Category Archives: Scottsdale

ButterBurgers, Frozen Custard and Gift Cards at Culver’s this holiday season.

In addition to ButterBurgers and other menu items Culver’s is featuring the Turtle Concrete Mixer, a Culver’ classic! Indulge in this Creamy Vanilla Fresh Frozen Custard with ribbons of sweet caramel, hardening chocolate and toasted pecan pieces all blended perfectly, and for those looking for a decadent treat try the Raspberry Cheesecake; which is a mix of real raspberries and cheesecake pieces blended in Culver’s frozen custard and If you are a traditionalist try Culver’s Eggnog shake; a mix of the classic taste of eggnog blended with the sweet flavor of Vanilla Fresh Frozen Custard, enjoy for a limited time only now through December 31, 2012.

Theses tasty treats are only offered at all Phoenix Culver’s locations in Arizona for a limited time only. More information can be found at www.culvers.com

For those of you who are searching for the perfect holiday gift be sure to ask your Culver’s Team Member about Culver’s gift cards, available in any amount ranging from $5 to $250 or you can take care of your holiday shopping on your smart phone! Also available for all your holiday gifting needs are Culver’s eGifts, available in amounts of $5, $10, $15, or $20. Spend $25 on any gift card for a limited time, as part of the “Give a Gift, Get a Gift” deal, guests will receive a free Value Basket which includes a ButterBurger® or sandwich with choice of a classic side and medium drink, when a $25 in Gift Cards is purchased for the giving season. And for goodness sake, redeem the offer by end of February 2013!

Peoria:
8271 W Ludlow Dr
Peoria, AZ 85381
PH 623-242-8826

Surprise:
16145 West Bell Rd
Surprise, AZ 85374
PH 623-218-6575

Avondale:
1025 N Avondale Blvd
Avondale, AZ 85323
PH 623-792-8649

Casa Grande:
Culver’s of Casa Grande, AZ
2453 E Florence Blvd
Casa Grande, AZ 85194
PH 520-426-4225

Scottsdale:
8668 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
PH 480-636-8480

Glendale:
5127 N 99th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85305
PH 623-328-9282

Mesa:
Greenfield
1841 S Greenfield Rd
Mesa, AZ 85206
PH 480-892-2430

Mesa:
1909 S. Country Club Dr
Mesa, AZ 85210
PH 480-733-5330

Phoenix:
Cave Creek
20835 N Cave Creek Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85024
PH 602-788-1616

Phoenix:
Camelback
825 E. Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85014
PH 602-595-7876

Phoenix:
Metro Center
10225 N 28th Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85051
PH 602-861-2000

Phoenix:
Paradise Valley Mall
4506 E Cactus Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
PH 602-889-5057

Phoenix:
Deer Valley
1825 W. Deer Valley Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85027
PH 623-580-4567

Chandler:
3155 W Ray Rd
Chandler, AZ 85226
PH 480-268-7249

CHOMPIE’S COOKING UP TRADITIONAL CHANUKAH DINNER FOR DINE IN OR TO GO

Traditional Chanukah dinner prepared from scratch available after 4 pm during all 8 nights of Chanukah.

Chompie’s Chicken w/ Matzoball soup

Chanukah — the eight-day Festival of Lights in which Jewish people celebrate the triumph of light over darkness, begins on December 8th and runs through December 16th of 2012. Chompie’s, Arizona’s New York Deli is once again providing the traditional Chanukah dinner for diners to eat in or take out.

The made from scratch Chanukah meal includes:

• Tender Sliced Beef Brisket with Gravy, or Savory Roasted Chicken, or Apricot Glazed Chicken

• Famous Matzo Ball Soup

• Potato Latkes with Applesauce

• String Beans Amandine

• Fresh-Baked Dinner Rolls

• Homemade Holiday Cookies

The Chanukah meal is only $15.95 per person.

Traditional Chanukah foods such as Crispy Potato Latke’s, Brisket of Beef, Matzo Ball Soup, Chanukah Cookies and more are also available for purchase by the pound, pint or piece.

Pre-order full course Chanukah to-go meal packages serving 12-15 people for $169.95 with 24-hour notice by contacting the Chompie’s nearest you.

Chompie’s Chanukah menus are available at www.chompies.com.

Chompie’s is also selling Chompie’s gift cards good for the purchase of food for dine in or take out or in-store merchandise at Chompie’s. Anyone who purchases $50 in Chompie’s gift cards will receive an additional $10 Chompie’s gift card for free. Gift cards are available to purchase at all four Chompie’s Phoenix area restaurants and on www.chompies.com.

Holiday Wine Tasting Party with Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market

Find Gift Ideas and New Favorites at The Thumb

Is it possible to relax and do your holiday shopping? Chuck Hesson of Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market thinks so. All you need is glass of good wine and noshes. Hesson, the Cellar Master for Tom’s Thumb, is hosting a Wine Tasting Party on Thursday, November 29 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm to prove his point. He’ll share five wines from the gas-station-turned-corner-market. Guests will also enjoy appetizers from the award-winning Bistro and snacks from some of the market’s artisan products.

