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

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2nd Annual New Times Beer Olympics at Tempe Marketplace
Friday, August 21

Join New Times as we team up with Tempe Marketplace to host the Second Annual Beer Olympics. From 8 to 11 p.m., participants will have the chance to compete in various games, including flip cup, corn hole, giant beer pong, and Jenga. General admission tickets cost $15 in advance, and include two drink tickets, unlimited game play and a $5 gift card to Dave & Buster's. Tickets can be purchased online. For additional details, visit the Beer Olympics on Facebook

Sommelier Showdown + Chef Challenge at Cowboy Ciao
Friday, August 21

Cowboy Ciao continues the Sommelier Showdown series this week with the addition of a Chef Challenge. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Clever Koi chef-owner Joe Absolor will take on Cowboy Ciao's Lester Gonzalez, while sommelier and master mixologist Chris Lingua will duke it out over the vino with Ciao owner Peter Kasperski. For $55, diners can taste five courses and 10 wines chosen and prepared by the competitors. Reserve your spot by calling 480-946-3111 or by visiting Cowboy Ciao online

Community Pancakes with Ennoble AZ at Peixoto Coffee
Sunday, August 23

Join Peixoto Coffee in Chandler for another installment of Community Pancakes with Ennoble AZ. Along with Peixoto's regular menu of coffee treats, chef Brody and Laura from Ennoble AZ will be on hand to provide craft pancakes made with local and organic ingredients. This week's menu will include items such as fresh blueberry and lemon poppy pancakes, bacon chocolate chunk, and local coffee stout beer batter. The breakfast menu will be available from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information on Peixoto's Community Pancakes or Ennoble AZ, visit the event on Facebook

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