Foodie news roundup for the week of Jan. 29.
Oh la la! LON’s at the Hermosa has been named the most romantic restaurant in Arizona by Food & Wine Magazine!
National Crepe Day is Friday, Feb. 2, and The Crepe Club wants to be sure everyone can celebrate. Guests will be able to get a free Nutella or Parisian (butter and sugar) crepe at The Crepe Club in Phoenix and Tempe from 2 to 5 p.m. The offer is limited to one per person and for take away only.
Sonoita Wine Region has introduced the Sip and Stay Wine Tasting Package. For $154, couples can enjoy an overnight stay at the Kief-Joshua Vineyards B&B, with two souvenir glasses, and complimentary wine tastings at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, The Village of Elgin Winery and Sonoita Vineyards. Available through Oct. 31, 2018.
Reservations by phone: 520.455.5582.
Mission Possible Cafe has unveiled $5 breakfast and lunch combos, Monday through Friday. Plus, guests will receive a free Mission Possible Cookie with any entrée purchase throughout February. Plus, Mission Possible Cookies are 20 percent off now through Feb. 28 at gift cookies.com using code LOVE2018. All proceeds benefit Phoenix Rescue Mission.
Chelsea’s Kitchen is hosting a special beer pairing dinner with San Diego-based Saint Archer Brewery on Feb. 15. Four courses created by Executive Chef Dom Ruggiero to pair with four Saint Archer beers. To RSVP, click here.
Chompie’s is celebrating National Bagel Day by offering Chompie’s Bagel Boxes on sale for $10.99 (regularly $15.49). The offer comes with 13 assorted bagels and two ½ pound containers of cream cheese. Valid at all five Chompie’s locations. While National Bagel Day is Thursday, Feb. 9, this deal has no end date in sight.
Guests can rid themselves of a case of “The Mondays” on Monday, Feb. 5 with a free Nutella calzone (pictured) at Midici, Neapolitan Pizza Company with purchase of a pizza. Limit one per order. Then, Midici celebrates National Pizza Day on Feb. 9 by offering guests all specialty pizzas for the price of a margherita pizza. (All pizzas will be priced at $7.50, specialty pizzas regularly priced from $8.50 to $13.50).
Golf fans can receive a penny domestic draft beer by simply showing their Waste Management Phoenix Open ticket at two of Riot Hospitality Group’s concepts – Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row and El Hefe. This deal is valid now through Friday before 10 p.m. at any of the five Valley locations. It is not valid Saturday or Sunday.
In celebration of National Carrot Cake Day (Feb. 3), Ocean Prime Phoenix has partnered with No Kid Hungry to help end childhood hunger, donating $1 from every slice of its signature Ten Layer Carrot Cake sold Feb. 3 through Feb. 9.
Bluewater Grill Phoenix celebrates France and Italy for this year’s February tasting and celebration on Feb. 6 with From Europe with Love. The $34.95 menu features special Bluewater versions of French bouillabaisse and Italian cioppino followed by a split of chocolate lava cake or key lime pie and paired with Domain Ste. Michelle Brut or hand-selected French and Italian wines.
Arizona’s only local beer competition, the Brewer’s Bowl, is coming back to the Valley on Saturday, Feb. 3. Craft beer lovers and aspiring brewmasters–about 1,500 of them–are invited to join Two Brothers Artisan Brewing to enjoy an extensive selection of some of the best craft beer samples on site from Arizona’s finest microbreweries, along with local food vendors, giant bar games and live, local entertainment. Certified beer judges will award the coveted “Lom-Beer-Di” trophy to the best brew in the show. Blind judging will occur the day before the event, and the winner will be announced during the festival. Proceeds from the event will directly benefit a Children’s Cancer Network.
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