Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend

Cactus with bee.jpg
The result of bee vs. cactus? Delicious desert honey.

It's nearing the end of Phoenix's six-month summer season, and the beginning of fall brings with it the first round of food festivals. Whether you're longing for a little more summer or welcoming the (relatively) cool autumn temperatures, we've got something for you to consume this weekend.

See also: First-Ever Chile Pepper Festival on Roosevelt Row Promises to Bring the Heat

Arizona Honey Festival at El Pedregal

The very first Arizona Honey Festival will take place on both Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hosted by El Pedregal, the festival includes wine tastings, live bluegrass music, local honey tastings, honey-themed classes and cooking demonstrations, and children's activities like cookie decorating ($10/person) and Beekeeper Dress Up. Can't get enough honey? Saturday evening's Arizona Honey Festival prix fixe dinner menu will include honey-smoked bacon oyster brochette, hazelnut roasted diver scallops with honey corn pudding, gingered honey crisp apple salad with duck breast, and orange blossom honey torte with honey frangipane mousse. The festival is free to attend; the five-course dinner with wine pairings is $125.

Location Info

El Pedregal

34505 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Legends Sports Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

412 S. Third St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Fuego del Mar - CLOSED

2501 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant


1 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General


1 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Sponsor Content

My Voice Nation Help

Now Trending

From the Vault