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Arizona Restaurant Week Preview – CRAFT 64

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Arizona Restaurant Week starts on Friday and runs through Monday May 25th, which means you have 10 days to enjoy special three course meals (some paired with beverages) for $33 or $44 at many of Arizona’s best restaurants.  Book your reservations now by...

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Episode 110: Chef Martin Scott

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Executive Chef Martin Scott joined The Westin Phoenix Downtown just a few short weeks ago, but he has over 20 years experience in the industry.  Having traveled the world with his culinary talents, In this week’s podcast, Chef Scott shares the stories of...

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Flower Child North Scottsdale – Now Open

If you love gettin’ your green on and are looking for healthy dining options in the area of the 101 and Shea, Sam Fox has opened up his second outpost of Flower Child. The original at 44th and Camelback has been a huge hit since day one.  It’s not unusual...

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Pizza Scavenger Hunt with Crust

On your mark, get set, race! Crust Restaurants is thrilled to announce the Great Rustica Race set to take place on National Scavenger Hunt Day, Sunday, May 24, 2015. With a $1,000 cash grand prize up for grabs, teams of two will embark on the Great Rustica Race, traveling around...

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Ramen Swap – Part Deux

Ramen Swap Part Duex is up to bat.  First time around, Chefs Jared Lupin and Rebecca Noorda jumped into the kitchen at Posh with Chef Josh Hebert.  Now Chef Hebert is headed to Tempe for another noodle-filled feast.  They’ll be serving up signature ramen, appetizers and bentos, but will also...

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Jazz Fest at Southern Rail

New Orleans is home to numerous celebrations, from Mardi Gras to the iconic Jazz and Heritage Festival. “Jazz Fest” emerged in 1970, when gospel singer Machalia Jackson and jazz legend, Duke Ellington, sang along with the Eureka Brass Band in a parade at the Louisiana Heritage Fair in Congo Square....

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Kentucky Derby 2015

May 2nd is the 141st Run for the Roses, the Kentucky Derby.  In my book, it’s an opportunity to wear a fancy hat, sip cool drinks and enjoy good ol’ fashioned country cooking.  There will be plenty of places all over town showing the race and indulging your love of...

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VOM FASS Grand Opening Events

VOM FASS Scottsdale, conveniently located in the Scottsdale Waterfront shopping area, is ushering in its oil-vinegar-spirit concept with a weekend-long festival of food and cocktails. Local shop owners Melisa and Louis Conti, who independently own and operate VOM FASS Scottsdale — a shop offering award-winning oils, vinegars, spirits, liqueurs ready...

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Pink Pony Crafty Dinner Series

This May through August, Pink Pony in Scottsdale will be kicking off their Summer Crafty Dinner Series. Each Crafty Dinner will pair craft beer, local spirits and ingredients with Executive Chef, Stephen K. Eldridge’s, playful contemporary comfort cuisine. Every dish will be custom crafted to specifically partner with each crafty beer...

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Grown Ups Table

The popular summer series Grown-Ups Table is returning to Beckett’s Table for its fourth consecutive year. Every Wednesday from June 10 through August 5 (excluding July 1 and 8), 16 diners will #shareourtable for a special three-course meal prepared by the Arcadia-area restaurant’s exceptional kitchen led by Chef Justin Beckett....

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