Kentucky Derby Brunch at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Saturday, May 6
Bourbon Steak at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale will celebrate the Kentucky Derby with a brunch and lawn party from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6. Guests can get in on the Derby atmosphere by enjoying mint juleps, live blues music and Bulleit bourbon tastings. Guests can enjoy traditional Southern fare featuring Kentucky Derby hot browns, Benedictine dip, pickled shrimp toasts, swee-tea-brined fried chicken, buttermilk oyster sliders, and house-smoked andouille sausage in addition to desserts including chess pie, red velvet cupcakes, and Derby pie. The brunch includes a commemorative Kentucky Derby glass and three complimentary cocktails. Race-watchers also can down classic mint juleps prepared with Bourbon Steak’s exclusive Bulleit 10-year bourbon. Bourbon Steak’s Kentucky Derby Brunch costs $109 per person, plus tax and service charge. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling 480-585-2694. Tickets also may be purchased at the door. For more information, visit the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess' website.
Cinco de Mayo Deals at Someburros
Monday, May 1 to Friday, May 5
One of the top drinking holidays, Cinco de Mayo, is this Friday, and all of Someburros' locations statewide are celebrating with deals this week:
Monday, May 1: $6 pollo fundidos
Tuesday, May 2: $2 Taco Tuesday (excluding carne asada tacos and fish tacos)
Wednesday, May 3: $1 margaritas with combo or specialty purchase
Thursday, May 4: #TBT $2.50 bean and cheese burros
Friday, May 5: free churro with combo or specialty purchase
For more information, visit Someburros' website.
Urban Wine Walk in Downtown Phoenix
Saturday, May 6
Urban Wine Walk — a self-guided tasting tour that encourages participants to explore downtown Phoenix, socialize, experience local bars and restaurants, and sample wines — returns this Saturday. Each participating location is within walking, biking, or light rail distance of each other, and will sell wine samples for $2 or $3, which includes an hors d’oeuvre while supplies last. Head to spots including The Duce, Central Wine, First Draft Book Bar, and The Arrogant Butcher. The first 300 people at downtown's newest restaurant, Chico Malo, at CityScape Phoenix will receive a free commemorative wine glass. Bring cash so you can tip your servers. The Urban Wine Walk is from 1 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit Downtown Phoenix's website.
Pedal Haus and CRUjiente Pop-up Taco Shop
Sunday, May 7
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Tempe's Pedal Haus Brewery and Arcadia's CRUjiente Tacos have teamed up for a pop-up drink and taco combo on Sunday. Guests who head over to the Mill Avenue brewery can enjoy a special “CRUlaboration” beer, a blood orange Gose-style beer that can be paired with CRUjiente Chef Richard Hinojosa's roasted pork belly taco with habanero blood orange glaze. The pop-up is on Sunday, May 7, from noon to 3 p.m. at Pedal Haus Brewery in Tempe. The beer and taco combination costs $6.50, beer is $4, and tacos are $4 each. If you cannot make it to the event on Sunday, you can enjoy the same beer and taco combination on Monday, May 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. at CRUjiente Tacos in Phoenix. For more information, visit Pedal Haus' website or CRUjiente Tacos' website.
T. Cook’s 20th Anniversary Classics Menu
T. Cook's at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix is celebrating 20 years in business with a special $20 prix-fixe menu (plus tax and tip) throughout the month of May. Guests can enjoy "classics" from the restaurant's menu including a starter of focaccia and pesto, choice of Valencia paella or Maine lobster tortellini, and cream cheese crème brulee. This deal is only available during dinner in the month of May, excluding special event dates. To make reservations, call 602-808-0766 or visit T. Cook's website.