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THE SCENE  I am a lot of things, but two things I certainly am not are a beer drinker and a vegan. I often wish I could be both! Life – especially concerts, dive bars, festivals and my alcohol budget – would be so much easier if I loved beer. While I can find merit in a porter or stout redolent of chocolate, coffee or caramel, or in a fruity light beer like Papago Orange Blossom, I’d always rather skip the brew in favor...

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Photo courtesy The Golden Pineapple Craft Lounge    Sure, you know Craft 64 is going to bring the beer. It’s their raison d’etre. Same with Arizona Wilderness, Pedal Haus and other gleaming temples of brew-craft that happen to also serve food. But finding a top-shelf beer list is a bit trickier when you limit the conversation to traditional restaurants. Here are seven that have ascended to elite status on the stealth. Philadelphia Sandwich Company Lots...

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Bruschetta trio | Photo by Leah LeMoine THE SCENE  North Phoenix’s 32 Shea is both the worst and the best place to drink and dine during a pandemic. Its famously cozy (OK, a bit cramped) interior is anathema for social distancing, so only a handful of people at a time can be seated inside. The petite coffee shop and eatery’s idyllic patio is another story. Outdoor dining is easy, breezy and beautiful (CoverGirl ref intended) in the lush outdoor oasis, which boasts gobs of greenery, a Buddha statue, a constellation of string lights and plentiful umbrellas. It’s dog-friendly, too.  ...

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Damien Kanser and Jonathan Coppins aim to make wine accessible to everyone and close the gap between the beer and wine worlds. The business partners and best friends are well-versed when it comes to wine – Coppins was the winemaker at Su Vino Winery in Scottsdale for 10 years and Kanser worked in the distribution and sales of high-end wines for 15 years. “We’re two really big wine guys who figured it was time to...

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With the suspension of large events and many of our favorite Valley venues shut down until further notice, it’s time to get creative when it comes to things to do. Here are five things to see, do, eat and drink over the weekend and next week. 1. Get a jumpstart on your Halloween staycation. It’s almost spooky season! Great Wolf Lodge is celebrating early this fall with a scary good deal this Monday, September 14. The...

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