Summer is slowly coming to end as kids head back to school and your favorite football team return to training camp. In Arizona we have a longer summer than most and you still have to stay hydrated and refreshed and Pomelo at The Orchard is helping you do both with their Summer Sippin’ Special! through the end of August.
All day everyday ALL of Pomelo’s specialty cocktails will be $5. This includes cocktails that use top shelf spirits as well.
What a great opportunity to quench your thirst with Pomelo’s 2 signature cocktails Bellissimo and 12th & Barbados. The Bellissimo, is made with Pomelo Vodka, blackberry thyme syrup, fresh grapefruit juice and sparkling wine. 12th & Barbados, made with Plantation 5-year Rum, Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur, fresh lime juice and Mango Reàl.
The arrival of spring last week means longer days and a longer opportunity to enjoy Happy Hour at Pomelo at The Orchard daily from 11 a.m – 6 p.m. No better way to enjoy this great weather indoors or out at this former citrus farm turned restaurant, ice cream and candy store.
Pomelo Happy Hour
During Happy Hour guest can enjoy $5 cocktails, $6 specialty cocktails, $5 glasses of wine, $1 off beers and a menu of special appetizers in the bar and lounge. You can also try the signature Bellissimo cocktail made with Pomelo’s own Pomelo Vodka, Blackberry Thyme syrup, fresh grapefruit juice and sparkling wine.
If a 7 hour Happy Hour isn’t motivating you enough to visit Pomelo maybe these daily specials will.
Monday and Tuesday—All day a pizza and select bottle of wine is just $20.
Wednesday—All day it’s just $10 for two tacos and a house margarita.
Thursday—From open to close a Grass-Fed Burger and Beer is just $13.
Friday—Start the weekend early with happy hour from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the bar and lounge area.
Saturday and Sunday—Brunch is served from until 4 p.m. and there are $5 Mimosas, Bloody Marys or Sangria available.
It’s 10 days until we can kiss 2016 good bye and welcome the excitement 2017 will bring us. Those that like to ring in the new year in style can find plenty of places around Phoenix to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Below is a list of several restaurants that are offering dinner on the big night.
Pomelo at The Orchard
Chef Javi Perez will be serving dinner from 5pm – 10pm on New Year’s Eve with limited seating for the prie fix menu. The cost is $120 per couple with 2 glasses of Veuve Cliquot champagne included. To make reservations call 602-633-2600.
Starters (one to share)
Calamari & Shrimp Fritti—Crispy calamari and shrimp served with pomodoro and buttermilk dressing.
Chef’s Board—Assortment of cured meats, artisanal cheeses with toasted baguettes.
Wedge—Half head of iceberg lettuce, bleu cheese buttermilk dressing, crispy bacon, hard-boiled egg and tomato confit. (suggested wine pairing) Saint Louis Sancerre | 2014, Loire Valley
Specialties (one per person)
New York Strip *MR—(12 oz.) angus beef grilled over Arizona Mesquite served with shrimp in a parmesan sauce, seasonal vegetables and scalloped potatoes.(suggested wine pairing) Poggio alla Guardia Super Tuscan | 2012, Tuscany, Italy
Short Ribs—Braised to perfection served with a peppercorn demi glaze sauce and served with seasonal vegetables and mashed potatoes (suggested wine pairing) Milbrandt Merlot | 2014, Columbia Valley, Washington
Salted caramel cookie—Warm salted caramel over shortbread cookie served with vanilla gelato, chocolate sauce and fresh strawberries. (suggested wine pairing) Veuve Clicquot Rose | NV, Reims, France
Pomelo at The Orchard is part of The Orchard PHX, a two acre venue located at 7100 N 12th St. in Phoenix. http://www.pomelophx.com
Sorso Wine Room
North Scottsdale’s Sorso Wine Room will offer 2 seating’s for their celebration at 6:30 & 8:30. Chef Paige Murphy will prepare a 5 course prie fixe menu with a wine or beer pairing. The cost is $100 per person and includes tax & gratuity. Additional bottles of wine are 1/2 all night. To make a reservation call 480-951-4344. The menu may include the following….
Zuzu will over 2 seatings at 5:30 for $75 per person and 8:00 for $95 per person for a 3 course dinner. Those who attend either dinner are invited to a complimentary rooftop Champagne toast at midnight. Tax, gratuity and alcohol are additional at dinner.
A few of the options for dinner include a choice of a starterhttps://www.hotelvalleyho.com/hotel/hotel-events/new-years-eve, entrée and dessert from a special menu. Delicious options include Lobster Bisque with crème fraiche and brioche croutons, Herb Roasted Wagyu Beef Striploin with roasted fingerling potatoes, and Huckleberry Crème Brulee.
EVO ends 2016 with a 4 course Italian feast starting 4pm going til 2am for $55 per person. The menu below will be the only menu served on New Year’s Eve and those in the bar can order a la carte. To RSVP call 480-265-9814.
3 seatings will be available on New Year’s Eve at Joe’s Midnight Run in central Phoenix. 5:00 & 7:30 seatings are $65 per person and the 10:00 seating is $75 per person and will include party favors and a champagne toast. Reservations can be made by phone at 480-459-4467 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening Course: Choose 1
Pulpo-grilled fingerling potatoes, paprika oil, garlic and lemon
Pomelo , the full service restaurant at The Orchard in Phoenix is now serving brunch on weekends. Don’t worry you can still get non-breakfast menu items such as Grass Fed Burgers and Wood Fired Wings and more. The Brunch menu is being served Sat. and Sun. from 10am-4pm.
Brunch menu items
Below are a few new items to the brunch menu.
Breakfast Pizza – Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, Schreiner’s sausage, peppers, onions, grilled potatoes and two sunny eggs
Migas – Spicy combination of eggs scrambled with jalapeños, chipotle, chorizo, red bell peppers, tortilla chips, mozzarella and fire roasted salsa, served with corn tortillas and grilled potatoes
Veggie Omelet – 3-egg omelet with sautéed mushroom, roasted pepper, asparagus, zucchini, garlic and tomatoes topped with feta and herbs
Biscuits and Gravy – Warm buttermilk biscuits topped with sausage gravy and two sunny eggs served with grilled potatoes
Pomelo Benedict – Poached eggs and shaved black forest ham on buttermilk biscuits topped with hollandaise served with grilled potatoes
Florentine Benedict – Poached eggs, sautéed spinach and tomato on a toasted English muffin topped with hollandaise served with grilled potatoes
Chilaquiles – Crispy corn tostadas with scrambled eggs, smoked pulled pork braised in tomatoes, onions, cilantro, green chili, and mozzarella cheese topped with fire roasted salsa and sour cream
Pomelo & The orchard
Pomelo is part of the 2 acre venue, The Orchard on 12th St. north of Glendale Ave and is housed in a 1920s styled Arizona Territorial House. The property used to be a citrus farm in the early 1900s with more than 80 citrus trees. The 30 foot water tower that was surrounded by the trees still stands at the center of the property. Outdoor dining is available on one of several patios surrounding the restaurant. Catering and private rooms for special events.
The Orchard is located at 7100 N 12th St. Phoenix 85020 (620)633-2600 www.PomeloPhx.com