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Enjoy Chili from Top Local Chefs and Much More at the KidsRead Party

Join us and emcee Pat McMahon for the KidsRead HOT Chili Cool blues ART Party on Sunday, November 24! Enjoy chili prepared by some of the best chefs in the Valley, including our own Justin Pfeilsticker. Dance to the blues of Cold Shott & The Hurricane Horns featuring harmonica great Bob Corritore, and bid on fabulous art, dinners, jewelry, and more.

Chef Justin Pfeilsticker

The event …

The Scottsdale Old Town Farmers’ Market Returns for Fall

Fall is here, which means the Scottsdale Old Town Farmers’ Market is back! If you haven’t been, add this to your to-do list. The market has super-fresh produce from many farmers from around the Valley. Walking through the market, you can enjoy samples and get ideas for a delightful meal at home.

Aside from fruits and vegetables, you can also get wonderful jams, honeys, salsas, cheeses, and much more. Don’t forget to bring home a bunch of fresh-cut flowers. Stop by the market …

Halloween Cocktail Recipe: The Caramel Apple

When you think of Halloween, what flavors come to mind? Our head mixologist, Samantha Rogers, immediately thought of caramel apples, which led to the creation of this festive concoction. Stop in to the ZuZu Lounge or the restaurant now through October 31 to try this liquid treat ($12). Or, you can also make it at home!

Caramel Apple

The Caramel Apple

Ingredients
3/4 oz. Stoli Vanilla vodka
3/4 …

Savor Wines from Napa Valley’s Freemark Abbey at our October Chef’s Table

Every month, we host a Monday Night Chef’s Table where we celebrate food and drink with a special four-course menu paired with beverages. On Monday, October 7, our special guest will be Freemark Abbey, a renowned Napa Valley winery. 

The history of Freemark Abbey began in 1886 when Josephine Marlin Tychson became the first woman to build and operate a winery in California. In 1939, after the repeal of prohibition, the winery was purchased by three businessmen from Southern California, Albert …