Thirsty Thursday Archives

Skrillex to make Māyā Day + Nightclub debut

SKRILLEX

Māyā Day + Nightclub, Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE) and Disco Donnie Presents (DDP) have announced that Skrillex will perform at Māyā Day + Nightclub on Saturday, September 5 as part of the 2015 Labor Day Weekend lineup. Doors open at 12 p.m. Sonny Moore, better known as Skrillex, is a DJ/producer with… Read More →

Celebrate National Relaxation Day with Fuchsia Spa

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August 15 marks National Relaxation Day, which is a good enough reason to indulge in a day of pampering. In fact, Fuchsia Spa has the perfect spa treatment to celebrate the occasion. Fuchsia’s Mango Pedicure allows you to escape the dry summer heat and enjoy a spa pedi with a breezy tropical twist. This seasonal… Read More →

SOL Cocina teams up with Nekter Juice Bar

Nekter

Need a refreshing drink for those hot summer afternoons? SOL Cocina and Nekter Juice Bar have teamed up to make that a reality! Known for its fresh juices, Nekter Juice Bar has introduced Nekter on the Rocks, a collection of three low-calorie, premium cold-pressed mixers that transform ordinary spirits into vibrant, flavorful cocktails. Visit SOL Cocina at Scottsdale Quarter and… Read More →

Blue Hound introduces new cocktail menu

Stephanie Teslar

With several awards and accolades under her belt, Stephanie Teslar, Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails’ head bartender, has introduced 10 new cocktails that are “throwbacks” of Southern-inspired drinks and focus on house-made ingredients. Stephanie takes a more culinary view when she crafts her cocktails. She spends a lot of time in the kitchen experimenting with… Read More →

Sanctuary on Camelback launches mixologist competition

123rf.com: Fedor Kondratenko

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is adding some flair to summer in Scottsdale with a new “Bar Brawl” series. In the spirit of friendly rivalry, top local talent will square off from behind the bar to raise the championship belt (plus they’ll win a Las Vegas getaway). The competition launches July 19 with match-ups at jade… Read More →

100,000 tacos to be served at 6th annual Arizona Taco Festival

Arizona Taco Festival logo

The 6th Annual Arizona Taco Festival is set to bring another year of fiesta fun with more than 50 teams competing for $10,000 in cash, while an expected 25,000 attendees nosh their way through more than 100 types of tacos throughout the weekend. Arizona Taco Festival, Sat. and Sun., Oct. 17 & 18, will run… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Cheers to another second of Summer

Baby Boomer Bust

On June 30 at 8 p.m. EDT, an extra second will be added to the clock to account for a discrepancy between Earth’s rotation and the atomic clock. We’ll take every additional second of summer that we can get, right? To help toast this extra second of summer, here are 13 tropical concoctions from top… Read More →

Tilted Kilt introduces new Summer cocktails

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Tilted Kilt is shaking things up this summer with their brand new Bootleggers Beer Cocktails. A refreshing line-up of six, popular beer cocktails will be featured now through August 2. You can enjoy each of these beverages in a fun 16 oz.  “Barrel” glass, which is yours to take home for an additional $5! After… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Bitter & Twisted Menu, Vol. 2

Ross Simon, Bitter & Twisted

Bitter & Twisted’s Ross Simon is the Bill Nye of cocktails, the Neil deGrasse Tyson of spirits, the kind of mixologist who transfixes you with the chemistry and history of the torched/shaken/flawlessly frozen imbibement sweating on the bar in front of you. Oh, and everything tastes good, too. For fans of the Arizona Cocktail Week… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Bobby Q’s Jalarita

Courtesy of MMPR

When it’s time to kick the heat without sacrificing your Arizona love for spice, throw back the Jalarita mixed up by the barbecue pros at Bobby Q. The jalapeno cocktail, new to the menu, is served on the rocks, costs $10 at the restaurant and is also available with mango, raspberry, peach and strawberry twists.… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Micah Olson of Bar Crudo and Okra

Micah Olson, Courtesy of Crudo

Micah Olson is set out to do bartending right. Just by seeing him in action, behind the bar, it’s clear Olson loves what he does. He’s part-owner of Crudo and runs the bar program, for which his enthusiasm is more than evident. He greets customers he knows by name and shakes the hands of those… Read More →

Tipsy Tuesday: Cinco de Mayo at Z’Tejas

Courtesy of Z'Tejas

Get your fiesta started this Cinco de Mayo at one of Z’Tejas five Valley locations. Their 6thStreet Margaritas and Chambord Margaritas will be only $5 and you can grab a Corona for $2. In case you decide you need some food to go with your drinks, tacos will be only 55 cents from 3 to… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Nabers’ refreshing Fruit Julius

fruitjulius, wb

Locally-owned Nabers is quite the happy hour spot. With the weather as gorgeous as it is now, the patio gives diners a perfect spot to enjoy good food, drinks and friends. Happy hour runs from 2 to 7 p.m. every day. Deals include $3 off all appetizers, $4 house wine, $3 domestic draft beer, $4… Read More →

New Spring menu comes to Paul Martin’s American Grill

Paul Martin’s American Grill is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Scottsdale with the rollout of a fresh, new springtime-inspired menu. With a focus on seasonal ingredients, Paul Martin’s is committed to using local produce, sustainable fisheries, free-range and natural meats, artisanal cheeses, and house-infused spirits. To welcome warmer weather, Paul Martin’s has added a dozen new, lighter menu items for lunch, dinner… Read More →