Weekend Eats

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

Yatai Ramen Saturday, February 1

This weekend the Valley's first ramen food truck will hit the streets, making its offical debut at Scottsdale Food Truck Caravan on Saturday night. Yatai will join the Grilled Cheese Truck, Queso Good, 180Q, Torched Goodness and Udder Delights at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and Goldwater from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Yatai will serve classic tonkatsu, or pork bone broth, ramen as well as a premium miso ramen. Other menu items will include gyoza and pork katsu curry.

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Coney Dog Eating Contest Saturday, February 1

If you're looking for the best Motor City Coney Dogs in the Valley, you'll find them at Detroit Coney Grill in Tempe. The small restaurant opened last year and serves Detroit Coneys, Detroit Looseburgers, and other road food of the Motor City. This Saturday the restaurant's owner David Najor is hosting a Coney Dog Eating Contest, where challengers will have 10 minutes to down as many dogs and they can. That means with chilli, mustard, and onions on top. No exceptions. The winner of the first ever contest will get his or her photo on the Wall of Fame, as well as a personalized "Champ" shirt. The cost to enter is $20 and contestants can register with Najor. Call 602-791-9978.

Roaring Fork Sunday, February 2

If you'll be dining out this Sunday, you can cash in on a sweet Super Bowl special at Roaring Fork in Scottsdale. The restaurant, known for its green chile pork stew and Big Ass burgers, will be offering one free entree with the purchase of another entree, in other words, buy one and you'll get the second free.

American TapHouse Sunday, February 2

Lucky Chandler residents that live within three miles of American TapHouse, the recently opened neighborhood bar and grill, can get beer, wine, and food delivered right to their doorstep for free. In celebration of the Super Bowl the restaurant is also offering a special deal: diners can have one large two topping pizza, a dozen wings, and a 64-ounce growler of beer delivered for $24.99. The new delivery service covers the restaurant's entire menu and any of their 24 beers on tap or bottles of wine. For more information visit the American TapHouse website.

Zipps Kierland

Thousands will head to the Waste Management Phoenix Open this weekend and that means hoards of hungry golf-goers on the hunt for the best places to grab a bite to eat. Luckily for you, we've already rounded up a list of some of our favorite places in the north Scottsdale neighborhood, including Zipps Sports Bar. The family-friendly sports bar delivers on entertainment, atmosphere, and quality eats so there's something for everyone to enjoy. Better still, the Zipps Big Bus runs a free shuttle from 10 a.m. till the end of golf. For more Waste Management Phoenix Open dining and drinking suggestions check out complete list of 5 Best Places to Eat and Drink: The Waste Management Phoenix Open Edition.

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