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Good Denver Zoo Food?; Aspen F&W Anniversary Party

DENVER— Sounds like the Denver Zoo is stepping it up in the food arena. Boulder Locavore writes that zoo chef Beau Green is doing some good stuff, if you can wrap your head around the concept of decent zoo food. "Chef Green is a man on a mission. A friendly powerhouse with a light sense of humor and a palpable drive. I found myself uttering Valley Girl’esque phrases like ‘that’s so NOT zoo’ at many junctures as Chef Green clearly blew my conclusions from past attraction dining experiences to smithereens." Tip: Try stir-fry at Kamala Café. [BL]

BOULDER— Tickets for Avery Brewing's wildly popular SourFest go on sale tomorrow at 9 a.m. through TicketAlternative.com. Last year, tickets sold out in 20 minutes. Need some incentive? Read Denver Off The Wagon's recap from last year's festivities. [DOTW]

ASPEN— The Aspen Food & Wine Classic is quickly approaching, and tickets for this year's 30th anniversary party go on sale tomorrow morning. Elvis Costello & the Blue Beguilers will headline the the party, with food from chefs José Andrés, Mario Batali and Michel Nischan. [CT/DP]

Chef Beau Green at Kamala Café [Photo: Boulder Locavore]

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