Taste Tidbits

Foodie news roundup for the week of June 13.
Celebrate National Catfish Day on Saturday, June 25, at TEXAZ Grill, where they will be offering all-you-can-eat catfish for only $14.95 all day long.
On July 1, Spinato’s will be introducing online ordering and payment. In advance of that, they are inviting the public to help them test the new system. On June 20-22 and June 27-29, they will be offering a buy one get one free (of equal or lesser value) to anyone who orders online. (It’s Spinato’s way of saying thank you for helping them test the new system, since they’re expecting a few bugs.) If anyone runs across any problem and can’t complete their order online, they’re encouraged to call the restaurant and let them know – they’ll still be eligible for the deal. The limit is two free pizzas per order. To learn more, click here.
International Sushi Day is on Saturday, June 18, and, to celebrate, Roka Akor is launching a “how to roll your own sushi” class summer series, with the first class on International Sushi Day, from 12 to 2 p.m. For $75 a person, guests will learn how to make their own roll and sample multiple items on the menu with Sushi Chef Kai and enjoy Japanese beer. Additional class dates: July 23, August 27.
Corner Bakery Cafe introduces a $7.99 breakfast combo this month that, like all their breakfast items, is served all day long. The Pancake & Egg Combo includes four buttermilk pancakes, freshly scrambled eggs, Applewood-smoked bacon, and a regular hand-roasted coffee for $7.99. Available at the North Scottsdale, Biltmore and Tempe locations.
In celebration of the one-year anniversary of Chef Lisa Dahl’s Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill in Sedona will host a special wine dinner featuring Justin Wine on June 20. Starting at 6:30 p.m., Chef Dahl hosts a five-course dinner including wine pairings from Justin Wine Vineyards. $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity. (Grilled Spanish octopus plate is pictured.)
Original Breakfast House dishes up a new summer menu with eats like zucchini blossom omelette, peach pancakes, triple berry French toast and much more.
Through Sept. 1, when the temperature reaches over 105 degrees, Moscow mules and mojitos will be half price at Thirsty Lion Gastropub.
Available from June 17 to July 17, Sprinkles Cupcakes dishes up its fragrant lemon cake bursting with wild blueberries and topped with cream cheese frosting in honor of National Blueberry Month.
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