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…

Pedal Haus Brewery ft. CRUjiente Tacos & Bitches Brew Club

In case you haven’t heard, bitches love tacos. And beer. So when The Knight Agency invited us to a media preview of a “Chef’s Brew Beer Series” featuring Pedal Haus Brewery and CRUjiente Tacos, we couldn’t RSVP faster. CRUlaboration was hosted at Pedal Haus Brewery in downtown Tempe. We immediately fell in love with the…

St. Patrick’s Day Drinks {Four Recipes & Green Drinks}

The Green Creamsicle 2 oz Bacardi Zombie 2 oz Loco Nut by Captain Morgan 6 oz orange juice ice + S H A K E + pour:side note.  Originally, we were going to use blue curacao to achieve this color but we couldn’t find any the day of (update: total wine has it).  So, we used Bacardi…

Modern Round {Shoot Eat Sip}

It’s not often we get to travel to Peoria outside of spring training season, but Modern Round invited us to a media event we couldn’t say no to. A bar with virtual gun ranges? We’d heard whispers from our friends who live in the wild west valley. “You can shoot stuff there while you drink.”…

Bitches check out Teaspressa + Ruze Cake House | Scottsdale

We checked out Teaspressa and Růže Cake House last week and we are in love! They have the perfect tea sampling from Teaspressa with a diverse tea selection and a pastry case of rose goodness.  We loved all the copper accents, as we appreciate copper everything, forever.  Not to mention all the beautiful plants, fiddle fig…

Salsa & Tequila Challenge 2016

A few Bitches headed to Tucson last weekend to experience the sixth annual Salsa & Tequila Challenge. Tickets ($55/person) included as many samples of food, salsa, tequila cocktails, and beer as you could handle and, bonus, ticket proceeds were donated to the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance Creative Arts Therapy Programs and the Community Food…

We’re Sweet on Salty Sow

When Bitches Food Club was invited to Salty Sow to try their new summer cocktail and menu, we were pleased as punch, preferably an alcoholic one. We were not disappointed. As soon as we sat down, we were greeted warmly at the gastropub. Kevin Bird, Salty Sow’s general manager anticipates our needs and soon he’s…

Bitches Brew Club goes to Helio Basin Brewing Co.

  This week, The Beer Bitches checked out Phoenix’s newest brewery, Helio Basin Brewing Company. Spoiler: we loved every damn thing. Located at 40th Street and Thomas, Helio Basin is a welcome addition to the Arcadia area. We should warn you, if you were expecting standard gastropub style food, you will be disappointed. Or thrilled….

Honor Amongst Thieves

Psst. We have a little secret to share:  We went to the Honor Amongst Thieves opening last night. And we want to tell you about it so you can go, too. It smelled new, but the concept is old: Good drinks; small, dark bar you get to feel cool for knowing about. Tale as old…

Bitches Food Club no. 31 {Salut Kitchen Bar}

This month we met up at Salut Kitchen Bar. We’d never been, but their menu and food looked good. Too bad we didn’t get the memo about them only serving a brunch menu on weekends because that menu was NOT as appetizing as the one listed online.It’s fine. We’re not huge fans of surprises, so…