Top Picks for Foodies

Are you a foodie? Always looking for the most delicious flavors and innovative dishes? Sample a world of flavor at Slow Food Nations; all you need to bring is your appetite!

Here are our staff picks just for you, foodie friend!

Thursday, July 13th

Whole Beast Feast

Snout to Tail, The Joys of Slow Food
July 13, 2017, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Corner Post Meats in Colorado Springs is a unique and un-conventional artisan business that offers healthy, flavorful and quality meat, created from sustainable grazing, clear water, open spaces, and plenty of sunshine. This feast will feature pork from Corner Post Meats along with vegetables from Woodland Gardens in Athens, GA. Each chef will choose a section of

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$150

Friday, July 14th

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Blue Bear Farm: Downtown Urban Farm Tour and Lunch

Dig into Farms
July 14, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come check out Blue Bear Farm, an urban farm located behind the Denver Center for Performing Arts in the heart of downtown Denver. Blue Bear is managed by Produce Denver, an Edible landscaping company dedicated to increasing and ensuring access to fresh, local, organic food in Denver. As part of this urban farm tour, you'll

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$30
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Colorado-Made Block Party

Dig into Farms, The Joys of Slow Food
July 14, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate Colorado farmers, ranchers, producers and chefs and experience the best of Colorado food and drink with demonstrations and tastings.

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$69

Saturday, July 15th

Burgers, Brews and Bluegrass Block Party

Snout to Tail, The Joys of Slow Food
July 15, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Nothing says summer more than a rockin' block party with burgers and beer. But of course, this is Slow Food, so you know it's going to be extra delicious and thoughtful.

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$69

Whiskey Meets Cheese

The Joys of Slow Food
July 15, 2017, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

A great whiskey, like a great story, is meant to be shared. This is the vision of Laws Whiskey House in Denver, and they are excited to share that story with you. But in true Slow Food Nations style, we pair whiskey with another complex delight: cheese. Join Joelle Coons and Lauren Byers from Laws

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$52

The Mile-High Marriage of Beer and Cheese

The Joys of Slow Food
July 15, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

There's nothing finer than pairing two of humankind's greatest creations – beer and cheese. Experience how craft brewer, Zach Nichols, Cellars Wes Artisan Ales and cheese expert, Wendy Mitchell of Avalanche Cheese Company, pair the two together, Colorado-style. In this workshop, you'll learn how to identify flavor profiles and tasting notes for creating the perfect union,

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$52
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Save By Savoring: Exploring the Terroir of Chocolate

A Biodelicious Future, Flavors of the World
July 15, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Explore what it means to experience food in a whole new way, tasting foods more deeply through each one of your senses in order to savor — and save — the foods we love. Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi will bring you into the journey she took for her book Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods

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$15
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American Charcuterie and Salumi Tasting

Flavors of the World, The Joys of Slow Food
July 15, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Since 2000, the growth of American craft beer and artisan cheese created a foundation for the emergence of a variety of new fermented foods. From local to regional and national markets, strong and growing demand exists for quality dry-cured meats. Join Jeff Roberts, author of Salted and Cured: Savoring the Culture, Heritage and Flavors of America’s

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$52

Grainiacs! An Ancient Grains Block Party

A Biodelicious Future, The Joys of Slow Food
July 15, 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Do you love your barley, wheat, rye and millet? We sure do. We till grains, mill grains, grill grains. We are grainiacs! A whiff of fresh bread smells like home. This all-inclusive block party will blow your senses away as you touch, smell and eat grains at different stations.

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$69

Slow Picnicking: Soaking up Summer with Natural Wine and Cheese

Love the Earth, The Joys of Slow Food
July 15, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Wine & Cheese are long-time culinary soulmates but at this seminar, we'll take it to the next level. With 8 wines and cheeses to sample, let's explore what it means to get the most out of your picnic pairings and how to do it all naturally. We'll discuss sulfites, biodynamics, organic farming and why naturally

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$52
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Will the Real Mexico Please Stand Up? A Cultural Celebration and Regional Tastings of Mexico

You eat guacamole and tacos, sure, but do you know the real food of Mexico? Have you tasted the flavors of different regions? You're in for a real treat at Comal, with a social evening of culinary exploration from chefs with Slow Food Mexico, local chef entrepreneurs, and winner of Bravo's Top Chef Masters, Chef Rick Bayless.

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$55

Sunday, July 16th

Big Bad Breakfast Block Party

The Joys of Slow Food
July 16, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join James Beard Award winner, “Top Chef Masters” contestant, and acclaimed author John Currence as he brings the joys and rituals of the Southern breakfast to life in Denver.

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$69
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Tortilla Making & Traditional Michoácan Cuisine

A Biodelicious Future, Flavors of the World, Indigenous Voices
July 16, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Benedicta Alejo Vargas invented a three corn tortilla with red, blue and yellow native corn varieties from Michoácan. At this tortilla-making workshop, she will explain the ancient technique of nixtamal and the mysticism that is related to these corn varieties in Purepecha indigenous culture.

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$52

Charcuterie and Cider Tasting

The Joys of Slow Food
July 16, 2017, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

America's food scene allows makers a wide field to experiment with new combinations, but sometimes trying something new involves reviving something old. Eden Specialty Ciders (Vermont) and La Quercia Cured Meats (Iowa) have done just that, focusing their crafts on antique varieties and breeds to develop distinct flavors and experiences. Join us for a guided

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$52

Zero Waste Family Meal

Justice is Served, Love the Earth, The Joys of Slow Food
July 16, 2017, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

There's no way to avoid the truth: Food scraps and food waste are inevitable in our current culinary climate. On Sunday night, we'll help alleviate the problem by inviting chefs Steven Satterfield, Daniel Asher, Jamey Fader, Evan Mallet, Alex Seidel, Drew Deckman and more for a delicious family meal created from the food scraps of

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$26