DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Restaurant Week begins Friday, Feb. 21, and runs through Sunday, March 1, 2020. Right now 256 restaurants are participating, the most since 2015.

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Among the participating restaurants is Woodie Fisher Kitchen & Bar. Located in Hose House No. 1, one of the first fire stations in Denver. The building is the oldest remaining in the Union Station neighborhood. Executive Chef Franco Ruiz was on CBS4 This Morning to talk about his Restaurant Week Menu:

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Shrimp Semi-Crudo
Winter Citrus, Thai Flavors, Peanuts

Roasted Pork Short Rib
Charred Carrots, Red Beans, Rice

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Brown Butter Financier
Passion Fruit, Macadamia Nut, Gianduja Chocolate

Dinners get a choice of each course for $45, and there is a vegan option. Seventy-three restaurants are offering menus at the $45 price point, 122 have menus for $35, 61 are charging a multi-course meal at $25.

LINK: Denver Restaurant Week Menus

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There are hundreds of menus to choose from, and it’s recommended to make reservations because many places fill up during Denver Restaurant Week.