Arizona’s Largest Local Wine Festival Finds New Home at Kierland Commons


The Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) will partner with azcentral, and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) to present the Grand Wine Festival, Saturday, Nov. 16, 11am–8pm. The largest celebration of Arizona wine in the country, the Festival will feature more than 30 Arizona wineries, paired with live music and dance performances, art […]

LDV Winery Tasting Room Celebrates One Year


The LDV family invites guests to join them in celebrating the one-year anniversary of the LDV Winery Tasting Room Sunday, Oct. 20, from noon to 6pm at its Stetson Drive location in Old Town Scottsdale. In honor of this milestone, LDV Winery will be releasing its 2014 Grenache — a true representative of the winery’s […]

Arizona Taco Festival Returns for its 10-Year ‘Taco-versary’


The 10th Annual Arizona Taco Festival, sponsored by the City of Scottsdale, is celebrating a decade of tacos by offering more taco amusement and milestone munchies, including more than 50 taco teams dishing out creative $3 steak, pork, seafood, veggie and even vegan tacos, as they compete for $10,000 and bragging rights in this esteemed […]

Downtown Phoenix Oktoberfest Returns Sept. 28


Downtown Phoenix Oktoberfest returns for a second year with live music, a brat eating contest and, of course, plenty of beer. Hosted by HDE Agency, the 21 and over event will be held in Civic Space Park Saturday, Sept. 28, from 3pm to 9pm. This year, the event will feature plenty of beer and traditional […]

The Horny Toad Celebrates Forty-Three Years in Cave Creek


This month, Cave Creek’s The Horny Toad celebrates its 43rd anniversary, and the family-owned restaurant and bar will hold a celebration Saturday, Sept. 21, with live music, giveaways and special pricing on a few of their famous menu items. From 11am to 10pm, patrons can enjoy food and drink specials including: Two pieces of Fried […]

Save the Dates for Fall Carefree Restaurant Week


The Carefree Restaurant Association invites Valley residents to Carefree’s very own Fall Restaurant Week, which will be held Sept. 29 – Oct. 5. During Restaurant Week, customers will have an opportunity to sample new and exciting menu offerings and in doing so support their local restaurants. Carefree restaurants will offer exciting prix fixe lunch and […]

Ocean Prime at High Street Reopens July 18


Ocean Prime, located on North Phoenix’s High Street, announced its reopening this Thursday, July 18, at 5pm. Due to a much-needed pipe repair underneath the building, the restaurant closed for several weeks to address the issue, while simultaneously refreshing its interior dining room design and adding more seating. In celebration of the reopening, Ocean Prime will offer new happy hour specials in […]

Pomo Celebrates Pride: Rainbow Pizza Sales to Support Local Nonprofit


June is National Pride Month and to celebrate and support the LGBTQ community, Pomo Pizzeria is holding a month long fundraiser at all three locations. For Pride Month, Pomo has released a limited-time Rainbow Neapolitan Style Pizza ($17) with stracchino, cherry tomato, golden beets, zucchini, eggplant, broccoli, red onion and Moroccan olives. Guests can also […]

Learn the Art of the Negroni and Others at Mora Italian Cocktail Class


Ever wanted to whip up Italian cocktails like a pro? Mora Italian is offering the opportunity to pick up some skills at a cocktail class presented by Rich Heider from Southern Glazer and Campari, Saturday, March 16, 3–4:30pm. The class will teach guests about the art of making Negroni Italian cocktails and an Aperol Spritz […]

New Restaurant to Open in Former Cowboy Ciao Location


Drunk Munk announces job fair — looking to hire 50  Drunk Munk tiki bar and restaurant will open next month in the building formerly occupied for 21 years by Cowboy Ciao. The restaurant is also holding an on-site hiring fair Wednesday, Feb. 20, and Thursday, Feb. 21, 2–6pm, at 7133 East Stetson Drive in Scottsdale. […]