Top Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend

Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate.

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Maine Lobster @ Vincent's on Camelback Haven't made it out for Arizona Restaurant Week yet? Well, you better hurry -- there's only three days left to chow down on delicious three-course meals from top Valley restaurants. Earlier this week, Chow Bella's Nikki Buchanan shared her top four last minute restaurant week spots, but after seeing this photo of Vincent on Camelback's Restaurant Week Maine lobster with housemade basil pasta, we'll be reserving our table at this classic Phoenix restaurant. Vincent's prix fixe menu also features a velvety black bean soup with goat cheese, New York strip steak with green peppercorn sauce, mixed berry cobbler, and more and will cost you just $30 per person. Call (602) 224-0225 for reservations.

Oktoberfest Kick Off @ Brat Haus Did we just hear someone say free beer? We did? Outstanding! Roll out of bed this Saturday, September 22 and head straight to Brat Haus in Scottsdale for their Oktoberfest kick off party. At the stroke of noon, Brat Haus will tap their first keg of the official Oktoberfest season and if you're one of the lucky ones, you'll score your first beer for free. Aside from the free suds, Brat Haus will have beer specials, live music, lederhosen, and plenty of traditional German eats. Admission is free, and the party runs all night and every weekend throughout October.

Lips of Faith Super IPA @ Yucca Tap Room There are IPA's and then there are SUPER IPAS! No, the super IPA doesn't wear a cape or silly tights but it does pack a mean punch full of bold floral flavors that's heavy on the bitter hops and with a 9% ABV, it could quite possibly knock you out. This beer is one of the best of the best and Yucca Tap Room in Tempe just tapped a keg for your drinking pleasure. This limited-time-only brew from Lips of Faith (aka, New Belgium) won't last long so you better find your way to a bar bar stool at the Yucca quick.

Date Night @ Rokerij They may not be celebrating Restaurant Week but Rokerij still has a screaming deal going on at their dark and cozy uptown Phoenix eatery. Every night of the week, you can score dinner for two for just $46. Pick an entree to share from the menu and then choose your sides and get ready for a romantic, meat-filled feast. We can't resist a good Porterhouse steak cooked to a beautiful medium rare with a side of the Rokerij's signature green chili potato and a generous helping of grilled asparagus. And since it's just $46, you'll be able to leave with a little bit of pocket change -- or dessert. Your call.

The Ultimate Sweet R Sundae @ Sweet Republic Grab four of your bestest of friends and end your weekend on a sweet note with one of these massive ice cream sundae's from our favorite ice cream artisans, Sweet Republic. The girls pile 4 scoops on a 1/4lb chocolate chip walnut oat cookie, then top it with salted caramel, hot fudge, brownies, walnuts, whipped cream and housemade toasted marshmallow. Now that's a sundae!

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