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Thirsty Thursday: Halloween Cocktails Edition, Sayu

Keep your Halloween bash’s libations in good, haunted spirits with the following recipes provided by RA Sushi, Sapporo and  and STILLHOUSE Moonshine. Cast a spell with one of RA Sushi’s Potent Potions, such as: • Witches Brew (single $9/double $18): a bubbling blend of Southern Comfort, Amaretto Disaronno, cold sake, liqueurs and tropical juices. • Frozen Black Lagoon ($7) is… Read More →

Sapporo’s summer menu is a work of art

Photo by Shavon Thompson

All it takes is one minute of conversation with Sapporo’s executive chef, Stephen Stromberg, at to know he is passionate about food. He creates one-of-a-kind seasonal menus that pop with color and are flavorful to the last bite. His new Asian cuisine summer menu debuted June 30 and it will not disappoint. The restaurant’s teppanyaki… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin Pie Martini, Super Cut
by in Date Night | Events | Lifestyle | Thirsty Thursday

The holiday season is usually full of family traditions passed down for generations. This could consist of making grandma’s green beans with the bacon bits or auntie’s super-secret cookie recipe every year, but have you ever considered mixing up your holiday feast? A few Thanksgivings ago, my family traded in our turkey and mashed potatoes… Read More →

Top 5: Sushi Bars (Fall-Winter 2012)

Roka Akor features Robatayaki cuisine. Photo: Roka Akor

The Top 5 Sushi Bars — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Sapporo 14344 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254 (480) 607-1114 Sapporo offers its guests a fresh experience with premium sushi and Teppanyaki, Asian specialties like grilled black cod (glazed in Miso), happy hour specials and more. Stingray Sushi Three locations in… Read More →

Sapporo's For The Holidays: 'Pink' Menu, Wine Wednesdays And More

Sapporo Scottsdale
by in Events

October is a busy month for Valley chefs! Many of us are unveiling our fall menus while conceptualizing potential winter recipes as well as spending most of our evenings and weekends speaking about and sampling our newest creations and all of the amazing taste events leading up to the holidays. In between, we are also… Read More →

Sapporo Throws Scottsdale's Pinkest Party, Breast Of Scottsdale

Breast of Scottsdale 2012
by in Events

On Wednesday, September 12, Sapporo proudly opened its doors to breast cancer survivors, their family and friends with its first-ever Breast of Scottsdale, benefitting Arizona Institute for Breast Health (AIBH). Their event, which included half off all bottles of wine along with a pink theme, complimentary pink Belvedere signature drinks and pink treats all night… Read More →

Sapporo presents the 2012 Breast of Scottsdale


Did you know that each year, more than 4,000 women in Arizona are diagnosed with breast cancer? And, that each and every single one of them has a place to go for help for free? It’s true –Arizona Institute for Breast Health (AIBH) is a non-profit organization headquartered in north Scottsdale focused solely on providing… Read More →

Summer Date Night: DIY Sushi

DIY Sushi
by in Blogs

Warm temperatures have you and your date hot and bothered? With temperatures on the rise, it can make going out for date night difficult; but, going on a date doesn’t have to mean dining out. Do-it-yourself (DIY) dinners can be a fun and exciting way for couples to beat the heat this summer. Bring the… Read More →

Eat, Drink and Be Social: Dining Apps

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Dining out? Check your phone first (if you aren’t doing that already); here are some dining apps for you to consider. With today’s plugged-in landscape and social media savvy society, websites, blogs and smartphone applications are quickly becoming the go-to source for daily tasks like hunting down recipes, shopping for restaurant deals and connecting with… Read More →

Lunchtime Sushi: Dining Out And Healthy At Sapporo

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Lunch Dining is Back, Brown Bags are Out: Valley restaurants, including Sapporo and its lunchtime sushi, are offering healthy cuisine at lower prices Brown-bagging it becoming a little boring? Then save them for the groceries, and take a stroll to the nearest eatery. After years of the recession eating away the midday lunch crowd and… Read More →

The Dos And Don'ts Of Sushi Etiquette

Sushi Etiquette
by in Blogs

Traveling to Japan soon? Or maybe just the nearest sushi restaurant? For first timers, doing either can be intimidating. While no one will kick you from a restaurant or ban you from Japan for mixing sake with your sushi or using too much soy sauce, knowing sushi etiquette can help prepare you for your next… Read More →

Sapporo Spruces Up: The Scottsdale Restaurant Unveils Its New Look

Sapporo Unveils its new Look
by in Dining | Featured | Snapshot

Sapporo’s remodel reveal soiree was one for the books. Complete with sake tasting, teppanyaki demonstrations and loud music, parent company Tavistock Restaurants celebrated the remodel of the Scottsdale establishment. Sapporo’s exterior remains the same with the distinctive torches; flames shooting into the desert sky.  However, the interior has been remodeled to reflect iconic Pacific Rim… Read More →