Foodie news roundup for the week of Dec. 17.
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining the Valley.
Great last-minute stocking stuffers for your health-nut pals. Plus, proceeds go to worthy causes.
Perfect muffins for Christmas morning breakfast from Scottsdale’s Perk Eatery.
Today, at 6 p.m., Brat Haus is celebrating the holiday season with an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. Guests are invited to mix and mingle and ring in the holiday cheer wearing their ugliest sweaters and sipping craft beer. The ugliest sweater wins a $50 gift card.
Costantino’s Kitchen in Phoenix has unveiled three delicious new products, now for sale around the Valley at farmers’ markets: Pasta Fagioli Soup Mix, Minestrone Soup Mix and Diavalo Hot Sauce.
Arizona Stronghold Vineyards in Cottonwood hosts live music Fridays through the remainder of December. Tomorrow, enjoy the sounds of Jason Kevin. Next Friday, Dec. 28, take a listen to Graham Scott. The music takes place from 6 to 9 p.m.
Starting tomorrow, Dec. 21, through Sunday, Dec. 23, celebrate in style with a “last meal” at Central Bistro. The restaurant’s “No-To-Maya” special (pictured) features a bottle of 2007 Bond Matriarch ($300 per bottle), and two Central Bistro’s Signature Double Hamburgers, topped with seared foie gras, gruyere cheese, arugula and truffle aioli ($24 each). The meal, valued at $348, will be available all weekend for $250.
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