Foodie news fragments for the week of Oct. 8.
On Oct. 14, chef Aaron May, Matt Carter and Beau MacMillan will gather for Edible Exchange’s fresh FarmTable Brunch at Superstition Farm.
Arizona Community Farmers’ Markets has unvieled the opening dates, times and locations for this season’s Valley farmers’ markets.
Tips for hosting an ab-fab dinner party. Thanks, Kitchen Moxie!
Haus Murphy’s, in historic Glendale, will celebrate Oktoberfest on October 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21 with live music, food and drink specials. And don’t be surprised if patrons get into the seasonal spirit with singing and dancing!
T. Cook’s Lounge at The Royal Palms Resort and Spa (pictured) has recently kicked up its happy hour menu, now called “Royal Hour”, every Sunday through Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. Royal Hour bites include build-your-own short rib flatbreads and curried ginger BBQ chicken wings.
During October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month), $1 from every watermelon margarita sold at Scottsdale Quarter’s SOL Cocina will be donated to Bosom Buddies of Arizona.
Attention sweet teeth: Nothing Bundt Cakes will open a Glendale location Oct. 12 at 5890 W. Thunderbird Road, Suite 101. The new shop will host its grand opening activities Wednesday, Oct. 17 through Saturday, Oct. 20, including a ribbon-cutting, free cakes and a family-fun event.
Tomorrow evening, at Hotel Palomar, the Valley will welcome a James Beard Award winner for “A Splendid Evening with Lynne Rosetto Kasper.” The cocktail tasting event will feature the work of the Valley’s top mixologists and artisanal spirits. Small bites will be served. Kasper will also sign books and meet and greet guests following the event. Tickets are $45. To purchase a ticket, call 480.774.8444.
Mastro’s Steakhouse debuts a Sunday Brunch this weekend from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect sushi, shellfish, omelets, waffles, carving stations and much more. $55 for adults.