Carefree Station-2011 Winner
Seeking spice? Try the Smok’n Guns. Got a sweet tooth? Sip Thea’s Apple Pie, complete with a cinnamon-sugar rim. Whatever you’re craving, Carefree Station has a margarita to satisfy it on its impressive cocktail menu. www.carefreestation.com.
Best Place to Stock Up on Alcohol
Total Wine & More
Total Wine & More, with its elegant design and friendly staff, makes it possible to stock up on booze for a big event without making you feel as if you’re prepping for a frat party. And there’s never a lack of stock as Total Wine has 8,000 different types of wine, 3,000 varieties of spirits and 2,500 different beers at its eight Arizona locations. www.totalwine.com.
Best Spot for Drinking Activities
Geisha A Go Go
Geisha A Go Go, the Old Town hot spot, serves up Asian beers, infused sakes and playful hand-crafted cocktails that boast Japanese-inspired monikers like Hello Kitty and Harajuku Lover. www.geishaagogo.com.