Five 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.

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(Free!) Feast on the Street

For five years running, Clare Patey has managed to shut down a bridge in London to invite thousands of people to celebrate local food. Now the internationally recognized artist and curator has her sights set on Phoenix, thanks to Arizona artist and farming activist Matthew Moore of Urban Plough. On Saturday, April 13, from 2 to 9 p.m., the two artists will turn Roosevelt Row into a community celebration of foods grown, prepared, and sourced in Phoenix. The free event will include local food trucks, tasting stations, and cooking demonstrations, and there will be live music and street performances. A half-mile-long dining table, the epicenter of Feast on the Street, will be filled with goods by more than 20 local chefs and culinary experts. There also will be a mobile garden parade in the afternoon, lectures about desert plants and agricultural history, food-related storytelling, seed art and other crafts, and demonstrations including how to harvest mesquite flour from beans and composting. The eats kick off at 2:15 with an Event Opening Salad Toss, when fresh, local ingredients will be mixed parachute-style.

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Dominique Chatterjee