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An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Beam Suntory Cocktail Dinner at Okra

  • Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails 5813 North 7th Street Phoenix, AZ, 85014 United States (map)

Say three cheers to Bourbon Heritage Month with a gourmet three-course cocktail paired dinner at Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Famed for its award-winning modern American South fare and craft cocktails including a seasonal Mint Julep menu, Okra is the perfect place to celebrate America's most famed spirit with a one-night-only dinner featuring Beam Suntory brand of bourbons for $55++ per person. The three-course feast will include dishes such as chef Cullen Campbell's take on Brunswick stew made with quail, BBQ bone marrow and chicken skins, or house-made sausage from Little Miss BBQ. Meanwhile, Mixologist Micah Olson will be shaking up delights featuring Beam Suntory brands such as a Pecan Wood Smoke Knob Creek Manhattan. Plus, Beam Suntory Master Mixologist Bobby Gleason will be on hand to discuss the spirits. Yum! For reservations, call 602-296-4147.

1st Course
Brussels Sprouts, Dates, Pecans & House made Ranch
Knob Creek Rye, Rosemary, Apple, Almond, Lemon & Mi Casa Bitters

2nd Course
Little Miss BBQ Sausage, Grits & Pickle Slaw
Jim Beam Bonded, Carrot, Ginger, Lemon & Cayenne

3rd Course
Brunswick Stew, Quail, BBQ Bone Marrow & Chicken Skins
Pecan Wood Smoked Knob Creek Manhattan

Bourbon & Peanut Butter Balls