Whole Pig Roast & Family-style Rare Beer Dinner at The Gladly 4:30pm, Sunday, August 23rd $50++ per guest. Family-style dinner featuring a Tender Bellypig roast, shrimp boil, and more, courtesy of some of our favorite local chefs: – Kelly Fletcher — Stephen Jones — Tracy Dempsey — Bernie Kantak. Brombeere Blackberry Gose, Piña Agria, Barrel Thief Oak Aged DIPA and Fernet Aged Porter. RESERVE YOUR SEAT BY CALLING 602-759-8132
Chef Kevin Binkley is bringing us a Taste of Tokyo Dinner August 25th at 6:30pm, with Chef Nobuo Fukuda at Teeter House, Hana Japanese Eatery and Yasu Sushi Bistro. They will be celebrating the amazing flavors and techniques that Chef Binkley experienced on his trip to Japan. For reservations call 480-437-1072.
El Chorro is hosting ramen night with Josh Hebert of Posh Aug. 19 5-9pm. For all the details go here: http://elchorro.com/josh-heberts-ramen-takeover/
Summer Supper Club at The Herb Box is every Tuesday and Wednesday night between now and August 27th, from 4pm till close in both of our restaurants. For $30 per person you’ll enjoy a three-course dinner plus a glass of wine. Each week the menu will feature cuisine from a different region around the world. This week is the German Kitchen!
Mac & Cheese Challenge: Social box Eatery and Sleepy Dog Brewery want you to bring your “A” game and your best mac & cheese! $20 entry, Aug. 23rd from noon to 5pm. Winner wins half the entry fees and the other half will be donated to the Chandler Fire Department. Kids can chill out in the “Sobox Splash zone” and enjoy frozen treats, cotton candy or both! For more entry info, contact Social Box at 480-899-6735. All entrants welcome.
Head to Tucson for The 5th Annual Salsa and Tequila Challenge. It has shaken up the summers in Tucson for over four years, bringing the region’s cultural garden to modern day tastes buds. This year’s culinary event brings up to 50 chefs and restaurants preparing unique salsa recipes and mixologists creating innovative tequila-based drinks along with sweet and savory menu pairings. More info here: https://saaca.org/SalsaTequila.php
Get your lemons ready because Thursday, August 20th, is National Lemonade Day! Luci’s Healthy Marketplace wants to celebrate by opening a lemonade stand inside their venue that day. Tempe-based business, Sun Orchard Juicery, is donating the lemonade for the stand which will be open from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. that day. Donations of any size will be collected by Lucia’s kids and are encouraged in exchange for the lemonade. A hundred-percent of the proceeds will go to local school, New Way Academy. New Way has firmly established itself as Arizona’s premier K-12 independent day school catering to children with learning differences such as dyslexia, ADHD and executive functioning difficulties. newwayacademy.org
Marcellino Ristorante will reopen August 13 after a two week summer break! To celebrate, diners making a dinner reservation on August 21 and 22 will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco with their meal.