Are you a tea drinker? TeaTime in Downtown Scottsdale is the perfect place to explore over 100 loose-leaf teas from around the world, including flavored black tea varieties, herbal blends, green teas, oolongs, rooibos, and white teas. Some of their top sellers are Champagne Raspberry White Tea, Hazelnut Black Tea, and Blood Orange South African Rooibos Tea.
We love Robert Black of Fashion by Robert Black. The man knows style, and has an amazing collection of one-of-a-kind vintage pieces. Get his tips on how to incorporate fun, vintage accessories into modern summer outfits. All of the accessories pictured are from Robert’s store in Downtown Scottsdale, and model Kirin of FORD/Robert Black Agency (a.k.a. Red Haute Mama) provided her own wardrobe.
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On Saturday, June 20, cool off with Scottsdale Beer Palooza. This celebration of beer is happening indoors at WestWorld from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and will feature over 30 breweries, fun games, and more. Sample craft brews from Four Peaks, SanTan, Oskar Blues, Mudshark, Prescott, New Belgium, Mike Hess, Rogue, Nimbus, Odell, and more. Find some new favorites? You can purchase all of the beers at the SBP Beer Store. They’ll also be serving up a beer-friendly menu of sausages, pizza, nachos, and burgers.
Arizona Restaurant Week is almost here! With over 100 restaurants participating, it’s the perfect chance to get out and explore the local dining scene. Three-course, pre-fixe menus are offered at $33 or $44, May 15-25. At ZuZu, we’ll be serving a three-course menu with a glass of wine or beer for $33, plus tax and gratuity. Choose from favorites like our Braised Beef Short Rib and Peanut Butter Crunch Bar. Make your reservation soon. Call 480.421.7997 or book online.
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Recently I had a chance to revisit an old Valley favorite, the original Aunt Chilada’s Mexican restaurant. It was built on the foundation of the only general store that served the laborers at the Rico Mercury Mine over 100 years ago. The men, dreamy-eyed and intoxicated from inhaling the mercury vapors were said to be returning from the “Dreamy Draw”. After the repeal of prohibition, the land’s owners were granted the first liquor license in Arizona.