This summer, CityScape in Phoenix is the place to be if you want a killer deal that just might make you forget that your steering wheel is burning and your pool is as warm as bath water. Here’s a look at where you can get great prices and when:
Happy hour at this just-opened modern Mexican restaurant goes beyond the typical fare. Monday through Saturday from 3 p.m. to close, enjoy 18 different menu items for $6 or less. Menu choices range from Cubano sliders and a BBQ pork quesadilla to empanadas and mini veggie tostadas. For drinks, chose from wines by the glass, premium drafts, housemade sangria, the Fuego Margarita or the mojito of the day. www.fuegobistro.com.
Every weekday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Copper Blues is taking a section of their menu and making it available for $9.95 and adding in a soft drink. Monday is burgers, Tuesday is salads and sandwiches, Wednesday is pizza, Thursday is the entire menu and Friday is pizza with a beer for $9.95. www.copperblueslive.com.
There’s nothing like a cold beer and a slice of pizza on a hot summer afternoon. Monday through Friday, stop into Chloe’s Corner for their $5 slice and a draft beer special from 3 p.m. – close. http://chloescorneraz.com/.
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
Looking for a new weekend brunch spot? Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails is now open for brunch on Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant’s new Punch Brunch is where you can enjoy a full brunch menu as well as $5 glasses of punch from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Want to make a weekend out of it? Hotel rates start at $139/night and include a $25 food and beverage credit to use anywhere within the hotel. www.bluehoundkitchen.com.
The Strand Urban Italian
The Strand has got something cooking almost every night of the week. On Monday, enjoy a burger, parmesan fries and any draft beer for $10. On Tuesday, all bottles of wine are 50 percent off with dinner. Wednesday all signature martinis and frozen concoctions are 50% off with dinner. Thursday is Donne Notte (Ladies Night) where ladies enjoy happy hour specials from open to close. http://www.thestranditalian.com/.
What better way to stay cool than with your favorite frozen treat? Yogurtini offers 10 percent off from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily through August. www.yogurtini.com.
The Arrogant Butcher
Until Sept. 11, The Arrogant Butcher is celebrating 100 days of summer with a Happy Hour that can’t be beat. Appetizers and drink specials from $2 to $8 Monday through Saturday from 3-6 p.m. (bar only). www.foxrc.com.