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  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Mixology 101 at Jade Bar: Bartending Basics With a Double Shot of History

    So you want to be a mixologist, huh? Well, Jade Bar's bartenders are all pitching in to teach weekend classes for the resort's Mixology 101 series. Each week is separated by spirit with a different instructor showing you what you need to know to get started as a home mixologist. We've already clarif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    EVO in Scottsdale: Happy Hour Report Card

    The Spot: EVO 4175 North Goldwater Boulevard, Scottsdale 480-265-9814

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    5 Best Restaurants in Tempe Right Now

    What do the five best restaurants in Tempe look like at the moment? They're a diverse lot, decidedly plain in appearance, c'mon-in casual, and just plain cozy, offering a variety of dishes that take inspiration from places across the globe. You might find ingredients such as ground turmeric, Moroc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    T. Cook's And The Mix Up Bar Grand Re-Opening Event Last Night at The Royal Palms Resort and Spa

    Though the newly renovated T. Cook's and The Mix Up Bar debuted over a month ago, the resort hosted an official grand re-opening event last night. If you've been impatiently holding your breath to find out just how they could have improved on the Old World charm of this well-loved local haunt, answe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    5 Best Gin Cocktails in Metro Phoenix

    It's tough to be a gin girl in a Wild West whiskey world. Although whiskey still dominates the conversation in most imbibing circles, gin does have a strong presence in the craft cocktail world, due to its unique botanical flavor. How each mixologist chooses to expand on that herbal base can range f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Crudo and Noca Team Up for a One-Night-Only, Five-Course Cocktail Dinner in Praise of the Tomato

    Some say tomato. Others, tomahto. But when it comes to to enjoying the flavor of this perfect summertime fruit, you'll want to say "reservations, please" when venerable East Phoenix restaurants Crudo and Noca join forces to praise it proper. See also: - English Rose Tea Room to Host Royal Baby Show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Charlotte Voisey: On Molecular Mixology and Being a Bartender

    Chef Salad takes a detour this week and next, interviewing four of the country's leading beverage industry experts, all of them speakers at upcoming seminars held at the Hotel Valley Ho for the second annual Arizona Cocktail Week, February 16-22. See also: --6 Don't Miss Events During AZ Cocktail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Six More Valley Restaurants Serving Christmastime Brunch and Dinner

    The gifts are purchased and wrapped, the tree is lit and decorated, and Christmas cards and packages are in the mail. But what about the holiday feast? If you still don't know what to eat for your celebration, here are six more restaurants in metro Phoenix that are serving Christmastime specialties ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Three Things to Eat, Drink, and Bake this Weekend

    The actual Fourth of July holiday may have been on Wednesday, but as far as we're concerned, the celebration should continue through the entire weekend. So we're extending our patriotic plans this weekend with a real Arizona burger, a couple of historic American cocktails, and a batch of sinfully ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Mario Rana's Rio

    Last week we met Mario Rana, part owner and bar manager at Cuoco Pazzo. Today he shares with us the recipe for the Rio, a drink he named after himself. "It's what everyone called me in high school," Rana says. "They couldn't say my name right, so I just told them to drop the MA and call me Rio. I d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Chartreuse: Is This What Jesus Would Drink?

    Image via This Girl Can Eat Handcrafted by French monks based upon a secret 400-year-old recipe, chartreuse was originally known as "The Elixir of Life." We're uncorking our latest column, Bottoms Up -- a weekly guide to everything brewed, bottled, blended, barrel-aged and generally booz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Boots Byrd's Cucumber Cooler

    The Cucumber Cooler ​Yesterday we met Boots Byrd, the awesomely-named Chatty Cathy who serves up drinks and manages the bar at St. Francis. Today he shares with us the recipe for one of his original creations that graces the restaurant's menu: the Cucumber Cooler. The cocktail's made with H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Pimm's Cup at Metro Brasserie

    ​As more restaurants incorporate local ingredients on their food menus, some places are also putting fresh produce in their cocktails. At Metro Brasserie, you can get what seems like a serving of fruit in one refreshing Pimm's Cup, which is jammed with cucumber, lemon and apple, not to mentio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    NOCA Hosts Four Peaks Beer-Pairing Dinner

    I've knocked back many a fine glass of Malbec at NOCA, and enjoyed some great cocktails there, too (like Hendrick's gin with a spherical ice cube and a carafe of tonic). But it turns out that the restaurant's food also goes really well with beer. To prove the point, they've done the ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 19, 2009