5 Best Places to Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix
Luci's Healthy Marketplace
Flickr, Magic Madzik Learn pasta-making 101 with e EatTable DrinkBar Cooking Series: Tastes of Italy with Chef James Monaci.
Thursday, February 13
Luci's Healthy Marketplace will kick off the EatTable DrinkBar Cooking Series: Tastes of Italy with Chef James Monaci. The six-class series will run through December 2014 and starts with "Pasta and St. Valentine's." The course will teach how to make Spaghetti, Fettuccine and Papardelle, in addition to some from-scratch sauces intended to "orchestrate the flavors, textures and colors." The class will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and costs $39.99 a person. You can sign up and view the complete schedule online.
Christian O'Connell Spend Valentine's at Scottsdale's Petite Maison
Friday, February 14
If nothing on our list of 20 Valentine's Day Dining Options in Metro Phoenix struck your fancy, don't worry because we've got a few more options up our sleeve. Petite Maison in Scottsdale will be serving the annual "Aphrodisiac Valentine's Dinner," with a menu that features "22 scientifically proven aphrodisiac foods." The menu includes Hudson Valley foie gras torchon with fingerling bananas, and five-spice kettle corn, as well as Angus filet mignon, with butter poached crab, and black truffle Hollandaise. The dinner costs $69 a person with wine pairings available for $24. Call 480-991-6887.
A couple more options include:
Taggia at the Firesky Resort
The restaurant will be serving an "Italian-Style" three-course Valentine's Day menu including lobster ravioli with funghi trifolati, saffron and creamed fennel, and raspberry mousse with beet crumble and white chocolate fondata for $50. Call 480-424-6095.
Lon's at the Hermosa Inn
Executive chef James Ducas will be serving a "Sweethearts" menu with scallop "rockafeller," red wine pastrami salmon, and Kobe duo "pot roast" for $75 per person with an optional $35 wine pairing. Call 602-955-07878.
14 E. Pierce St., Phoenix, AZ
1590 E. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix, AZ
5532 N. Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley, AZ
4925 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ
7216 E. Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale, AZ
4225 North Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