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Cocktails courtesy of District American Kitchen and Wine Bar

Thirsty Thursday: Super Bowl cocktails

District American Kitchen and Wine Bar has graciously shared with Scottsdale Living its starting lineup of cocktails for this weekend’s big game. Check out the recipes and photos below! Our mouths are already watering.

Hail Mary

Hail Mary

The drink: Hail Mary

Ingredients:

  • 6 ounces V8 Tomato Juice
  • 11/2 ounces Jim Beam Black Bourbon
  • ¼ ounce Schreiner’s Chorizo
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 1 medium dehydrated Hatch chili
  • 11/2 teaspoons of Worcheshire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¾ teaspoon celery seed
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste

Preparation:

  • Add V8 Tomato Juice, Worcheshire sauce, chorizo and basil in a high speed blender, blend until pureed
  • Add Hatch chili and blend until chili is pureed
  • Stir in celery seed, salt horseradish, Jim Beam Bourbon and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • Pour all ingredients into a Mason jar and garnish with slice of chorizo, large sprig of basil and any hot pepper if you want more heat

The Hail Mary will be available for $10 at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar from Jan. 28 – Feb. 1. This drink will be offered on the restaurant’s patio for $6 during District’s Patio Tailgate.

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False Start

False Start

The drink: False Start

Ingredients:

  • 11/2 ounce Patron Anjo tequila
  • 3 cubes of cantaloupe
  • 10 leaves of cilantro
  • ¾ ounce of agave nectar
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • Pink peppercorn to taste
  • Soda water

Preparation:

  • Muddle all ingredients except soda water
  • Shake and top with soda water

The False Start cocktail will be available for $8 at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar from Jan. 28 – Feb. 1.

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Touchdown

Touchdown

The Drink: Touchdown

Ingredients:

  • 11/2 ounces of strawberry moonshine
  • ½ ounce peach Schnapps
  • 2 rings of Fresno chilies
  • 1 sliced strawberry
  • ½ sliced lemon
  • 1 ounce apple juice
  • 2 ounces of pineapple juice

Preparation:

  • Add all ingredients to pitcher
  • Pour over ice and serve

The Touchdown will be available for $10 at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar from Jan. 28 – Feb. 1. This drink will be offered on the restaurant’s patio for $6 during District’s Patio Tailgate.

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SECOND ANNUAL AZ WINE & DINE SIZZLES IN SCOTTSDALE THIS SPRING

The Valley’s stars of the culinary scene will gather for a high-energy celebration of food and wine at the second annual AZ Wine & Dine, hosted by the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association, to be held at the hip, urban setting of Scottsdale Quarter on April 4, 2013.

AZ Wine & Dine night imageAZ Wine & Dine targets executive foodies and is designed to highlight the distinct variety of culinary outlets at Arizona hotels and resorts, as well as showcase several Scottsdale Quarter restaurants and a wide variety of wines and craft beers. Additionally, much of the proceeds benefit the educational efforts of the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association.

The lush and luxe setting of Scottsdale Quarter provides the perfect setting for attendees to experience culinary delights from hotel and resort participants including: The Phoenician, The Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, T. Cook’s at Royal Palms, Westin Kierland, Montelucia, TK’s Urban Tavern, District American Kitchen & Wine Bar and many more.

AZ Wine & Dine dusk image“It is important for us to produce a culinary event where local foodies and business executives can be a tourist in their own town, enjoying samples from top resorts and restaurants in a fun and festive atmosphere,” said Arizona Lodging & Tourism President & CEO Debbie Johnson. “AZ Wine & Dine’s inaugural year sold out, so it’s clear that the Valley’s finest chefs combined with this venue is a recipe for success.”

AZ Wine & Dine will feature 20 booths offering culinary samples paired with fine wines and craft beers, live music from the Shining Star Band and a silent auction with amazing deals on vacation getaways and gift certificates from Scottsdale Quarter’s eclectically rich mix of specialty shops.

When: Thursday, April 4, 2013 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm.

Where: Scottsdale Quarter (Scottsdale Road and Greenway)

Tickets: $75 in advance; $100 day of the event (includes all food and beverage)

Advance purchase is strongly recommended as the event sold out last year.

*No one under 21 years of age will be admitted. AZ Wine & Dine will be held rain or shine.

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