Foodie news roundup for the week of May 13.
May 18 kicks off Arizona Spring Restaurant Week.
The team behind Beckett’s Table announced it newest project: Southern Rail.
Click here to find out how Valley restaurants are celebrating National Hamburger Month this May.
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria introduces a mini dessert trio at the end of June: cannoli, tiramisu and cheesecake (pictured). During the summer months, less people eat dessert, so Grimaldi’s has reduced the size of desserts to ensure everyone has a little room for something sweet. (Plus, mini desserts are much more bikini-body friendly.)
In honor of American Craft Beer Week, The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild and brewpubs across the state will showcase the state’s many contributions to the nation’s craft beer industry with a plethora of events ranging from tap takeovers and tasting tours to the American Craft Beer Week National Toast, a simultaneous coast-to-coast toast on tap for 5 p.m. Thursday, May 16. To see who is taking part, visit www.craftbeeraz.com.
The Coffee Chop and Crepe Bar in Tempe continue itscoffee education “Knowledge Series” with a session on roasting on Saturday, May 18. The session will cover techniques and styles of roasting and the different flavors that result. There will be coffee samples and wonderful bites from Crepe Bar. Class is 8:30-10 a.m.; tickets are $45 advanced registration and $52 day of. Register at http://www.thecoffeechop.com/.
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Luci’s Healthy Marketplace in Phoenix is thinking pink this month in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. (Owner…