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Where the stars fall on moonshine road

Posted on: January 4th, 2014 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

Bootleggers, with the opening of their second location, is fast becoming the go-to spot for great eats and creative cocktails which include the exquisitely crafted moonshines they are serving up to thirsty patrons. With a menu based around barbecue and down-home comfort foods with a bit of a kick, you really can’t go wrong.bootleggers

Every once in a while, a restaurant that can easily stand on its own likes to kick things up a notch or two. Sometimes this equates to happy hour specials, two-for-ones and the like, but if you’re good, really really good, you play on the best parts of yourself.

Case in point; Bootleggers’ Moonshine Dinner. Can you, honestly, think of anything better than a six course meal paired with all kinds of moonshine concoctions? I can’t and am looking so forward to soaking it all in, course by delicious course.

Care to join me? At the Old Town Scottsdale location on Monday, January 6th, for only $50 per person (tax and gratuity excluded) you can immerse yourself in the very best that Mixologist Jason Asher and Chef James Fox have to offer with this special menu. Do paired dinners conjure up visions of stuffy and uptight folks sitting around a table chatting about where they summer? Not happening here. Moonshine is for the most fun of folk, so prepare for a great time. Opportunities like this don’t come around that often, so make sure you call 480.404.9984 to schedule your reservation.

The six course menu:

First | Burnt Ends

fried corn grits, pickled slaw, micro cilantro
Moonshine | Platte Valley Corn Shine, angostura bitters, house-made orgeat, fresh lemon & nutmeg

Second | Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

grapefruit supremes, marcona almond, wild arugula, aged white cheddar, smoked maple vinaigrette
Moonshine | Bacon infused Midnight Moon Original Shine, Maraska maraschino liqueur, pressed apple cider and lime

Third | Spiced Sweet Potato Bisque

king crab, arugula pesto
Moonshine | Lemon infused Midnight Moon Original Shine, fresh basil, grapefruit & lime

Fourth | Fried Chicken Thigh

Mini buttermilk biscuits, hot link gravy, pickled jalapeno jam
Moonshine | Midnight Moon Blueberry Shine, cuttysark prohibition edition scotch, angostura bitters, pomegranate molasses, fresh lemon & orange

Fifth | Soy Caramel Glazed St. Louis Ribs

green onion, Serrano, sesame seed, cabbage, lime, cilantro
Moonshine | Midnight Moon Blackberry Shine, Sarsaparilla Syrup, Abbott’s Bitters & Lemon peel

Sixth | Apple Pie Moonshine Float

with grandma’s pie crust
Call now to make your reservations and prepare for some moonshine madness.

Bootleggers | 7217 E. 1st Street | Scottsdale, AZ | 85251

About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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