8 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix

Fresh Juices from Kaleidoscope Juice 
All week 

To help you stick to that "eat better" New Year's resolution, Kaleidoscope Juice is offering a “Cleanse with Friends” deal at its four Valley locations. If you and one friend buy a juice, you'll both get 5 percent off. If two to nine friends purchase juices, you'll all get 10 percent off. If 10 friends or more purchase juices, you'll all get 15 percent off. For more information, check Kaleidoscope Juice's official website

Brewmaster Dinner at Hotel Valley Ho
Tuesday, January 19 

Hotel Valley Ho's ZuZu will host a Brew Master Dinner Series on Tuesday night. Attendees will enjoy four brews from Colorado's New Belgium Brewing Company, which will be paired with an hors d’oeuvre and a three-course menu of pan-seared scallops, house bacon-wrapped beef tenderloin with creamy risotto and roasted cauliflower, and a caramel macadamia nut tart. The reception starts at 6 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. The event costs $42 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 480-421-7997.

Wine Workshop at the Lawrence Dunham Vineyards Wine Gallery
Wednesday, January 20

Scottsdale's Lawrence Dunham Vineyards Wine Gallery will host its first Sip and Learn Workshop of 2016 this week. During this first session, winemaker Curt Dunham will teach guests about the winery's signature wine, Petite Sirah. Included in the workshop fee are approximately two glasses of wine, small bites, and workshop materials. Additional wine will also be available for purchase. Tickets cost $35 or $65 per couple. Registration is required and can be completed by calling 480-664-4822 or 602-320-1485. For more information, visit the gallery's website

Beer and Painting at Two Brothers Brewing 
Friday, January 21

From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Arizona Girls' Pint Out will host a painting class at Scottsdale's Two Brothers Brewing. The art fee is $36, which includes painting supplies, a canvas, and a tutorial. For an addition $15, you can also enjoy a flight of beers and buffet from Two Brothers. If you would like to join for food and drink only, RSVP by email at To purchase tickets, visit the Arizona Girls' Pint Out's website

Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Pairings at VOM FASS
Saturday, January 23 

Discover the versatility of wine, cheese, and chocolate pairings this Saturday at Scottsdale's VOM FASS wine bar. The oils, vinegars, spices, wines, and spirits purveyor will set up different stations to showcase how the three ingredients complement each other. Tickets cost $25 per person and can be purchased by calling 480-699-1099. For more information, check out the VOM FASS website

Perfect Blend Potluck at Winery 101
Saturday, January 23

From 5 to 8 p.m., Peoria's Winery 101 will host a Perfect Blend Potluck. Attendees need to bring a side dish and $10 to get five wine tastings and a commemorative glass. For more information, visit the Winery 101 website

Football Game Bites at Culinary Dropout at The Yard

On Sundays, The Yard in both Phoenix and Tempe will offer specials during football games. Featured special menu items include grilled cheese sliders, pork belly nachos, and Thai chile chicken wings. Drink specials include the Hometown Shandy, Bacon Bloody Mary, and well cocktails. For more information, visit The Yard website.  

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies at Sprinkles 
All week 

All throughout the month of January, Sprinkles Cupcakes in Scottsdale will have gluten-free chocolate chip cookies. Purchase one for $3 or order one dozen for $33. This will be a sneak preview of Sprinkle's cookie offerings, which will be added permanently to the menu later this year. For more information, check out the Sprinkles Cupcakes website

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Teresa is a writer, editor, traveler, and food enthusiast. She loves chocolate, espresso, and Chihuahuas.
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