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Palettes at the Denver Art Museum
Palettes at the Denver Art Museum
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CAPITOL HILL — In honor of the "Passport to Paris" exhibit at the Denver Art Museum, Palettes restaurant will feature a three-course tasting menu. Starting on October 27 the restaurant will model food off of works by Claude Monet and Van Gogh. The tastings include salmon tartare with apple and citrus salad, seared diver scallops, and cauliflower crab raviolis, to name a few. Call 303.534.1455 to make a reservation. [Eaterwire]

VAIL — November 1 is the entry deadline for the first Eagle County Healthy Lunchtime Challenge where kids ages eight to 12 compete with their healthy lunch recipes. This event was created by chef Kelly Liken who partnerned with nine-year-old Epicurious Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winner Nicholas Hornbostel and Sowing Seeds. The top three kids and recipes will have their own State Dinner, like Michelle Obama's, at Restaurant Kelly Liken on Friday, November 15. For more information call 970.479.0175. [Eaterwire]

BERKELEY — If you have a killer chili recipe or you just love chili go to the Oriental Theatre for the 8th Annual Meanest Chili Cook-Off on November 10 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Enter in the chili contest or just come to taste chili and watch the Broncos play the Chargers on the theatre sized screen. Visit the Hatch Foundation website to purchase tickets for $15 per person or to get a contest application. Proceeds benefit the Tennyson Center for Children. [Eaterwire]

CHERRY CREEK — Enjoy an evening in which you don't know who cooked your meal at Project PAVE's 21st Annual Secret Chefs Wine Dinner and Auction. On Tuesday, November 15 at the JW Marriott, enjoy a six-course meal with wine pairings. Walkaway with a cookbook that has the recipes from the meals served that evening. Visit the event site to purchase tickets and view price options. [Eaterwire]

— By Kelsey Colt

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