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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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Negroni Week


At Ocean Prime, the featured cocktail is the OP Negroni with Botanist Gin, Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth, and Campari. $1 from each Negroni sold benefits Inspire Artistic Minds, an organization that provides scholarships and educational experiences to advance the arts in the areas of taste, sight, and sound – with a strong focus in the food and beverage industry.  Photo:  Ocean Prime Phoenix

At Ocean Prime, the featured cocktail is the OP Negroni with Botanist Gin, Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth, and Campari. $1 from each Negroni sold benefits Inspire Artistic Minds, an organization that provides scholarships and educational experiences to advance the arts in the areas of taste, sight, and sound – with a strong focus in the food and beverage industry.  Photo: Ocean Prime Phoenix

Negroni Week, presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari, launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charities around the world. This year Negroni Week takes place from June 4-10, when once again, bar and restaurants will be mixing classic Negronis and Negroni variations for a great cause. For additional venues to those listed here, search via this link

Market street Kitchen Negroni

Mora Italian: Charity - No Kid Hungry
Featured cocktails:

  • Red Light Negroni - Bols Genever, Campari, Cocchi Di Torino, served over a large cube with a gin-drenched candied orange wheel.
  • Frozen Barrel-Aged Boulevardier - Templeton rye, Campari, Carpano Antica, barrel-aged a week and served on shaved ice and bourbon-soaked candied orange wheel.

Tarbell's: Charity: James Beard Foundation
Featured Cocktail: Agave Negroni- Grilled Pineapple Sotol, Campari, Matthiason Sweet Vermouth

Roland's Market: Charity: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Featured Cocktail: Sotol Negroni with Sotol Por Siempre, Bruto Americano, Cocchi di Torino Vermouth

Artizen at The Camby.  Charity: No Kid Hungry.
Featured cocktail: Nopal Negroni with Campari, prickly pear reduction, hibiscus-infused gin, Antica Carpano and a pinch of salt

Melinda's Alley: Charity: No Kid Hungry
Featured Cocktail: Slick as a Whistle with Dustcutter Gin, Dolin Rouge, Campari, and Hibiscus Syrup

Fat Ox: Charity: No Kid Hungry
Featured Cocktail:  Fat Ox's barrel-aged Negroni with Bulldog gin, Campari and Cinzano 1757.