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Three Things to Eat, Drink, and Bake this Weekend

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Happy Friday Chow Bella friends and welcome to another beautiful Phoenix summer weekend!

This weekend, we're tying our humidity hair back and gettin' down with a hearty mimosa brunch in Gilbert, a refreshing cocktail in Old Town Scottsdale, and we're frying up our favorite junk food treat in honor of National Junk Food Day.

Here's what's on our plate.

Eat This: Brunch at Postino East -- Last month, the newest member of the Postino family, Postino East, starting serving our favorite meal of the week -- brunch. This weekend, get your butt outta bed before 1 p.m. and head to the spacious Gilbert wine bar for a sophisticated plate of hangover happiness in the form of ciabatta french toast, grilled foccacia with asparagus and eggs, or a bowl of housemade granola with fresh fruit and greek yogurt. Pair any of Postino's weekend brunch dishes with a few $5 fresh squeezed mimosas or peach bellinis for the perfect weekend meal.

Drink This: The Berry Lemonade Cooler at The Daily Dose-- If you're looking for a cocktail that screams summer, look no further than Daily Dose's Wild Berry Lemonade cocktail. Three Olives Wild Berry vodka mixes with housemade lemonade and fresh berries for one super refreshing and tart drink. Try it with their decadent spicy chicken and waffles or their amazingly good Gladiator Burger.

Bake Fry This: Mini Corn Dog Bites -- Saturday is National Junk Food Day which means we have an excuse to eat corn dogs AKA The Best Junk Food on The Face of The Planet. Instead of frying up a batch of full sized batter covered dogs, we're going to make bites sized morsels of fried awesome. Flour, sugar, cornmeal, and spices create a slightly sweet batter that fries up to a golden brown and keeps the meaty dogs juicy and flavorful. These guys are definitely NOT an everyday indulgence but what the heck, it's Junk Food Day! Enjoy!

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