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13 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix

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Grapefruit Shandy from SanTan Brewing Company

Starting today, Chandler's SanTan Brewery is pouring its seasonal Grapefruit Shandy, an American ale blended with locally sourced grapefruit juice. The spring seasonal brew will be available until April. To find the beer, check out the SanTan Beer locator. For more information, visit the SanTan Brewing Company website

Half-Priced Crepes at Delice Bistro
Tuesday, February 2

Downtown Tempe's Delice Bistro will honor National Crepe Day by selling its signature crepes for half-off. Indulge in sweet options like the white chocolate banana macadamia crepe, topped with macadamia nuts, bananas, white chocolate, and caramel, or enjoy savory options like the Caprese crepe, made with fresh mozzarella, pesto, tomatoes, and balsamic. For more information, check out the Delice Bistro website

National Pisco Sour Day at The Mix Up Bar
Tuesday, February 2

On Tuesday, you can celebrate National Pisco Sour Day by ordering one of the South American cocktails for $9 at the Mix Up Bar at the Royal Palms during happy hour. In case you're not familiar with the libation, the drink's traditionally made with lemon juice, egg white, simple syrup, and pisco, a white brandy. Happy hour at The Mix Up Bar is from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Mix Up Bar's website

Taco Tuesday at Someburros
Tuesday, February 2 

Taco Tuesday is getting an upgrade at Someburros' six Valleywide locations. Each and every Tuesday in 2016, starting February 2, diners can snag certain tacos for $2 a pop. This includes offerings like the restaurant's shredded beef, shredded chicken, ground beef, and potato tacos. For more information, check out the Someburros website

Modern American Cuisine at Drexyl Restaurant
Wednesday, February 3 

Drexyl Modern American Restaurant opens this Wednesday at the Shops at Gainey Village, 8877 North Scottsdale Road. Three Saguaro High School have partnered with general manager Kelley Cordova and director of operations Chris Mercato to open the venture. The restaurant will serve modern American cuisine, including fire-roasted chicken arancini, coldwater lobster rolls, and fried ravioli. For more information, visit the Drexyl restaurant website.

Wine-Oh Wednesdays at The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer's
Wednesday, February 3

From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, guests at The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer's can enjoy four wines paired with four courses made by Chef Jennifer Russo as part of the restaurant's "Wine-Oh" Wednesdays series. This dinner's theme is Sweet for the Sweet, so guests can sample two ounces of the following featured wines: Dr Loosen "L" Reisling from Germany, a Villa M Rose from Italy, Malvira Late Harvest Arneis from Italy, and La Playa Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc from Chile. Tickets cost $30 per person and seating is limited. Make reservations by calling 602-626-5050 or check out the The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer's website for more information. 

Brewers Bowl at Bad Water Brewing 
Saturday, February 6

From 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Bad Water Brewing will host the second annual Brewers Bowl craft beer festival in downtown Scottsdale. Guests can sample craft beer from 18 local breweries, nosh on food truck cuisine, and listen to live music. Breweries at the event include Huss Brewing Co., North Mountain Brewing Company, O.H.S.O. Brewery, and Pedal Haus Brewery. The festival will be set up on Brown Avenue between Third and Fourth avenues. General admission costs $35 and includes 20 beer-tasting tickets. To purchase tickets and see the full list of participating breweries, visit the Brewers Bowl website

Buy One Entree, Get One Free at the Roaring Fork and Salty Sow
Sunday, February 9

Starting at 4 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, both the Roaring Fork and Salty Sow will offer a "Dinner on Us" promotion, during which diners can buy one entree and get one free. Entrees from the Salty Sow include a double cheeseburger and rotisserie-roasted pork. Menu items from the Roaring Fork include grilled fish tacos and buttermilk fried chicken. The deal applies to every entree on both restaurants' menus. For more information, check out the Salty Sow and Roaring Fork's websites. 

Bobby Q's Big Game Special 
Sunday, February 9

Knock out all of your Super Bowl party needs with a Big Game Special from Phoenix's Bobby Q this Sunday. For $35, you'll get slow-smoked brisket and pulled pork, along with buns and BBQ sauce to make six sandwiches. This offer is available for takeout only. For more information, check out the Bobby Q's website

Pizza at 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza
All week 

National chain 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza has landed in Arizona. Its first location has opened at 7000 East Mayo Boulevard and is dishing out its signature Neapolitan pies fired at 1,000 degrees in a revolving brick oven. Diners can sink their teeth into custom-made pies topped with their choice of 50 toppings or dig into one of the restaurant's signature options, like barbecue bourbon chicken, which features bourbon barbecue sauce, roasted chicken, red onion, pineapple, shredded Grande brand mozzarella and blue cheeses. Check out the 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza website for more information. 

Dates from the Sphinx Date Company
All week

That box of chocolate you gifted your Valentine in 2015 is so last year. If you're searching for a different gift to give your date, try, well, dates from Scottsdale's Sphinx Date Company. Each heart-shaped box is packed with a choice of dark chocolate, milk chocolate, or Arizona pecan-stuffed chocolate covered Medjool dates, dipped by Cerreta Candy Company. Prices start at $26.95 for 10 dates. These boxes are available for as long as supplies last. For more information, visit the Sphinx Date Company website

Desserts Inspired by Girl Scout Cookies
All week

Girl Scout cookie fans, rejoice. Restaurants around the Valley have banded together to create desserts inspired by some of America's favorite cookies, which you can order throughout February. Scottsdale's Kelly’s at Southbridge will cut you a slice of Thin Mint Cheesecake. Rusconi’s American Kitchen in Phoenix will serve a banana cream Samoa jar. A portion of each dessert sold will go to support the Girl Scouts. For more information and to see a complete list of restaurants, visit the Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge website

Free Guacamole at Sol Mexican Cocina
All week

When you bring in a ticket stub from the Waste Management Open to Scottsdale Quarter's Sol Mexican Cocina this week, you can snag a free order of the restaurant's naked guacamole. The appetizer is made with avocados, cilantro, lime, onions, serrano chiles, and tomatoes and served with tostadas. For more information, please visit the Sol Mexican Cocina website

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