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Here’s where to eat and drink

The Melrose District, which stretches along Seventh Avenue from Indian School Road to Camelback Road in Central Phoenix, is chock full of restaurants, bars, diners, cafes and clubs offering something for every time of day. It could be the Valley's next great dining destination. The district welcomes neighbors from the historic houses nearby along with hungry diners from all around the Valley who flock to both the classics, like a popular bar that has been serving the community for more than 35 years, and the buzzy new restaurants moving in.Whether spending the day shopping the district's antique shops or hopping your way through the Phoenix gay…
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Best of Columbia 2021: Food and Drink | Free Times

Best Farm-to-Table Restaurant — Motor Supply Co. BistroSecond Place: Spotted Salamander Cafe and CateringChef Wes Fulmer’s long-running connections with the farming community have always helped bring in the freshest ingredients to help fuel his local menu. An advocate for the region’s farmers, it’s almost impossible not to see Columbia on every plate he serves. Fulmer’s enthusiasm for local goods spills into head barman’s Jake Smith’s cocktail menu, where he constantly finds ways to incorporate local fruits and products like Indah coffee into his work.Honorable Mention: Terra Restaurant, Black RoosterBest Asian Restaurant — Miyo's GroupSecond Place: Duke's Pad ThaiThere’s no denying that…
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Columbia awards $4.5M in food and drink tax grants without usual committee input | Columbia News

COLUMBIA — The city of Columbia has awarded millions of grant dollars from the taxes collected on food and drink sales, bypassing the committee that typically vets such grants for the second year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.At least one potential recipient whose event wasn’t awarded any grant money questioned the amended process of City Council members overseeing and distributing the money as seemingly arbitrary and adding confusion to a system that was already laborious.City officials say council members had to take over the distribution because of the uncertainty the COVID-19 pandemic cast on hospitality tax revenue, in addition to the…
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All the places to eat and drink at the Pemberton in downtown Phoenix

Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this article contained incorrect information about Saint Pasta's ownership. Also, Saint Pasta updated its cocktail menu and hours of operation.Downtown Phoenix's outdoor entertainment hub, Pemberton, has become one of the most popular hangout spots on Roosevelt Row. The venue houses local food and retail businesses on the grounds of the historic Sarah H. Pemberton House, a 1920s mansion surrounded by paved paths and greenery.The space has seen many food and drink vendors rotate in and out. Recently, Dino's Napoletana and FilmBar said farewell, but new food businesses were waiting in the wings to take their spots. Joining…
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The carbon footprint of trending food and drink

Social media is awash with aesthetic snapshots of gourmet dishes, boozy brunches and easy-to-follow recipes. You may even come across pictures of bulk-prepped Tupperware meals, takeaway pizza, a meal deal from your local supermarket or simply a latte in a reusable cup - our obsession with food is clear.With this love of all things food comes the ever-growing conversation of the environment, the reasons why we should source food closer to home, and learning how to make the most climate-conscious decisions. With 25% of greenhouse gas emissions coming from food, we wanted to investigate the real impact of the top…
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Whipped Lemonade Is The New Drink To Try Before Summer Ends

The newest TikTok food trend is also following the trending weather conditions. Whipped lemonade is a perfect drink to help cool down in the summer heat. Fans of Dalgona coffee may flip to this frothy citrus concoction after seeing some of the TikTok videos making whipped lemonade (aka creamy or blended lemonade). There are many versions of whipped lemonade out there but they all seem to involve lemons or a lemon substitute, ice, water, sweetened condensed milk, and whipped cream. Either a frother, immersion blender or full-size blender will get you the drink’s foamy consistency. The basic steps are to…
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10 Big Food and Drink Events Across Arizona This August

click to enlarge One of the many brews on tap at Pedal Haus in Tempe. Chris Malloy Temperatures are blazing out there, but that doesn't mean the Valley food and drink scene is shying away from the outdoors. August's events include a stroll through downtown Tempe's restaurant scene, a walk around Cave Creek's Frontier Town, and a 10-mile bike ride with tons of excellent celebratory breakfast and booze afterward. If you'd like to stay inside in the air conditioning, we've got you covered too. It's shaping up to be a very good…
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