Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge Now through Saturday, February 28
For the second year in a row more than a dozen local restaurants will create a special dessert inspired by a classic Girl Scout cookie flavor such as Do-Si-Dos, Samoas Tagalongs, Thin Mints, Trefoils, or this year's new flavor Rah Rah Raisin. Participating restaurants and their creations include Double Chocolate Thin Mint Cookie Mousse at 32 Shea; Banana Trefoil Puddin' at Bink's Midtown, Bink's Scottsdale, and Café Bink's; Tagalong Shortbread at CHoP; Samoa Cookie Gelato at Gelato Spot; Samoa Decadence at Rusconi's; and Bruleed Salted Chocolate Tart with Somoa Cookie Crust at Second Story Liquor Bar. A portion of the proceeds from each dessert will benefit Girl Scout's Camp Sombrero in south Phoenix. For more information or to see the complete list of participating restaurants check the Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council website.
Pink Pony Tuesday, February 3
If you're looking for a sweet deal on Tuesday night, try the Pink Pony in Scottsdale. Every Tuesday the restaurant offers a Burger & Beer special that includes either a cheese burger or Blue Burger and craft beer or house wine for $10. Both burgers feature a Niman Ranch burger patty and your choice of house made fries, buttermilk onion rings, or a simple salad. For more information check the Pink Pony website.
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Boulders on Southern Thursday, February 5
On Thursday downtown Mesa's newest bar will celebrate its grand opening with an official ribbon cutting and food and drink specials. Boulders on Southern, located at 1010 W. Southern on northeast corner of Alma School and Southern, will feature 20 rotating taps, 20 bottled beers, and the same popular menu as the original Boulders on Broadway in Tempe. The grand opening celebration will begin at 4 p.m. and the bar is open daily from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. For more information check the Boulders on Southern website and Facebook.