Spike Your Juice, Orchards For St. Vincent De Paul and a Sunset Dinner in Today's Eater's Digest

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Meritage Steakhouse at the JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort has introduced their new $29 sunset menu and get this---you get choices! Diners are not limited a traditional prix fixe menu, you can take your pick of prime rib, chicken or salmon. You also have the option of adding wine to compliment your meal for only $18 more per person. The three course gourmet dinner is available daily from 5 p.m. till 6:30 p.m. For reservations call 480-293-3681 or visit their website.

Phoenix non-profit Society of Vincent de Paul is vying for one of the five orchards being given away in the Communities Take Root program, sponsored by Dryer's Fruit Bars

and the fruit tree planting foundation. Eighty organizations throughout the country are competing; St. Vincent de Paul's needs all the help they can get. Click here to vote.

Alas, the day has come when you can buy a product that turns regular old juice into booze. Just add a Spike Your Juice yeast mix packet to the juice of your choice, wait a day or day and voila! You have yourself a sparking alcoholic beverage. Spike Your Juice was created by a group of Europeans in California who were craving Federweißer, a seasonal drink which unfortunately cannot be shipped overseas. Check out the website and try your own version of Federweißer.

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