The tasting starts with a sparkling wine, perfect to pop open on New Year’s Eve, and features two white wines and two red wines. Cost is $15 for those who pay in advance or $20 at the door. Guests can arrive at anytime from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Reservations can be made by calling the market at 480-513-8186.

And if guests like what they taste, everything is for sale to take home that night. Holiday shopping completed!

Thursday, November 29
5:30 – 7:30 pm
$15 paid reservation
$20 at the door

Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market
9393 E. Bell Rd. • Scottsdale 85260
480-513-8186

www.TomsThumbFreshMarket.com

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market with BBQ and beer from Grand Canyon Brewing Co.

Leafs turning colors, football and baseballs playoffs in full swing are just some of the things that happen in the month of October. It’s also Oktoberfest when beer is on the brain and Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market www.TomsThumbFreshMarket.com is celebrating with its 1st beer dinner on October 18th. This 4 course dinner pairs Chef Trudie’s BBQ with beers from Grand Canyon Brewing Co. The dinner is part Tom’s “101 & Bell” classes. Brian Udvardi from World Class Beverages will be on hand to discuss the beers. Guests will enjoy a four-course meal from 6:30 – 8pm. Cost for dinner is $36 per person. Pre-paid reservations are required and can be by calling or visiting the market (480-513-8186 / 9393 E. Bell Rd., Scottsdale).

Below is the pairing menu.

Artichoke-Parmesan stuffed Jalapeño wrapped in Prosciutto

Grand Canyon Pilsner

Butternut Squash Soup with Smoked Pulled Pork, Chipotle Crema and Pepitas

Grand Canyon Sunset Amber

Sliced Smoked Brisket over Black Beans served with Fiesta Slaw and Jalapeño Cornbread

Grand Canyon IPA

Harvest Pumpkin Cake with Pumpkin Porter-Agave reduction

Grand Canyon Pumpkin Porter

Bungalow Bar & Grill is newly remodeled and has some new menu items.

During the dog days of summer old town Scottsdale’s Bungalow Bar & Grill www.bungalowbarandgrill.com embarked on some remodeling and menu changes. Adding booths and tables to the upper dining area as well as new lighting and a new sound system were just a few of the changes. Knocking out the front wall to add a roll up front wall, large screen TVs and contemporary colors were added to the 8-year-old Bungalow.

Bungalows Salmon Club

Bungalow’s Pear Salad

Some of the new menu items include a Turkey burger ($10.50), Grilled Salmon Club Sandwich ($11), Bungalow’s Pear Salad ($11) and on the dinner menu the Tempura Stuffed Chicken ($16) that is stuffed with shrimp, mushrooms, spinach, mozzarella cheese and red bell peppers and comes with rice and Mandarin Orange sauce.
Bungalow Bar & Grill is at 4360 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale AZ. 85251 (480)994-1888

Tempura stuffed chicken

Ferrari’s, Lamborghini’s and breakfast at Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market in Scottsdale.

Fast cars and good food are just 2 of America’s favorite past times. On the morning of Saturday, Sept. 22nd the 2 come together as Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market welcomes The Ferrari Club of America Desert Region, The AZ Lamborghini Club and Scuderia Southwest. Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market has been voted one of Phoenix Magazine’s Best New Restaurants in the Valley and Ferrari’s and Lamborghini’s are some of the most exotic cars made.

Local car enthusiast and collectors will cruise the Scottsdale streets to Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market Place to display their beautiful pieces of rolling art.

Gas, check. Coffee, check. Breakfast, check. Detailed Car Washes with the crew in white jump suits, check. Tom’s Thumb has everything these auto devotees could want on an early Saturday morning.

Chef Tudie has whipped up a wide variety of breakfast items to accompany the coffee bar including whole grain waffles-served with maple or agave syrup for $5.99, a BLT with apple wood smoked bacon, fried egg, crisp lettuce, fresh sliced tomatoes and aioli on lightly toasted whole grain artisan bread with shoestring fries for $7.99, Breakfast Tacos with flour tortillas, pico de gallo and a side of chipotle salsa Potato, Egg and Cheese for $4.99.

This is a great time to come and bring the whole family out to view one-of-a-kind automobiles such as the Lamborghini Countach & Diablo, the Ferrari 512TR, the Porsche 996 Twin Turbo, and many more exotics and vintage cars. These are the type of automobiles you will typically see at Barrett Jackson and Russo Steele in January!

So bring your camera and your appetite. This just the start of some of the Fall activities planned at Tom’s Thumb for your family and your car.

Saturday, September 22nd
7:30am-9:30am

Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market is at 9393 E. Bell Road on the Southwest corner of 94th and Bell in North Scottsdale. The market is open from 6 am – 10pm. Pumps are open 24 hours. Contact Tom’s online at TomsThumbFreshMarket.com and at 480-513-8186 or on Facebook (toms-thumb-fresh-market) and the Twitter (@thethumb1).

Beer & a nosh every Wednesday in August at Graze Desert Grille at Zona Resorts in Scottsdale

Graze Desert Grille has some great craft beer & food pairings this month every Wednesday evening. With representatives on hand to speak about the beer paired with executive chef Keith Osmundson’s locally sourced cuisine should make for a cool and refreshing evening on these hot summer nights. Hurry, seats are limited to 18 people per week.