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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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Don Julio Tequila Dinner at Nook

  • Nook Kitchen 15 East Monroe Street Phoenix, AZ, 85004 United States (map)
Photo: Don Julio

Photo: Don Julio

Nook Kitchen, located inside the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Phoenix, will offer a Don Julio cocktail dinner on August 2. Guests will enjoy five courses, as well as a variety of cocktails. Cost: $55++ per person

First Course:
Grilled nopales and
 lengua de vaca consomme
Don Julio Reposado, Himalayan salt cordial, kaffir lime oil, cayenne flake

Second Course:
Chef LaRosa’s deconstructed Chili Relleno
 Poblano, Oaxaca queso, tomato chili chutney, tequila pomegranate gastrique
Don Julio 70 Clara Anejo, dry orange curacao, spanish dry vermouth, blood orange sour

Third Course:
Watermelon, tequila & lime shaved ice

Fourth Course: 
Braised pollo de muslo,
 maiz de la calle, maseca, mole, frijoles negros a la hoya
Don Julio 1942, fermented masa, tamarindo, guanabana liqueur, fresh lime

Fifth Course:
Mexican inspired chocolate flan
 with cinnamon, cumin, chocolate
house made tepache (traditional Mexican fermented pineapple drink)

Earlier Event: July 31
Seven Chef Fund-Up Dinner at Crudo
Later Event: August 4
Aridus Wine Company Release Party