Wink 24

Wink24 at Biltmore Fashion Park

Have you been to the new Wink24 at Biltmore Fashion Park? It’s an eclectic space with a lovely patio. Owner and chef Fernanda Borlettie serves up wood-fired pizza, paninis, salads and charcuterie.


We sampled a tasting menu showcasing some of their specialty items such as Roasted Barbabietole, Spicy Meatballs and Zucchine Fritte…all delicious. I also loved the Roasted Parsnip and Pecorino Salad with crisp bacon and green apples.

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Teaspressa + Ruze Cake House

Teaspressa is a delightful new spot in Downtown Scottsdale that offers “tea inspired by coffee”. While they’ve been serving their delicious drinks at Tea & Toast Co. inside the DeSoto Central Market in Downtown Phoenix for a year, this is Teaspressa’s first stand-alone location.


The new shop is a collaboration with Jessica Boutwell of Ruze Cake House, and serves their wonderful treats, made with local and sustainable ingredients. You’ll …


Take a Road Trip to Globe

Looking for a unique day trip? Explore the historic town of Globe, less than two hours from Downtown Scottsdale. Located at the foot of the Pinal Mountains in east-central Arizona, it was founded as a mining town in 1876. There is a lot to explore as you driving along US 60. Be sure to stop at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, a stunning 323-acre botanical garden that was founded in the 1920s by a mining magnate. You will also pass the small towns of Superior, Miami and Claypool. The scenery is beautiful as …

Light My Fire

ZuZu’s Fall Cocktail Lineup

Three cheers for ZuZu’s three fall cocktails. Stop in to the lounge or the restaurant September through December to try them for $12 each. We’re serving up the best flavors of the season, to complement our menu of signature drinks. Don’t forget about our weekly wine and whiskey tastings, where you can imbibe and learn something new. Check out our complete calendar of delicious events and plan your next ZuZu visit.

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Rock the Guac

Get Ready to Rock the Guac

Celebrate National Guacamole Day at Rock the Guac, where the Valley’s top chefs will be competing for the title of Top Guac. The event is Friday, September 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., held here at our Sands venue and hosted by the founders of the Arizona Taco Festival. Enjoy all the guac you can eat, snacks, two Patron margaritas or Corona cervezas, and live music.

Rock the Guac

Participating chefs include our own Chef Justin Pfeilsticker …