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BALLPARK— Chef Iain Chisholm, a protégé of chef and Around the World in 80 Plates contestant Jenna Johansen, will open Amerigo at 2449 Larimer St., former home of Bamboo Hut. Chisholm tells Westword that he'll be the chef, bartender, manager and host of the 10-table Italian-American restaurant. [Westword]

LODO— Molecular gastronomy alert! Chef Ian Kleinman of the Inventing Room will host "An Incredible Molecular Gastronomy Dinner" pop-up May 18-26th at Studio F. [Thrillist]

BOULDER— After 13 years of business, the original Hapa Sushi has closed its doors and turned into Sushi Hana under new ownership. [DP]

LONGMONT— Left Hand Brewing is hosting an outdoor showing of Monty Python and the Holy Grail tomorrrow, complete with Left Hand beer and Oskar Blues chow via the Bonewagon. The proceeds go to Team Left Hand’s fundraising efforts for Bike MS. There's also a silent auction with items like a Ska snowboard, Avery bombers and tickets to GABF. Gates open at 6:30. [Eaterwire]

ASPEN FOOD & WINE WIRE— The Aspen Food & Wine Classic is sold out, but there's still a chance to score tickets for the 30th anniversay party with Elvis Costello and the Grand Cochon. Oh, and don't miss the chance to run a 5k with Bobby Flay. [Eaterwire]