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Date Night: Scottsdale Living Magazine

Date Night: SOL Cocina, ZuZu Lounge And More

Looking for a date that goes beyond the basic dinner and a movie?

Here are five ways to create a date night to remember:

Last-chance workout

Sometimes a workout is just what you need to boost your confidence before date night. Mountainside Fitness offers more than 80 group fitness classes each week, stadium-style cardio equipment with personal TVs, certified personal trainers for personalized butt kicking, and Mountainside even offers “Parents Night Out” because parents need date nights, too.

N.E. corner of 116th St. and Shea Blvd.
E. Sahuaro Dr.
(480) 889-8889

Date Night: Make MeaningShow your creative side

Make Meaning, which recently opened at the Shops at Scottsdale Quarter, offers visitors the opportunity to get their art on with opportunities to create and customize soap, candles, jewelry, design glassware, and even decorate cakes. Make Meaning also offers “Make It After Dark,” a schedule of programs and specials exclusively for adults. It’s the perfect unconventional date or after work happy hour with a twist.

15257 N. Scottsdale Rd.
(480) 845-0000

Date Night: SOL CocinaGet your Baja on

SOL Cocina bring authentic Baja California cuisine — which originated from the fishing families and ranchers who came from mainland Mexico — to Scottsdale. Look for staples like beer-battered mushroom tacos ($6), peanut-crusted goat cheese in chipotle syrup ($11.50), fish pibil ($25.50), build-your-own guacamole with a add-ins like bacon, pineapple, strawberry, tequila, chicharrón, sugar walnuts and cheese ($12-plus).

15279 N. Scottsdale Rd.
(480) 245-6708


Date Night: ZuZu Lounge

If you’ve got a mid-week date to plan, ZuZu Lounge offers its Ho Wine Experience every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. Sip wine, meet representatives from top wineries, and learn about how the wine is made. If it’s a weekend date, ZuZu offers sHOwdown from  5-7p.m. on Saturday nights. A different drink is featured each night, all created by ZuZu’s expert mixologists. The featured wines and drinks also remain on special all night.

6850 E. Main St.
(480) 421-7997

Scottsdale Living Magazine Spring 2012

Mother's Day Events

Mother's Day Events 2012

If you’re still unsure where to take the most important woman in your life on Mother’s Day, look no further. The following is a list of places with special Mother’s Day offers.

Moms eat free at Calistro California Bistro this Mother’s Day

Moms eat free at Calistro BistroThe healthy and approachable bistro that takes quality seriously celebrates moms with a very special offer. Mom will enjoy a free lunch (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.) or dinner (3 p.m. – 9 p.m.) entrée at either location of Calistro California Bistro this Mother’s Day. Choose from entrees like oven roasted salmon in an aromatic tomato-coconut broth over braised local greens or pasta bolognese with hand cut pasta tagliatelle, chicken, pork and beef ragout with tomato sauce, pickled garlic, cheese and herbs. Reservations required; limit one mom per table.

DC Ranch Location
18221 N. Pima Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(480) 502-0325
Hilton Village Location
6107 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
(480) 656-5244

Complimentary photos and dessert for mom at Z’Tejas

Photo: Z'TejasZ’Tejas Southwestern Grill is offering a wonderful brunch this Mother’s Day at all Valley Z’Tejas locations. Mothers will be celebrated with complimentary family photos plus a delicious dessert! Pair this with their $4 weekend fun bar, featuring build-your-own breakfast cocktails, and you’ll have an unforgettable brunch experience. Z’Tejas’ innovative brunch items include huevos divorciados and sweet shrimp omelet with andouille veracruz as well as classic favorites like biscuits and gravy and stuffed french toast.

7221 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 893-7550
Opens at 9 a.m.
20 W. 6th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 377-1170
Opens at 11 a.m.
Scottsdale Fashion Square
7014 E. Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 946-4171
Opens at 10 a.m.
Paradise Village Gateway
10625 N. Tatum Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(480) 948-9010
Opens at 10 a.m.

21 Cakes offers specialty cupcakes perfect for mom

Mother's Day cupcakes at 21 CakesWho doesn’t love cupcakes? In honor of all mothers, Scottsdale’s 21 Cakes is making a specialty cupcake (shown right) — a sweet treat to spoil mom with on their very special day.

Mother’s Day cupcakes can be ordered in any flavor. The following are the most popular:

  • Lemon cupcake with lemon cream cheese frosting
  • Red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting
  • Signature chocolate with vanilla butter cream

The cost is $3.35 per cupcake or $37 for a dozen.

21 Cakes
7001 N. Scottsdale Rd., #175
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
(480) 699-6220

Mama-Rama: National Comedy Theatre (May 7th and 8th)

Enjoy a night of laughter on Mother’s Day week. This comedy show, fueled by audience suggestions and participation, should be the perfect destination. Take $2 off admission by wearing a “fabulous” hat. $35 for two.

National Comedy Theatre
1111 S. Longmore Rd.
Mesa, AZ
(602) 374-5638

Make Meaning offers a variety of craft project for you and mom to make

Have a creative mom on your hands? Make Meaning is a craft lover’s dream. Get artsy with your choice of glass, candles, soaps, ceramics, paper, cake decorating and jewelry projects. Reservations are recommended. Individual memberships can be purchased for $26 online, or you can pay an upfront fee of $12 plus the cost of the project.

Make Meaning
15257 N. Scottsdale Rd., Bldg. F, #160
Scottsdale, AZ 85254