Weekend Eats

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

Urban Ale Trail in Downtown Phoenix
Saturday, September 12

Hike your way through the Urban Ale Trail this weekend in Downtown Phoenix. From 1 to 6 p.m., the second-annual self-guided beer tour will be in full swing at local bars and restaurants. During the event participants can try 4-ounce samples of beer for $1 or $2 each. The event is free to participants, but all are encouraged to purchase light rail pass ahead of time. For additional information, visit the Urban Ale Trail online or on Facebook

Scottsdale Spice Culinary Event at The Venue Scottsdale
Saturday, September 12

The inaugural Scottsdale Spice Culinary Event is set to take place this Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Venue of Scottsdale. Attendees will be able to taste their way through dishes from featured chefs and vote for their favorites in categories including Best Mild, Medium, Hot, and Nuclear. In addition to spicy bites, there will also be live music by local dance band Sapphire Sky. Tickets cost $55 and can be purchased online. For additional information about Scottsdale Spice, check out the event online or on Facebook. This event is limited to those age 21 and older.

Bar Brawl Championships at Jade Bar
Sunday, September 13

This Sunday marks the conclusion of Jade Bar's Bar Brawl competition. Beginning at 8 p.m., watch bartenders Kyle Mason of M Bar at Omni at the Montelucia and Keifer Gilbert of Counter Intuitive and Bar Crudo dual for the title of Bar Brawl Champion. Jade Bar will be offering a special Bar Brawl food menu for attendees. For additional details, visit Jade Bar online.