Devour Bartending Competition 2018

Every year we look forward to Devour week here in Phoenix, it kicks off annually on the last Sunday of February featuring the Bartending Competition.  The winner walks out with a $250 check, some swag and bragging rights. For just $40 you can sample all the participant’s cocktails along with various local distilleries and choose…

Blue Hound Cocktails + Secrets to Success with Bartender, Phil Clark

Recently, we were invited to sit down with the new face behind the bar at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails in Downtown Phoenix, and he’s just released an extensive new menu with 11 original, impressive cocktails! Phil Clark might be a recent new comer to Phoenix, but he’s veteran of the craft cocktail scene, most…

New Take on Classic Bar Eats at Central Kitchen

The best of the Baltimore bar scene is making its way to Phoenix thanks to Rich Stark of Phoenix Ale Brewery’s Central Kitchen. Rich filled the Bitches in on his desire to bring the tradition of signature bar foods to the Phoenix bar scene; an idea that is strong throughout the East Coast. The spread…

Blue Hound Hooch Barrel Release Party

When The Bitches heard there was a new spirit in {down}town, we knew we had to be one of the first to try it. Thanks to a spectacular barrel release party put on by J Lauren PR, we got to sample specialty Knob Creek whiskey cocktails, paired with new summer menu items from Blue Hound…

A Very Bitches Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re celebrating with your cat or your husband, Valentine’s Day seems like a perfectly good excuse to eat some good food with people you love (romantically or otherwise) and relax. We can’t hate any day that celebrates that. So no Anti-Valentine’s Day for us; the bitches have some celebrating of love to do. Here’s…

Bitches Brew Club {Wren House}

As many of you know, our newest feature and addition to this blog is our Bitches Brew Club!  We’re excited to try out as many local craft breweries we can find in Phoenix and, eventually, the world.  This week we had a tasting at Wren House Brewing to check out their latest line up and get…

Bitches Food Club no. 28 {happy hour turned dinner at Ocotillo}

Originally, we had planned to have happy hour at Crudo, but turns out they’re closed on Monday. So, a few of us bitches met up at Ocotillo, located on the southeast corner of Third Street and Flower, to try out a few of their drinks and grab a quick dinner there instead. (Also, we had…

Bitches Food Club no. 26 {The Coronado}

This month’s meet up was sort of low key, everyone was so busy and the place we picked was kind of small, so we decided to try out The Coronado’s Happy Hour.  Daily from 3-6 {but currently extended until 7pm} we met there at 5:15. The lighting in the bar was beautiful, I loved their…