Normally at this time of year, Denver’s Harvest Week would bring together a bunch of local restaurants and local farms for a series of community dinners made from Colorado’s produce.
Instead, starting Wednesday and continuing through Oct. 4, restaurants around the city are participating in a remote Harvest Week celebration, where each kitchen will prepare its own seasonal dish and cocktail, for dine-in or takeout, and $1-$2 from every sale will be donated to a local food charity.
Nonprofits EatDenver and The GrowHaus organize and benefit from Harvest Week. EatDenver is a network of more than 250 independent restaurants, while The GrowHaus is a food and educational resource based in the Elyria-Swansea and Globeville neighborhoods.
To contribute this year, Denverites and visitors can head to, or order from, participating restaurants during the 12-day event. Look for their Harvest Week specials when you arrive, or pick out your favorites ahead of time.
For more information, head to harvestweek.com.
Participating restaurants and specials
Ace Eat Serve: Grilled Masala Colorado Lamb Tenderloin; Falling For You whiskey cocktail
Acreage: Cure Farm Grilled Greens; Crabby Neighbor Cider
Ash’kara: Warm Halloumi Salad; Chai Peach Collins
Attimo Wine: The Harvest Salad; The Harvest Moon gin cocktail
Bacon Social House, Denver and Littleton: Col-bano Sandwich; Pueblo Cooler mezcal cocktail
beast + bottle: Eggplant + Chèvre Agnolotti; Salted Pear Whiskey Highball
Bistro Vendôme: Apple Cider Brined Berkshire Pork Chop; Vieux R’ecolte apple bourbon cocktail
Cart-Driver LoHi: Harvest Pizza; Corpse Reviver No. 303 gin cocktail
Cart-Driver RiNo: Harvest Pizza; Smoked Negroni
Chook Charcoal Chicken, 8th Avenue and South Pearl Street: Heirloom Tomato Toast with Eggplant Baba Ganoush; Juniper Melon Smash
Coohills: Chef Tom’s Colorado Bison Short Rib; Skylar’s Colorado Peach Whiskey Sour
Coperta: Braised Rabbit Agnolotti, Roasted Beets; Cardi-Beet vodka cocktail
Dio Mio: Pumpkin Fritters; Jungle Cat Ranch Water vodka cocktail
El Five: Old McDonald Family Farm Pork Belly; El Five Martini
Il Posto: Saffron Yogurt Marinated Lamb Rack; Drinkin’ Thyme bourbon cocktail
Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar LoDo: Grilled Colorado Bass; Bee Hopfull vodka cocktail
Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar Glendale: Seared Alamosa Bass; Bee Hopfull vodka cocktail
Kachina Cantina: Chicken Pozole; Apple Spice Margarita
Luca: Grilled Colorado Lamb; Rosemary Juniper Gin Fizz
Mercantile dining & provision: Colorado Lamb Flatbread; We’ll Find a Whey gin cocktail
Mizuna: Cloth-Bound Cheddar Anson Mills Grits; Apple Cider Sidecar
Rioja: Bluefin Tuna Crudo; Honey Badger gin cocktail
River and Woods: Colorado Lamb Rack & Pueblo Chile Relleno; Passionfruit Habanero Mule
Señor Bear: Banana Leaf Steamed Halibut; Fall into Colorado daiquiri
Snooze, Ballpark and Union Station: Habanero Pork Belly Benny; Rosé Garden, Attimo Rosé by the bottle
Stem Ciders RiNo: Crabby Neighbor Cider
Steuben’s Uptown: Bahn Mi, Corner Post Farms Pork Chop, Brownie Bottom Pumpkin Cheesecake; Steuben’s Harvest Peach Mint Julep
Stoic & Genuine: Pan-seared Sustainable Barramundi; Harvest Week rye cocktail
Sunday Vinyl: Tomato Tartine; Herbal Gin Spritz
Tables: Colorado Lamb T-Bone; Colorado Harvest Fashioned
Tavernetta: Insalata Mista; Gold Harvest bourbon cocktail
Ultreia: Pulpo a la Plancha; Harvest Week gin cocktail
Urban Farmer: Grilled Morton’s Orchards Peach and Heirloom Tomato Salad; UF Goldrush bourbon cocktail
Vital Root: Beet Burger; 24K vodka cocktail
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