MORE

Five Things To Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

Alymelo's Italian Meatball sandwich
Alymelo's Italian Meatball sandwich
Facebook

Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate.

See also: - Brat Haus Sunday Cinema Features (Mostly) '80s Films Throughout June and July - Pig & Pickle in Scottsdale Starts Brunch This Sunday (And We've Got the Menu)

Alymelo's Sandwiches at Astor House

Craving an All-Amerian meatball sandwich on your Friday night? You're in luck since this Friday you can catch Alymelo's Food Truck & Catering from 5 to 9 p.m. at central Phoenix's Astor House. The food truck offers a selection of creative meatball sandwiches and sliders from a Mexican Meatball Sandwich with chorizo and creamy chipotle sauce to a Greek Meatball slider with lamb and tatziki. Wash either down with Astor House's famous gin with house-made tonic and you're kicking off the weekend just right.

Five Things To Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix
New Times archives

Glendale Watermelon Festival

The city of Glendale hosted its first Watermelon Festival back in 1949 and this weekend the old-timey tradition - that's been suspended for the last few decades - is back. Catch the melon madness on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Murphy Park in Glendale's historic district. The event will revive many of the traditions from the original event including a beauty pageant to crown a Watermelon Queen, melon eating contests (naturally) and a beer garden. Admission is free. For more information visit the Watermelon Festival website.

 

Five Things To Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix
Creative Commons

Flights of Fancy Beer Sampling Party

Cruise on over to Mill Avenue's bike-friendly brew spot Handlebar Tempe to enjoy a beer sampling party with Big Sky Brewing Company from 2 to 4 p.m. For $10 in advance or $12 at the door you'll get a fight of Big Sky Brewing Company beers and either a bratwurst or a large order of fries. Don, from the Misoula, MT brewery, as well as Handlebar's resident "Beer Geek" Nick will discuss craft brews and answer questions. Limited seating is available and you must be 21 or over to attend. To reserve a spot visit the Flights of Fancy Beer Sampling Party eventbrite page.

Five Things To Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix
Courtesy of Girl Meets Fork/Gina's Homemade

Gina's Homemade Italian Food Rave

This Saturday Gina Burskirk of Gina's Homemade in Scottsdale invites lovers of all things artisanal and Italian to an Italian Food Rave of epic proportions. The menu for the Saturday evening's event will be kept a secret until the day of but will be a three-course feast of Italian specialty meats, handcrafted artisan cheeses, handmade pasta dishes and authentic Italian dessert. With wine pairings, of course. The dinner, which will take place from 7 to 10 p.m., costs $85 a person and seating is limited. To reserve a spot you can register online.

 

Five Things To Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix
Melissa Fossum

Movie Night at Brat Haus

Catch a classic flick - and a pretty sweet deal - this Sunday at Brat Haus in Old Town Scottsdale. For $20 you'll get a traditional house made brat, a giant boot o' beer and a small order of fries, which would be good enough a deal on its own but also includes a screening of Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Sure, it might inspire you to ditch work on Monday in favor of tromping around town with your sulky best friend and hot girl friend...but that's a risk we're willing to take.

Follow Chow Bella on Facebook and Twitter and Pinterest.

Use Current Location

Related Locations

miles
Astor House: Coronado 'Cue & Southern Speakeasy - Closed

2243 N. 12th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85006

602-687-9775

www.astorinphx.com

miles
The Handlebar Tempe

680 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

480-474-4888

www.handlebaraz.com

miles
Gina's Homemade

10953 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

480-882-0787

www.ginashomemade.com

miles
Brat Haus

3622 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

480-947-4006

www.brathausaz.com


Sponsor Content

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >