Taste Tidbits

Foodie news roundup for the week of Nov. 13.

While you’re out shopping til you drop, Sprinkles is dishing up some sweet deals. From Nov. 17 to 19, the bakery will hide 10 $5 gift cards each day for three days in cupcake boxes in the ATMs. There will also be one $100 gift card as a grand prize in each ATM. From Nov. 24 to 26, sample the Black Friday Black Velvet cupcake, made with Dutch process black cocoa. On Nov. 27, Cyber Monday, for every $30 or more e-gift card purchased online, the guest will receive a coupon code for two free cupcakes. The guest can redeem the two free cupcakes online or in-bakery.

The Crepe Club will be offering a free 16-oz. to-go cup of delicious, rich Press Coffee with purchase on Friday, Nov. 24 (Black Friday) at all Valley locations.

Camp Social in Central Phoenix has launched a new brunch menu, available every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dishes include the American Breakfast with eggs, bacon, sausage and crispy potatoes; Zach’s Omelet with ham, red pepper, onion, mushrooms and white cheddar; and the Buttermilk Biscuits with sausage gravy. And don’t miss the Doughnut Breakfast Sandwich with egg, ham and bacon. Bottomless mimosas and camp-style Bloody Marys round out the menu.

Sorso Wine Room in Scottsdale has new weekly specials, like craft beer pitchers for $7 on Mondays. Then, every Tuesday, guests can enjoy live music at 5:30 p.m. and half off select bottles under $100. On Wednesdays, “flights and bites” is available for $20, which includes a wine flight and salad or sando. New happy hour pricing is available all day Sunday as well as Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. Specials include two-for-one house wines by the glass and draft beers, as well as select food items, like the pictured Brussels Board for $8.

Scottsdale’s Le Macaron is spreading the holiday spirit with two new flavors: pumpkin and Bailey’s Irish Crème macarons. The holiday flavors are now available for $2.75 each or at a discount when purchased in a set.

On Friday, Nov. 17, Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in Scottsdale will host its annual Turkey Charity Drive Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row where the local restaurant partners with the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Phoenix and donates 50-plus turkeys for families in need this Thanksgiving. Each person who donates a turkey between 5 and 7 p.m. that day will receive a $20 gift card to Whiskey Row.

Stop by Fresko on National Baklava Day on Friday, Nov. 17. The Ahwatukee-based fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant is offering a free sampler portion of baklava to all guests on National Baklava Day. 

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