Don’t forget, you can check out our Events Directory for a full list of Foodie events happening this week and other upcoming things to do.
HOCO FEST HAPPY HOUR
Thursday, September 1 – Sunday, September 4
311 E. Congress St.
HOCO Fest is all weekend long and so is their happy hour! From 5 – 7 p.m. each day, enjoy drink specials and complimentary samples from their sponsors. The festival itself includes musical performances, DJ sets, panels and discussions, experimental after parties, daytime pool parties, regional vendors, art installations, food and beverage tastings, and of course, Sonoran Desert culture.
STORYBOOK MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS DINNER WITH JERRY SEPS
Thursday, September 1
3719 E. Speedway Blvd.
Feast is excited to be serving a wine dinner featuring Zinfandel, all Zinfandel, and nothing but Zinfandel with Jerry Seps, owner/winemaker of Storybook Mountain Vineyards.
The menu will include savory items such as chicory and onion rubbed confit of duck thighs, white pepper-crusted short ribs, and koji-cured pork tenderloin — all served with Storybook Mountain Vineyards zinfandels.
Cost: $100 plus tax and gratuity. There are only 40 seats available and they’re going fast. Call (520) 326-9363 to make your reservation.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD DWTN OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING
Saturday, September 3 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
61 E. Congress St.
The Neighborhood’s newest location has taken over the former H2O Discotec spot at 61 E. Congress St., and after weeks of hosting soft openings, the crew is ready for its official Grand Opening. They’ll be celebrating their grand opening this weekend by giving away free burgers to each person that comes in from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
To learn more about their new downtown spot, check out our recent article.
APPLE ANNIE’S APPLE HARVEST CELEBRATION
Saturday – Monday, September 3 – 5 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
2081 W. Hardy Rd.
If you’re looking to get out of town, go apple picking. Apple Annie’s is continuing their Apple Harvest Celebration.
Start your day off with a visit to the Orchard Grill where you will find Apple Annie’s famous Pancake Breakfast from 8 – 10:30 a.m. Enjoy freshly made pancakes with hot apple topping or cider syrup. Enjoy a stroll to the orchards where you can take your pick of the best tree-ripened apples in Arizona. After making memories in the orchard taking pictures and picking apples, enjoy a freshly baked slice of our famous, homemade apple pie or apple crumb pie in the beautiful orchards.
MADRE MEZCAL TASTING AT WESTBOUND!
Saturday, September 3rd from 5 – 7 p.m.
267 S. Avenida del Convento
Swing by Westbound this Saturday 5 – 7 p.m. for a complementary mezcal tasting with Madre Mezcal — an artisanal mezcal made by hand in Oaxaca, Mexico. Looking for a little more? Join a workshop with our neighbors at Bloom Maven that begins with a tasting of Madre Mezcal at Westbound and includes a workshop on Cactus Potting at Bloom Maven.
TUCSON KNIFE FIGHT – semi-final round
Monday, September 5 at 8 p.m.
402 E. 9th St.
The Knife Fight semi-finals are going down! Join the ruckus at The Coronet this Monday, 9/5 as the chefs and bartenders fight it out.