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Taste of Quiessence Menu, Cold Brew Coffee Milk from Danzeisen Dairy, And More This Week in Metro Phoenix

Taste of Quiessence Menu 
Tuesday, August 23 to Thursday, August 25

The Farm at South Mountain is bringing back its annual three-course “Taste of Quiessence” menu starting this Tuesday. This three-course chef's menu will be available every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from August 23 through September 22 — however, only 12 reservations will be available each day. Tickets cost $45 per person, and include the option to pair each course with wine for an additional $20. Reservations will be accepted by phone only. Call 602-276-0601 and mention “Taste of Quiessence" to reserve your slot. For more information, visit Quiessence's website.  

Omakase Dinner at Roka Akor  
Wednesday, August 24

In a unique pairing we can't quite believe, Roka Akor has partnered with Live Nation to provide guests with dinner and complimentary concert tickets. Roka Akor Scottsdale’s omakase experience includes a personalized tasting menu prepared with premium ingredients such as steak, seafood, and sushi. After the meal, guests can then head to a concert at Ak-chin Pavilion, where they will have access to box suites and seats, VIP parking, a private VIP entrance, and the VIP Club, catered by Roka Akor. If you book the experience for Wednesday, your complimentary concert will be Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa. The dinner costs $150 per person, and reservations are required in order to the receive free concert tickets. Reservations can be purchased by calling 408-306-8800 or e-mailing scottsdale@rokaakor.com. For more information, visit Roka Akor's website

Cigar Under the Stars at Casablanca 
Thursday, August 25

Head to Scottsdale's Casablanca Roof Top Lounge this Thursday to sip on five craft brews from Scottsdale's Goldwater Brewing Co. and enjoy a cigar during the tasting. If you've always wanted to try a different kind of craft beer pairing, this is your chance. The event runs from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and tickets cost $25, plus tax and tip. For more information, visit the Eventbrite link

Cold Brew Coffee Milk From Danzeisen Diary 
All week 

We've already told you about the top five cold brew coffees in metro Phoenix, but you might want to consider this alternative option, too. Laveen's Danzeisen Dairy has debuted a new cold brew coffee milk. The new product replaces the dairy's mocha milk, and features a blend of cold brewed coffee and regular coffee mixed together and blended with Danzeisen's 2 percent milk. For more information and to find local stores that sell the product, visit Danzeisen Diary's website

Italian-Inspired Cuisine From Wink 24 Kitchen & Bar 
All week

One of Biltmore Fashion Park's newest restaurants? Wink 24 Kitchen & Bar, which opened in June. The restaurant's menu features wood-fired pizzas, paninis, fresh salads, charcuterie, and cheeses, as the menu draws inspiration from owner Fernanda Borletti's Mexican roots and her husband Ruggero’s love of his native Italy. Guests can enjoy entrees such as polpette, or Italian-style meatballs served with a spicy tomato sauce and fresh homemade bread, and the 11-inch wood-fired prosciutto pizza. Pair your cuisine with premium wines, craft beer, and cocktails. Wink 24 is located at 2502 East Camelback Road, between Seasons 52 and Stingray Sushi. For more information, visit Wink 24's website

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