Weekend Eats

3 Best Things to Eat and Drink this Weekend in Metro Phoenix

Chef's Table Dinner at Vivo! Ristorante
Friday, August 28

Reserve a space for Chef Tomaso Maggiore's four-course Chef's Table dinner Friday at Vivo! Ristorante. Beginning at 6 p.m. with a Zonin Prosecco toast, the dinner will feature dishes including bucatini with foraged mushroom ragĂș paired with Tenuta Polvaro Nero wine. The Chef's Table dinner will cost $65 per person, and reservations should be made in advance by calling 480-699-9081 or by visiting the restaurant online. For more information about Vivo!, visit the restaurant's website or Facebook page.

Roadtrip Destination Dinner: Tacoma at Elements at the Sanctuary
Saturday, August 29

No need to leave the Valley this weekend to sample some great bites from the Pacific Northwest. On Saturday, chef/owner Matt Schweitzer of Hilltop Kitchen and Marrow Kitchen in Tacoma, Washington, will join forces with Elements at the Sanctuary for a four-course, PNW-inspired meal. Starting at 6 p.m., the dinner will include courses such as Seattle-style salmon, fish and chips, and a peanut butter ice cream with Yakima raspberry curd, peanut crisp, and whole milk panna cotta. The dinner costs $125 per diner plus tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling 855-245-2051 or by visiting Elements online

Grand Opening of Provision Coffee Bar and Palette Collective
Saturday, August 29

The newest addition to Chandler's growing culinary community is opening its doors to the public on Saturday. From 7 to 10 p.m., Provision Coffee Bar and Palette Collective, a salon, will host a grand opening with complimentary food and drinks for those who stop by to meet the staff and stylists. Provision Coffee will serve coffee, beer, and wine, with a focus on "building community through quality coffee." For more details, visit the Facebook event page