Gather ’round, cocktail fans, for the 4th annual Arizona Cocktail Week! Sample tasty concoctions from bars across the U.S., enhance your cocktail expertise, and browse the latest and greatest tonics and bitters.
The free Scottsdale Day Tripper is a great way to get around town, connecting Downtown and North Scottsdale now through April 1! The trolley departs from Scottsdale Fashion Square every 15 minutes from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., then heads north on Scottsdale Road, making stops at The Shops at Gainey Village, Kierland Commons, Scottsdale Quarter, the Scottsdale Promenade, and the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Visit the website to see the full route map and plan your trip.
Arizona is becoming known for its grape-growing regions and wine production. So it was only a matter of time before the wine tasting rooms followed. Some of the best grape-growing conditions are in the Chiricahua Mountains about four hours south of Scottsdale, a little far to go for a wine tasting. So Curt Dunham and Peggy Fiandaca have brought their wine to us and Scottsdale has its first completely local estate wine tasting room!
Downtown Scottsdale just got more fun with the opening of The King! From the owners of The Little Woody and The Vig, this new spot offers games, drinks, and food in a laid-back atmosphere.
The space is dark, cozy, and filled with over 30 paintings by Arizona artist Joe Pagac featuring various pop culture “kings”. Grab a friend for a Skee Ball match or a round of Foosball. Or hit the arcade games, …
Bootleggers Modern American Smokehouse opened this location (their second) in 2013. The décor is a cool mix of modern and rustic, and there is a lovely patio with a fireplace, smoker, and twinkle lights. As soon as you walk into the restaurant, you can smell the delicious aroma of barbecue.
Chef Brian Dean and Mixologist Jason Horton (formerly of T. Cook’s) serve upscale barbecue and delicious cocktails. They have over 20 craft beers and …