Celebrate Mexican Independence with SumoMaya. This festive celebration will feature: a DJ spinning tunes all night long, a refreshing cucumber & lime margarita crafted specifically for this celebration for $5 and all-day social hour at the bar.
In addition, you can enter a gift card giveaway by posting photos on social media from your night at SumoMaya online. Three winners will be rewarded with a $50 gift card to SumoMaya for posting a photo from the celebration on September 16. To enter they must tag SumoMaya in their Facebook, Instagram or Twitter post and use the hashtag #TheRealIndependence. Winners will be drawn at random from all entries received. Winners will be announced on September 17, 2015. For more information or to make a reservation, call 480-397-9520
How would you like to get FREE coffee for a year? On Monday, September 14th, Corner Bakery Café will host their grand opening at 222 South Mill Avenue, Suite 111 near the intersection of Mill Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway, across from the Hayden Flour Mill. The first 100 guests through the doors at 7 a.m. will receive a commemorative Corner Bakery Cafe travel mug with free daily refills of hand-roasted coffee for one year.
Southern Rail is continuing its series of successful wine events with a one-of-a-kind dinner experience featuring four of America’s premier wineries on Wednesday, Sept. 16. For $99 per person, wine lovers will have the opportunity to dine with Delille Cellars’ Co-Founder Jay Soloff, Doyenne Executive Catherine Hay, Madrigal Family Winery’s Vintner Chris Madrigal and Sbragia Family Vineyards’ Managing Partner Rob Rupe. As the courses change, each of the evenings special guest will move to another of the event’s four tables to share their experiences in the wine industry – allowing every attendee to spend quality time with some of the wine industries most respected professionals. Reservations required: 602.200.0085
La Grande Orange Grocery presents “Napa & Beyond” on Tuesday September 15, 2015. Led by LGO wine curator, Kimber Stonehouse, this complimentary wine event will feature tastings from Madrigal Family Winery of Napa Valley, Sbragia Family Vineyards of Dry Creek Valley, and DeLille Cellars from Woodinville Washington. It will take place from 6 to 8 pm in LGO’s Tasting Room. In addition to highlighting great wines from each winery, the winemakers will be on hand for meet + greets. Ask questions, sip, and enjoy wine! There will be a discount on featured bottles of wine that night. No RSVP is required for this event.
Celebrate the Grand Reopening of Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina while raising funds for Helping Hands for Freedom. This Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 beginning at 6 PM to 10 PM enjoy the amazing new décor & vibe, “Beyond the Burrito” Dishes and Sensory Taste Explosion! 50% of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to Helping Hands for Freedom.
Arizona Restaurant Week kicks off on Sept. 18th to the 27th. To see all the restaurants participating and get all the information go to www.arizonarestaurantweek.com
MAD Greens is excited to announce the grand opening of its latest Valley locations at Hilton Village on Sept. 15 To celebrate, MAD Greens will be hosting Free Salad Day at the opening of each restaurant, which means that all guests receive a free beverage and full-sized salad. The opening will double as a fundraiser for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and 100% of all funds raised during Free Salad Day will be donated directly to PCH.
Local photographer Jenelle Bonifield’s images of Arizona vineyard grapes in the first morning light will be featured in her upcoming exhibit entitled “Through the Grapevine.” The opening night reception for this photography exhibit will take place Saturday, Sept. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the LDV Wine Gallery in Scottsdale. The reception includes wine by the glass specials, live music and light hors d’ oeuvres. RSVPs are accepted by calling 480.664.4822. Cafe ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho hosts another Brew Master Dinner ft. SanTan Brewing this Thursday, September 17. Reception 6:00 p.m., Dinner 6:30 p.m. $42 Per Person, Plus Tax and Gratuity. Savor a three-course menu paired with local craft beer from SanTan Brewing Company. Food to include seared prawns and littleneck clams, braised beef short rib and more. Reservations required: 480.421.7997