Everything about Scottsdale’s Hi-Fi Kitchen screams “hipper than thou,” from the vintage stereo-speaker wall to the blacklight mural depicting Abraham Lincoln in Ray-Bans to the dozen-plus “Lo-Phat” alcoholic milkshakes. Kung Fu cinephiles will especially appreciate the Drunken Monkey milkshake, inspired by the eponymous Shaolin martial art.
Start with 8-10 oz. of vanilla soft-serve in a metal mixing tumbler. Measure and pour in ¾ oz. banana vodka and ¼ oz. Frangelico, which will react with the milk proteins in the ice cream. Karate chop ¼ of a fresh banana into the mix. Whip the contents into submission with a drink mixer, or – if your kitchen isn’t quite as swank as Hi-Fi’s loaded bar – use a blender. Whipped cream and chocolate syrup deliver a final roundhouse kick.
Hi-Fi Kitchen & Cocktails
4420 N. Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale
Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles’ Kool-Aid based cocktail is dino-mite. ...
The Walking Stick
Counter Intuitive’s bright cocktail makes perfect sense. ...
The Dirty Commie
Get in a pickle with this cocktail from Milk Bar. ...
I Thought of This While Riding My Bicycle
Inspired by the Tour de France, Queen’s 1978 hit single “Bicycle Race” seemed pretty innocent with its cutesy lyrics and pop culture references. ...
Ginger ale and ginger beer play supporting roles in cocktail culture, most notably in vintage “bucks” like the Moscow Mule. ...
Search our directory from over
400 restaurants in over
20 culinary categories!