Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend

Categories: Weekend Eats

Wingstock 2013
Wings are the thing this weekend.

Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate.

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Wingstock 2013

Grab a stack of wetnaps and be sure to bring a glass of milk to counter the intense heat because the Valley's Third Annual Wingstock is coming to the Mesa Amphitheatre on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last year's overall champ, Native New Yorker Mesa, will return to defend its title against competitors like The Hungry Monk and ATL Wings. The festival will include a wing-eating contest, an Easter egg hunt hosted by HENdrix the Wingstock mascot (at 10:30 a.m.), and live music from bands including Johnny Anonymous. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 the day of the event, and kids 10 and under get in free. And don't forget to bring cash for wing tickets, available for $3 for 4, or $10 for 14.

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Aaron Granillo
There are games galore at midtown's newest hot spot, The Yard.

Sam Fox's The Yard

With temps in the 70s and 80s, this weekend's weather is inviting you to ride your bike down to The Yard, enjoy a leisurely brunch, and soak in the sunshine while you challenge your friends to some friendly competition on the lawn. Fox fans can eat and drink at Culinary Dropout's newest location, but the real draw is the outdoor gathering space dedicated to games like shuffleboard, ping pong, and bag toss -- which won't be nearly as appealing once summer sets in.

Location Info


Mesa Amphitheatre

263 N. Center St., Mesa, AZ

Category: Music

Native New Yorker

318 E. Brown Road, Mesa, AZ

Category: Restaurant

The Hungry Monk

1760 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, AZ

Category: Restaurant

ATL Wings

70 W. Warner Road, Chandler, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Culinary Dropout at The Yard

5632 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Province at the Westin Hotel

333 N. Central, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

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