Talk about a gift that keeps on giving. Looking for a no-fail gift for your favorite foodie? How about a stocking stuffer that is sure to bring a smile to the face of a beloved philanthropist? Well, LocalDines.com has arranged for Valley dwellers to order half-price gift cards with a percentage of sales from the online purchase going to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Fifty total deals are available every 30 days for each restaurant and are available until 50 gifts cards have been sold. Restaurants from around the Valley have taken part including Humble Pie, Pomo Pizzeria, Over Easy, Uncorked Wine Bar & Bistro, Crudo, Eddie’s House, Iruna, Nourish, Jalapeno Inferno, The Vig, La Bocca and many more. The Web site also makes it easy for users to donate additional funds to Phoenix Children’s Hospital as there is an option to donate at checkout.
Here’s how to get started:
1. Sign up at http://www.localdines.com/pch and activate your account.
2. Purchase a half-price gift certificate for any one of the great local restaurants on the site.
3. Go out and have some fun and Phoenix Children’s Hospital will receive $6 when you make your first purchase and 10 percent of all future transactions.
In preparation of this Thursday's fifth-annual AZ Wine & Dine event, an upscale celebration of the region’s top resort restaurants taking place from 5 to 8 p.m. at Scottsdale Quarter, get to know a few of the participating chefs.