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National Margarita Day at Blanco Tacos & Tequila
Today is National Margarita Day, and Blanco Tacos & Tequila is celebrating with happy hour specials. From 3 to 6 p.m., Blanco will serve $5 margaritas and $3 tacos. For more information, check out Blanco Tacos & Tequila's website.
Margarita Specials at Sierra Bonita Grill
Phoenix's Sierra Bonita Grill is also celebrating National Margarita Day with drink specials. Throughout the day, Sierra Bonita will offer $6 happy hour pricing on two of its most popular margaritas: the fresh squeezed and pomegranate margaritas. The Fresh Squeezed margarita is shaken with reposado tequila, orange liqueur, fresh squeezed lime juice, and agave nectar. The Pomegranate margarita features pomegranate liqueur, reposado tequila, orange liqueur, a splash of orange juice, and homemade sweet and sour mix. For more information, check the Sierra Bonita Grill website
Dragoon Beer Dinner at DeSoto Central Market
Wednesday, February 24
Head over to DeSoto Central Market in downtown Phoenix to enjoy brews paired with Chef Stephen Jones' Southern-influenced cuisine at the Dragoon Beer Dinner. From 7 to 10 p.m., enjoy menu options including Scout Porter served with mesquite-smoked and foie gras-stuffed quail, BBQs sweet onions, burnt cornbread puree, molasses, and mushroom vinaigrette. Tickets cost $59.02. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Eventbrite page.
Wine Dinner at Zappone's Italian Bistro
Wednesday, February 24
Zappone's Italian Bistro in Gilbert is hosting a four-course wine dinner that kicks off at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Sample pairings include prosciutto-wrapped prawns with spicy fennel and Sicilian olives served alongside an Orvieto white wine blend. Tickets cost $55 per person and can be ordered online at Zappone's website.
National Chili Day at Texaz Grill
Thursday, February 25
Phoenix's Texaz Grill will celebrate National Chili Day by offering, you guessed it, a special deal on its signature spicy chili. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., you can enjoy all-you-can-eat chili for $7.50. For more information, check out Texaz Grill's official website.
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Barrel & Board at MonOrchid
Thursday, February 25
This Thursday, guests can enjoy booze paired alongside cheese and small bites at monOrchid art gallery. Eight local breweries and five local distilleries are set to pour barrel aged libations, beer, and whisky. Sip beers from places including SanTan Brewing Company, Scottsdale Beer Company, Fate Brewing Company, and Huss Brewing. Whole Foods is supplying cheese, and options will include borough market stilton, spiced local cheese curds, and Barber’s sweet red cheddar. Sample pairings include SanTan Brewing's chipotle bacon wrapped dates stuffed with blue cheese and paired with barrel aged Sex Panther. General admission tickets cost $45 online during presale and $55 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Scottsdale League of the Arts website.
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Bites 'N Brews Craft Beer Festival at CityScape
Saturday, February 26
Downtown Phoenix's CityScape will host the second annual Bites 'N Brews Craft Beer Festival on Saturday. From 3 to 7 p.m., you can sample craft beer from all over North America. Arizona breweries at the event will includes Four Peaks and Flagstaff's Lumber Yard Brewing with beer served alongside small bites. General admission tickets cost $30. For more information, check out Bites 'N Brews website.
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Sonoran Valley Wine Mixer at CopperWynd Resort & Club
Saturday, February 27
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Flourish restaurant will host a Sonoran Valley Wine Mixer to relaunch the pool at CopperWynd Resort & Club. The event will include tasting stations for wines throughout the pool and event lawn. Guests also can expect a DJ and live entertainment. For more information, check out the Flourish website.
Pomelo Job Fair
Wednesday, February 24 through Saturday, February 27
The owners of Luci's Healthy Marketplace are opening a new concept, Pomelo, in April and are looking for help. The restaurant is hosting a job fair from Wednesday, February 24 through Saturday, February 27 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Positions include: hosts/hostesses, restaurant managers, sous chefs, cooks, dishwashers, servers, and bartenders. The job fair will be at the new Luci’s at The Orchard, located at 7100 North 12th Street in Phoenix, on 12th Street between Northern and Glendale Avenues. Since the venue is not currently open to the public, people can park directly across the street at Our Savior Lutheran Church and walk over to apply in person. Applicants are also encouraged to apply online at Luci's Healthy Marketplace's website.
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National Kraut and Frankfurter Week at Miracle Mile Deli
In case you didn't know, this week is National Kraut and Frankfurter Week. And Phoenix's Miracle Mile is celebrating with a meal deal. Stop by Miracle Mile Deli any day that week to get a hot dog topped with kraut, a side of fries, and a small soft drink for $5. Visit Miracle Mile Deli's website for more information.
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