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Chinese Cultural Festival, Strong Brews and Looking for Love at The Vig in Today's Eater's Digest

An early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives.

The 20th Annual Phoenix Chinese Culture and Cuisine Festival is taking place this weekend at the Chinese Cultural Center located at 668 N. 44th Street in Phoenix. Festivities to include Dragon Dances, Martial Arts demonstrations, a Koi Exhibit and Auction, Food Pavilion, Taipei Dragon Boat Display, Children's Pavilion and much more. The Festival Kicks off today at 9am and continues through Sunday. Admission is free but be prepared to pay $5.00 to park. For more information and hours, visit their website.

Strong beer drinkers unite! The 10th Annual Strong Beer Festival is this Saturday, February 13th

at the lovely Margaret T. Hence Park in Downtown Phoenix. Visit the Arizona Craft Brewers Gild website for detail and tickets.

Love it or hate it, Valentine's Day is still going to happen. On Sunday. Yes this Sunday. Still haven't made plans? Check out our Valentine's Day Guide or click here for some great restaurant ideas from our favorite food critic.

If cupid hasn't quite hit the bull's-eye yet, head on over to The Vig Sunday afternoon for Valentine's Day Happy Hour. Drink specials and live music from 3-6pm.

Yesterday, donuts made with potatoes, today Beet Cupcakes and Bell Pepper Cheesecake. Put either on a stick and you end up with the hipsters of the food world!