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  Photo courtesy Hotel Valley Ho    All the news that’s fit to nosh. Cerveza vs. Vino: Beer or wine? “Why not both?” to quote my hedonistic partner. ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho continues The Versus Series next week with a Beer vs. Wine dinner. Homegrown Four Peaks Brewing Company will be pitted against California’s The Prisoner Wine Company in head-to-head pairings with four courses. This dinner’s lineup includes a duck and citrus salad, Wagyu beef cheek with purple yam purée and a decadent chocolate mousse bar with whipped ganache pudding, each paired with one...

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Photo courtesy Arizona Biltmore   All the news that’s fit to nosh.  Happy Pride: Today marks the start of Pride month, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, and the Arizona Biltmore has some fun stuff planned. Every night in June, from 9-10 p.m., a five-minute rainbow light show will start every 15 minutes at the resort’s new Spire Bar. Iconic Love, In Color will display from the 30-foot Spire Art Installation, trellis and water fountains. Colorful food and drink specials include the Love Makes the World Go Round cocktail...

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Restaurants realize that sometimes you just need to do it for the ‘gram. Heck, Highball has a whole section of its menu dedicated to Instagrammable cocktails, and there are tons of eateries around the Valley with aesthetic atmospheres and photogenic fare. Here’s a handful to inspire your next hashtag. JOJO Coffeehouse @jojocoffeehouse We featured the mimosa and coffee flights at JOJO on the blog last fall and we still can’t get over how cute the...

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UnderTow was one of Scottsdale’s premier bars before its closure in December due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. However, that didn’t mean its staff was done working. A new UnderTow pop-up recently opened at Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale. I took a visit to see how the Valley’s standout tiki bar has fared during the sea changes. Location 6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale Opened: January 2021 The Scene: This tropical oasis feels like you’re taking...

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