Bring The Corner Office and Second Home Kitchen to your July 4th party with special takeout offerings. The Corner Office has put together a takeout picnic basket for $40. The basket serves 3-4 guests and includes: House-Smoked Beef Brisket, Cole Slaw, Cornbread, House Baked Beans, Old-School Sodas (grape, orange, black cherry, ginger ale, cream + root beer – choose 4). Second Home Kitchen has three pie flavors that are available for takeout: apple, cherry and key lime. Each pie is $30. Call to reserve your basket or pie.
Take in the sights, sounds, and tastes of Fourth of July during Kachina Southwestern Grill’s Picnic on the Patio and Wild Wild West Brunch. Start the day with Kachina’s Wild Wild West Brunch. Menu items include the Chorizo Benedicto, Frito Pie Burger, and Pinon Crusted French Toast. In the evening guests can dine on a picnic inspired menu and toast the holiday with pitchers of Coors Light, Tecate, sangria, or margarita. The City of Westminster Fireworks, beginning at 9:15, are the perfect end to a patriotic evening. Guests can park for free in the Kachina parking lot to watch the fireworks. For more information, or to reserve a spot, please call Kachina Southwestern Grill at 303-410-5813. or visit www.kachinagrill.com.
Baur’s Restaurant and Listening Lounge will be serving up unique homemade hot dogs at their booth at the Cherry Creek Farmer’s Market on Saturday, July 4 and at the restaurant on Sunday, July 5 including: The New York dog topped with tomato relish, mustard and sauerkraut; The Oaxacan dog topped with bacon, black beans, guacamole, pico de gallo and queso blanco; The Cubano dog topped with mojo pork, swish cheese, bread & butter pickles and mustard; The Chicago dog is topped with mustard, relish, tomato, onions, peppers, dill pickle spear and celery salt and served on a poppy seed bun. Baur’s will also be serving their irresistible homemade ice cream and (homemade) cones at the Farmer’s Market. Flavors of the week include Goat Cheese and Cherry, Vanilla Bean and Salted Caramel, and Raspberry Meyer Lemon Sorbet.
Root Down, Linger, and Ophelia’s restaurants have each created a special prix-fixe ‘Americana’ menu for Independence Day with three courses for $30. Highlights include Smoked ‘Never Ever’ beef brisket with lemon poppy potato salad, almonds, grilled corn on the cob, marinated red cabbage & goat cheese poblano cornbread; Peach and serrano ham salad with arugula, ricotta cheese, pistachios & smoked cherry vin; and Boozy milkshakes and S’more cake. Reservations are recommended at each restaurant.
Holy guacamole! Beginning July 1, Tamayo on Larimer Square is bringing back its third annual Guacamole Festival. The modern Mexican restaurant will be featuring an assortment of flavors, highlighting various regions, including Baja, Sur and Pacifico. One of the stellar combinations making an appearance is the Sur guacamole made with grasshoppers or chapulines, a crunchy, nutty taste packed with protein. Delicious combinations include: Baja – kiwi/jicama/strawberry/mango/mint/chile arbol/lime/sea salt; Sur – Grasshoppers/tomatillo/cotija cheese/onion/chile cascabel/cilantro/lime/sea salt; Pacifico – Grilled beet/roasted walnut/queso fresco/diced orange/citrus-chipotle salt/lime; and Bacon – Chicharron/pickled chile/cotija cheese. Reservations are recommended, call 720-946-1433.
If you’re attending the Cherry Creek Arts Festival this weekend, be sure to make a stop at Harman’s Eat and Drink where Chef John Little is pairing bubbles and barbecue this weekend and all month long! The July menu will include: Spiced lamb ribs, white barbecue, Palisade cherry gastrique with Bera, Brachetto, Piemonte, Italy; Smoked carrots, crispy pig ear, barbecue beans and Soligo, Prosecco, Veneto, Italy; Pork belly pastrami, peach barbecue, house white bread, mustard seed slaw paired with Jean Phillipe, Blanquette de Limoux, France. The special is $20 and is available after 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 1 through Sunday, July 31.
To kick off the summer, every Thursday in July from 4 – 8 p.m., participating Chipotle Mexican Grill locations will offer a two-for-one deal on Patron margaritas. The margaritas are hand-made for each customer using Patrón Silver tequila, triple sec, a blend of fresh lime and lemon juices, and organic agave nectar. Check online for your nearest location.
Just in time for the 4th, Rio Grande has released a whole slew of new cocktails margarita flavors. Stop in to try the Fresh Jalapeño Margarita made with fresh muddled lime and jalapeno; the Caipirinha cocktail made with the traditional Brazilian liquor Leblon Cachaca; Rio’s take on the Moscow Mule – the Mezcal Mule – made with mezcal, vodka, ginger beer and lime; or the Summer Shandy where tequila is mixed with lemon and Mexican lager. Check online for details.
The U.S. Women’s Soccer team has made it to the final Women’s World Cup match this Sunday, July 5th. Continue the holiday weekend by celebrating and watching the game at Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill, in the heart of downtown. The pub boasts 9 TVs for viewing the game with a top of the line audio and video system, and features 52 craft, import and domestic beers on tap.The menu offers the perfect game-time food from appetizers to share, to specialty burgers, pizzas, and steaks off the grill.