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March at the Food Truck Caravan Scottsdale

The Food Truck Caravan, which is held every Saturday night from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on the NW corner of 5th Ave. and Goldwater in Scottsdale, has an announced its delicious March line-up. March 7 lineup includes: Buzz N Bee, Affogato, Best Dressed, Grilled Cheese Truck, Sweet Magnolia, Roadriggers, SuperFarm SuperTruck and Udder Delights. The Caravan Café will feature Sugar Jam Cookies and Chocolade Van Brugge. Special Feature: The Nail… Read More →

Food Truck Caravan brings lineup to Baseball City

The ultimate baseball fan experience, Baseball City returns to Arizona spring training Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.   Food Truck Caravan will be on-site both days with an exciting lineup of food trucks to give fans a taste of some of the best gourmet street food in the Valley! For first… Read More →

Twisted Root Parlor opens next week in Scottsdale

Serving modern, approachable new American cuisine with plenty of local flare, Twisted Root Parlor + Bar is set to become Scottsdale’s favorite new hangout when it opens on March 1, 2015.  The newest restaurant concept from Common Ground Culinary, a restaurant development company founded by Christopher Collins that includes staple neighborhood brands like Grassroots Kitchen… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Foosia announces new happy hour menu

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Foosia – Asia Fresh, Scottsdale’s fast, fresh and healthy alternative to casual dining, announces its new Happy Hour menu with specials every day of the week. From 3 – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday guests can take part in Foosia’s Beer For A Buck! promotion. For every bowl purchased, they’ll get any beer for only $1. Foosia… Read More →

Kale & Clover’s Scottsdale location offering free meals opening week

Kale & Clover: Mindful Kitchen is offering free meals during its opening week as a fundraiser held to benefit Amy’s Army, the nonprofit headed by Amy Van Dyken. All of this takes place Monday, Feb. 23 to Sunday, March 1 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Where: Kale & Clover, 20511 North Hayden Road at… Read More →

Pink Pony offers Spring Training specials fit for Giants fans

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Spring Training is a few tender weeks away, and Pink Pony is already ready to round the bases with its special cocktail, Golden Gate Sazerac — an ode to the San Francisco Giants, we assume — and “bomb burger.” The specials run March 1 through April 1. The burger costs $13, the cocktail costs $11… Read More →

SaltRock now serving pine needle and cactus juices

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February 19, 2015 by in Dining | Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured

Executive Chef Massimo De Francescas of SaltRock Southwest Kitchen and Craft Margaritas in Sedona announced some delicious juice recipes he’s serving up with a twist.  SaltRock is a restaurant that blends Southwest culinary traditions with California cuisine, and the menu includes a collection of juices packed full of antioxidants, but the “Pine-Apple” and “Thirsty Cactus”… Read More →

Blue Hound mixologist Stephanie Teslar is a spirit animal

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Stephanie Teslar serves as head mixologist at downtown Phoenix’s Blue Hound Kitchen & Bar, where classic drinks are among the favorites, for Teslar and the guests. Teslar, who’s been at the Kimpton-owned hotel bar for almost three years, says she appreciates simple drinks, “the less ingredients, the better.” “I like a drink that really enhances… Read More →

Get your sips at Arizona Cocktail Week

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Seven days a year, people from around the country come to Phoenix to celebrate and appreciate cocktails at Arizona Cocktail Week. When half of the country is freezing or hidden under snow, parties and events are being held outdoors and at venues all over the Valley. Arizona Cocktail Week is more than just drinking, though.… Read More →

Triyar Entertainment Group announces opening of The District

Triyar Entertainment Group announces the official grand opening of its newest bar and grill, The District All American Burger Bar, this Thursday, February 12. The new property is located at 7333 E. Indian Plaza in Scottsdale. The bar and grill will be open from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. Food will be served until… Read More →

The Dish: Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Instead of splurging on a cliché box of chocolates that you get every year, mix things up with homemade, healthy treats. These options are healthier than the typical heart shaped box of chocolates. It will also show that special someone you took the time to craft these deserts… Read More →

Write a love letter, win dinner at North Italia

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Thousands of letters are sent every year to Verona, Italy, the iconic setting for love stories and tragedies like “Romeo and Juliet.” The act of writing love letter is not as commonplace today. In fact, anything made by hand is considered of superior quality. For couples who want to give the ancient art a shot, a well-written love… Read More →

Chefs bake off in Girl Scout cookie challenge

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Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council announced the return of its award-winning Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge. For the second year in a row, chefs from some of the state’s most popular restaurants will use their culinary prowess to re-imagine one of the beloved flavors of Girl Scout cookies – Do-Si-Dos, Samoas Tagalongs, Thin Mints, Trefoils, and new flavor Rah… Read More →

Thirsty Lion announces opening in Scottsdale

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Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill is excited to announce the opening of its second Arizona location at Scottsdale Fashion Square, following the success of their first valley location that opened in the Valley, at Tempe Marketplace, in 2011. The gastropub will open its doors to the public on Tuesday, February 17th and will feature 8,500 square feet… Read More →