Tiki Drinks, Bacon-Makin', and More: 5 Things to Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix
Just because your weekend is over doesn't mean you have to starve. This week offers plenty of events to keep you fueled till Friday comes around.
Courtesy of ZuZu
Monday Night Chef's Table
Tonight you can kick start the week with a four-course wine-paired dinner at ZuZu at the Hotel Valley Ho. The menu includes seared prawns with roasted sweet corn polenta and heirloom tomato butter, summer bean salad and olive oil poached salmon with artichokes, barley, and peppers. To finish, guests will enjoy a nectarine and rhubarb tart. Each course also will include a glass of wine from Justin Vineyards and Winery, the estate vineyard in Paso Robles that produces world-class, Bordeaux-style blends. The meal will also include conversation with the chef and costs $56 a person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 480-421-7997.
More upcoming events:
- Drinks with Mixologist Kim Haasarud, Author of 101 Tropical Drinks, August 22 at Changing Hands
- Phoenix Public Market Cafe's "Chef for a Day Contest": Here's How to Enter
- Liberty Market's Burger Daze: 31 Surprises in August
Fixed in Silver Mom's heirloom tomatoes
Cooking with Summer Vegetables
Join Sassi chef Chris Nicosia for the next event in the restaurant's Summer 2013 Food & Wine Series. The class on Wednesday, August 14, "Cooking with Summer Vegetables," will highlight the bounty of Arizona summer vegetables including heirloom tomatoes, eggplant, squash, and herbs. Nicosia will share cooking techniques, recipes, and samples with guests, who also will taste a selection of wines from Southern Italy. The wines for this event include Fiano di Avellino, Etna Rosso and Nero d'Avola. The class costs $49 per person and begins at 6 p.m. Call 480-502-9095 or visit the Sassi website to reserve a spot.