Ingo's Tasty Food Tuesday, December 3
La Grande Orange's newest restaurant concept Ingo's Tasty Food opens Tuesday in Arcadia. Located across the street from the popular neighborhood pizza spot -- on the northwest corner lot of Campbell and 40th Street -- Ingo's will serve dishes such as a shredded kale and quinoa salad, a crispy chicken sandwich, and several varieties of burgers. Doors open Tuesday through Sunday at 11 a.m. For more information, visit the Ingo's Tasty Food website.
Bungalow Bar and Grill Wednesday, December 4
Fill up your wine glass on the cheap at Bungalow Bar and Grill's Wine Down Wednesday. The weekly event means select bottles of wine are available at 50 percent off and house wines are $4 a glass. The selection of special wines will rotate weekly. Wine Down Wednesday begins as soon as the bar opens and runs till close, from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. For more information, visit the Bungalow Bar and Grill website.
Wright's at The Arizona Biltmore Thursday, December 5
This week, one of our favorite Napa wineries, Domaine Carneros, comes to Wright's at The Arizona Biltmore for the restaurant's 24th season of Winemaker Dinners. The event starts at 7 p.m. with a reception, followed by an ingredient-centric dinner of four-to-six courses created by Arizona Biltmore Executive Gordon Maybury and Chef de Cuisine Bryan Gorton. Each course will be paired with a wine from Domaine Carneros Winery by Taittinger, known for its sparkling wines and rich Pinot Noir. The dinner costs $95 per person. Reservations are required. Call 602-381-7632.
Flanny's Friday, December 6
On Friday, Flanny's in Tempe will be celebrating the holidays -- and beer -- with a Holiday Craft Beer Spectacular and Ugly Sweater Pageant. The event will feature more than 25 SanTan beers on tap including Moonjuice Galaxy IPA, Grodo Stout, Casked Roasted Peppercorn IPA, and Railslide Imperial Spiced Ale (2013). The party begins at 6 p.m. and continues until the kegs run out. Don't forget to sport your ugliest of holiday sweaters. For more information check the Flanny's Facebook page.
La Piazza Al Forno
You'll find soft-centered, authentic Neopolitan pizzas at La Piazza Al Forno in downtown Glendale. The ever-busy restaurant has even got the stamp of approval from the Italian trade group Associazone Verace Pizza Napoletana, which is just part of the reason why it's our favorite pizzeria in the West Valley. And if Glendale doesn't make your list of regular stomping grounds, check out our complete list of the best neighborhood pizzerias in Metro Phoenix.