Food & Drink

The Weekend Playbook: Brewery anniversary parties, pork-themed throwdowns, and whiskey tastings

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Lee Breslouer

Thursday, June 13th Because cooking/ every activity ever is more fun to do when you're buzzed, get a spot at the “Steak and Spirits” at Cook Street, which runs from 6-930p. Studying won't be necessary
Book a room at the Beaver Creek Westin Riverfront the 14-16th for a package that also gets you $50 to spend at Top Chef: Masters' Richard Sandoval's new restaurant Maya.
Start packing
Tonight from 7-9p, RiNo resto/ lounge Cold Crush celebrates their grand opening with free apps and cocktails.
Hit 'em up on Facebook to see their tasty looking menu
Friday, June 14th At 6p, the Chill Skate Deck Art Show at
Megafauna features skateboard decks designed by local artists. Oh, and there's free booze. Grab your skateboard and roll out
For those in the Boulder bubble, at 3p the
Kitchen [Next Door] kicks off their 2nd anniversary party with drink and food specials, live music, and a performance by The Kitchen Sink. Party down
Saturday, June 15th Stoney's Bar & Grill hosts a trivia fundraiser at 2p where the top prize is $1000 cash, and 100% of the proceeds go to OK tornado victims.
Bring your smart, charitable friends
Great Divide celebrates their 19th anniversary with food trucks, local bands, and special release beers from 2-6p.
Don't wait to celebrate
Sunday, June 16th Celebrate Father's Day in Aspen at the Grand Cochon starting at 4p, where Pops can indulge in a whole mess of pork prepared by 10 chefs from 10 cities in a culinary showdown.
They're giving away two free tix to Thrillist readers. Just comment on the event page what your favorite pork dish is and they'll randomly pick a winner!
Make a reservation for Father's Day at
Southern Hospitality and not only will dads get 50% off their bill, they will also be entered in a drawing to win a Master Forge Grill. Start eatin', and maybe dad'll get grillin'
Wednesday, June 19th Drink up while learning history at
Central Bistro & Bar's “The Evolution of Bourbon”, an all-sensory experience that includes six different whiskey tastings for just $25. Hit 'em up for a reservation