LODO— On May 2, starting at 6 p.m., Russell's Smokehouse will host a Cocktail and Spirit Dinner. Executive chef Taylor Drew has partnered with Peach Street Distillers out of Palisade to bring a unique cocktail and spirit dinner to the LoDo restaurant. Four courses will be served paired with cocktails crafted Bonanno Concepts beverage director Adam Hodak. The dinner costs $50 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made at 720.524.8050. [Eaterwire]
CAPITOL HILL— On May 25, activists around the world will unite to March Against Monsanto and some of the Denver food community will join in a March at the State Capitol at 12 o'clock. A Facebook event page offers more details on the gathering.
FEDERAL— Breakfast Queen, a classic Denver greasy-spoon located at 3743 Federal Boulevard has been transformed into Nick's Diner. The new joint features a large selection of Mexican, Greek and American dishes. [CafeSociety]
BOULDER — Today, April 22, Frasca Food and Wine's Monday night wine dinner series will feature Wolfgang Klotz of Cantina Termeno. Two whites and a red from one of Alto-Adige's most important producers will be featured. This weekly series is co-hosted by Master Sommelier Bobby Stuckey, who works the floor and interacts with guests, and chef/co-owner Lachlan Mackinnon Patterson, who creates a four-course seasonal menu. The Monday Night Wine Dinners are $50 plus an additional charge for pairings. [Eaterwire]