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Foodie Friday

Are you looking to enjoy Downtown Boulder’s fabulous foodie scene on the most bang for your buck? Check out this list of restaurant specials and promotions compiled weekly - just for YOU!

Food-Related Events and Announcements: January 15

Happy Friday!

As winter is in full swing - supporting local restaurants is more important now than ever! Here are four things you can do to support (while staying home ;) ) -

  1. Order Takeout
  2. Buy Gift Cards
  3. Write reviews on Google or Yelp
  4. Like & Comment on their Social Media

Check out this podcast where Big Red F's Dave Query chats with Boulder farmer and chef Eric Skokan at Black Cat Farm in Boulder. The two discuss the imperative of launching new businesses during the pandemic, ghost kitchens, farm dinners, the power of community, and more. Eric and his wife, Jill, operate Black Cat restaurant and Bramble & Hare here in downtown Boulder.

Paella is popping up at Centro Mexican Grill. This pop is a finish-at-home Paella kit to prepare whenever you like. The Baja-style Paella is loaded up with mussels, shrimp, chicken, and chorizo. Place an order for pickup available Saturday, January 23 from 3 pm - 5 pm.

Pete's Pantry offers 99% of what Illegal Pete’s makes in house in quart-sized (32 oz.) containers for you to grab a la carte and enjoy at your leisure. This includes all of their prepared meats, sautéed veggies, and sauces to brighten up any meal. Order here.

Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse is having their Winter Sale! Enjoy great deals on select products like Teahouse Chai™ Concentrate (now available in 32oz and 64oz bottles). Shop the concentrate and more here.

This month, Arcana is celebrating Italian Winespredominantly from the Northern Italy. They have selected some of the most remarkable bottling’s from that region. These wines are rare and Arcana is offering them at a price that would be hard to find elsewhere! Inquire and secure these wines by emailing

Learn more about dining-in at bartaco from joining their waitlist to paying from your phone.  View their safety protocol here

Did you know that Black Cat has an awesome blog? In this week's edition, get an inside look from inside their farm!  

Chimera offers a weekly trivia contest!  Check for the trivia question on Mondays.  Enter the answer in the coupon code when you checkout online. 

All Special Run pints are BOGO this weekend at Gelato Boy! Shop in store while supplies last! 

Have a great weekend!

Ways to Help

Emergency Family Assistance Fund (EFFA) helps those in our community whose immediate needs for food, shelter and other basic necessities cannot be adequately met by other means, and supports their efforts toward financial stability or self-sufficiency. You can help them with a financial contribution, volunteering, or donating non-perishable food and cleaning supplies.


Harvest of Hope's sole mission is food assistance. They offer clients a choice shopping experience where individuals select preferred foods within their shopping allowances. You can help them with financial assistance, volunteering or by donating the food items on their shopping list. Learn more here.


Boulder Food Rescue aims to create a more just and less wasteful food system by facilitating the sustainable redistribution of healthy food that would otherwise be wasted to low-income communities, by bicycle. The best way to help them currently is to donate or volunteer. You can learn more about the work they are doing here.


Meals on Wheels Boulder provides nutritious meals and a daily well-being check to Boulder residents, regardless of age or income. The number one way to support them during this time is to contribute financially. You can do that here