2014 Best of Phoenix A'fare: Get Your Presale Tickets Now

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Get ready to celebrate the best of everything Phoenix has to offer at the New Times' 15th annual Best of Phoenix A'fare. Mix and mingle with some of Phoenix's most unique characters while sampling food and drink from restaurants and bars all over the Valley on Saturday, October 4 at Burton Barr Central Library.

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This year's Best of Phoenix A'fare will feature over 30 restaurants serving up signature dishes to try including The Vig, Mrs. White's Golden Rule Cafe, Bosa Donuts, Z'Tejas, Giuseppe's on 28th, 5 & Diner, Frost Gelato, Copper Star Coffee, Nabers, Oatmeal Cafe, Fogon Mexican Eatery, The Watershed, and Sweet Tomatoes.

Drinks, including beer, wine, and cocktails, will also be served up by Mother Bunch Brewing, Rips Ales & Cocktails, The Vig, Tilted Kilt, McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon, and Devil's Advocate.

Celebrating the release of the 2014 Best of Phoenix: Tales of the City issue, which hits newsstands on Thursday, September 25, the event will take place in downtown Phoenix's Burton Barr Central Library. Like the Best of Phoenix theme, the stacks of the library are full of stories both fictional and stranger than fiction.

The 2014 Best of Phoenix A'fare will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 for general admission and include all food and drink samples. VIP Tickets are $60 and include an hour early entry at 7 p.m. and a gift bag in addition to the food and drink samples.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 22nd, but Chow Bella readers can buy them now using promo code BELLA on the TicketFly website.

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