Looking for a cool refresher with a little kick? This cocktail from Thirsty Lion Pub and Grill packs a nice punch, balanced by the soothing fizz of ginger beer. Sounds like just the ticket after a long week at the office.
Erbert and Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop, a national fast-casual sandwich chain offering subs and gourmet soups, is opening its first Arizona location at 117 E. Fifth Street in Tempe in mid-September. Entrepreneurs Brad and Gillienne Budde, ages 26 and 21, will be co-managing the store. The husband-and-wife duo hope to open two more Erbert & Gerbert’s locations in the area by the end of 2015.
High school football season, that annual rite of fall, is upon us. The game is only part of the experience for football fans. It’s also about getting together with people in your community, before, during and after the contest.
As the Valley’s fight against the summer heat enters its final leg, another battle has begun — the Gelato Wars. Throughout August, 10 Valley chefs are competing to find the next best flavor of Italian ice cream — and customers get to be the judge.
Thursday marks IPA Day, when beer connoisseurs celebrate the popular bitter brew. Several East Valley bars and breweries are offering special events and beers on Aug. 7, providing beer drinkers with a plethora of choices for enjoying a pint or two of hoppy India pale ale. Here are a few of the options:
There’s a new spot to grab a sweet breakfast or cool afternoon drink in northeast Mesa. Dutch Donut Factory, which opened at the end of May on Power Road across from Fremont Junior High School, offers about 30 styles of doughnuts daily, plus smoothies and nondairy slushes, hot and iced coffees, and — perhaps most buzzworthy — boba teas.