Inspired by the recent launch in California, Hopdoddy Burger Bar has created the K-Town Belly which pays homage to its namesake, Koreatown. The burger features Gochujang ketchup, glazed grass-fed beef, topped with Braised Beeler’s pure pork belly and Korean rice crispies all nestled on a bed of homemade kimchi. Available through Sept. 6.
We are presenting to you Ingo’s Second Annual Pop-Up Beer Garden on Labor Day, Monday September 7, 2015 from 11 am till closing. The beer garden will feature craft brews at happy hour prices from Stone, Founders, Huss, Odell, Mother Road, Black Market, Victory, and North Coast Brewing Companies. From 1 to 5 pm, Kimber Stonehouse, wine + beer curator from La Grande Orange Grocery will break out more special selections available for complimentary tasting from each brewery. Ingo’s guests can taste dozens of options for FREE!
Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza has launched a new campaign to benefit the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AFFCF). The 45 Papa Murphy’s locations in greater Phoenix and northern Arizona will donate $1 to AFFCF from every Mini Murph™ Make ‘N’ Bake Pizza Kit sold August 24-September 24.
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend with the “Best Brunch in Tempe” at Salut Kitchen Bar. From 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, AND Monday, bottomless mimosas are just $18 (with penny refills). Round out your Labor Day Weekend plans with crafty cocktails and amazing brunch items!
Two of Arizona’s most awarded and celebrated chefs, Kevin Binkley and Vincent Guerithault, are teaming up for an unforgettable evening on Thursday, Sept. 3. It is the first time these two powerhouse chefs have come together to create a collaborative dining experience, marrying their award-winning culinary styles. $98 per person ++ (wine pairing for additional $35 pp) RSVP required: 602-224-0225
Saturday, September 5th is National Cheese Pizza Day. Did you know that Americans eat approximately 350 slices of pizza per second? Fired Pie is the perfect place to celebrate. The locally owned restaurant allows you to take on the role of chef by picking and choosing your own type of dough, sauce and topping. The sophisticated-yet-affordable pizzeria also offers build-your-own salads.
During the month of September, Grimaldi’s has teamed up with Francis Ford Coppola wine and is offering a deal you don’t want to miss! Order any large pizza and a bottle of Vendetta and receive a free cannoli.
Saturday, September 5, Bad Water Brewing is hosting its first annual Scottsdale Streetside BBQ from 4 to 10 p.m. Think a casual backyard BBQ taken to the street. There will be BBQ, beer and other ice cold beverages and treats, plus yard-style games, live music and a big screen TV tent for watching the ASU-Texas A&M game. Admission is only $10, and food and beverages are an additional cost. To purchase tickets, visit www.scottsdalestreetsidebbq.eventbrite.com.
On Sunday Labor Day weekend at Paul Martin’s American Grill, September 6, get a three-course Prime Rib Dinner for only $25 per person. The meal features an organic green salad, all natural prime rib with mashed potatoes, and homemade ice cream for dessert. On September 7, enjoy an extended happy hour from open to close, in the bar area. Also on Monday, enjoy a $49 Wine Dinner for Two, which comes with an organic green salad and entree for each guest (from select items), plus one bottle of wine from a selection of 25 different wines. Sprinkles Cupcakes in Scottsdale is offering something for students and teachers this September! The cupcake bakery wants to reward those who work hard for their grades AND the teachers who help them get there! Straight A Tuesdays: Every Tuesday in September students can bring in a test or paper with an “A” letter grade on it for a FREE cupcake! Sweet on Teachers Mondays: Every Monday in September teachers can flash their official school ID for a buy one get one free cupcake.
iHeartMedia Phoenix will present Phoenix Cooks! this Labor Day weekend at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale. On Saturday, Sept. 5, savor eats from some of the Valley’s favorite restaurants, including Top of the Rock, the restaurants of Arizona Biltmore, North Italia, The Greene House and more. Guests will also get to sample beer, wine and spirits. General admission tickets include all food, wine, beer, spirit samplings and stage demonstrations for $85 in advance, $100 at the door and $60 for designated drivers (if available). Classes are an additional $25 per person per class. Proceeds from Phoenix Cooks! benefit Banner Children’s.