Palo Verde Restaurant at The Boulders Wednesday, December 11
This week The Boulder's Palo Verde restaurant is hosting an Argentinian Wine Dinner that gives you good reason to make the drive. The dinner will include three courses prepared by Executive Chef Michel Pieton, including Sweet and Spicy Jumbo Prawns served with corn and bacon succotash, creamy corn emulsion and spiced popcorn that will be paired with Catena "Alta" Chardonnay 2010. Dessert will be Honey and Rose Panna Cotta with fresh berries and pistachio crumbles, paired with Alma Negra, Sparkling Rose. The event costs $95 person. Reservations can be made by calling 480-488-7317 or visiting The Boulders website.
Jewel's Bakery and Cafe Thursday, Decemeber 12
Gluten-free diners get ready because this Thursday Phoenix's Jewel's Bakery and Cafe offically opens. The gluten-less bakery and cafe will be serving baked goods (including cupcakes) as well as breakfast and lunch. Menu items will include sandwiches, salads and freshly-fried gluten-free doughnuts. Jewel's will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. seven days a week at 4041 E. Thomas Road, Suite 101. Visit the Jewel's Bakery and Cafe Facebook page for more information.