You can spot a food lover easily: He or she A) talks mostly about his/her last meal, B) ponders where he/she should eat next, and C) wants to know your favorite restaurants/cookbooks/recipes. I'm willing to bet that the audience at this weekend's Feed Your Soul: Stories From the Kitchen  series will be jammed with some serious food-talking folks.
The show (which takes place at the Dairy Center for the Arts  in Boulder on Saturday and at Su Teatro  in Denver on Sunday) is a foodie version of Stories on Stage , a theater company celebrating the power of the written word read out loud.
Professional actors will read four food-minded stories including an excerpt from New York chef Gabrielle Hamilton's revealing memoir Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef  and ESPN.com writer Wright Thompson's essay Yancey's Red Hots, an ode to the best tamales ever. (This piece was anthologized, along with my story Soul Food , in the 2010 edition of Best Food Writing ). There will also be a local slant with anecdotes from Denver chef-restaurateur Jennifer Jasinski (Rioja , Bistro Vendôme , Euclid Hall , and author of The Perfect Bite  cookbook) and Boulder's Antonio Laudisio (Laudisio Italian Restaurant ).
Bonus: The Stories on Stage crew is putting together a dessert tasting of goodies from local bakeries and cooking schools.
Saturday, Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m., $25, the Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St, Boulder, 303-444-7328
Sunday, Oct. 7, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m., $25, Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Dr., (ticket sales: 303-494-0523)