Quick Bites


Summer Wine Tour. For this tour, head south of the border and enjoy some wines from Mexico. You might not think Mexico has a thriving wine scene, but if any of the other Wine Tours from Maynards Market & Kitchen prove true, there will be a pleasant surprise in every crafted sip. Plus, you get to enjoy all the flavors from the comfort of Maynards patio at Tucson's train depot. 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7. 400 N. Toole Ave. $12.

Sour Candy And Sour Beer Pairing. Brace yourself, or at the very least pucker up, because 1912 Brewing is pairing their best sour brews with an assortment of sour candies. Some people enjoy particularly sour beers. I call them masochists, but it's probably more common than you'd think. After all, this is 1912's second annual sour pairing. 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. 2045 N. Forbes Blvd.

Back in the Day Saturday. "Their memory's like a train, you can see them getting smaller as they pull away."—Tom Waits. Hot 98.3, DJ Chuckie Chingon and Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ are helping you get back to the good old days with music and drink specials for the first Saturday of every month. Drinks are only 98 cents from 10 to 11 p.m.! The event runs 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. 1801 N. Stone Ave. $5-$7 cover charge.

Nama-Stay for a Beer. If you need a little more help getting into that Zen state, Tap & Bottle North has your back. All levels of experience are invited to this yoga class, taught by Rosemary Bietendorf, certified personal trainer. Stay for a beer, wine or mimosa after class. This event is BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat). 9:45 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. 7254 N. Oracle Road.

Whiskey Dinner at Batch. What's better than a five-course meal? A five-course meal with whiskey throughout! Batch Cafe & Bar is hosting their first-ever whiskey dinner with chef Jamie Sly. Dishes include "Spiked Bacon Chicken Skewers," "Overkill Whiskey Cheeseburger," "Root Beer Whiskey Float" and more. Even if you aren't crazy about the liquor, the locally sourced food is something we can all enjoy. 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10. 118 E. Congress St. $55.

Whiskey Wednesday at Union Public House. If you need just a little extra oomph to get you through the week, Union Public House has your back by offering half-off all whiskey all day. They also claim to have Tucson's largest whiskey collection, so you've got more options than you can try in one fateful Wednesday evening. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 21+.

Breakfast Ride at Tanque Verde Ranch. Become a true Sonoran pioneer by riding a horse through the early morning desert and then enjoying a breakfast courtesy of Tanque Verde Ranch. Here you'll get to live out two dreams: horseback riding and eating blueberry pancakes. The full breakfast includes pancakes, ranch-style eggs, bacon, orange juice and more. 7:15 to 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9 and Thursday, Sept. 13. 14301 East Speedway. $75. Sign up online at TanqueVerdeRanch.com .

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