Weekend Eats

5 Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate.

See also: - Your Cheat Sheet to This Sunday's Check, Please! Arizona Festival at CityScape - 8 Great Guacamoles in Metro Phoenix

29th Annual My Nana's Best Tasting Salsa Challenge

Great salsa is something often taken for granted in Arizona, where we have more Mexican restaurants and hot sauces than we know what to do with. This Saturday, salsa gets all the love it deserves at My Nana's Best Tasting Salsa Challenge, held at Tempe Beach Park from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pros and amateurs alike will be competing for the grand prize of $1000, and attendees can vote for their favorite to win the People's Choice Award. To help you cool off, there will also be a Margarita Mix-Off competition, which ends at 3:30. The festival features over 100 homemade salsas, 3000 pounds of tortilla chips, kids' activities, live music, and the Macayo's Food Court. Tickets are $10 in advance online, $15 at the gate, and $55 for VIPs, and proceeds will benefit the Arizona Hemophilia Association. Get tickets here.

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Dominique Chatterjee