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National Oyster Day, New Bagels at Chompie's and More This Weekend in Metro Phoenix


National Oyster Day at Buck &Rider 
Friday, August 5

National Oyster Day is this Friday, and Arcadia's Buck &Rider is celebrating with a special. Guests can enjoy an all-day oyster happy hour from 11 a.m. to close on Friday in Abby’s Oyster Bar, the dining room, and patio. During this time, diners receive half off the restaurant's daily selection of raw oysters flown in from the East and West coasts daily and served with choice of cocktail sauce, mignonette, cognac mustard sauce, Thai dipping sauce, or horseradish. For more information, visit Buck &Rider's website

Chompie's Rolls Out New Bagels 
Friday, August 5

Chompie's is rolling out a slew of brand new bagel flavors. Diners can dig into the following new flavors starting Friday: Spinach, Spinach Everything, Whole Wheat Everything, Salted Pretzel, Banana Chocolate Chip, and Protein Bar. These bagels will be available at all five of Chompie's locations in the Valley. For more information, visit the Chompie's website


Carlson Creek Winemaker Dinner at FnB
Saturday, August 6

FnB's summer winemaker dinner series continues with a three-course wine pairing luncheon with Carlson Creek Vineyard this Saturday. Carlson Creek is a Willcox, Arizona-based winery best known for its Rhone varietals. Winemakers will be in attendance. Only 16 spots are available for each lunch. Call 480-284-4777 to reserve. Tickets cost $45 per person. Lunch begins at noon. For more information, visit FnB's website


National Root Beer Float Day at Texaz Grill
Saturday, August 6

Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day this Saturday at TEXAZ Grill, where you can down a gourmet root beer float for only $5. This Phoenix restaurant's take on the classic root beer float includes craft-brewed Abita root beer topped with creamy vanilla ice cream. This deal is good on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, visit Texaz Grill's website

National Girlfriends Day at Tanzy Restaurant 
All weekend

National Girlfriends Day was August 1, and Tanzy in Scottsdale is celebrating all weekend. Book a table for four of your closest gal pals this weekend, and all four of you can enjoy one free glass of rose each. Consider pairing your pink wine with some of the Scottsdale restaurant's Italian cuisine. For more information, visit Tanzy's website
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