From a $20 pizza, salad and wine sampler at Sauce to killer happy hour drink specials, this summer Fox Restaurant Concepts in luring diners in with amazing deals on food and drink.
The Arrogant Butcher Located in Downtown Phoenix’s CityScape, The Arrogant Butcher is an urban grill serving bold flavors, updated comfort food, and a mix of hearty to healthy dishes. The summer happy hour specials are served in the bar Monday – Saturday, 3 to 6 p.m. Choose from $4 well drinks and select wine, $2-$4 draft beers, plus $6 shot and beer specials. Several specialty cocktails are also $4, including The Fix with rum, lemon and fresh fruit compote. A variety of appetizers are discounted during happy hour, including the Crispy Rock Shrimp ($8); House Soft Pretzels with provolone fondue ($5); and Boursin Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Toasts ($4). 602.324.8502.
Bloom Scottsdale’s Bloom serves a seasonally changing menu of classic American favorites, with influences from European and Asian cuisines. Summer happy hour specials are available daily from 4 to 6 p.m. through September 30. Receive half off martinis, cocktails, wine (bottles, glasses and flights) and select appetizers and salads. Bloom has a selection of appetizers, salads and snacks such as Fresh Artichoke Hearts that are grilled and served with Paris aioli ($7); Asian Chopped Salad with Napa cabbage, wonton, and ginger vinaigrette ($4.50); or a Vienna Pastrami sandwich served on an onion roll with baby swiss and Dijon mustard ($6). A variety of cocktail choices include the Blooming Daisy with Belvedere Vodka, Grand Marnier, lemon juice and raspberries or the Citrus Blossom, with Tombo Shochu, fresh citrus, and Yuzu juice. 480.922.5666.
Culinary Dropout Culinary Dropout at the Scottsdale Waterfront is a gastropub serving amped-up pub-type appetizers, salads, sandwiches and entrees, plus a unique antipasti menu. Throughout the summer, Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m., nosh on select appetizers from $2 to $5, plus $4 well drinks and $3 mugs of beer. Culinary Dropout’s happy hour menu offers an à la carte antipasti menu where guests can choose from a variety of meats and cheeses ($2-$5 each), including Coulommiers, Tete de Moine, Capicola, or Sopressata Toscana. Snack selections include Pretzels and Provolone Fondue ($5), House Potato Chips ($3), and French Fries ($3), to name a few. 480.970.1700.
The Greene House Serving inspired California cuisine, The Greene House in Scottsdale’s Kierland Commons is offering a sizzling wine special every Sunday, all day long through September 30. Receive 50 percent off all bottles of wines, including reserves from the extensive wine list featuring more than 35 selections from boutique California wineries. 480.889.9494.
Modern Steak Scottsdale Fashion Square’s Modern Steak, a new twist on the traditional steakhouse is offering a three course, prix fixe menu for $35 per person, daily from 5 to 9:30 p.m. First course selections include a Chopped Vegetable Salad with avocado, parmesan, and champagne vinaigrette; Sweet Corn Chowder with smoked bacon and house made cracker; or Shrimp Cocktail with cucumber and celery heart. Featured entrees include Filet Mignon with Yukon potato and green beans; Halibut with cream corn, shaved asparagus, and tomato jam; and Cherry Glazed Pork Chop with braised greens and shoestring potato. Top the dinner off with a decadent dessert, such as the Peanut Butter Cup and Cookies; Strawberry Shortcake, or Dark Chocolate Cake with toffee and gelato. 480.423.7000.
Olive & Ivy Restaurant + Marketplace (pictured) Blending the flavors and timeless elegance of the Mediterranean with contemporary California chic, Olive & Ivy at the Scottsdale Waterfront is serving up a steal of a deal Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Happy hour specials include $3 bruschetta, $5 small plates and $8 flatbreads. Select wines by the glass, well drinks and sangria are also $5. A variety of food choices include hummus with a petite Greek salad and house-made pita bread; bacon-wrapped dates with with Italian sausage and piquillo peppers; proscuitto and fig bruschetta; and sweet corn flatbread with piquillo pepper and goat cheese. 480.751.2200.
Sauce Pizza + Wine Sauce, with locations throughout the Valley, is offering a Summer Sampler deal, featuring one pizza, one salad and two glasses of red or white wine for $20 through September 27. Served all day, every day of the week items available from the sampler menu are all pizzas $9.75 and less, plus six salads and select Chardonnay or Chianti. Pizza selections include toppings such as Mozzarella, Fontina Cheese and Basil; Pepperoni and Crimini Mushrooms; or Portobello and Artichoke. There are many salads to choose from, including Caprese; Turkey and Feta; or Chicken, Pine Nuts, Tomato and Gorgonzola. Sauce has six Valleywide locations: Scottsdale, North Scottsdale, Mesa, Phoenix, North Phoenix and Chandler.
Zinburger An energetic, modern wine and burger bar, Zinburger in Phoenix’s Biltmore Fashion Park serves a mouthwatering selection of gourmet burgers, salads and sides, decadent shakes and desserts, and a carefully crafted selection of wine. Throughout the summer, Zinburger is offering a daily lunch special from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., which includes a burger, side dish, and a soft drink for $12. Happy hour is offered Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m., with half price draft beer and wine and side items, such as Hand-cut Fries; Sweet Potato Fries with yogurt dressing; and Zucchini Fries with parmesan and ranch. Also, during happy hour, the Plain and Simple Burger is available for $6. 602.424.9500.
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