5 Years of Sushi Roku, Eggs for Dinner, and Wine Wednesday This Week in Metro Phoenix
PIg on the Patio
All-Day Happy Hour at Cafe Bink Today
Today, Cafe Bink in Carefree is celebrating the new season with all-day happy hour specials. Chef Kevin Binkley and his crew also will host a BBQ Pig Roast on the patio. The drink specials will include half-off all beer, wine, and well drinks, as well as a happy hour menu that features half-price dishes. Food options include $5 fries with truffle ketchup, house-made corn dogs, and a $7.50 bacon burger. Cafe Bink will be hosting Pig on the Patio roasts every Saturday during fall with rotating themes. Happy Hour will be available seven days a week during the fall and winter seasons.
Ottobrefesta at Taggia Wednesday, October 9
Taggia at the Fire Sky Resort and Spa is hosting Oktoberfest with a heck of a lot of Italian flair this week. Chef Massimo De Francesa is throwing tradition out the window to celebrate the tradition of Germany's Oktoberfest by creating a multi-course German-inspired meal with a unique Italian twist. The dinner, which costs $65 a person, includes "Salsiccia," grilled bratwurst with black truffle garlic aioli, and "Brasato," bira braised short ribs with pretzel gnocchi and pickled butternut squash. For a reservation, call 480-424-6095.
Ribs from Bobby Q's
Wine Wednesday at Bobby Q's Wednesday, October 9
Throw out the notion that wine and barbecue don't mix. Don't believe us? Just ask Food and Wine Magazine. And starting this week, Bobby Q's in Phoenix will serve the best of both worlds every Wednesday. Guests will be able to buy a select wine at half price -- we're talking $4 a glass and $14 a bottle. That's a pretty sweet deal when you consider that the first featured wine will be Layer Cake Chardonnay, which received 88 points from The Wine Advocate.
The Hanabi (Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice, $4) at Sushi Roku is sweet and spicy.
Sushi Roku 5-Year Anniversary Bash Ends Thursday, October 10
For years, Sushi Roku has been serving Scottsdale residents chef-crafted takes on traditional Japanese fare. The restaurant, located at the W Hotel, turns five this fall and will celebrate with food and drink specials this week. If you stop into the restaurant for dinner between today and Thursday, October 10, you'll get 50 percent off the entire menu, which includes dishes such as yellowtail sashimi and baked lobster roll. Sushi Roku's signature cocktail, the Roku Fusion, will also be on special for just $5. Reservations are required to guarantee the deal, though walk-ins will be seated on a first come first served basis.
An omelet from Over Easy
PJs & Eggs for Dinner at Over Easy Friday, October 11
Ditch the monkey suit for your favorite pair of pajamas this Friday when you come enjoy breakfast for dinner at Over Easy. From 5 to 8 p.m. all four locations will participate in the fifth annual PJs & Eggs for Dinner, a fundraiser event for the Arizona's Children Association foster care programs. The restaurants invite diners to wear their PJs to dinner and to bring a pair to donate to foster children who range from newborn to 18 years old. Those who donate will receive a free dozen Hickman's eggs.
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