Friendlier Skies…Forget about pretending a tiny bag of stale Chex Mix fills you up—fly in style with special take-out from Zaidy’s Deli. For $10.95, order a Flight Bite with a sandwich (choose from chicken breast, turkey, roast beef, tuna, ham and Swiss, corned-beef and Swiss), apple, chips, and a cookie in a box to go. Call either of Zaidy’s locations to order. 121 Adams St., 303-333-5336 or 15th and Lawrence., 303-893-3600.

Cream of the crop…tickets for the 23rd annual Food & Wine Magazine Classic in Aspen are still available. The June 10-12 event brings the likes of Emeril Lagasse, Mario Batali, Jacques Pépin, Bobby Flay, Andrea Immer, and other bold names to Aspen. For $950 you can rub elbows with the bigwigs at food and wine seminars and grand tastings. Register by calling 1-877-900-WINE or go online to

The sweet life gets sweeter…Only open since November, the Beauvallon’s Dolce Vita is already expanding into the space next door. That means more room to stuff yourself with spaghetti, gnocchi, chicken alla Florentina, and fruitti di mare. The restaurant remains open during construction and is planning for a completion date at the end of April. 955 Lincoln St., 303-830-8482,

Beyond pancakes…Don’t know where to go for Easter brunch? Take a morning stroll down Larimer Square and have your pick of brunch at Bistro Vendôme (303-825-3232), Del Mar Crab House (303-825-4747), and Rioja (303-820-2282). Or, if you don’t want to bother parking downtown, brunch at Golden’s Bridgewater Grill at The Golden Hotel (303-279-2010). Wherever you decide, make your reservations today.

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Amanda M. Faison
Amanda M. Faison
Freelance writer Amanda M. Faison spent 20 years at 5280 Magazine, 12 of those as Food Editor.