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Foodie Friday


There's a good reason Bon Appétit called Boulder, America's Foodiest Town. This weekly blog will help you understand why!  Every Friday, check out downtown's food scene and all the incredible opportunities available to tantalize your taste buds!  Check out this list of restaurant specials and promotions compiled weekly - just for YOU!  


Food-Related Events and Announcements: February 23, 2024

Happy Friday, foodies! Let’s dig into the best day of the week…

Chilled beverages in a warm environment are the best way to cure your winter blues. St Julien Hotel & Spa’s T-Zero Lounge offers a chic setting perfect for all happy hours. If you haven’t tried their iconic Alpentinis (pictured above) - we suggest you head over there ASAP! 

Downtown’s Taste of Pearl is for fashionistas AND foodies. Sunday, April 14th, rain or shine, enjoy a full day of trying tasty bites from local Boulder restaurants paired with Colorado’s top wines and brews hosted within 15 of downtown’s vibrant art galleries and boutiques. Tickets are selling fast - so make sure to grab yours today

National Margarita Day may have been yesterday, but Bartaco is still celebrating with their Margarita March event. Now through March 31st enjoy an array of flavors and twists on a traditional marg including their passion fruit “mezcalita”, watermelon basil smash, lime in the coconut and so much more…happy sipping!

Searching for the perfect happy hour deal? Look no further than West End Tavern for their Monday-Friday happy hours from 3-5 PM. Indulge in their wide selection of mouth-watering bites, well drink and beer combos and a dynamite dessert menu! Pro Foodie TiP: Try their BBQ chicken flatbread with a side of crispy brussels…yum!

Girl Scout cookie season is upon us and Gelato Boy has added their special frozen twist to your favorite cookies. Only for a limited time, enjoy new Gelato flavors, Dairy-free Mint Cookie & Girl Scout Samoas - stop by their West End or Pearl Street Mall locations for a scoop today!

Self-care starts from within…Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary & Supply invites you to explore the art of herbalism with their herbal education classes. Reserve your spot for this their Return to The Feminine - A Self-Love Ritual online class ($40) happening this Saturday, February 25th. This class guides you through the spiritual medicinal powers of the Rose in all forms while teaching you how to create your own rose water - enjoy!

Support a local student organization while enjoying amazing food deals downtown. CU Connect is a student-run campaign that works to amplify voices of diversity, promote student and faculty education, and build a more engaged community throughout Boulder. Now through March 5th, CU Connect has partnered with downtown’s Centro Mexican Kitchen and Pasta Jay’s on delicious drink and food specials from $6 house margs to $8 pizzas and more. Check out their instagram @cuconnect for more deals and make sure to mention the CU Connect campaign or show their Instagram posts when you order. Enjoy, foodies!

Happy dining!

Bon Appétit!


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.

Emergency family assistance fund

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.

Harvest of hope

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.

Boulder food rescue

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

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