Entries by carmines

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Denver Restaurant Week Is Back!

Make your reservations now! This year’s Denver Restaurant Week is February 26th – March 6th and we have a menu to excite every member of the family! Whether it’s a date night for two or a family affair, be sure to stop by Carmine’s on Penn to celebrate this local culinary tradition. For $30.00 a […]

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National Pasta Day is October 17

Celebrate National Pasta Day this October 17th with your favorite pasta dish at Carmine’s. With over 300 known shapes, pasta is one of the world’s favorite foods. Generally, the larger shapes work better with thick, robust sauces, while skinny shapes suit light, cream sauces. Here at Carmine’s, we offer our customers three different pasta types imported […]

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The Delores Project Share Dinner on September 8

The following post was contributed by Carrie Packard, Development Director at The Delores Project – a transitional shelter program for homeless women in Denver. Carmine’s on Penn is proud to once again host a fundraising dinner for this wonderful community organization. The annual Share Dinner at Carmine’s is much more than a fundraiser for The Delores […]

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Family Style Dining at Carmine’s

Since the beginning, we’ve always focused on family and community. We even started Carmine’s on Penn with family in mind — using traditional recipes to create all of our sauces, breads and dishes the way they’ve been prepared for decades. We wanted Carmine’s to be a place where people could come and gather with loved ones […]

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Bringing Italy’s Finest Wines to Colorado

After a weeklong winery and vineyard tour throughout Italy, Carmine’s owner Brad Ritter is back on American soil with a head full of wine knowledge and a belly full of authentic Italian cuisine. We’re not jealous..           Thanks to Dalla Terra Winery Direct – a direct importer of Italy’s finest wines – […]

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Support the Families of Warren Village on June 23

Located in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, Warren Village was established in 1974 when citizens and business professionals saw an influx in the number of single parent families struggling to subsist. These community members wanted to build a program that would give these families a chance at economic independence. One of those community members was Dr. […]

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The Little Black Dress of Ingredients

Throughout the history of fashion, the little black dress has become known as the essential staple in every woman’s closet. And when it comes to the Carmine’s menu, we have a staple of our own. So what is this dress-me-up, dress-me-down, night or day ingredient we can’t live without? It’s basil.  The basil plant is […]

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Behind the Bar: Q&A with Brandi the Bartender

Let’s go behind the bar with Brandi for the inside scoop on her favorite Carmine’s dish, favorite adult beverage, and her go-to wine recommendation… Q: Carmine’s employees are known for their longevity at the restaurant. How many years have you worked at Carmine’s? A: Compared to everyone else, I’m a newbie! I started here June 2014, […]