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The Pie Hole Tuesday, August 26
Believe it or not, Tonya Saidi's new brick and mortar pie shop is already up and running and ready to go. On Tuesday, the new The Pie Hole will open its doors at 2329 North 7th Street. Siadi says the espresso machine will be ready to go so she'll be serving both coffee and her well-loved pies. Also also says she's trying to crowd-fund money to purchase a better oven for the space. A $25 donation purchases you a brick with your name to go outside the restaurant (100 available), while a $50 donation can get you a namesake pie on the menu. Fans can also support the cause by buying a membership to the Pie of the Month Club, six months for $100 or 12 months for $200. For more information check the crowdfunding website.
Prickly Pear fruit
The Market by Jennifer's Tuesday, August 26
This Tuesday The Markey by Jennifer's will be hosting a design launch party for Hip Veggies, an educational collaboration between artists and food professionals. The group raises money to promote locally grown produce, support local artists, and raise awareness of and support for local hunger-relief organizations by selling canvas bags -- and the most recent design will be unveiled at the event. In celebration, The Market by Jennifer's will be serving prickly pear, jalapeno, lime sorbet and offering and extended happy hour. The event is free and starts at 5:30 p.m. For more information check the Facebook event page.
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Windsor Wednesday, August 27
Get in on the last session of Windor's Summer of Brews dinner series this week. The central Phoenix restaurant will be hosting Black Market Brewing Company for a four-course beer paired dinner on Wednesday. The microbrewery, located in southern California, is known for its Rye IPA and hefeweizen. The Summer of Brews event starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $50 a person. For a reservation call 602-279-1111 or email email@example.com.
Crepe Bar Thursday, August 28 to Saturday, August 30
Wanna catch the debut of a new local coffee roaster? Then you'll need to stop by Crepe Bar next week when Nom de Plume Roasters takes over the restaurant and coffee bar. It will be the first time Nom de Plume's coffees will be available for sale as espresso drinks, by-the-cup pour-overs, as well as retail bags to take home. In celebration of the launch, Crepe Bar will also be serving a "Nom De Plum" affogato: plum and poppy seed custard topped with a shot of Nom De Plume's Signature Blend. For more information about the roaster, check the Nom de Plume Facebook page.
Chino Bandido's Guac-adilla
Chino Bandido Friday, August 29
Chandler's Chino Bandido is now offering happy hour deals seven days a week from 3 to 6 p.m. And no, that doesn't just mean through the summer -- this deal is available year round. The happy hour offerings include $6 PBR buckets, $8 domestic beer buckets (choose from Coors Light, Bud Light, Budweiser, Bud Light Lime or Michelob Ultra), and $10 imported beer buckets (choose from Corona, Dos Equis or Tsing Tao). On the food side there's a lineup of $5 offerings including Loaded Machaca Nachos, taquitos, Jade Red Chicken Wings, and a Guac-adilla.
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