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

Arizona Distilling Co. Dinner at Wright's at the Biltmore
Tuesday, August 18

Get a taste of some of the Valley's best local fare Tuesday during Wright's at the Biltmore's whiskey dinner, featuring Arizona Distilling Co. Starting at 7 p.m. with a short reception, the event will include dinner at 7:30 and will feature dishes such as orange blossom honey lacquered Two Wash Ranch Cornish hen with egg yolk ravioli and caramelized fennel, paired with a Manhattan using AZ Distilling's Desert Durum Wheat Whiskey and AZ Bitters Lab Sunshine Bitters. The dinner costs $75 per person plus tax and 18 percent gratuity. Reservations must be made on Open Table or by calling 602-955-6600. For additional details, visit the event on Facebook

Truck Stop Tuesday at Yard Bird + The Larder
Tuesday, August 18

This Tuesday, Chef Stephen Jones of DeSoto Central Market is bringing diners a menu inspired by "great truck stop cafes across America." From 5 to 9 p.m., items such as AZ beef meatloaf with BBQ flavors ($8), creamed corn, scalloped potatoes, and carrot raisin slaw will be served up at Yard Bird + The Larder. To add to the essence of truck stop authenticity, guests can wash down the meal with a "40," or a 40-ounce bottle of malt liquor. Additional details about Yard Bird + The Larder and DeSoto Central Market can be found on Facebook

SanTan Oktoberfest Lager Seasonal Release
Available now

SanTan Brewing Company is getting a jump on fall with the early release of the popular Oktoberfest Lager. The malty, caramel-spiced lager hit shelves this August and will continue to be available for a limited time only. The Brewery recommends pairing Oktoberfest Lager with bratwurst, schnitzel, soft pretzels, and knockwurst with sauerkraut. Use SanTan's Beer Finder to locate a pint at a bar or liquor store near you. For more information on SanTan Brewing Company, visit its website or Facebook page
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Cal Faber
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