Taste Tidbits

Foodie news roundup for the week of Sept. 23.

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Get to know Chef Conor Favre, one of the Valley’s Top Chef nominees, of Sheraton Wild Horse Pass.

Forget the hot dogs. Try these healthy tailgating recipes this football season.

Sprinkles Cupcakes in Scottsdale will show its support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October by donating 100 percent of the proceeds from their Pink Ribbon cupcake on Oct. 1 to The Entertainment Industry Foundation’s (EIF) Breast Cancer Biomarker Discovery Project. Pink Ribbon cupcakes are offered on this day only.

On Oct. 3, National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) hosts its seventh annual Taste of the Biltmore event from 6 – 9 p.m. The event will offer unlimited food and wine tastings from more than 20 top local restaurants. Tickets are $35 online and at the door. They can be purchased here: www.nbaztaste.com.

Del Frisco’s Grille in Phoenix will partner with Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) to host two food-filled fundraisers this fall. The lineup kicks off on Sept. 30 with a charity golf tournament and dinner (tickets to this 144-player tournament are available for $125 by calling the restaurant at 602.466.2890); on Oct. 5, guests can take part in a can’t-miss cocktail party from 6-10 p.m. Plus, throughout October, Del Frisco’s Grille will offer $1 off cheesesteak eggrolls, with a portion of the proceeds donated directly to Komen CAN AZ’s efforts to fund breast cancer services and research.

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