Eats3 is in the works
Spring seems to be the season of culinary festivals in these parts, but now there's something to look forward to on the other side of summer: Eats3, a new culinary festival scheduled to debut October 23-25 in downtown Scottsdale.
I expect it to be a good one, too, since it's being organized by Savor Scottsdale, a recently formed organization of independently owned restaurants.
That means some of the best-known names in the Valley are behind the event -- Atlas Bistro, Canal, Cowboy Ciao, Don & Charlie's, Kazimierz, Lon's, Methode Bistro, Mosaic, Pischke's Blue Ribbon, Razz's, the soon-to-open REM, Sea Saw, Sol y Sombra, Tapino, Foodbar, and Painted Horse.
(Coincidentally, and sadly, I happened to learn earlier today that Twisted -- an inaugural Savor Scottsdale member -- has closed.)
Eats3 promises food and wine tastings, chef exhibitions, an art walk, a bartender competition, and an appearance by the legendary Jacques Pepin (wow!).
I've already saved the date in my calendar.
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