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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.

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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.

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 …

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.

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Global Fare at Sel in Downtown Scottsdale

Sel is a wonderful new restaurant in Downtown Scottsdale, serving up food that is “global, simple, and delivers a punch”. From the moment you walk in, you know that you are in store for something special. They feature artisan cocktails, a fine wine list and a prix-fixe menu that changes weekly. You can also order a la carte.

Sel

Among the dishes we sampled were the Squash Blossom …