Iron Chef Jose Garces Opens Two Restaurants at Scottsdale's New Saguaro Hotel

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The Saguaro, the stylish new hotel that opened the first week of November in Scottsdale (formerly Hotel Theodore and Mondrian), has two of its three eateries from executive chef and Iron Chef Jose Garces ready to be sampled.

Old Town Whiskey is an upscale saloon featuring over 100 varieties of whiskey, bourbon, rye, and scotch, plus inventive cocktails and classic American eats. An all-day menu will include raw bar selections of oysters and clams, duck fat fries, house-made cheese puffs, salads, and house-cured pickles, with the main event being the burgers. The 8 oz. patties, enriched with Kobe fat, will be included in creations like the Old Town Burger, with house-made Thousand Island dressing, and the Whiskey King topped with maple bourbon glazed cipollini, Rogue blue cheese, applewood smoked bacon, and foie gras.

The Saguaro's java joint, Garces Trading Company (GTC) Coffee To-Go, will serve Chef Garces' custom-roasted coffees. Distrito, the modern Mexican restaurant in the hotel, will open in early December.

Keep reading to see the food, cocktail, and whiskey menus from Old Town Whiskey.

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