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

Kids Eat Free Back to School Special at Scramble
Weekdays Throughout August

Whether the return of school this month is accompanied by cheers or groans, Scramble in Scottsdale has a not-to-be-missed special for the little student in your life. Throughout August, Scramble is offering a free meal to children 12 years and younger with the purchase of an adult meal. Kids menu items include dollar cakes, French toast, egg scrambles, and sides of fruit, bacon, or sausage. The special is available from 6 to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, and additional details can be found online or on Scramble's Facebook page.
Chef Off: Romeo Taus vs. Anthony Serrano

Tonight, a new season of the Chef Off series kicks off with a duel between chef Anthony Serrano of El Palacio and reigning champ, chef Romeo Taus of Romeo's Euro Café. The theme of this battle is Southwestern, and the secret ingredient will be pork. For $55, guests can join along at 6 p.m. as chefs Serrano and Taus each prepare three dishes to be paired with local craft beer. Attendees will get to vote on their favorite dishes, and tonight's winner will go on to compete in the next round of Chef Off. The dinner will be held at El Palacio in Chandler. Reservations are encouraged and can be made online or by calling 480-802-5770.
Celebrate National Oyster Day at Walrus & The Pearl
Wednesday, August 5

Join chef Stephen Jones at Walrus & The Pearl in downtown Phoenix this week for a special National Oyster Day menu. During three separate tastings at 5:30, 7, and 8:30 p.m., guests can enjoy three courses, including a crudo course, five oyster tastings, and a poke course for only $25. Optional drink pairings will cost an additional $15. There are only eleven seats available during each of the tastings, so oysters will be available in the main dining room at Desoto Central Market from 3 to 10 p.m for those who cannot make the scheduled seatings. Tickets are available online.

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