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

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Fugly Sweater Party at Linger Longer Lounge
Saturday, December 5

Dig out the ugly Christmas sweater Auntie Muriel made you last year and wear it to Linger Longer Lounge this Saturday night for the Fugly Sweater Party. From 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., the lounge will be making merry with an awkward family photo contest, live music, and drink specials including hot toddies and peppermint schnapps shots. The wearer of the ugliest sweater will win a $50 gift card to Linger Longer. The party is cover-free, but is limited to those 21 years and older. For additional details, check out the event on Facebook

19th Floor Yoga and Wine Tasting
Sunday, December 6 

It's a "detox to retox" yoga session on the 19th floor of 111 W. Monroe this Sunday evening. Beginning at 4 p.m., join several yoga instructors from around the Valley in a ninety minute class featuring some of the best views of metro Phoenix. After the class, Hidden Track Bottle Shop will be on hand to taste participants on wines perfect for the holiday season. The class will cost $25, or $15 with the donation of a toy for Crisis Nursery. For additional details, visit the event on Facebook.

Backyard BBQ & Southern Cocktail Party at Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails
Sunday, December 6

From noon to 4 p.m. this Sunday, join in with Local First Arizona at Okra's Backyard BBQ. Receive a complimentary cocktail upon arrival and move on to hamburgers, bologna, hot dogs, and other savory dishes. Play corn hole or croquet, and mingle with Okra chef Cullen Campbell, mixologist Micah Olson, and Jacob Cutino of Homeboys Hot Sauce. Tickets cost $30 for Localists and $40 for the general public, and can be purchased online. For additional info, visit Okra online or call 602-296-4147.

Danzeisen Dairy Eggnog

Danzeisen Dairy works year-round to provide the metro Phoenix area with high quality, fresh milk from their happy cows near South Mountain. Danzeisen's limited release of their highly anticipated eggnog has hit the shelves, and just like their other products, it is not to be missed. Creamy, spiced, and rich, Danzeisen's eggnog is ideal for holiday get togethers. For information on where you can buy Danzeisen Dairy products, visit the dairy online

Breakfast at RA Sushi
Sunday, December 6

Put RA Sushi's unique take on Sunday brunch on your weekend event's calendar. Drink a Tokyo Bloddy Mary, made with wasabi and sake, and chow down on dishes such as the chicken teriyaki slider, or a Japanese omelet made with bacon fried rice, eggs, soy butter sauce, and bacon. Brunch begins at 11 a.m. For additional details, visit RA Sushi online or on Facebook.

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