Foodie news roundup for the week of July 4.
Bluewater Grill hosts a New England Lobster & Clambake with Wine Pour on Tuesday, July 12. Inspired by Bluewater’s deep roots in Massachusetts, this popular annual celebration combines steamed Maine lobster, Manila clams, fresh corn on the cob, baby red potatoes, crispy coleslaw, drawn butter – and a signature Bluewater lobster bib. $34.95 per person.
BRIO Tuscan Grille just launched a brand new “modern” menu that features 13 creative entrées. Dishes include crab-crusted salmon, lamb chops, espresso-rubbed ribeye and much more.
Chef Christopher Gross of Christopher’s Restaurant has crafted a week-long celebratory dinner event filled with popular French classics (like mousse of scallops with lobster sauce and pear tarte tatin) in honor of Bastille Day. The special three-course, prix-fixe menu is available from Monday, July 11 to Saturday, July 17.
Through July 28, every Thursday evening from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tyler Nielson will play live, acoustic music at Paul Martin’s American Grill in Scottsdale. Arrive early and grab a seat in the bar area to take advantage of Paul Martin’s happy hour, which is available from 3 to 7 p.m.
Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill is hosting a Fat Tire Tap Takeover featuring limited edition, exclusive beers on tap Friday, July 8, in celebration of New Belgium Brewing’s 25th birthday. Half Moon will feature a special rendition of its “All You Can Eat” Peel & Eat Cajun Shrimp Boil complete with Andouille sausage, corn-on-the-cob and red potatoes steeped in the brewery’s Citradelic Tangerine IPA, created by Executive Chef Marlene Portillo, for $11.99 and refills for $6. Guests are invited to join in the fun with free giveaways and celebrate New Belgium Brewing’s 25th birthday with an exclusive opportunity to try five of the nation’s best craft brewers’ who’ve paid homage to Fat Tire by creating these limited release beers with five variations of the iconic amber ale.
Creamistry (pictured) will open their second location at Uptown Plaza next to Lou Malnati’s Pizza at 12 noon on July 11. To celebrate their newest store, Creamistry at Uptown Plaza-will offer the following grand opening specials the week of July 18 (only at the Uptown Plaza location:
July 18-21: Buy one ice cream treat, get one of equal or lesser value free.
July 22: 50 percent of the day’s sales will benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital
July 23: Free Ice Cream Giveaway, 12 to 2 p.m. Receive a free single ice cream treat.
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