3 Best Places to Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix

Bitter and Twisted's Ross Simon is nominated this year in the Beverage Master of the Year category.
Bitter and Twisted's Ross Simon is nominated this year in the Beverage Master of the Year category.
Evie Carpenter

Livewire Tonight

Tonight the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame will honor 2015's best chef, restaurateur, and beverage master at a ceremony at Livewire in Scottsdale. All of last year's Hall of Fame inductees including Joe Johnston of Agritopia, Joe's Real BBQ and Joe's Farm Grill; Craig DeMarco & Lauren Bailey of Upward Projects; Aaron Chamberlin of St. Francis and Phoenix Public Market Café; and Micah Olson of Bar Crudo will be present and will provide small bites for attendees. Along with their induction into the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame, winners will be presented with their own Ed Mell-designed trophy. Tickets are available to the public for $25 and can be purchased online. You can view the list of 2015 Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame nominees in our earlier post.

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The Upton's Uptown Girl cocktail appears on the regular cocktail menu.
The Upton's Uptown Girl cocktail appears on the regular cocktail menu.
Evie Carpenter

The Upton Tuesday, March 31

This Tuesday The Upton in Scottsdale will take diners on a trip around the world with the restaurant's first "No Passports Needed" Dinner & Cocktail Party. The dinner, which runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m., will include spirits from all over the world paired with a six course menu. Chef Chris Schlattman's cuisine will take cues from global and pop culture with each course paired with a different cocktail. The dinner costs $65 per person and reservations are required. To reserve a seat email Sean Zimmerman at sean@theuptonaz.com.

 

Goat cheese, roasted peanuts, cilantro and a chipotle sauce with house made tostadas were available from Sol Mexican Cocina.
Goat cheese, roasted peanuts, cilantro and a chipotle sauce with house made tostadas were available from Sol Mexican Cocina.
William Westfall

AZ Wine & Dine Thursday, April 2

Head to the Scottsdale Quarter this Thursday for the fourth annual AZ Wine & Dine, hosted by the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association. The tasting event will feature 19 of the Valley's top resort and hotel restaurants, plus several Scottsdale Quarter dining spots and a selection of wines, provided by Young's Market Company and craft beer, provided by Hensley Beverage Company. Some of dishes you can expect include braised pork belly with a blue corn waffle and gooseberry jam from The Boulders; duck confit quesadilla from The District at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel; and crispy chicken liver with creamed hominy, poultry caramel, and and cured egg yolks from Top of the Rock at the Marriot Phoenix Tempe at The Buttes. The event starts at 5 p.m. and tickets cost $65 through Tuesday, $75 April 1 and at the door. Ages 21 and over only. For more information visit the AZ Wine & Dine website.

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Livewire

7320 E. Indian Plaza
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

480-970-6980

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Scottsdale Quarter

15279 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

480-270-8123

www.scottsdalequarter.com


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