Top Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend
I see a glass of Festina Peche in your future.
Angels Trumpet House via Facebook
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Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate.
Dinner & Drinks @ Angels Trumpet Ale House Downtown Phoenix's newest drinking establishment opened this past Tuesday night with a stellar beer line-up and a unique lunch & dinner menu created by Chef Xane Brody. Standout dishes include sweet potato tacos, a bison BLT sandwich, and a decadent grilled cheese with smoked mozzarella and fontina. Pair your meal with a Tenaya Creek Tandem Double IPA or a Dog Fish Head Festina Peche (if there's any left!).
Cheese Making 101 @ The Tempe Transportation Center Love cheese? Wanna learn how to make your own? This Saturday, August 25th join Christine Braboy for an informative lesson in cheese making. The class will teach you the classifications of cheese, as well as how to make basic cheese at home. The class runs from noon to 1:30 p.m. and costs just $15 per person. Click here for more information and to register for this fun class.
Why hello beautiful
Four Peaks Brewing Co. via Facebook
One Pint of Up N' Runnin' @ Four Peaks Brewing Co. A little more than two weeks ago, Four Peaks Brewing Company invited nine brewers from across the state to come down to their Tempe facility for a brewing party. Brewers from Mother Road Beer, Mischief Brewing Company, Freak'n Brew, Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co, North Mountain Brewing Company, That Brewery & Pub, OHSO Brewery, Fate Brewing Company, Granite Mountain Brewing, and Desert Eagle all pitched in on the very first "Collabru" to create a very special English summer ale with spicy hints of pink peppercorn. The beer, AKA Up N' Runnin', is now on tap for everyone to try at the Tempe location.
Chef James Porter and his best friend, Wine.
Third Anniversary Dinner @ Petite Maison Three years ago, Chef James Porter and his awesome wife, Wendy, opened the doors to their little French restaurant in Scottsdale, Petite Maison. In honor of their three years in business, Chef Porter has put together an elegant anniversary dinner for everyone (with reservations) to enjoy! The three-course, prix fixe dinner is priced at $38 ++ per person, $55 with wine pairings, $75 with Sommelier's Selections. Wanna know more? Pop over to Nikki Buchanan's post earlier this week for all the details.
Give me the chocolate now!
Urban Cookies via Facebook
German Chocolate Cupcakes @ Urban Cookies All this week, the bakers at Urban Cookies/Ollie Cakes have been busy whipping up batches of their delicious pecan coconut frosting for their super moist German Chocolate Cupcakes and you still have two days to get your hands on one! Stop by the 7th Street bakery for one of these sweet treats and don't forget to grab a chocolate sea salt cookie while you're there.
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