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There will be no shortage of everyone's favorite agave spirit at Taco Guild's Tequila Day party this Friday.
National Tequila Day Party at Taco Guild
Friday, July 24
After a week of celebrating our spirit from south of the border, Taco Guild's love affair with tequila will culminate on National Tequila Day this Friday. The excitement will last all day, starting with mariachi band performances from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., drinks by guest bartender Roger Clyne from 4 to 6 p.m., and beats by Allen the DeeJay beginning at 6 p.m. Taco Guild will also be offering a specialty cocktail, the Guild Peacemaker, which will include Roger Clyne's Mexican Moonshine tequila, and tacos wrapped in red, white, and green tortillas. For more information, visit Taco Guild online or on Facebook.
The Ripe Awards will honor local chefs and bartenders for their achievements in the culinary arts.
2015 Ripe Culinary Fest + Awards Celebration
Saturday, July 25
On Saturday evening, Phoenix Art Museum will play host to this year's Ripe Culinary Fest and Awards Celebration. Winners include Chefs Scott Holmes (Little Miss BBQ), Lori Hashimoto (Hana Japanese Eatery), Cullen Campbell (Crudo), Stephen Jones (Yard Bird + Larder), Jeff Kraus (Crepe Bar), and Ross Simon (Bitter & Twisted). Starting at 7 p.m., attendees can taste signature dishes from the winning chefs, as well as wine, beer, and cocktails. Tickets cost $55 per person and are available for purchase online. Proceeds from the event will go to support arts programming at Phoenix Art Museum.
Get your hands on some poached shrimp from the Summer Bites Menu at Little Cleo's.
Little Cleo's Seafood Legend
Summer Bites Menu at Little Cleo's at The Yard
Now through August 31st
Little Cleo's Seafood Legend is helping Valley residents chill out with a Summer Bites Menu. For $35 per person (plus an optional $15 for wine pairings), guests can create a four-course menu, selecting from dishes that include chilled seafood, grilled octopus, grilled ahi tuna, and seasonal sorbet for dessert. For additional information, including Little Cleo's complete menu, visit them online or on Facebook.
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