From January, 2011

Craft Beer Dinner Series

Tuesday          February 22nd, 2011 – O Dell Brewing Co Fort Collins, Colorado Wednesday   February 23rd, 2011 – Papago Brewing Co Scottsdale, Arizona Thursday       February 24th, 2011 – Bell’s Brewery Kalamazoo, Michigan All Dinners are $50 per person++ Reception at 6:30 followed by Dinner at 7:00 Seats are very limited, please make reservations 480.990.2433

Arizona Highways voted the Best Restaurants of 2010

Atlas Bistro Scottsdale Bringing your own couldn’t be easier at this tiny, romantic BYOB, tucked inside AZ Wine Co., the Valley’s best wine shop. Buy a bottle in the shop and the corkage fee at Atlas is waived.***   Chef Josh Riesner (who changes the seasonal, locally focused menu constantly) is sure to prepare something wine-friendly and shockingly good — maybe a pork porterhouse with pumpkin purée, sauerkraut, bacon and maple demiglâce. If Death by Elvis (a ridiculous dessert involving chocolate, peanut butter, bananas and bacon) is available, try it. Or “settle” for sautéed figs with brown butter-almond pound cake…

Smart Kitchen Review

http://www.smartkitchen.com/blog/ At Last — Atlas Bistro I have a Know-It-All-Friend, the kind who actually knows a lot and isn’t afraid to let you know he knows it. We shoot the breeze and share recommendations on wines, beers, foods and swap samples of our latest creations. His Peanut Butter Pumpkin Pie was pretty good. My Orange Chiffon Thanksgiving Pie, would have been shared in return, except none of it survived the holiday. The “Exclusive” Dining Room Dak, (who I’ve learned to credit for his accurate opinions in all things but politics) opines and had been pushing me to try a smaller place…