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  • January 2014
  • 8 Posts

Kimber Lanning of Local First Arizona Shares Her Favorite Spots in the Valley

We sat down with Kimber Lanning to find out about her favorite local places around town. She’s the founder and executive director of Local First Arizonaand also owns Stinkweeds and Modified Arts. We’re a proud member of Local First, a non-profit that supports local businesses to help build vibrant communities.

Kimber Lanning

What is your favorite coffee shop?
My big secret is …

A Vintage Valentine’s Day

Hotel Valley Ho has been a hideaway since 1956 (Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood even got married here in ’57). Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a candlelit dinner at ZuZu, spa packages, and more.

Dinner at ZuZu
Order off the regular menu or choose from specials like Tempura Shrimp & Lobster, Pan Seared Halibut, and a Dessert Trio for Two. We’re also featuring a few deals on cocktails and Champagne. Make your reservation online or at 480.421.7997 (dinner …

Enjoy Wines from the Renowned Hahn Winery at our February Chef’s Table

On Monday, February 3, make plans at ZuZu for an evening of food and wine featuring Hahn Winery of Monterey County, California. For Paul Clifton, winemaking started with the yearning to make a career change from firefighting. One day, he discovered winemaking equipment in his grandparents’ basement that they used during prohibition, and meticulously brought it back to working order. He now crafts the amazing wines at Hahn, and will be our guest of honor for the evening. His extensive experience and expertise with cool-climate-grape varieties …

Enjoy a Chuck Wagon Cookout Under the Stars

Last night was a lovely evening under a clear and starlit sky in the desert of North Scottsdale. It was hard to believe we were only minutes from high-end resorts and restaurants! We were surrounded on all sides by beautiful mountains — the McDowell Mountains, Weaver’s Needle, and Four Peaks.

Brett’s Desert Adventures showed us the ultimate cowboy experience. We were greeted at the ranch by Brett Barker, who had green chili quesadillas and beverages waiting for us. He then set to work …