Foodie news for the week of Feb. 18.
Brown vs. white rice. What do you prefer?
Want to learn how to make Oreos or Goldfish crackers at home? This new cookbook provides recipes for those classic snacks and more.
A taste of Phoenix’s new Central Bistro.
To bid adieu to a successful Arizona Beer Week and welcome the opening of its new tasting room and production facility, Four Peaks Brewery in Tempe will host “Beers, Blues & BBQ” from 2 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23.
Popular Chicago-based, fast-casual restaurant, Portillo’s, has announced the grand opening of its new Scottsdale location (10574 N. 90th Street). Stop by 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 to check it out.
Scottsdale’s Roka Akor is getting in on the spring training spirit. It has added a special spring training menu with a unique take on traditional baseball-game staples. Try the Hall of Fame wagyu dog with crispy brussels sprouts and Japanese mustard or Grand Slam scallop ceviche tacos.
All four Z’Tejas locations in the Valley is celebrating National Margarita Day on Feb. 22 by offering a Little Larry (pictured), a smaller version of the restaurant’s famous 6th street margarita, for $2.22. Chicken tacos will also be $2.22. Z’Tejas will partner with the 100 Club of Arizona and donate $2.22 of every Top Shelf margarita sold on Saturday to the cause.