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Dining Out Christmas Day
Give the dish washer, the stove and yourself a break on Christmas day and treat the family to a nice meal made by someone other then you. Plenty of restaurants around the Valley are cooking a Christmas special or two but hurry and make your reservations, they're filling up fast!
For those of you that like to get things over with early, Southwest Bistro at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale is cooking up special Christmas Brunch. Brunch will be served buffet style, a plus if you have a lot of picky mouths in your family. Omelets, turkey, prime rib, pastas, and tons of desserts will be served from 10:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. They will even be a special kids-only buffet for little mouths. Call 480-444-1234 for reservations
For a swanky Christmas dinner out, check out Trader Vic's festive holiday menu featuring Maine lobster potstickers, lamb Thai curry, butternut squash bisque, herb crusted prime rib and pumpkin pecan tart. The regular menu will also be available. Dinner will be served from noon till 9:00 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made be calling 480-421-7799
Dine in luxury at the Elements Restaurant at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Christmas Day. Elements will offer a four-course tasting menu from 12 -9 p.m. The menu has a good selection to choose from including Maine lobster bisque, local farmed greens salad, bacon wrapped filet of beef, cinnamon spiced duck breast and black forest cake. $65++ for each adult, $18 for kids. Children 4 and under dine for free. Click here to view the full menu.
North Scottsdale Farmers Market
Don't miss the last two Sunday farmers markets at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center in North Scottsdale happening this Sunday and next from 9 - 1 p.m.. The market will offer fresh produce, baked goods, organic eggs, fresh salsas and more! Click here for details.
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