3 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix
Get ready to taste some pie, Phoenix!
Pie Social Saturday, November 15
Forks up, Phoenix! It's just about time for Chow Bella and Roosevelt Row's fifth annual Pie Social -- and trust us, you don't want to miss this year's lineup of celebrity chefs. The event will go down this Saturday at in the "What Should Go Here" pop up park from 2 to 5 p.m. We'll have pies from more than a dozen local celebrity chefs available for tasting, as well as pies baked by community members. To get in on the action you can either bring two pies for our community pie table or pay $10 for five tasting tickets. And once you've filled up on pie, you can hang out, enjoy some live music, and check out local art. For more details check out our Pie Social 2014: Illustrated Map and Field Guide.
We can't wait to see you there!
Head to the market this Saturday for free produce -- courtesy of Chipotle.
Old Town Farmers Market Saturday, November 15
In celebration of Farmers Market Week (which is apparently a thing), burrito behemoth Chipotle is heading to one of our local farmers markets to give away produce vouchers and coupons for Chipotle burritos. This Saturday at the Old Town Scottsdale Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. the restaurant chain will hand out 1,200 vouchers good for $5 worth of local food or produce within the farmers' market. They'll also be handing out buy-one-get-one entrée coupons to use at Chipotle and free chips and salsa samples. The vouchers will be good for the market on Saturday only and will be on a first come first served basis.
Friendly House Tamale Dinner & Festival Saturday, November 15
Perhaps when you're done eating pie, you'll be craving something savory for dinner. Well, you won't have to look any further than the 79th Annual Tamale Dinner & Festival being held this Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. at the Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix. The event, an annual fundraiser for Friendly House, is the longest running fundraiser in the state and will feature an impressive lineup of local restaurants including: Manny's, Carolina's, Los Sombreros, Fuego's Bar & Grill, Sylvia's La Canasta, El Mesquite, The Tamale Store, Bitz-ee Mamas, Mi Comida Restaurante Latino, La 15 y Salsas, and Mi Rinconcito Chapin Restaurante. Tickets start at $12 and include some food and drink tickets; additional tickets will be available for $2 each. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance visit the Friendly House Tamale Dinner website.
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