DIG Scottsdale Culinary Scene
DIG Scottsdale Culinary Scene

Check Out The Scottsdale Food Scene

In the next month, there is a smorgasbord of delights coming our way! With the gorgeous Spring weather, everyone wants to be outside. It’s definitely festival season here in the Valley of the Sun.

DIG Scottsdale Cocktail Society
DIG Scottsdale Cocktail Society

Cocktail Society: Shaken Not Stirred

First up is this weekend’s Scottsdale Culinary Festival. The event kicks off with the Scottsdale Cocktail Society on Friday night. If you’re looking for something to do, grab some tickets and go see some serious mixologists doing their thing!

DIG Scottsdale Where Tacos Are An Art Form
DIG Scottsdale Where Tacos Are An Art Form

Scottsdale Culinary Festival

This two day event is the last in the series of big foodie events put on by The Scottsdale League For The Arts this spring. Saturday and Sunday brings out over 40 restaurants which is a great opportunity to check out some places you may have never been to yet. Some of the restaurants that will be participating are below.

DIG Scottsdale Mixologists Work Their Magic Weekly
DIG Scottsdale Mixologists Work Their Magic Weekly

Tiki Tiki Ho Ho Luau at The Valley Ho

This event is so fun to say how could it not be a good time? April 12-24, 2019 is the time frame that the Valley Ho has the Tiki Oasis. You can participate in tiki seminars, parties every day, a Tiki marketplace to buy stuff and much more. Grab an evening resort pass for a rooftop sunset soiree, visit the Tiki nightclub, have poolside cocktails and participate in exclusive suite parties.

DIG Scottsdale Tiki Tiki Ho Ho Luau Cocktails
DIG Scottsdale Tiki Tiki Ho Ho Luau Cocktails

More Events Than You Can Attend

There are so many great events happening during the Nirvana Wine and Food Festival that you will want to not eat for a week before just to be able to try everything. This event happens Wednesday through Sunday April 24-28, 2019 and is held primarily at the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain.

DIG Scottsdale Nirvana Rose Parte
DIG Scottsdale Nirvana Rose Parte

Rose All Day? Yessssssssssssssssss!

You can start your day off right at Nirvana’s Food and Wine Festival by visiting the Rosé Parté. Nirvana’s celebration of rosé moves to the iconic Wrigley Mansion pairing rosé alongside delectable culinary creations by some of the top chefs in the country. The chefs you will see at the parté​​Christopher Gross, Robert Irvine, Libby Lingua, Mel Mecinas, Matt Carter, James Porter, Michael John Coe, Lindsay Autrey, Walter Sterling, Andrea Tuck, Andrea Moreno, Chris Nelson, Jeff Jackson, Paul Boehmer, Kayla Szeliga and Clarrisa Robinson.

DIG Scottsdale Dorian I had the roasted hare
DIG Scottsdale Dorian in Old Town – This is my I’m having bunny face.

​Arizona Restaurant Week Spring Edition

One of my favorite food events happens twice a year. The AZ Restaurant Week Spring edition is May 17-26, 2019. You can see my articles on the Dorian and Second Story Liquor Bar from last winter’s restaurant week. Restaurants are still signing up to be part of this amazing celebration of restaurants around the Valley so stay tuned for updates.

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