Pig out for National Pork Month
BLK Live | North Scottsdale
Scottsdale’s newest entertainment venue and contemporary steak house, BLK Live serves up a variety of fresh-from-the-farm fare including the “Pork Chop” ($20) with a White Marble Farms Chop, sweet potato hash and drizzled with a smoked plum sauce.
BLK Live is located at 7301 E. Butherus Drive, Scottsdale and can be reached at (480) 494-5069 for more information.
Fractured Prune | Arizona
When you think of National Pork Month, you think of sandwiches and comfort food. But, don’t forget about the doughnuts! Fractured Prune has an unconventional approach with their bacon topped doughnut. Fractured Prune has over 150,000 glaze and topping combinations, sure to please any sweet tooth craving.
Fractured Prune has 8 locations in Arizona, in Tempe, Phoenix, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale and Flagstaff.
Social Tap Eatery | Downtown Scottsdale
Celebrate the month with pork dishes that are sure to please. If you’re looking for something delectable yet conventional, go for the Pulled Pork Sandwich ($13), with citrus braised pork tossed in BBQ sauce and topped with fried shallots on a toasted brioche bun. In the mood for something a little more interesting? Our Pork Belly Tacos ($11) are just the thing, complete with crispy shells and served with pineapple salsa and chipotle aioli. Top off your meal with a drink from our extensive beer and wine menu, and you have the perfect meal!
Social Tap Eatery is located at 4312 N Brown Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 and can be reached at (602) 432-6719. They are open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen | Downtown Tempe
The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen’s Green Chili Pork ($9.99), is a culinary treat at the restaurant and bar with mountain lodge vibes. Nationally-acclaimed Executive Chef Aaron May’s “souper” flavorful chili has tender beer-braised pork, pureed green chilies and served with warm buttery tortillas. The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen is located at 26 S. Farmer Ave. Tempe and can be reached at (480) 967-0578.
CRUjiente Tacos | Arcadia
CRUjiente Tacos is coming to Arcadia in November 2016, focusing on Mexican-Latin cuisine with an emphasis on inventive street tacos and the highest-quality ingredients. Partner and Executive Chef Rich Hinojosa, formerly the executive chef of The Wigwam, will bring thoughtfully-created tacos composed with bold flavors such as the Pork Belly and Kimchi Taco, complete with cilantro and ancho aioli. CRUjiente Tacos is located at 3961 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix.
DCM Burger Joint at DeSoto Central Market | Downtown Phoenix
Roosevelt Row’s prized food hall and artisanal marketplace is known to be home to one of the best “burger joints” in the Valley. DCM Burger Joint is one of the seven in-house concepts at DeSoto and boasts an appropriately themed, “South x Southwest” ($14) pork burger complete with a pork patty, poblano chili, candid jalapenos, pepper jack fondue and roasted corn aioli all on a fresh potato bun and served with French fries. Pair it with a beer from DCM Bar and you have the perfect combination of savory and refreshing with a bit of southwest heat.
DCM Burger Joint is located inside DeSoto Central Market at 915 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Pedal Haus Brewery | Downtown Tempe
Downtown Tempe’s resident brewpub and beer garden, Pedal Haus Brewery is celebrating National Pork Month with a picnic-style barbeque twist. Guests and fellow hopheads can enjoy a build-your-own “Pulled Pork Sandwich” ($11) with mini Brioche rolls, grilled onions, pickle chips and Carolina BBQ sauce paired with a light refreshing Witbier or hoppy Doc Märtzen German amber lager.
Pedal Haus Brewery is located at 730 South Mill Ave., #102, Tempe and can be reached at (480) 314-2337 for more information. Pedal Haus is set to re-open on Oct. 15