BOULDER - On November 3, Frasca Food and Wine will welcome Wells Guthrie of Copain Wines for its Monday Night Dinner series. Copain is making more wines from more grapes and sites than ever before. The prix fixe four course tasting menu is $50 each week. Optional wine flights range from $40 to $50.
LONGMONT - Favorite local brewery Left Hand is bringing back the original edition of Fade to Black, its Volume 1 Foreign Export Stout, available throughout winter 2014. Past years have each seen a new dark style beer, but "Why keep a two time gold medal winner on the bench?" Read more about the beer and its seasonality here.
COLORADO - Being a hub of craft food and drink, it's no surprise that Colorado boasts eight of the top 400 organizations who are working to cultivate a better food system. This list was recently released by James Beard Foundation and Food Tank. Among the honorees are The Colorado Field Institute, Food Rescue Alliance, Foraged Feast, The GrowHaus, The Growing Project, Grow Local Colorado, Hunger Free Colorado, and MM Local. View the full list here.
BALLPARK - Cook Street School of Culinary Arts is offering a Classic Techniques: Essentials I course. The class is on November 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. It's a comprehensive course that covers the foundations of cooking. Participants will learn the basics of eggs, knife skills, proper grilling techniques, cold sauces and their uses and all about roasting. The cost is $389 for 4 classes. Visit their website here. [Eaterwire]
LOHI - The renowned Raw Dinners at Root Down continue this Tuesday, November 4, with a menu prepared by chef Daniel Asher and raw-food certified sous chef Sarah Phillips. The dinner will span from 6 to 10 p.m., including a four-course meal made from fresh, raw ingredients. Tickets are $41 per person; seating is limited, so tickets should be reserved by calling Root Down at 303-993-4200.