BY GABBY LEIGHTON
COFFEE FOR CHANGE
So Scottsdale! October ‘20
Fresh and takeout are two words that don’t normally go together but Nori Sushi is challenging the status quo with new bento box offerings. Guests can choose from three variations ($25 each), two of which contain different
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Supporting the community can now be as easy as drinking a cup of coffee – literally. Press Coffee, a locally owned and operated company with eight Valley locations, recently rolled out a Community Blend coffee ($19) in an effort to raise awareness and support local organizations. Each quarter, Press will donate a portion from the sale of the Community Blend coffee to a different organization. Arizona Coalition for Change, a Phoenix-based organization that empowers everyday people to transform their community through building civic power, just and equitable schools and safer neighborhoods, will be the first beneficiary. Available in stores and online. www. presscoffee.com.
combinations of fresh sashimi, nigiri and maki rolls, and a third hot teriyaki option with choice of steak, chicken or salmon. The fourth box is a sashimi platter ($70), which comes with 20 pieces of fresh, seasonal
sashimi and a selection of other seafood. Each box comes with a variety of traditional appetizers, miso soup and a salad duo and is individually packaged and sealed with customers’ safety in mind. www.noriaz.com.
BRUNCH AFTER HOURS
Hash Kitchen will debut brunch nightlight experience “Hash at Night” this month. Offered Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m., those with late-night brunch cravings can now enjoy the restaurant’s full menu along with live DJ music from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Choose from creative, chef-driven pancakes, eggs Benedicts, waffles, hashes, scrambles and other specialties while sipping on build-your-own bloody mary bar creations, bubbly boba mimosas, cold-brew coffee cocktails, and the restaurant’s popular first-class cereal shooter flight. When dining, keep an eye out for new fall/winter menu items including bacon beignets, protein-packed buttermilk pancakes, the brunch burger, the breakfast cannelloni, and the chilli hash bake. www.hashkitchen.com.
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