Football season is here, and Streets of New York is helping Arizona Cardinals fans cheer on the team with a touchdown special available every game day. Guests can score big on game days with $5 off any 16-inch pizza for dine-in, takeout and delivery by ordering online.
Various locations, Arizona Cardinals game days only, streetsofnewyork.com
NFL Sunday Fundays
Lakeside Bar & Grill is serving up an NFL Sunday Funday menu featuring Sunday-only breakfast and brunch foods along with tailgating drink essentials. Food options include extra avocado toast and avocado breakfast burger made with 1/2-pound Angus burger, avocado, cheddar, fried egg, onion straws and bacon served with French fries. Don’t forget about the drinks such as breakfast in bed; loaded bloody mary; and sand bucket filled with Malibu rum, vodka, triple sec, grenadine, cranberry, orange and cranberry juices, topped with Sprite and Topo Chico.
Lakeside Bar & Grill, 9980 W. Happy Valley Parkway, Suite 1101, Peoria, 9 to 11 a.m., 623.566.1470, lakesidebarandgrillaz.com
National Taco Day
Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill’s ghost kitchen, Ghost Street Asian Taqueria, will host a taco takeover during National Taco Day. Normally exclusively available for delivery or pickup, the Ghost Street menu will be served dine-in, featuring a buy-one, get-one-half-priced special on the Asian street tacos and cocktail specials. Tacos include char siu al pastor, gochujang chicken, Korean steak tacos and stir-fried veggie tacos. There are three tacos per order made with white corn tortillas, flour tortillas or lettuce cups as a gluten-free option.
Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill, 9397 E. Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., lingandlouies.com, ghoststreettacos.com, $7-14
World Teachers Day
What’s “knot” to love about teachers? Educators will receive a free order of garlic knots with every purchase at Crust Simply Italian to say thank you on World Teachers Day.
Crust Simply Italian, 10 N. San Marcos Plaza, Chandler; 8300 N. Hayden Road, F101, Scottsdale, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., crustrestaurants.com
Tarbell’s Harvest Moon Feast Fundraiser
Tarbell’s will host its eighth Harvest Moon Feast in support of the Careers Through Culinary Arts Program. Guests can enjoy culinary creations by high school teams and their chef mentors, as well as premium cocktails, wine and live entertainment. Additional tickets are available that include a signed copy of celebrity chef Brother Luck’s memoir, “No Lucks Given.”
Tarbell’s 3213 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 6:30 p.m., tarbells.com, $125-$200
OCTOBER 15 AND OCTOBER 16
Scottsdale Taste of Italy & Music Festival
This delicious festival features Italian food vendors offering pasta, pizza, panini, cannolis, gelato and espresso, among other delights. Entertainment includes the Sicilian Band, Angelo Torchia and Tradizione Vivente.
Scottsdale Waterfront, 7135 E. Camelback Road, Suite 155, Scottsdale, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, bit.ly/ScottsdaleTasteOfItaly, $10-$20
Barks and Boo-ze Halloween Brunch
Dogs and their owners can join in on the fun during FOUND:RE’s Barks and Boo-ze Halloween Brunch. In addition to regular brunch menu items, there will be apple cider mimosas ($8), pumpkin spice pancakes ($13) and apple pie French toast ($10). For the pups, Woof bowls ($10) made with organic brown rice, sweet potato and choice of chicken or beef, as well as doggie pumpkin spice Match-uccino ($5) served with whipped cream and a dog bone. Don’t forget about the dog and owner activities from doga (dog yoga), dog pumpkin painting, astrology and tarot card readings for dogs, and of course a dog Halloween costume contest.
FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel, 1100 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., bit.ly/3R7Hjsf, $10
OCTOBER 21 AND OCTOBER 22
“Rocky Horror Picture Show” Dinner
Let’s do the time warp again! FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel and Match Market & Bar are getting in the spooky season spirit with two interactive “Rocky Horror Picture Show”-themed dinners. The four-course menu features a dish per act, Janet & Brad Attend a Wedding soup (Act I), Things Get Pretty Bloody orange salad (Act II), Meatloaf is on the Plate (Act III), and Rocky Road creation dessert (Act IV).
FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel, 1100 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, 6:30 p.m., foundrehotels.com, $79
OCTOBER 22 AND OCTOBER 23
Salt & Lime Fiesta
An event to engage all of the senses, Salt & Lime Fiesta celebrates tacos, tequila and margaritas. Travel down the Endless Taco Row while sipping a colorful margarita or flavorful tequila. More than 40 food vendors will be in attendance as well as lucha libre, a mechanical taco, lowrider show and live entertainment. Headliners include Tyler Rich on Saturday and Shwayze on Sunday.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, 3 to 9 p.m., saltlimefiesta.com, $15-$130
Halloween Drag Disco Brunch
The queens from Inferno Drag Show will sport looks from classic pop culture villains including Maleficent, Ursula and Harley Quinn. Attendees will be served a gourmet brunch, themed cocktails, live music and plenty of champagne throughout the performance. This event is 21 and over only.
Kähvi Coffee + Cafe, 214 E. Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., drinkkahvi.com, $60
Noche en Blanco
It might be after Labor Day, but this event calls for wearing all white. The seventh rendition of Noche en Blanco graces Hance Park in support of the nonprofit Hance Park Conservancy. Guests are welcome to bring their own picnics and nonalcoholic drinks or preorder a gourmet picnic box and garden bar craft cocktail kits. Diners will enjoy a mix of live multicultural entertainment under the stars.
Hance Park: East Lawn, 116 E. Moreland Street, Phoenix, 5 to 10 p.m., hanceparkphx.org/noche-en-blanco-2022, $30-$200
SUNDAYS STARTING OCTOBER 30
Downtown Ocotillo Farmers Market
The new Downtown Ocotillo Farmers Market will feature a variety of local products from honey, eggs and ranched meat to artisan salsas, jams, pickles and baked goods. Local artists and craftmakers will showcase handmade items for sale. Also featured will be chef demonstrations and educational presentations as well as live music.
Downtown Ocotillo, 2577 W. Queen Creek Road, Chandler, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., dtocotillo.com