5 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

Categories: Weekend Eats

Diana Lustig
Sierra Bontia Grill and Catering served Scott Bissel's slow smoked beef tenderloin, with green chile, cheddar mashed potatoes, and gunpowder au jus at Devoured 2013.
Devoured Phoenix Culinary Classic
Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2

The culinary event of the year is finally here, which means this weekend dozens of the Valley's best chefs will gather at the Phoenix Art Museum for the annual Devoured Culinary Classic. Catch restaurants including Clever Koi, FnB, Roka Akor, and Crudo for a day of food and drink tastings from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on both days. We're particularly looking forward to a preview of the menu for the soon to open Pink Pony in Scottsdale and a taste of something new from Nocawich in Phoenix. The event will take place rain or shine, so if you're heading out Saturday don't forget your umbrella. For more information check the Devoured website.

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Jonathan McNamara
Beer lovers at the Great Arizona Beer Festival at Tempe Beach Park in 2010.
The Great Arizona Beer Festival
Saturday, March 1

The 26th annual Great Arizona Beer Festival is going down this Saturday at Tempe Town Lake. The craft beer event will feature more than 200 beers from more than 50 breweries from all over the state, country, and globe. General admission tickets cost $45 a person and include a sample cup and 24 tickets to exchange for beer samples. The festival starts at 2 p.m. and the last pour will be at 5:45. Designated driver tickets are also available. For more information -- and to see the complete list of breweries and beers -- visit the Great Arizona Beer Festival website.

Location Info

Los Dos Molinos

260 S. Alma School Road, Mesa, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Sweet Republic

9160 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Heard Museum

2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Tempe Community Market

730 North Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ

Category: General

Tempe Town Lake

620 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ

Category: General

Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

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