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 …

Visit Touchstone Gallery during ArtWalk

Last Thursday, I took a stroll in the Scottsdale Arts District, viewing fabulous galleries and tasting delicious food during the weekly ArtWalk event. I ventured into a lovely place called Touchstone Gallery on Marshall Way. It had not just art but also great jewelry, home décor, and unbelievable minerals and fossils. You can see beautiful amethyst geodes, exquisitely preserved woolly mammoth tusks, and petrified wood.

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