglobe at Tavernetta, where the menu honors Italy’s vast culinary traditions with regional classics. This is 16th Street’s most unique and luxurious outdoor dining experience.
2. Don a costume for Sunday Vinyl‘s Drag of The Dead, a spooky fall brunch and drag queen Show on October 16th. Proceeds of select beverages go towards Envision: You, a LGBTQ mental health organization.
3. Spend Game Day cheering for your favorite team at Tap & Burger. Thrillist named this spot one of the “absolute best sports bars in Denver.” You can’t go wrong with Alabama BBQ wings, green chili burgers, and the house-smoked beer can chicken.
4. Experience the Long Night Moon tasting menu at Beckon. This quarterly offering, which highlights seasonal ingredients and a modern approach, can be enjoyed at the enchanting chef’s counter or the garden patio.
5. Play winemaker for a day at Bigsby’s. The team is offering custom red wine blending session on select days throughout the month. You’ll leave with a bottle of your own special blend and custom label.
6. Enjoy a family-style Sunday Supper at the plant-based Somebody People. Each week the chefs create a unique 5-course set menu inspired by ingredients from the farm. Bonus points for the discounted carafes of wine and exclusive cocktail features.
7. Shake, pour, and garnish your own cocktails at Deviation Distilling. The next cocktail class will take place on October 13th. Your instructor will provide recipes, ingredients, and instructions for three seasonal drinks.
8. Join Bistro Vendôme for Monday Movie Night. This Parisian-style spot is pairing multi-course tasting menus with movies. Fair warning: these sell out quickly. On Oct. 25th, they’re showing Hugo.
9. Catch dinner and a show at Nocturne. Tucked in an artfully-restored warehouse in Denver’s RiNo Arts District , this modern supper club curates nightly live jazz, wine, cocktails, and fantastic 3-course prix fixe dinners.
10. Taste your way through some sour beers at Goed Zuur. The name means “good acid” in Dutch. On Wednesday evenings, chef Anthony Lopiccolo cooks up exclusive menus to which you can add a sour beer pairing.