Arizona Stronghold Wine Dinner
What’s better than a sizzling steak dinner? Perhaps a sizzling steak dinner paired with some of Arizona’s finest wines. Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is teaming up with Arizona Stronghold Vineyards to present a four-course dinner paired with five delicious wines. Their signature USDA Prime Steak is served on a 500-degree plate to make sure every bite is as mouth-watering as the first one.
Ruth’s Chris, 7001 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.991.5988, ruthschris.com, 6:30 p.m., $90
4th Annual Experience France at the MIM
JULY 11 AND JULY 12
Bonjour! Celebrate French culture with the MIM at the 4th Annual Experience France. Join in on live musical performances, arts and crafts, face paintings and, of course, food. The MIM’s Café Allegro will even be serving an exceptional French-inspired menu, complete with delicious French cuisine and a wine bar of four specially-picked wines for the adults.
Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, 480.478.6000, mim.org, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., free with museum admission
Go to Lunch at AZ Motorcycles
Every Third Thursday, have lunch at AZ Motorcycles with some of the best Valley food trucks! From 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., food trucks like Short Leash Hot Dogs, Emerson Fry Bread, Mojo Bowl and more will be serving up some delicious food truck cuisine.
Go AZ Motorcycles, 15500 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, 480.609.1800, goaz.com, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., free
Restaurant Progressive Dinner
This event will take you to not just one place for dinner, but four! Take a tour of four of the Valley’s favorite restaurants in Gaslight Square shopping center. Beckett’s Table, Crudo, The Market by Jennifer’s and Nook come together to host this one-night-only Progressive Dinner. Guests will start at Beckett’s Table for a gourmet appetizer and wine, then walk to Nook for its famed Arancini, then it’s off to the Market by Jennifer’s for a delightful mid-course dish before finishing at Crudo with a hearty entrée.
Gaslight Square, southeast corner of 36th Street and Indian School Road, 602.358.8666, crudoaz.com,$60 per person
Arizona Breakfast Weekend
JULY 30 THROUGH AUGUST 2
Everyone’s favorite meal of the day will be served up for four mornings at the first ever Arizona Breakfast Weekend! Participating restaurants around the Valley will have specially prepared dishes at varying prices for all to enjoy. Some of the restaurants who have already signed up include The Good Egg, Perk Eatery, Distrito and many more! Breakfast lovers unite for all things eggs, bacon and pancakes.
Multiple locations around the Valley, 602.307.9134, arizonabreakfastweekend.com, times vary, prices vary
Tastings for Two
Taphouse Kitchen in Scottsdale has a delicious deal for two. Every day after 4 p.m. they have the Tastings for Two menu, which includes two drinks from the tap, one appetizer and two entrees for just $32! Choose from a diverse selection of craft beers and wines to pair with dishes such as the pork tenderloin or chicken and dumplings. Don’t miss this amazing deal!
Taphouse Kitchen, 6137 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.656.0012, taphousekitchen.com, 4 p.m., $32
Brunch on the Beach
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
Even though we live in Arizona, we can still have brunch on the beach. At the beach-themed Sandbar Mexican Grill every Saturday and Sunday they take treating yourself to another level with brunch specials galore. Take a bite out of some chilaquiles or a breakfast burrito. Whatever you choose, don’t forget to grab a $15 Bloody Mary with one cent refills. With a deal like that, you can sit back and relax all morning long!
Sandbar Mexican Grill, 21001 N. Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, 480.585.5900, sandbaraz.com, time vary, prices vary